RE: New Adobe Technical Communication Suite 2andnewAdobeeLearningSuite

2009-01-26 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Yes, they called it round-tripping from FM to PDF back again in the demo. Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. 905-886-0544 905-886-8511 (fax) jeff.coatswo...@jonassoftware.com -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: PDF Documentation

2009-01-26 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Since we only provide our main help file in PDF format, I'd have to say at least 95% just open it and read it in the Reader. Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. 905-886-0544 905-886-8511 (fax) jeff.coatswo...@jonassoftware.com -Original Message- From

FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-03-25 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
others know what the progress of this issue is. Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. 905-886-0544 905-886-8511 (fax) jeff.coatswo...@jonassoftware.com ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as arch...@mail-archive.com

RE: FrameMaker 9: Dialogues sizes

2009-03-26 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Hi Hedley, Since I don't have any experience with prior versions of FM, I can't comment on the (a) bigger question, but in using FM9, they're (b) not resizable - I find on one of my monitors running at 1280x1024, the fonts are really small in the Marker Text entry screens. Jeff ;) -Original

RE: FrameMaker 9 Welcome Screen

2009-03-26 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I'm on FM 9 p230 in the TCS 2. I just get the Welcome screen once when I start up, but once I've got a document up, it disappears until I close everything. I can't remember if I read in the Help about tweaking the maker.ini file having an effect on this. Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist

RE: Graphics Fundamentals

2009-04-03 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
tech writing blog, but I can't remember which one to give you the link to this tip (sorry). Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. 905-886-0544 905-886-8511 (fax) jeff.coatswo...@jonassoftware.com -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Looking for popular high-quality tech writing blogs

2009-04-17 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I'm quite partial to Ben Minson's Gryphon Mountain Journals (www.gryphonmountain.net) Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. 905-886-0544 905-886-8511 (fax) jeff.coatswo...@jonassoftware.com -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Just another update on this issue - still occurs under the new patch (p237). I wait in hope ;) -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Coatsworth Sent: Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:17 AM To: framers

RE: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error

2009-04-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Does it work with unstructured FM? -Original Message- From: Scott Prentice [mailto:s...@leximation.com] Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2009 1:05 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth Cc: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: FM 9 p230 - 3 Level Indexing Error Hi Jeff... DITA-FMx supports any number

RE: Adobe TCS2--RoboHelp 8 integration with FrameMaker 9

2009-05-11 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
been pretty unhelpful) to Windows' error messages and RH8 just killing itself off while trying to generate or update. I even get these things occurring when doing brand-new projects! This product doesn't seem ready for prime-time yet, IMHO. Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist Gary Jonas

RE: Exporting the paths of graphics used

2009-05-19 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
You must have used the List of menu item instead of the Index of one that Jeremy suggested. The index one should generate an alphabetical list. Jeff -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Susan Curtzwiler

RE: List of vs Index of

2009-05-20 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
] Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2009 7:38 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth Cc: Susan Curtzwiler Subject: List of vs Index of Hi Jeff, In fact, my first effort I did use the Index of and as I said, all I got was a blank page, then I tried the List of option to see if I could find another way to accomplish

RE: Big and Little Endians [was: Re: Procedure How to Write a Manual!]

2009-05-22 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Wow! What an education for a Friday ;) I remember playing with DEC PDP-11's when I was a kid visiting my father's office. I used to play some pseudo-DD command line game and fool around with some graphics software that would draw overlapping circles fill them with a limited palette of colours

RE: Can Word identify graphic file names?

2009-06-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I think there's a trick you can use if the Word doc is one of the new Office 2007 docx formats. The docx document is a collection of files all in xml. I think if you treat it as a zipped file you can get it to extract itself into all of its components in sub-folders (graphics included). Have a

RE: Frame 9 save as to open in Frame 8?

2009-08-05 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I just checked in my copy of FM 9 - they can save as FM 8 documents (.fm) -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Lise Bible Sent: Wednesday, August 05, 2009 11:46 AM To: fram...@frameusers.com Subject:

SetPrint plug-in FM 9 within the TCS 2.0

2009-08-18 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
with SetPrint in FM 9? Does having the TCS make any difference? Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. 905-886-0544 905-886-8511 (fax) jeff dot coatsworth at jonassoftware dot com ___ You are currently subscribed

Re: SetPrint plug-in FM 9 within the TCS 2.0

2009-08-18 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Dear Fellow Framers, I am a prat! I've figured out what I did wrong - I put the SetPrint stuff in the wrong Plugins folder - I seem to have 2: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Technical Communication Suite 2\Adobe FrameMaker 9\plugins and C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Technical Communication

RE: Import by Reference Question/Bug ?

