Re: Automatically inserting blank page text

2008-03-18 Thread FeiMin_Lorente
Never mind. I figured out that when I have a row in the mapping table for any paragraph, I should specify both the Right-hand and Left-hand master page. I've done that and now everything is working. I've mapped AnchorPara, Body, Heading1 and the chapter title paragraph styles in that order,

IXgen Editable Marker List

2008-03-18 Thread Harold Winberg
Hello Framers I have an IX gen question. When I am using the Editable Marker List, can I do anything to make the Source Document column show me more of the source doc name? I can't see enough of it to know what it is without opening it. Thanks Les

Globally changing cross-reference styles

2008-03-18 Thread David Kuhn
There was a change in the style used for all our headings, from numbered sections to non-numbered. One results is that we need to reapply all the cross-reference styles. So far we have been doing it manually. Am I missing something? Is there a way to globally change cross-reference styles without

RE: Globally changing cross-reference styles

2008-03-18 Thread Gagne, Bernard (Bolton)
David, You should get the FindChangeSpecial plugin from Rick Quatro. It allows you to map a cross-reference format to another one. I've used it extensively and it has saved me hours of painstaking labor. Check it out at http://frameexpert.com/plugins/findchangespecial/index.htm. Berny Gagne Lead

RE: IXgen Editable Marker List

2008-03-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
You can change the font size. Beyond that, I'd check with Frank Stearns. Grant -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Harold Winberg Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:56 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: IXgen Editable Marker List

converting from word to a RTL language

2008-03-18 Thread M E Knoller
I am trying to convert a Word document to Framemaker. - The document is in English and Hebrew (RTL language) - The hebrew is converted into just lines although the framemaker does offer hebrew fonts. What can i do? ___ You are currently subscribed to

Frame will not sort a table

2008-03-18 Thread Thomas Scalise
Esteemed colleagues, Problem solved. I had inadvertently deleted tablesort.dll from the plug-ins sub-directory. It was still in my recycle bin so I replaced it and everything is going swimmingly. Thanks to Penelope and Art who pointed me immediately in the right direction. This list is an

IX generation question restated

2008-03-18 Thread Harold Winberg
Earlier message was: Dear Framers We are entering a $paranum for both TOC and index (IX) entities. It works, however, it applies the most recent autonumber format not the one specifically assigned to the paragraph tag. Hopefully more clearly stated: We are trying to count work

purely intellectual question

2008-03-18 Thread Deirdre Reagan
Of course, that's presuming the question is a smart one. LOL. I tried to change the chapter numbering by highlighting the the chapter in the book then chosing Format Document Numbering. It didn't work. It did work when I right clicked the chapter in the book and chose Numbering. Shouldn't

Strange problem with saving as PDF (FM 8.0 only)

2008-03-18 Thread Teasdale, Steven (GE EntSol, Digital Energy)
I have recently upgraded to FrameMaker 8.0 and am having a strange problem when saving a book as PDF. When I save the book as PDF, the process continues as usual until the end of the distilling process (converting the PS file to PDF). At this point, the Distiller status box reads Relocating

RE: purely intellectual question

2008-03-18 Thread Fred Ridder
Deirdre Reagan wrote (in part): I tried to change the chapter numbering by highlighting the the chapter in the book then chosing Format Document Numbering. It didn't work. It did work when I right clicked the chapter in the book and chose Numbering. Shouldn't chapter changes occur

Re: IX generation question restated

2008-03-18 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Harold, The $paratag[FormatName] building blocks work in cross-references, but they don't work in indexes or tables of contents. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing 585-659-8267 www.frameexpert.com Earlier message was: Dear Framers We are entering a $paranum for both TOC and index (IX)

Re: converting from word to a RTL language

2008-03-18 Thread Rick Quatro
FrameMaker does not support RTL languages. I think there is a version of InDesign that does. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing 585-659-8267 www.frameexpert.com I am trying to convert a Word document to Framemaker. - The document is in English and Hebrew (RTL language) - The hebrew is converted

FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista

2008-03-18 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Framers, I installed FrameMaker 7.2 successfully on a Vista Home Premium laptop. I wasn't able to install either of the FrameMaker 7.2 patches because of errors with the installers. Does anyone have any extensive experience with FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista? Are there any issues to be aware of?

