Re: FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Karen Mardahl
Hi Merry On 7/11/06, Merry Foxworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Another issue I have is the text boxes outlined by dotted lines. How does one change them? I would have thought it was possible when you switch the View to Master Pages but I don't see how. Is the problem that you do not want

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2006-07-11 Thread will . weiss
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Re: FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Merry Foxworth
Karen, Thanks for your reply, but no, I am not asking about how to change the look of the dotted lines, because they don't show up on the final copy (at least I don't think they do). I am asking about how to manipulate, i.e. resize, them. I would rather see them so I know where they are. I

Expressing Fractions with Offset Numbers and Division Symbols

2006-07-11 Thread James Dyson
Does anyone have any advice on how to express fractions with offset numbers and division symbols? I'd like them to appear as they do in Microsoft Character Map or Quark (ex. ¾). Your suggestions would be greatly appreciated. James Dyson Associate Technical Writer KVH Industries, Inc. 50

Re: Expressing Fractions with Offset Numbers and Division Symbols

2006-07-11 Thread Rick Quatro
First of all, you should use the fraction slash by typing Control+q Shift+z. Then you can apply character formats to the numerator and denominator. The numerator format will use the Superscript position and the denominator format will use the Subscript position. You set the specifications for

Re: Expressing Fractions with Offset Numbers and Division Symbols

2006-07-11 Thread Rick Quatro
Here are some other solutions: You can buy dedicated fraction fonts from Adobe, Monotype, and others. They will usually match a particular typeface; for example, Helvetica Fractions matches Helvetica. Or, if you use a typeface that has a corresponding Expert set, you can use the Expert font

Re: FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Karen Mardahl
Hi Merry On 7/11/06, Merry Foxworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Karen, Thanks for your reply, but no, I am not asking about how to change the look of the dotted lines, because they don't show up on the final copy (at least I don't think they do). I am asking about how to manipulate, i.e. resize,

Re: FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Art Campbell
Merry, Do you have access to the Frame manual set and/or the online help and doc? Supplemental manuals are usually in C:\Program Files\Adobe\FrameMaker7.2\OnlineManuals It's a good starting point for learning about the program... Art On 7/10/06, Merry Foxworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Again,

OT: oxygenXml/ promotion

2006-07-11 Thread Bernard Aschwanden
Hi all: If any of you are looking at Oxygen XML (http://www.oxygenxml.com/) please let me know before you commit. I have a promotional offer that allows people to save another 15%. I'm not making anything off it. However, our company presents and shows this and more at conferences (we'll be

Adobe announces FrameMaker DITA Application Pack

2006-07-11 Thread Keith Soltys
In a webinar today, Adobe announced and demoed the FrameMaker DITA Application Pack, an extension to FrameMaker that adds full DITA support to FrameMaker 7.2. Adobe did ship a DITA structured application with FrameMaker 7.2, but the application pack adds much more functionality, including a

Re: FM - text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Merry Foxworth
When I switch to Master Pages, the dotted boxes look different from those in Body Pages, so there is no point in even trying to change them. I have no idea how one works with them. As someone pointed out, 5.5 is a pretty old version and doesn't have the same level of support. First, back your

Re: Cross-references to Figure/Table captions work in FM, but not in PDF

2006-07-11 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi John - I have no explanation but I do have a possible solution. When crerating the PDF, turn on Create Named Destinations. You shouldn't have to do this for internal xrefs but it solved the problem for a client of mine. Pat Christenson On Jul 11, 2006, at 2:52 PM, John Posada wrote:

Re: FM - text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread rebecca officer
You can change the text frames on the Master pages till they're the way you want them to be, then force the body pages to use them. To do this, in Body page view, select Format menu Page layout Master Page Usage). But definitely save first! Cheers, Rebecca Merry Foxworth [EMAIL PROTECTED]

Technical Writer - Contract - Dallas, TX

2006-07-11 Thread Jobs
TW-890 Technical Writer - Contract - Dallas, TX Rate: BOE Length - 4 - 6 months A leading manufacturer of device and application management software HQ'ed in Plano needs a tech writer with end user documentation experience. Requirements: o. 5 - 10 years experience writing end user

RE: oxygenXml/ promotion

2006-07-11 Thread Sales at Bright Path
Actually, the Tri-XML conference for XML users is at http://www.trixml.org/confindex.shtml -Original Message- From: Bernard Aschwanden Hi all: If any of you are looking at Oxygen XML (http://www.oxygenxml.com/) please let me know before you commit. I have a promotional offer that

FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread rebecca officer
Hi Merry First, back your file up before you play with text frames on Master pages. You can get unexpected results. Also, remember that changing the text frame on a master page changes it for all pages that use that master page. You can change single body pages (in the same way as I describe

FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Karen Mardahl
Hi Merry > On 7/11/06, Merry Foxworth wrote: > > Another issue I have is the text boxes outlined by > > dotted lines. How does one change them? I would have > > thought it was possible when you switch the View to > > Master Pages but I don't see how. > > Is the problem that you do not want to

William Weiss is out of the office.