2009-08-19 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Ok, I give - what's a heroic open? Can you explain it for newbies like me? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Richard Melanson Sent: Wednesday, August 19, 2009 8:46 AM To: Richard Melanson; Combs,

RE: Has anyone successfully converted a FM 9.0 Book to RoboHelp 8 . . .

2009-10-01 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
of books concept. Jeff Coatsworth Documentation Specialist Gary Jonas Computing Ltd. 905-886-0544 905-886-8511 (fax) jeff.coatswo...@jonassoftware.com -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Michael McGrail Sent

RE: 6 CDs remaining for 30 day trial of Adobe TCS2 - all gone!

2009-10-28 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Login to Adobe go to http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/tdrc/index.cfm?product=tcs -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Neeraj Jain Sent: Wednesday, October 28, 2009 5:49 AM To: Jenny Greenleaf;

RE: 6 CDs remaining for 30 day trial of Adobe TCS2 - all gone!

2009-10-28 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
: Wed, October 28, 2009 7:52:01 PM Subject: Re: 6 CDs remaining for 30 day trial of Adobe TCS2 - all gone! Jeff Coatsworth wrote: Login to Adobe go to http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/tdrc/index.cfm?product=tcs -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers

RE: Service Releases for RoboHelp for FrameMaker 1.0

2010-01-18 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Look for them through: http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/ -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Steve Darling Sent: Friday, January 15, 2010 5:10 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Service

RE: Pdf trackback to FM9

2010-01-28 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
RJ Jacquez (Adobe product evangelist for TCS) just posted a recording on how this works. Check it out at: http://blogs.adobe.com/rjacquez/ -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Whitney Broach Sent:

RE: FM 9 Workspace (x-posted to Framers and Free Framers)

2010-02-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
And, other than Tammy's book width issue, you've saved your configuration off into a named workspace, right? Are you finding any other things that don't stick where you want them to? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Unable to apply custom DPI

2010-02-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
You're running an older version - try updating to p250 (the latest) see if it's still doing it. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Galanter, Lea Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2010 2:50 PM To:

RE: FM 9 Workspace (x-posted to Framers and Free Framers)

2010-02-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
they take up too much space, so I haven't tested what Tammy was saying so others' results may vary. -Original Message- From: Kelly McDaniel [mailto:kmcdan...@pavtech.com] Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:09 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth Subject: RE: FM 9 Workspace (x-posted to Framers

FW: FM 9 Workspace (x-posted to Framers and Free Framers)

2010-02-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
-Original Message- From: Kelly McDaniel [mailto:kmcdan...@pavtech.com] Sent: Thursday, February 04, 2010 3:25 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth Subject: RE: FM 9 Workspace (x-posted to Framers and Free Framers) If I was a noob, it might not bother me, but I've been working with computers since

RE: Standalone FM 9 (all patched) and RH 8.02

2010-02-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I find when I get the not a valid FM file message, I can just hit OK it still scans it pulls it in. It doesn't seem to need to be open in FM at the same time as trying to import it (tried that already). Do you get the OK button? The import error message may have something to do with resources

RE: Anchored Frame Problem

2010-02-08 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Hi Lea, It's when you use the Anchoring Position: At Insertion Point option - that causes a new Distance above Baseline field to appear. You don't need to do structured FM to use the FM to RH help generation. I'd recommend that you check out RJ Jacquez's blog

FW: Anchored Frame Problem

2010-02-08 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
-Original Message- From: Writer [mailto:generic...@yahoo.ca] Sent: Monday, February 08, 2010 5:14 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth Subject: RE: Anchored Frame Problem If you are using a paragraph tag specific to the anchored frame (that is, you're not attaching the anchor with the previous

RE: FrameMaker 7.2 Compatiblity with Acrobat 9

2010-02-11 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
For pulling shared PDF reviews back into the FM source docs, check out RJ Jacquez's blog posting of his demo. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Fei Min Lorente Sent: Thursday, February 11, 2010 10:32

