Re: Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Michael Müller-Hillebrand
Loosely connected to this: Is there a list available which Illustrator versions/levels were supported by which FrameMaker versions? From time to time I am confronted with people having Illustrator CS2/3 but still use FrameMaker 7.0 (or 6.0, like Apple). So they need some advice to save

Re: Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Paul Findon
On 5 Jun 2008, at 08:38, Michael Müller-Hillebrand wrote: Loosely connected to this: Is there a list available which Illustrator versions/levels were supported by which FrameMaker versions? From time to time I am confronted with people having Illustrator CS2/3 but still use FrameMaker 7.0

Re: Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Bodvar Bjorgvinsson
Sorry, and thanks for pointing that out, Dov. I did not read the thread through. I am relieved. :-) Bodvar On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 7:45 PM, Dov Isaacs [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Bodvar, You must read my response in CONTEXT to the thread. The OP wanted a solution to printing directly from

FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Austin Meredith
Acrobat Pro 9 is just being released. Since we presently distill our FM8 files into PDFs with Acrobat8 -- should we upgrade immediately to Acrobat9, or should we wait for the dust to settle? ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL

Pantone C vs CVC / Screen printing

2008-06-05 Thread mathieu jacquet
Hi all, a client sent me his color guide containing the color definitions he uses for logos, graphical objects, etc. He uses mainly the following blue and purple definitions : . PANTONE 5395 C (dark blue) / CMYK (100, 44, 0, 76) . PANTONE 5425 C (light blue) / CMYK (30, 4, 0, 31) . PANTONE

Re: Pantone C vs CVC / Screen printing

2008-06-05 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Mathieu, assuming that you're using Frame in Windows, this is what causes the problem: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=324220sliceId=1 You can try the workarounds which are described in the above article, but be careful with color conversions, e.g. from RGB back to

Re: FM Crash chapter 4 page 5

2008-06-05 Thread Bodvar Bjorgvinsson
Bummer! To day is another day. :-( Now it crashes again and on the same exact spot. I finally tried to remove Chapter 3 from the book. This way the book printed OK to ps. Then I printed Chapter 3 separately (also with bookmarks) and inserted that into the distilled pdf from the book, moved the

RE: Strange Frame to PDF problem

2008-06-05 Thread Stamm, David-P45904
2008-06-05-04T13:20Z Gillian - I agree with Fred Ridder's opinion that, Spaces are evil. If memory serves, I believe that Hedley Finger would _heartily_ agree - including avoiding spaces in names of paragraph tags and such. Dave Stamm Publications Specialist, Senior Staff General Dynamics

Re: Strange Frame to PDF problem

2008-06-05 Thread Rick Quatro
Spaces can have unintended consequences. For example, you can have spaces in the top row cells of a spreadsheet; for example, Full Name. But if you attempt to query the spreadsheet programatically with ODBC and the top rows are column headers, the space can cause problems. Underscores make a

RE: FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Fred Ridder
Austin Meredith wrote: Acrobat Pro 9 is just being released. Since we presently distill our FM8 files into PDFs with Acrobat8 -- should we upgrade immediately to Acrobat9, or should we wait for the dust to settle? Upgrading to a new version of a tool just because it exists has never made

RE: Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Tim Lewis
I have been referencing .eps files into the FM file. The reason I had been printing directly from the FrameMaker document was because it is easy for me to proofread a hard copy (a whole another issue) as I work on a document. From the excellent suggestions I've received, it looks like I should

RoboHelp Packager for Adobe AIR - Beta 2 Announced

2008-06-05 Thread Vivek Jain
RoboHelp Packager for Adobe AIR is now updated. You can download the new version for FREE from Adobe labs - http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/robohelp/. It has added a long list of novel features - first time for a HATT. Now, besides multiple tabs, favorites, commenting and multiple skins like

RE: FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Dov Isaacs
Acrobat 9 was just announced and has NOT been released. The projected release date is sometime shortly before July. For the record, in terms of interoperability with FrameMaker, Acrobat 9 provides no new Distiller features, but should be fully compatible with all versions of FrameMaker that were

Re: Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Paul Findon
On 5 Jun 2008, at 17:25, Dov Isaacs wrote: Let's try this again. FrameMaker does NOT, repeat does NOT, repeat one more time does NOT support the native Adobe Illustrator format; doesn't now, never did! It does support EPS and PDF saved from all versions of Adobe Illustrator including PDF

