RE: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread DeFlorio, Dominick
If you're setup for backup saves...have you tried opening the *.backup.fm? Dominick A. DeFlorio Senior Technical Writer Plug Power, Inc. 968 Albany-Shaker Road Latham, NY 12110 (518) 738-0389 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] .com] On Behalf Of

Re: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread Peter Gold
Hi, Pearl: It's more likely a corrupt file than a memory issue. Have you tried the open heroic method? In FM, tap and rekease these keys in sequence: Escape lowercase o uppercase H Then select the file in the Open dialog box. If it opens successfully, save it immediately to a new name.

Re: cut off graphic

2005-12-08 Thread Yves Barbion
Right, Distiller Job Options (now known as "Adobe PDF Settings") is one instance where you can set the resolution. But you also find it in the properties of your Adobe PDF printer driver instance. If I may quote the great Dov Isaacs: "Properties = General (tab) = Printing Preferences ...

Re: RE: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread pearlrosenberg
Yes. Unfortunately, the backup is the same. - Original Message - From: DeFlorio, Dominick [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thursday, December 8, 2005 9:33 am Subject: RE: Can't Open a FM File If you're setup for backup saves...have you tried opening the *.backup.fm? Dominick A. DeFlorio

RE: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread Ridder, Fred
While on the subject of .backup files, it is important to note that these are not real backups. All that happens is that whn you do a Save, FrameMaker renames the last manually saved version of the file with a second extension (.backup) rather than marking it as an unused file that the OS can

RE: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread DeFlorio, Dominick
True. Fairly useless in this case, but since she sounded desperate, it was worth a try... Dominick A. DeFlorio Senior Technical Writer Plug Power, Inc. 968 Albany-Shaker Road Latham, NY 12110 (518) 738-0389 -Original Message- From: Ridder, Fred [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

Re: RE: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread Donald M Rinderknecht
Has anyone else tried opening it for you on another machine? Thanks, Don. Don Rinderknecht -- KD5MVV Meteorologist Instructor/Developer ~ Warning Decision Training Branch$ - Original Message - From: Ridder, Fred [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Thursday, December 8, 2005 9:57 am Subject: RE:

Re: RE: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread pearlrosenberg
Hi Dominick, I do not reference my graphics, but this may be a good reason to do so. Altho having the graphics in the files makes them larger, I also thought it would be easier to manage the book without a directory of graphics. I'd be interested to hear from those of you who reference

Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Robert Kern
Pearl, We only reference graphics and don't have any trouble keeping track of them (well, mostly no trouble). We name graphics according to their figure number or use and UNF for un-numbered graphics. The rub comes when an author inserts a figure and all the figure numbers in the book change

RE: Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Martinek, Carla
We reference all graphics into our documents. Currently we have a couple of thousand graphics stored centrally in the same folder location. While it can be a bit cumbersome to maintain that many graphics in the same folder, it ends up helping us in the long run because if a graphic is updated, it

Re: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread Dona Mommsen
Hi Pearl, I once had a problem with a corrupted file, and there the heroic open didn't help, but opening it while suppressing the automatic update of references. To open a document without updating references: 1. Choose FileĀ  Open, and select the file you want to open. 2. Do one

RE: Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Peter Gold
Carla's point about using one graphic for all linked uses is the simplest. However, the single central folder of all graphics could be confusing. Has anyone successfully employed operating system links, aliases, or shortcuts in project-specific graphics folders for this purpose? The idea

Re: RE: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread John Posada
I'd be interested to hear from those of you who reference graphics about how hard it is (or isn't) to keep track of the graphic files. Not hard at all. First, I have a two or three letter prefix for each book (HRP, Pub, DM, CPF, etc.). That prefix is included in the name of every file and

RE: Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Peter Gold
Hi, Steve: Thanks for the feedback. Do you think there was a problem with Classic's ability to handle the length of the filename or pathname? Regards, Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices At 5:44 PM + 12/8/05, Steve Rickaby wrote: At 11:39 am -0600 8/12/05, Peter Gold wrote: Has anyone

RE: Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 11:49 am -0600 8/12/05, Peter Gold wrote: Hi, Steve: Thanks for the feedback. Do you think there was a problem with Classic's ability to handle the length of the filename or pathname? No, I don't think so, as the folder concerned was just called 'Graphics' ;-) I expected it to work, but it

RE: Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Grant Hogarth
I use a mixed method, but reference *all* my graphics. All scaps (screen captures) are in PNG format. I have a Directory tree like so: Nominal ROOT | -- || | | Pix P1P2Help | |

Text into Table of Contents

2005-12-08 Thread Tweedy, Scott
I have a document that must be created each month. The length of the content of the document can vary, but for printing purposes the number of pages in thedocument must be a multiple of 8. When the number of pages in the content isn't a multple of 8 the specifications call fortwo "dummy"

Re: Automating Frame/WWP Help and PDF generation

2005-12-08 Thread Martin Polley
Hi Roger, I use AutoIt (completely free from http://www.autoitscript.com/autoit3/) and FrameScript to do something very similar: FrameScript for the stuff that needs to be done in Frame (show/hide conditional text, save as PDF, show all conditional text again, plus a workaround for text

Re: RE: Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread rebecca officer
Hi Pearl We had a corrupted file once where the problem was that somehow we'd screwed an imported text inset (the TOC). It was set to automatically update insets and couldn't, so crashed. We deleted the TOC file and the chapter opened okay. So if you're linking to any other files, not just

Pricing utility

2005-12-08 Thread Steve Iverson
Are there any catalog publishers out there (or anyone else) who uses some type of pricing utility with Framemaker? We are trying to find a way to publish a 1000 page catalog in Frame, and be able to "automate" the pricing process. Any information would be helpful! Steven P Iverson,