2006-07-11 Thread will.we...@handheld.com
I will be out of the office starting 07/11/2006 and will not return until 07/19/2006. I will respond to your message as quickly as possible upon my return.

FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Merry Foxworth
Karen, Thanks for your reply, but no, I am not asking about how to change the look of the dotted lines, because they don't show up on the final copy (at least I don't think they do). I am asking about how to manipulate, i.e. resize, them. I would rather see them so I know where they are. I

Expressing Fractions with Offset Numbers and Division Symbols

2006-07-11 Thread James Dyson
Does anyone have any advice on how to express fractions with offset numbers and division symbols? I'd like them to appear as they do in Microsoft Character Map or Quark (ex. ?). Your suggestions would be greatly appreciated. James Dyson Associate Technical Writer KVH Industries, Inc. 50

Expressing Fractions with Offset Numbers and Division Symbols

2006-07-11 Thread Rick Quatro
First of all, you should use the fraction slash by typing Control+q Shift+z. Then you can apply character formats to the numerator and denominator. The numerator format will use the Superscript position and the denominator format will use the Subscript position. You set the specifications for

Expressing Fractions with Offset Numbers and Division Symbols

2006-07-11 Thread Rick Quatro
Here are some other solutions: You can buy dedicated fraction fonts from Adobe, Monotype, and others. They will usually match a particular typeface; for example, Helvetica Fractions matches Helvetica. Or, if you use a typeface that has a corresponding "Expert" set, you can use the Expert font

FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Karen Mardahl
Hi Merry On 7/11/06, Merry Foxworth wrote: > Karen, > > Thanks for your reply, but no, I am not asking about > how to change the look of the dotted lines, because > they don't show up on the final copy (at least I don't > think they do). I am asking about how to manipulate, > i.e. resize, them.

FM - tags and text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Art Campbell
Merry, Do you have access to the Frame manual set and/or the online help and doc? Supplemental manuals are usually in C:\Program Files\Adobe\FrameMaker7.2\OnlineManuals It's a good starting point for learning about the program... Art On 7/10/06, Merry Foxworth wrote: > Again, thanks to several

OT: promotion

2006-07-11 Thread Bernard Aschwanden
Hi all: If any of you are looking at Oxygen XML (http://www.oxygenxml.com/) please let me know before you commit. I have a promotional offer that allows people to save another 15%. I'm not making anything off it. However, our company presents and shows this and more at conferences (we'll be

Adobe announces FrameMaker DITA Application Pack

2006-07-11 Thread Keith Soltys
In a webinar today, Adobe announced and demoed the FrameMaker DITA Application Pack, an extension to FrameMaker that adds full DITA support to FrameMaker 7.2. Adobe did ship a DITA structured application with FrameMaker 7.2, but the application pack adds much more functionality, including a

FM - text boxes

2006-07-11 Thread Merry Foxworth
When I switch to Master Pages, the dotted boxes look different from those in Body Pages, so there is no point in even trying to change them. I have no idea how one works with them. As someone pointed out, 5.5 is a pretty old version and doesn't have the same level of support. > First, back your

Cross-references to Figure/Table captions work in FM, but not in PDF

2006-07-11 Thread John Posada
Hi, guys...something weird. I place Figure and Table numbers in my FM 7.2 documents by cross-referencing to the figure or table caption. The captions are composed acording to the following: F:Figure :\ T:Table :\ When I CTRL ALT Mouseover, in the FM document, the link works fine. I

Cross-references to Figure/Table captions work in FM, but not in PDF

2006-07-11 Thread Pat Christenson
Hi John - I have no explanation but I do have a possible solution. When crerating the PDF, turn on Create Named Destinations. You shouldn't have to do this for internal xrefs but it solved the problem for a client of mine. Pat Christenson On Jul 11, 2006, at 2:52 PM, John Posada wrote: >

Technical Writer - Contract - Dallas, TX

2006-07-11 Thread Jobs
TW-890 Technical Writer - Contract - Dallas, TX Rate: BOE Length - 4 - 6 months A leading manufacturer of device and application management software HQ'ed in Plano needs a tech writer with end user documentation experience. Requirements: o. 5 - 10 years experience writing end user

promotion

2006-07-11 Thread Sales@Bright Path
Actually, the Tri-XML conference for XML users is at http://www.trixml.org/confindex.shtml -Original Message- From: Bernard Aschwanden Hi all: If any of you are looking at Oxygen XML (http://www.oxygenxml.com/) please let me know before you commit. I have a promotional offer that