Free webinars (April): Ten FM Tips · PDFs with Form Fields · ToolbarPlus Express

2009-03-24 Thread Shlomo Perets
Free webinars (1 hour each, starting 10am PDT | 1pm EDT | 17pm UTC/GMT): * Ten FrameMaker Tips (from the Improve Your FrameMaker Skills series), April 2 [for additional info or to register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/460308766 ] * Enhancing PDFs with Form Fields (using

Printing Structured View in Frame 8

2009-03-24 Thread Tony Tasillo
Is there a way to print the structured view of a file in Frame 8? I would like to print this particular view to use as a sample of the structure for a meeting but want to be able print the entire document not just a few screen captures. Thank you, Tony Tasillo Project Specialist and

Printing PDF book to separate files

2009-03-24 Thread kgrace4715
I was wondering if anyone knows how to control the output file names of files that are printed when you select the option to print to Separate Print job for Each Document. I have a book with over 30 files ( more on the way) and by default I am prompted to save the file as

RE: Frame 9 UI Scren Mode and Tab Icon Issues

2009-03-24 Thread Megha Chaitanya
Hi Oran, Regarding your points, 1. I cannot get the Paragraph Formatting tool bar Tab icons to work. On earlier versions I could drag them onto the ruler to add new tabs. While I can move existing tabs on the ruler, I cannot seem to add new with the icons. The tab icons seem inoperative, as

Re: Printing Structured View in Frame 8

2009-03-24 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Tony I don't know whether you can print the structure view of a file in FrameMaker. oXygen XML Editor, however, has a Tree Editor which is quite similar to Frame's Structure View and you can either print this tree view of an XML document or save it as a JPG image. So, if your file is an XML

Re: Printing Structured View in Frame 8

2009-03-24 Thread Peter Gold
Have you tried the scrolling-window capture feature in screen capture tools like SnagIt? I'm on my Mac now, so I can't try it myself. If you don't have SnagIt, you can download a trial copy, or you can search Google for free Windows screen-capture tools. HTH` Regards, Peter __

hyperlinks to files, to directories (also, reference work on hyperlinks in FM)

2009-03-24 Thread tom . kohn
Hello, I've looked through many postings related to hyperlinks, without luck. I have a couple questions related to inserting hyperlinks to open a directory and to open a PDF file. My system: FrameMaker 8.0p277 Windows XP, SP2 1. I don't well follow the FrameMaker help information on which

Another free webinar hosted by MadCap Software

2009-03-24 Thread Sharon Burton
Sort of a vendor post As you know, MadCap Software is hosting a series of free tool-neutral webinars. The next one is April 9th at 9am Pacific. Planning Topic-based Authoring: Working in a Use Case or Scenario-based Environment Presenter: John Hedtke Time and data: April 9 2009 9am

RE: Frame 9 UI Scren Mode and Tab Icon Issues

2009-03-24 Thread Pinkham, Jim
Hi, Megha, FWIW and to add what may be a slightly new wrinkle to #2: I'm using FM 9 in TCS 2, with the latest patch, and XP SP 2, and I find that when I toggle in and out of the UI that I do not come back to the spot in the chapter where I was working. Instead, I land at the end of the chapter

Structured docs or conditional text

2009-03-24 Thread Carl Yorke
Hi All, I came to tech writing late in life (ten years ago), so there's a lot about it, and technology, that doesn't come naturally. I want to single source my install instructions. All outputs right now are PDF, but I need to document how to install our product for production, for QA, and

RE: Structured docs or conditional text

2009-03-24 Thread David Spreadbury
Carl, The answer is both flavors of Frame will handle Conditional Text with ease, and from what you say below, conditional text is the way to go, whether it be structured or unstructured. A few things to consider: 1) Decide on an input scheme, always put the differences in the document in the

Re: Structured docs or conditional text

2009-03-24 Thread quills
In essence, both can do what you want. Structured language is easier to manage, but more difficult and expensive to initiate. Conditional text will work, you have to know what conditions are exclusive, which are inclusive with which scenarios, and structure the conditions that way. It can be