RE: converting from word to a RTL language

2008-03-18 Thread Ann Zdunczyk
Yes InDesign ME (Middle Eastern) version does Arabic and Hebrew. Z ** Ann Zdunczyk President a2z Publishing, Inc. Language Layout Translation Consulting Phone: (336)922-1271 Fax: (336)922-4980 Cell: (336)456-4493

RE: IX generation question restated

2008-03-18 Thread Combs, Richard
Harold Winberg restated the problem: We are trying to count work packages (chapters-files)(WP 0001 etc) using a specific autonum assigned to the WP Number paragraph tag. This tag is at the beginning of each document. The problem that we are encountering is that any autonum occurrence

Re: FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista

2008-03-18 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Rick, we installed FrameMaker 7.2 on a Vista Home Premium laptop (2 GB) of one of our technical writers last year. The issues we have had so far: * User Access Control (UAC) did not allow us to change files in c:\program files, for example maker.ini. We disabled UAC. *

Re: FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista

2008-03-18 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Denise, Thank you very much. That solved the problem. Rick Rick, I am at work (an XP system), not at home on my Vista system. However, if I remember correctly, right-click on the patch install file. From properties, one of the tabs says something like run as XP. Best,

RE: Strange problem with saving as PDF (FM 8.0 only)

2008-03-18 Thread Teasdale, Steven (GE EntSol, Digital Energy)
Hi Fred There are no hyperlinks that refer to FrameMaker files. The weird thing is that Distiller appears to trigger the opening and saving of the chapters of *ANY* frame book that happens to be open when the distilling completes. Steven From: Fred Ridder

How about FrameMaker 8 and Vista?

2008-03-18 Thread Syed.Hosain
Hi, all. Very slight change of topic (but kinda related): Can anyone comment on their experiences with FrameMaker 8 (not 7.2) on Vista? Does it work as well as on XP? I was about to do that installation (on a second laptop that only runs Vista) and realized that I better ask about it first! :)

Re: IXgen Editable Marker List

2008-03-18 Thread Frank Stearns
On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, Harold Winberg wrote: Hello Framers I have an IX gen question. When I am using the Editable Marker List, can I do anything to make the Source Document column show me more of the source doc name? I can't see enough of it to know what it is without opening it. Sure

Output file name automation

2008-03-18 Thread William Abernathy
I figure this is unlikely, but does anyone have a method for automating file name generation from within FrameMaker? For example: Let's say I have a document that has a Paying Customer version and a Sneak Preview version, with certain key information deleted for the benefit of tire-kickers.

Re: IX generation question restated

2008-03-18 Thread Peter Gold
Harold Winberg restated the problem: We are trying to count work packages (chapters-files)(WP 0001 etc) using a specific autonum assigned to the WP Number paragraph tag. This tag is at the beginning of each document. The problem that we are encountering is that any autonum

How can I use a User Variable *inside* a marker?

2008-03-18 Thread Syed.Hosain
Specifically, I want to be able to put in a Hypertext marker (in multiple places in the document) and do something like: gotolink Text as the command, where Text is actually a User Variable. Also, I want to be able to set the link destination in the same way, by selecting some text in

Re: FM abruptly closes with no save

2008-03-18 Thread Jeremy H. Griffith
On Fri, 14 Mar 2008 02:02:59 -0800, Diane Gaskill [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I run FM8.02 on a laptop running XPSP2 with 2GB of RAM. I have recently experienced several crashes in situations that I never had crashes with when using FM7.0. I'm running 8.02 also, but on Win2K Pro SP4... and see

Automatically inserting "blank page" text

2008-03-18 Thread Alan Litchfield
Schlomo Like it. :) Does that affect the automatic deletion of excess pages? Cheers Alan On 18/03/2008, at 7:45 AM, Shlomo Perets wrote: > Fei Min, > > You wrote: > >> I have some unstructured manuals and if there is a blank page at >> the end >> of a chapter (because we want all the