RE: Shortcut Control keys - Part deux

2010-02-23 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Usually you can configure screen capture program shortcut keys so that they don't interfere with another program. I don't use SnagIt, but my freebie MWSnap supports reconfigured shortcuts. SnagIt's pretty highly regarded, so I would think it would support it too. -Original Message-

RE: Opening book files without opening the book

2010-02-24 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I haven't found that to be a problem in FM9 p250 - when Writer A is in Chapter1.fm and makes a cross-ref to Writer B's Chapter2.fm, Writer A gets the dialog about Chapter2.fm being edited, but you can choose View and place your x-ref anyway. When they both get saved, it seems to preserve the

RE: [Free Framers] RE: Change bars for multiple revisions

2010-03-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
You just have to kill off the original sender's e-mail slap on the framers@lists.frameusers.com address (at least that's whet I do) -Original Message- From: Seonaid Welch [mailto:seonaid.we...@aecinc.com] Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2010 4:47 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth Subject: [Free

RE: Relative Path Problem for Linked Graphics

2010-03-05 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
What about saving the files as MIF using a find/replace tool to comb through them? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Alison Craig Sent: Friday, March 05, 2010 3:45 PM To:

RE: FM9 Crash: Internal Error Message

2010-03-05 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
First off - how are you trying to create a PDF? Printing to the Adobe PDF printer instance (rec. method) or Save As PDF (reportedly flakey)? Do you have the Adobe PDF printer set as the default in FM (using the SetPrint plug-in)? Did it ever work before on this doc? Have you tried Art Campbell's

RE: Can FrameMaker versions 9 and 7.1 co-exist on the same machine?

2010-03-23 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Yes you can run multiple versions of FM on the same machine, but only the latest copy of Distiller. Make sure that you clean out all versions of Distiller before installing the new one. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Splash Screen

2010-03-23 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
It's something in the Maker.ini file I think - check the Adobe forums for splash or welcome screen -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Joel Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 3:56 PM To:

RE: Splash Screen

2010-03-24 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Nope, gone in FM9 -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Fred Ridder Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 2:57 PM To: eleys...@gmail.com; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Splash Screen Joel wrote:

RE: Possible Bug in Frame 9

2010-04-13 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I don't know if the Windows XP hotfix that gets mentioned on the lists would help your issue or not. The link is in the Adobe dev blog or search the FM forum pages for hotfix -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On

RE: Frame's File Comparison Feature

2010-05-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
First I would get your copy of FM9 patched - currently it's at p250. Next I would look at moving to structured FM - translation costs are the biggest argument I've ever seen for making the case to move to a structured environment. If you can't afford the time to do that, are there significant

RE: FM9 and SDL Author Assistant: Has anyone used this?

2010-06-07 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I've got it installed, but don't really use it. It doesn't seem to affect my FM9 install at all. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Alison Craig Sent: Monday, June 07, 2010 2:29 PM To:

RE: Client Needs FrameMaker -- Eclipse Help provider

2010-06-17 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I don't know anything about going from FM to Eclipse Help directly, but if they use TCS2 they can do FM to RH to Eclipse Help. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Tori Muir Sent: Thursday, June 17,

RE: FM9 Newbie looking for best self training tools

2010-07-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I would recommend the excellent manual Publishing Fundamentals: Unstructured Framemaker 8 by Sarah O'Keefe - available through the Scriptorium website (www.scriptorium.com) for less than $20. Even though the interface has changed in FM9, the same actions that are described in FM8 in the book

RE: Framemaker desktop to Framemaker Server, Adobe Content Server, Sharepoint, and Sitecore

2010-10-15 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I'd be a bit skeptical about this solution - it sounds like the client would be doing all their authoring in Frame; changing a bunch of users who author in Word and get them to author in structured Frame would be a big change. It sounds like a lot of overkill to me. They probably would be

RE: FM9/ Framemaker cannot initialize its dictionaries

2010-11-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I would rename your Linguistics folder under your \application data\adobe\ folder - FM will recreate it should start up ok. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Anton David Sent: Thursday, November 04,