Free webinars (April): Ten FM Tips · PDFs with Form Fields · ToolbarPlus Express

2009-03-24 Thread Shlomo Perets
Free webinars (1 hour each, starting 10am PDT | 1pm EDT | 17pm UTC/GMT): * Ten FrameMaker Tips (from the "Improve Your FrameMaker Skills" series), April 2 [for additional info or to register: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/460308766 ] * Enhancing PDFs with Form Fields (using

Printing Structured View in Frame 8

2009-03-24 Thread Tony Tasillo
Is there a way to print the structured view of a file in Frame 8? I would like to print this particular view to use as a sample of the structure for a meeting but want to be able print the entire document not just a few screen captures. Thank you, Tony Tasillo Project Specialist and Customer

Frame 9 UI Scren Mode and Tab Icon Issues

2009-03-24 Thread Megha Chaitanya
Hi Oran, Regarding your points, 1. I cannot get the Paragraph Formatting tool bar Tab icons to work. On earlier versions I could drag them onto the ruler to add new tabs. While I can move existing tabs on the ruler, I cannot seem to add new with the icons. The tab icons seem inoperative, as

Printing PDF book to separate files

2009-03-24 Thread kgrace4...@aol.com
I was wondering if anyone knows how to control the output file names of files that are printed when you select the option to print to "Separate Print job for Each Document". I have a book with over 30 files ( more on the way) and by default I am prompted to save the file as

Printing Structured View in Frame 8

2009-03-24 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Tony I don't know whether you can print the structure view of a file in FrameMaker. oXygen XML Editor, however, has a Tree Editor which is quite similar to Frame's Structure View and you can either print this tree view of an XML document or save it as a JPG image. So, if your file is an XML

Printing Structured View in Frame 8

2009-03-24 Thread Peter Gold
Have you tried the scrolling-window capture feature in screen capture tools like SnagIt? I'm on my Mac now, so I can't try it myself. If you don't have SnagIt, you can download a trial copy, or you can search Google for free Windows screen-capture tools. HTH` Regards, Peter __

hyperlinks to files, to directories (also, reference work on hyperlinks in FM)

2009-03-24 Thread tom.k...@kodak.com
Hello, I've looked through many postings related to hyperlinks, without luck. I have a couple questions related to inserting hyperlinks to open a directory and to open a PDF file. My system: FrameMaker 8.0p277 Windows XP, SP2 1. I don't well follow the FrameMaker help information on which

Another free webinar hosted by MadCap Software

2009-03-24 Thread Sharon Burton
Sort of a vendor post As you know, MadCap Software is hosting a series of free tool-neutral webinars. The next one is April 9th at 9am Pacific. Planning Topic-based Authoring: Working in a Use Case or Scenario-based Environment Presenter: John Hedtke Time and data: April 9 2009 9am

Frame 9 UI Scren Mode and Tab Icon Issues

2009-03-24 Thread Pinkham, Jim
Hi, Megha, FWIW and to add what may be a slightly new wrinkle to #2: I'm using FM 9 in TCS 2, with the latest patch, and XP SP 2, and I find that when I toggle in and out of the UI that I do not come back to the spot in the chapter where I was working. Instead, I land at the end of the chapter

Structured docs or conditional text

2009-03-24 Thread Carl Yorke
Hi All, I came to tech writing late in life (ten years ago), so there's a lot about it, and technology, that doesn't come naturally. I want to single source my install instructions. All outputs right now are PDF, but I need to document how to install our product for production, for QA, and for

Structured docs or conditional text

2009-03-24 Thread David Spreadbury
Carl, The answer is both flavors of Frame will handle Conditional Text with ease, and from what you say below, conditional text is the way to go, whether it be structured or unstructured. A few things to consider: 1) Decide on an input scheme, always put the differences in the document in the

Structured docs or conditional text

2009-03-24 Thread qui...@airmail.net
In essence, both can do what you want. Structured language is easier to manage, but more difficult and expensive to initiate. Conditional text will work, you have to know what conditions are exclusive, which are inclusive with which scenarios, and structure the conditions that way. It can be

Framers Digest, Vol 41, Issue 19

2009-03-24 Thread Jing Torralba
Here's a piece of the frame users digest get. Your friend did have a small bite this time. I thought changing screen res wouldn't work, but looks like she hasn't tried it ... -- ?? 6. Re: Need to have larger fonts in dialog boxes and for menu ?? ?