FrameMaker will not sort a table

2008-03-18 Thread Alan Litchfield
Tom, Do you have: 1. Cells that are straddled in the column you are trying to re-sort, or 2. Cells that are vertically straddled outside the sort columns but could result in those rows being in a different order? Alan On 18/03/2008, at 2:24 AM, Thomas Scalise wrote: > Esteemed colleagues, >

Automatically inserting "blank page" text

2008-03-18 Thread feimin_lore...@amis.com
Never mind. I figured out that when I have a row in the mapping table for any paragraph, I should specify both the Right-hand and Left-hand master page. I've done that and now everything is working. I've mapped AnchorPara, Body, Heading1 and the chapter title paragraph styles in that order,

IXgen Editable Marker List

2008-03-18 Thread Harold Winberg
Hello Framers I have an IX gen question. When I am using the Editable Marker List, can I do anything to make the Source Document column show me more of the source doc name? I can't see enough of it to know what it is without opening it. Thanks Les

IXgen Editable Marker List

2008-03-18 Thread Grant Hogarth
You can change the font size. Beyond that, I'd check with Frank Stearns. Grant -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Harold Winberg Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2008 6:56 AM To: framers at

Globally changing cross-reference styles

2008-03-18 Thread David Kuhn
There was a change in the style used for all our headings, from numbered sections to non-numbered. One results is that we need to reapply all the cross-reference styles. So far we have been doing it manually. Am I missing something? Is there a way to globally change cross-reference styles without

Globally changing cross-reference styles

2008-03-18 Thread Gagne, Bernard (Bolton)
David, You should get the FindChangeSpecial plugin from Rick Quatro. It allows you to map a cross-reference format to another one. I've used it extensively and it has saved me hours of painstaking labor. Check it out at http://frameexpert.com/plugins/findchangespecial/index.htm. Berny Gagne Lead

converting from word to a RTL language

2008-03-18 Thread M & E Knoller
I am trying to convert a Word document to Framemaker. - The document is in English and Hebrew (RTL language) - The hebrew is converted into just lines although the framemaker does offer hebrew fonts. What can i do?

Frame will not sort a table

2008-03-18 Thread Thomas Scalise
Esteemed colleagues, Problem solved. I had inadvertently deleted tablesort.dll from the plug-ins sub-directory. It was still in my recycle bin so I replaced it and everything is going swimmingly. Thanks to Penelope and Art who pointed me immediately in the right direction. This list is an

IX generation question restated

2008-03-18 Thread Harold Winberg
Earlier message was: Dear Framers We are entering a $paranum for both TOC and index (IX) entities. It works, however, it applies the most recent autonumber format not the one specifically assigned to the paragraph tag. Hopefully more clearly stated: We are trying to count work

purely intellectual question

2008-03-18 Thread Deirdre Reagan
Of course, that's presuming the question is a smart one. LOL. I tried to change the chapter numbering by highlighting the the chapter in the book then chosing Format > Document > Numbering. It didn't work. It did work when I right clicked the chapter in the book and chose Numbering.

Strange problem with saving as PDF (FM 8.0 only)

2008-03-18 Thread Teasdale, Steven (GE EntSol, Digital Energy)
I have recently upgraded to FrameMaker 8.0 and am having a strange problem when saving a book as PDF. When I save the book as PDF, the process continues as usual until the end of the distilling process (converting the PS file to PDF). At this point, the Distiller status box reads "Relocating

purely intellectual question

2008-03-18 Thread Fred Ridder
Deirdre Reagan wrote (in part): > I tried to change the chapter numbering by highlighting the the > chapter in the book then chosing Format > Document > Numbering. > > It didn't work. > > It did work when I right clicked the chapter in the book and chose Numbering. > > Shouldn't chapter

IX generation question restated

2008-03-18 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Harold, The $paratag[FormatName] building blocks work in cross-references, but they don't work in indexes or tables of contents. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing 585-659-8267 www.frameexpert.com > Earlier message was: > > Dear Framers > > We are entering a $paranum for both TOC and index

converting from word to a RTL language

2008-03-18 Thread Rick Quatro
FrameMaker does not support RTL languages. I think there is a version of InDesign that does. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing 585-659-8267 www.frameexpert.com >I am trying to convert a Word document to Framemaker. - The document is in >English and Hebrew (RTL language) - The hebrew is converted

FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista

2008-03-18 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Framers, I installed FrameMaker 7.2 successfully on a Vista Home Premium laptop. I wasn't able to install either of the FrameMaker 7.2 patches because of errors with the installers. Does anyone have any extensive experience with FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista? Are there any issues to be aware of?

converting from word to a RTL language

2008-03-18 Thread Ann Zdunczyk
Yes InDesign ME (Middle Eastern) version does Arabic and Hebrew. Z ** Ann Zdunczyk President a2z Publishing, Inc. Language Layout & Translation Consulting Phone: (336)922-1271 Fax: (336)922-4980 Cell: (336)456-4493

IX generation question restated

2008-03-18 Thread Combs, Richard
Harold Winberg restated the problem: > We are trying to count work packages (chapters-files)(WP 0001 > etc) using a specific autonum assigned to the WP Number > paragraph tag. This tag is at the beginning of each document. > The problem that we are encountering is that any autonum >

FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista

2008-03-18 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Rick, we installed FrameMaker 7.2 on a Vista Home Premium laptop (2 GB) of one of our technical writers last year. The issues we have had so far: * User Access Control (UAC) did not allow us to change files in c:\program files, for example maker.ini. We disabled UAC. *

FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista

2008-03-18 Thread Rick Quatro
Hi Denise, Thank you very much. That solved the problem. Rick Rick, I am at work (an XP system), not at home on my Vista system. However, if I remember correctly, right-click on the patch install file. From properties, one of the tabs says something like run as XP. Best,

How about FrameMaker 8 and Vista?

2008-03-18 Thread syed.hos...@aeris.net
Hi, all. Very slight change of topic (but kinda related): Can anyone comment on their experiences with FrameMaker 8 (not 7.2) on Vista? Does it work as well as on XP? I was about to do that installation (on a second laptop that only runs Vista) and realized that I better ask about it first! :)

Strange problem with saving as PDF (FM 8.0 only)

2008-03-18 Thread Teasdale, Steven (GE EntSol, Digital Energy)
Hi Fred There are no hyperlinks that refer to FrameMaker files. The weird thing is that Distiller appears to trigger the opening and saving of the chapters of *ANY* frame book that happens to be open when the distilling completes. Steven From: Fred Ridder

IXgen Editable Marker List

2008-03-18 Thread Frank Stearns
On Tue, 18 Mar 2008, Harold Winberg wrote: > Hello Framers > > > > I have an IX gen question. > > > > When I am using the Editable Marker List, can I do anything to make the > Source Document column show me more of the source doc name? I can't see > enough of it to know what it is without opening

Output file name automation

2008-03-18 Thread William Abernathy
I figure this is unlikely, but does anyone have a method for automating file name generation from within FrameMaker? For example: Let's say I have a document that has a "Paying Customer" version and a "Sneak Preview" version, with certain key information deleted for the benefit of

IX generation question restated

2008-03-18 Thread Peter Gold
> Harold Winberg restated the problem: > > > We are trying to count work packages (chapters-files)(WP 0001 > > etc) using a specific autonum assigned to the WP Number > > paragraph tag. This tag is at the beginning of each document. > > The problem that we are encountering is that any autonum

How can I use a User Variable *inside* a marker?

2008-03-18 Thread syed.hos...@aeris.net
Specifically, I want to be able to put in a Hypertext marker (in multiple places in the document) and do something like: gotolink Text as the command, where "Text" is actually a User Variable. Also, I want to be able to set the link destination in the same way, by selecting some text in

FM abruptly closes with no save

2008-03-18 Thread Jeremy H. Griffith
On Fri, 14 Mar 2008 02:02:59 -0800, "Diane Gaskill" wrote: >I run FM8.02 on a laptop running XPSP2 with 2GB of RAM. I have recently >experienced several crashes in situations that I never had crashes with when >using FM7.0. I'm running 8.02 also, but on Win2K Pro SP4... and see *no* crashes.