RE: FM9/ Framemaker cannot initialize its dictionaries

2010-11-04 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
cannot initialize its dictionaries Hello Jeff, I tried to rename Linguistics folder. FM9 has created a new one but was unable to open the application: I get the same error. Anton -Messaggio originale- Da: Jeff Coatsworth [mailto:jeff.coatswo...@jonassoftware.com] Inviato: giovedì 4

RE: Inheriting formats when pasting

2010-11-26 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
FM10's not out there quite yet - I just tried it in FM9 it's behaving the same way you describe. I remember doing a tweak to my maker.ini settings to copy paste just text from outside sources (like Word) without picking up the formatting of the source, but I don't think it's making any

RE: Printing Issues With FrameMaker and PDF

2010-11-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
You need to load the Windows XP hotfix for PDFs - it's KB # 952909 - it's a bug in Windows when dealing with fonts that's causing the drop outs - nothing to do with FM -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf

RE: Off-Topic: Acrobat Shared Review

2010-12-01 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I think shared reviews got built in 9 (certainly the ability to roundtrip reviews in FM came in with FM9); I've used them with PDFs in network folders internally - I've never used it with acrobat.com (which I guess is the new way to do shared reviews with people all over the place)

RE: Fm9 Help: local search box missing

2010-12-02 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I only get 1 search box and a radio button to flip between This Help Only or Community Results - try uninstalling AIR and reinstalling it? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Yves Barbion Sent:

RE: eBooks, EPUB, using FrameMaker

2010-12-08 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I don't think FM can create them directly - they have to go through the Tech Comm. Suite to RH8 to be created there (as far as I know). The newly demoed FM10 may be able to though. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: eBooks, EPUB, using FrameMaker

2010-12-08 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I'd forgotten about using calibre (it's free) and will convert PDFs to ePUB format eBooks. It doesn't handle digital rights, so if you wanted to restrict your ePUB in any way, it won't work - it only creates open ePUBs. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Last paragraph in FM file cannot be modified

2010-12-20 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
It's not on the Reference Page is it? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Roy Lewis Sent: Monday, December 20, 2010 4:01 PM To: Framers Subject: Last paragraph in FM file cannot be modified FM8 running

RE: OmniHelp with Google Chrome

2011-01-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
There is workaround, but it involves the user setting a command line instruction to allow opening of local Webhelp files. See the Adobe forum for the instruction. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of

RE: Missing Fonts and FM 9 Remembrance

2011-01-18 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
File Preferences General - Remember Missing Font Names -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Pinkham, Jim Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 2:48 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Missing Fonts

RE: Shortcut for Repeat last?

2011-02-02 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
FM10's now got an F6 repeat last command (and icon on the toolbar) -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Stuart Rogers Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 8:39 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject:

RE: Shortcut for Repeat last?

2011-02-02 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
, Technical Writer Ultrasonix Medical Corporation Tel: (604) 279-8550, ext 127 E-mail: alison.cr...@ultrasonix.com -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Coatsworth Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 6

RE: Bookmarks Expanded Through Level - All - Always

2011-02-02 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Are you talking about the bookmarks in a PDF created from FM? That's your Acrobat joboptions file, from what I can recall. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Pinkham, Jim Sent: Wednesday, February 02,

RE: Bookmarks Expanded Through Level - All - Always

2011-02-02 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
, February 02, 2011 4:00 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Bookmarks Expanded Through Level - All - Always That's what I'm talking about, Jeff, but the command is under Format-Documents-PDF Setup in FM 9. I'm just wondering where the default for that Frame dialogue can

RE: Need Advice on Upgrade Strategies for FM and Acrobat

2011-02-09 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Not sure why your SMEs would need Acrobat if you're the one pulling it all together in the TCS. You'll probably find the volume licensing from Adobe for TCS is cheaper than getting FM10 Acrobat X for each SME. Besides, if you load Captivate on them, you just might get some videos embedded in

RE: framers Digest, Vol 64, Issue 24

2011-03-01 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Yes FM can do all this - save as MIF, open MIF and save as FM binary -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Venkan Sent: Monday, February 28, 2011 1:01 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE:

RE: File sizes, frame 9, comparison times

2011-03-03 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I'd be chugging too if I only had 2 GB of RAM! You're using Win7 64 bit for God's sake! Throw a whack of RAM at it - it can use it. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Stephens, Adrian P Sent:

RE: Keep Cross Reference visible?