RE: Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Dov Isaacs
Back when, the .AI file had most of the .EPS PostScript text built in but omitted a standard header that FrameMaker understood. Remember that NeXT had Display PostScript as its graphical underpinning (that dates both of us!). - Dov -Original Message- From: Paul Findon Sent:

Writing to the DOCTYPE area with Import/Export client

2008-06-05 Thread Rick Quatro
I want to use a FrameMaker Export client to write to the DOCTYPE area of an XML file when exporting from structured Frame. I am trying to add some entity definitions. Is this possible with a structured FrameMaker export client? Thanks in advance. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing 585-659-8267

How to include font size indicator on formatting toolbar

2008-06-05 Thread Duncan, Gary
Hi everyone, A colleague wants to know how to get the font size indicator to show on the Frame formatting toolbar. This shows on my tool bar but I cannot remember how I got it to show. Does anyone know how to make this show on the toolbar? Thank you... Gary

Re: FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Mike Wickham
The unexplained crashes we get are of two sorts. One sort of crash is the one we get in Acrobat Pro 8, during the process of distillation, and then when we repeat our procedure, the distillation succeeds without any further problem. The other sort of crash is the one we get in the Adobe

Re: Writing to the DOCTYPE area with Import/Export client

2008-06-05 Thread Lynne A. Price
At 10:19 AM 6/5/2008, Rick Quatro wrote: I want to use a FrameMaker Export client to write to the DOCTYPE area of an XML file when exporting from structured Frame. I am trying to add some entity definitions. Is this possible with a structured FrameMaker export client? Thanks in advance. Rick,

Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Michael Müller-Hillebrand
Loosely connected to this: Is there a list available which Illustrator versions/levels were supported by which FrameMaker versions? From time to time I am confronted with people having Illustrator CS2/3 but still use FrameMaker 7.0 (or 6.0, like Apple). So they need some advice to save

Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Paul Findon
On 5 Jun 2008, at 08:38, Michael M?ller-Hillebrand wrote: > Loosely connected to this: > > Is there a list available which Illustrator versions/levels were > supported by which FrameMaker versions? > > From time to time I am confronted with people having Illustrator > CS2/3 but still use

Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Bodvar Bjorgvinsson
Sorry, and thanks for pointing that out, Dov. I did not read the thread through. I am relieved. :-) Bodvar On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 7:45 PM, Dov Isaacs wrote: > Bodvar, > > You must read my response in CONTEXT to the thread. The OP wanted > a solution to printing directly from FrameMaker to a

FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Austin Meredith
Acrobat Pro 9 is just being released. Since we presently distill our FM8 files into PDFs with Acrobat8 -- should we upgrade immediately to Acrobat9, or should we "wait for the dust to settle"?

Pantone C vs CVC / Screen printing

2008-06-05 Thread mathieu jacquet
Hi all, a client sent me his color guide containing the color definitions he uses for logos, graphical objects, etc. He uses mainly the following blue and purple definitions : . PANTONE 5395 C (dark blue) / CMYK (100, 44, 0, 76) . PANTONE 5425 C (light blue) / CMYK (30, 4, 0, 31) . PANTONE

Pantone C vs CVC / Screen printing

2008-06-05 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Mathieu, assuming that you're using Frame in Windows, this is what causes the problem: http://kb.adobe.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?externalId=324220=1 You can try the workarounds which are described in the above article, but be careful with color conversions, e.g. from RGB back to CMYK.

Strange Frame to PDF problem

2008-06-05 Thread Rick Quatro
Spaces can have unintended consequences. For example, you can have spaces in the top row cells of a spreadsheet; for example, "Full Name". But if you attempt to query the spreadsheet programatically with ODBC and the top rows are column headers, the space can cause problems. Underscores make a

FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Fred Ridder
Austin Meredith wrote: > Acrobat Pro 9 is just being released. Since we presently distill our > FM8 files into PDFs with Acrobat8 -- should we upgrade immediately to > Acrobat9, or should we "wait for the dust to settle"? Upgrading to a new version of a tool just because it exists has never

FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Combs, Richard
Austin Meredith wrote: > Acrobat Pro 9 is just being released. Since we presently distill our > FM8 files into PDFs with Acrobat8 -- should we upgrade immediately to > Acrobat9, or should we "wait for the dust to settle"? Do you have a problem with Acrobat 8 that version 9 fixes? Do you have an

FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Mike Wickham
> Acrobat Pro 9 is just being released. Since we presently distill our > FM8 files into PDFs with Acrobat8 -- should we upgrade immediately to > Acrobat9, or should we "wait for the dust to settle"? I'll get it when Creative Suite 4 comes out. There's no sense buying Acrobat twice. Mike Wickham

RoboHelp Packager for Adobe AIR - Beta 2 Announced

2008-06-05 Thread Vivek Jain
RoboHelp Packager for Adobe AIR is now updated. You can download the new version for FREE from Adobe labs - http://labs.adobe.com/technologies/robohelp/. It has added a long list of novel features - first time for a HATT. Now, besides multiple tabs, favorites, commenting and multiple skins like

Pantone C vs CVC / Screen printing : RESOLVED!