Re: Pricing utility

2005-12-08 Thread hedley . finger
Steve: Are there any catalog publishers out there (or anyone else) who uses some type of pricing utility with Framemaker? We are trying to find a way to publish a 1000 page catalog in Frame, and be able to automate the pricing process. Google Miramo. These people have a solution for

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread pearlrosenb...@nc.rr.com
Hi Framers, FM 7.0p578 Windows XP Professional 512 MB RAM I hope somebody can help me open this file. When I try to open it, FM tells me I do not have enough memory. The file is a little under 2.7 MB, and there are larger FM files in the book that FM does open. I've tried closing everything

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread DeFlorio, Dominick
If you're setup for backup saves...have you tried opening the *.backup.fm? Dominick A. DeFlorio Senior Technical Writer Plug Power, Inc. 968 Albany-Shaker Road Latham, NY 12110 (518) 738-0389 -Original Message- From: framers-bounces+dominick_deflorio=plugpower.com at

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread Peter Gold
Hi, Pearl: It's more likely a corrupt file than a memory issue. Have you tried the "open heroic" method? In FM, tap and rekease these keys in sequence: Escape lowercase o uppercase H Then select the file in the Open dialog box. If it opens successfully, save it immediately to a new name. At

cut off graphic

2005-12-08 Thread Caroline Tabach
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2005-12-08 Thread Ridder, Fred
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2005-12-08 Thread Yves Barbion
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Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread pearlrosenb...@nc.rr.com
Yes. Unfortunately, the backup is the same. - Original Message - From: "DeFlorio, Dominick" Date: Thursday, December 8, 2005 9:33 am Subject: RE: Can't Open a FM File > If you're setup for backup saves...have you tried opening the > *.backup.fm? > > >

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread pearlrosenb...@nc.rr.com
Unfortunately this doesn't work either. I guess I'm going to have to try to pull this info out of my memory and rewrite the chap again. - Original Message - From: Peter Gold Date: Thursday, December 8, 2005 9:41 am Subject: Re: Can't Open a FM File > Hi, Pearl: >

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread Ridder, Fred
While on the subject of .backup files, it is important to note that these are not real backups. All that happens is that whn you do a Save, FrameMaker renames the last manually saved version of the file with a second extension (.backup) rather than marking it as an unused file that the OS can

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread DeFlorio, Dominick
True. Fairly useless in this case, but since she sounded desperate, it was worth a try... Dominick A. DeFlorio Senior Technical Writer Plug Power, Inc. 968 Albany-Shaker Road Latham, NY 12110 (518) 738-0389 -Original Message- From: Ridder, Fred [mailto:fred.rid...@intel.com] Sent:

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread Donald M Rinderknecht
Has anyone else tried opening it for you on another machine? Thanks, Don. Don Rinderknecht -- KD5MVV Meteorologist Instructor/Developer ~ Warning Decision Training Branch$ - Original Message - From: "Ridder, Fred" Date: Thursday, December 8, 2005 9:57 am Subject:

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread pearlrosenb...@nc.rr.com
Hi Dominick, I do not reference my graphics, but this may be a good reason to do so. Altho having the graphics in the files makes them larger, I also thought it would be easier to manage the book without a directory of graphics. I'd be interested to hear from those of you who reference

Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Robert Kern
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Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Martinek, Carla
We reference all graphics into our documents. Currently we have a couple of thousand graphics stored centrally in the same folder location. While it can be a bit cumbersome to maintain that many graphics in the same folder, it ends up helping us in the long run because if a graphic is updated, it

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread Dona Mommsen
Hi Pearl, I once had a problem with a corrupted file, and there the heroic open didn't help, but opening it while suppressing the automatic update of references. > To open a document without updating references: > 1.Choose File?> Open, and select the file you want to open. > 2.Do one

Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Peter Gold
Carla's point about using one graphic for all linked uses is the simplest. However, the single central folder of all graphics could be confusing. Has anyone successfully employed operating system links, aliases, or shortcuts in project-specific graphics folders for this purpose? The idea is

Can't Open a FM File

2005-12-08 Thread John Posada
> I'd be interested to hear from those of you who > reference graphics about how hard it is (or isn't) > to keep track of the graphic files. Not hard at all. First, I have a two or three letter prefix for each book (HRP, Pub, DM, CPF, etc.). That prefix is included in the name of every file and

Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Peter Gold
Hi, Steve: Thanks for the feedback. Do you think there was a problem with Classic's ability to handle the length of the filename or pathname? Regards, Peter Gold KnowHow ProServices At 5:44 PM + 12/8/05, Steve Rickaby wrote: >At 11:39 am -0600 8/12/05, Peter Gold wrote: > >>Has anyone

Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 11:39 am -0600 8/12/05, Peter Gold wrote: >Has anyone successfully employed operating system links, aliases, or shortcuts >in project-specific graphics folders for this purpose? The idea is that you >can have project-specific directory structures that only contain links to the >source

Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 11:49 am -0600 8/12/05, Peter Gold wrote: >Hi, Steve: > >Thanks for the feedback. Do you think there was a problem with Classic's >ability to handle the length of the filename or pathname? No, I don't think so, as the folder concerned was just called 'Graphics' ;-) I expected it to work, but

Keeping track of graphics

2005-12-08 Thread Grant Hogarth
I use a mixed method, but reference *all* my graphics. All scaps (screen captures) are in PNG format. I have a Directory tree like so: | -- || | | Pix P1P2Help | |

Text into Table of Contents

2005-12-08 Thread Tweedy, Scott
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Automating Frame/WWP Help and PDF generation

2005-12-08 Thread Martin Polley
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Pricing utility

2005-12-08 Thread Steve Iverson
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