2011-03-03 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Yes, in FM9 and 10 you can leave the pane open all the time - works especially well if you've got a large monitor or 2 of them. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Fred Ridder Sent: Thursday,

RE: File sizes, frame 9, comparison times

2011-03-03 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jeff Coatsworth Sent: Thursday, March 03, 2011 5:26 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: File sizes, frame 9, comparison times I'd be chugging too if I only had 2 GB of RAM! You're using

RE: Framemaker 9 Index

2011-03-09 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
If you're indexing a number of .fm docs within a book, check that the pagination is set so that it flows properly from beginning to end - this looks like it's picking up index marker hits in multiple .fm docs that have different pagination rules applied. So within that doc it makes sense, but

RE: Generating a single FM document with conditional text from several documents

2011-03-25 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Not exactly clear as to what you are trying to do, but you could copy text from one .fm document to another (just remember to import any formats that you have in use in the one file that aren't present in the other) and then apply a conditional tag to the text. That way you would end up with

RE: Extracting art from Word docs

2011-03-28 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I seem to remember something like renaming it as a zip file using the extractor to unpack the files? From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Thomas Scalise Sent: Monday, March 28, 2011 10:02 AM To:

RE: sdl author assistant

2011-03-31 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
If installed correctly, you should see an SDL menu item appear on your top line menus (File, Special, etc.). See the demo of it working with FM in RJ Jacquez's Adobe blog from last year or the year before (I forget when it happened) From:

RE: crash after saving PDF

2011-04-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Does it happen if you print to the Adobe PDF printer instance? BTW - at p230, you're not current (p255) was where it ended up. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of jburgdor Sent: Tuesday, April 12,

RE: integration with Robohelp - graphics question

2011-04-13 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Never tried it - but I know it has to be in an anchored frame to convert to RH. I don't know of any RH settings that affect sizing like that. Do a test page and try it out in a new project. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: assign multiple passwords to PDF

2011-04-15 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I only know of applying 2 passwords - one to open one to print or do changes. It's in the Properties of the PDF once created, Security tab. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Diana Stock Sent:

RE: OT: online help with automatic updates

2011-04-15 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Can Flare do AIR Help? It has something similar with its locally installed help. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Jon Harvey Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 4:25 PM To: Frame Users Subject: OT:

RE: FrameMaker to RoboHelp XREF in WebHelp TOC output

2011-04-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Why not try creating the ToC in FM and then have it brought over into your RH project? Or you could hand-edit all the ToC entries to make them look nice. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Steve

RE: Key Repeat rate?

2011-04-30 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Not sure at all what you're talking about. Can you try to explain what you mean? From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Alex Escott Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 5:56 PM To:

RE: Carriage returns and cross-references

2011-05-09 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I think I used soft returns in my heading I don't remember seeing any effect in the XREF. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Theresa de Valence Sent: Thursday, May 05, 2011 5:41 PM To:

RE: FM10 does not output Adobe PDF

2011-05-09 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
According to the Adobe forum, I think this is a known issue with Win7 64 bit installs. They were working on a solution, but I haven't heard of anything being announced yet. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com]

RE: FrameMaker 10 on Win XP32 crashing regularly --anyone else have this peoblem?

2011-05-19 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
1 GB of RAM trying to run FM10? Not a chance - throw way more RAM at that beastie! From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Grant Hogarth [gr...@hedgewizard.net] Sent: May-18-11 7:25 PM To: STC Lone

RE: FrameMaker 9

2011-05-20 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I believe it's fixed in FM10 From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Karen Mann Sent: Friday, May 20, 2011 9:44 AM To: Pinkham, Jim; Fred Ridder; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: FrameMaker 9

RE: Index Entry Formatting

2011-05-26 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
It's not clear from my e-mail client if you're trying to bold the index entry, and just 1 of the page refs or both of them. I'd suspect that the marker text would have to be identical to consolidate the entries and bold them, but I have no idea how you would bold the page refs within the marker

RE: Version Conflict

2011-05-27 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
FM10 now has a BookWashMIF function/script - look on the Adobe forum for a fix to the out-of-the-box script that comes with FM10. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Art Campbell Sent: Friday, May 27,

RE: FrameMaker 9 Crashing

2011-06-06 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
With a 64 bit Win7 system, I'd be looking at adding more RAM to start with. 4GB is pretty small on a Win7 system. Secondly, I'd be sending the crash logs to Adobe and talking with Support. They might have some suggestions. From:

RE: FrameMaker and RoboHelp Combination for Single Sourcing

2011-06-09 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Yes, it's possible - I do the same thing (only generating WebHelp instead of CHM). If you want both types of output to look the same, you'll have to do some CSS tweaking to bring the appearance of the CHM help into line with the formatting present within your FM PDFs. First place to start is

RE: Fm9 patch numbers

2011-06-15 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
The 9.0.4 update had a bit more packed into it at the last minute, but someone forgot to change the p level on the note. p255 is indeed current. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Yves Barbion

RE: FrameMaker 10 disappearing text?

2011-06-16 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
You saw Rick's confirmation that this is an FM10 bug, right? I've reported it to Adobe I urge you to also - the more people who do, makes the response more likely. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On

RE: BookMover Script used with Framemaker

2011-06-23 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Have you looked at the late Bruce Foster's Archive plug-in? I think it maintains these sort of things better. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Wood, Claire (GE Oil Gas) Sent: Thursday, June

RE: FrameMaker 10 Interface/Accessibility questions

2011-07-11 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
You probably should post this on the Wishlist page: https://www.adobe.com/cfusion/mmform/index.cfm?name=wishform From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Harding, Daniel B Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011

RE: Conditional Text and Keyboard Shortcuts

2011-07-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
FYI - FM10 now has a sort of a limited repeat key built in to it. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Alison Craig Sent: Monday, July 11, 2011 7:57 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject:

RE: Can not install FrameMaker 10.0.1 update

2011-07-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
I found that you had to make sure that no Adobe components were running when the update was installing. Do you have enough local admin rights to your machine? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of

RE: Can not install FrameMaker 10.0.1 update - solved

2011-07-12 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
You have a local drive called H:\ ??? Sounds like a network location to me - that won't work at all. -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Klaus Daube Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2011 12:34 PM To:

RE: Corrupted graphics placement by reference

2011-07-26 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
what about upgrading your version of Win7 then downloading the free virtual machine it supports and set up a virtual XP machine to run FM in? From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Phillip Norman

RE: Import PDF Comments doesn't seem to work

2011-08-17 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Did the originating FM file get saved after the review PDF was created? My understanding is that the FM file needs to remain unchanged to allow reviewer comments to be imported. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Thanks re can't get a pdf from FM 10

2011-08-18 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Since I think you mentioned that all you have installed was the version of Distiller that came bundled with FM, that version is considered headless so you won't see the full program wrapper that comes with a full version of Acrobat. From:

RE: FrameMaker 9 - Deactivate Greyed Out

2011-09-01 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
A search of the Adobe Forums leads me to believe that the Deactivate option is disabled if you are running a volume license. In that case, just uninstall. From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of

RE: Is FM 7.2 compatible with Windows 7?

2011-09-09 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Just curious Richard - did you try running it in the Win7 virtual XP machine to see if it made any difference than XP compatibility mode? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Combs, Richard Sent:

RE: Is FM 7.2 compatible with Windows 7?

2011-09-09 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
No sorry, I haven't tried it. I've just seen it recommended on the Adobe forums to solve Win7 issues with older versions of software. -Original Message- From: Combs, Richard [mailto:richard.co...@polycom.com] Sent: Friday, September 09, 2011 12:06 PM To: Jeff Coatsworth; 'framers

RE: master index of multiple book

2011-09-22 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Not sure if FM 8 supports master book of books functionality. That's how I create a master index of my 60 some odd books From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Johnson, Joyce Sent: Thursday,

RE: Scary responsibility in job ad

2011-10-06 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Might as well ask for supervise monkeys on typewriters From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Writer Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2011 12:51 PM To: framers Subject: OT: Scary responsibility in job ad

RE: Scary responsibility in job ad

2011-10-07 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
Ooooh! They won't fall for your Jedi mind-tricks! I bet there's beer involved in this somewhere, right Bill? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Bill Swallow Sent: Friday, October 07, 2011 10:15 AM To:

RE: Question on FF - RH conversion

2011-10-17 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
That should work - you're sure that the FM doc has Heading1 as its paragraph format? What versions of FM and RH are you using? -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Grant Hogarth Sent: Saturday, October

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