2008-06-05 Thread mathieu jacquet
Yves, thank you for your help. I followed "solution 3" of the Adobe TechNote ("solution 1" being already partially done by importing .eps files into my template, and "solution 2" using a plug-in I do not have), which consists to set the GetLibraryColorRGBFromCMYK option to "None" in the

FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Austin Meredith
The problems we are having with Acrobat Pro 8 are problems of 1.) the very significant processing effort that is required, to re-distill an updated FM8 file into an updated PDF suitable for posting to the internet, and 2.) the frequency with which Acrobat Pro 8 suddenly crashes. This

Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Dov Isaacs
Let's try this again. FrameMaker does NOT, repeat does NOT, repeat one more time does NOT support the native Adobe Illustrator format; doesn't now, never did! It does support EPS and PDF saved from all versions of Adobe Illustrator including PDF saved as part of a .AI file! - Dov >

FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Dov Isaacs
Acrobat 9 was just announced and has NOT been released. The projected release date is sometime shortly before July. For the record, in terms of interoperability with FrameMaker, Acrobat 9 provides no new Distiller features, but should be fully compatible with all versions of FrameMaker that were

Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Paul Findon
On 5 Jun 2008, at 17:25, Dov Isaacs wrote: > Let's try this again. FrameMaker does NOT, repeat does NOT, repeat > one more time does NOT support the native Adobe Illustrator format; > doesn't now, never did! It does support EPS and PDF saved from all > versions of Adobe Illustrator including PDF

Printing Error with FM

2008-06-05 Thread Dov Isaacs
Back when, the .AI file had most of the .EPS PostScript text built in but omitted a standard header that FrameMaker understood. Remember that NeXT had Display PostScript as its graphical underpinning (that dates both of us!). - Dov > -Original Message- > From: Paul Findon > Sent:

Writing to the DOCTYPE area with Import/Export client

2008-06-05 Thread Rick Quatro
I want to use a FrameMaker Export client to write to the DOCTYPE area of an XML file when exporting from structured Frame. I am trying to add some entity definitions. Is this possible with a structured FrameMaker export client? Thanks in advance. Rick Quatro Carmen Publishing 585-659-8267

Illustrator EPS compatibility

2008-06-05 Thread Michael Müller-Hillebrand
[I had a bad feeling dropping a message with a "loosely connected" topic into another thread.] When saving Illustrator files as EPS you have the choice to select the Illustrator version, including a warning that you may loose some features when saving as an older versions. I also remember

Illustrator EPS compatibility

2008-06-05 Thread Dov Isaacs
Bubbemeissa - Grandmother's Tale! In other words, a total myth! FrameMaker does absolutely NOTHING with the internals of placed EPS files; it is simply passed through and around the PostScript driver during "print" operations. As long as it is valid PostScript conforming to the EPS specification

How to include font size indicator on formatting toolbar

2008-06-05 Thread Duncan, Gary
Hi everyone, A colleague wants to know how to get the font size indicator to show on the Frame formatting toolbar. This shows on my tool bar but I cannot remember how I got it to show. Does anyone know how to make this show on the toolbar? Thank you... Gary

FM8 and Acrobat Pro 9

2008-06-05 Thread Mike Wickham
> The unexplained crashes we get are of two sorts. One sort of crash is > the one we get in Acrobat Pro 8, during the process of distillation, > and then when we repeat our procedure, the distillation succeeds > without any further problem. The other sort of crash is the one we > get in the Adobe

Writing to the DOCTYPE area with Import/Export client

2008-06-05 Thread Lynne A. Price
At 10:19 AM 6/5/2008, Rick Quatro wrote: >I want to use a FrameMaker Export client to write to the DOCTYPE area of an >XML file when exporting from structured Frame. I am trying to add some >entity definitions. Is this possible with a structured FrameMaker export >client? Thanks in advance. Rick,