RE: Missing registration marks

2009-12-07 Thread Reng, Dr. Winfried
Hi, That's not fully correct. You can do either of the following: o Deactivate Generate Acrobat Data as Linda said. o Or you can have Generate Acrobat Data activated and set the margins to 0 in Acrobat in Document | Crop Pages. This way you do not need to create 2 PDF files out of

Re: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 13:44 -0800 4/12/09, Jeremy H. Griffith wrote: the only unusual thing about this book is that the source files were brought in from Word via RTF That could very likely be the culprit. The RTF and Word import filters are VERY BAD, and introduce many strange artifacts into the resulting Frame

Re: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Jeremy H. Griffith
On Mon, 7 Dec 2009 08:44:33 +, Steve Rickaby srick...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk wrote: At 13:44 -0800 4/12/09, Jeremy H. Griffith wrote: the only unusual thing about this book is that the source files were brought in from Word via RTF That could very likely be the culprit. The RTF and Word

Re: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 01:12 -0800 7/12/09, Jeremy H. Griffith wrote: I cannot do that at this stage from the Word sources, as the book has been heavily edited (and typeset). Would cutting and pasting from the FrameMaker document into a clean new FrameMaker document and reformatting work? Yes. It doesn't matter

Re: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
I have made a little progress by messing with a test file. I'm still looking for quick fixes, of necessity. The template for this book was inherited from an Indian company, and had some bad stuff in it (such as requiring a triple-click to select a word rather than a double-click (!?*?!), of

FM9: Resource manager bugs?

2009-12-07 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi FM9/DITA users I'm using FM 9.0p250 with DITA-FMx 1.1 on Windows XP SP3. I have a ditamap open in Resource Manager view. When I create a new topic, I am asked to insert the new file as a topicref. I click Yes, but I don't see the new topicref appear in my ditamap until I refresh the Resource

Re: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Les Smalley
Are your frames anchored to a unique paragraph tag?  If they are, a possible fix is to change the pagination properties for the 'anchor' paragraph to be across all columns and sideheads.  You may need to adjust the anchored frame placement if it in fact does indent based on the sidehead margin

Re: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 07:04 -0800 7/12/09, Les Smalley wrote: Are your frames anchored to a unique paragraph tag? No, not at present. If they are, a possible fix is to change the pagination properties for the 'anchor' paragraph to be across all columns and sideheads. You may need to adjust the anchored

RE: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Fred Ridder
Steve Rickaby wrote: The template for this book was inherited from an Indian company, and had some bad stuff in it (such as requiring a triple-click to select a word rather than a double-click (!?*?!), of which perhaps not all has been cleaned out. The main flow has a 30-point left/right

RE: Missing registration marks

2009-12-07 Thread Branam, Linda C
Oh, my goodness, Winfried!! IT WORKS!!! THANKS SO MUCH! Thanks, Linda -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Reng, Dr. Winfried Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 2:40 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 10:37 -0500 7/12/09, Fred Ridder wrote: This is beginning to make sense. If the frames are anchored in a paragraph that cannot extend across the sidehead area, and the frame is a little too wide to fit within that margin, when you set the frame to float it will float away until it finds a

Re: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Peter Gold
Just a quick thought: With View Text Symbols ON, does any frame in the text flow display the black line overflow indicator at the bottom of the frame? This might shed a bit more light on where to seek the missing frame. It's a bit counter-intuitive because usually this only occurs in the last

Re: Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 10:03 -0600 7/12/09, Peter Gold wrote: Just a quick thought: With View Text Symbols ON, does any frame in the text flow display the black line overflow indicator at the bottom of the frame? No. This might shed a bit more light on where to seek the missing frame. It's a bit

Re: FM9: Resource manager bugs?

2009-12-07 Thread Scott Prentice
Hi Yves... Yes .. this is a known limitation. The FM9 API does not expose methods for handling or dealing with actions in the new UI elements, and because DITA-FMx requires the replacement of the core DITA DLLs many of the features in the resource manager are non-functional or don't work as

Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Nancy Allison
Hi, all. I am using FrameMaker 7.1 on Windows XP SP3. I've just received many zipped .jpgs from someone else; FrameMaker gives me this error message when I try to import one: The filter encountered an error and could not complete the translation. They are displayed with no problem in Windows

Re: Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Art Campbell
I've run into this a couple times when an application didn't create the .jpg as the import filter expected it... Try opening and SaveAs a new file name in Photoshop, or SnagIt Editor, or another editor that you have on hand to see if a different editor makes a difference. Art Art Campbell

RE: Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Ed
I agree with Art that opening and re-saving the file is your best bet. If possible, save in another file format than JPG, such as PNG or GIF, as you'll lose data as a result of compression. You're essentially re-jpeging a jpeg, which throws out some pixels each time. -=Ed. -Original

Re: Re: Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Nancy Allison
Woohoo! Thanks, all -- I downloaded an evaluation copy of SnagIt, opened and saved the file in the same format, and this time FrameMaker imported it with no problem. I suppose any graphics tool might do; SnagIt just happened to be easy. --Nancy ___

RE: Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Fred Ridder
Responding to Nancy Allison, Ed. wrote: I agree with Art that opening and re-saving the file is your best bet. If possible, save in another file format than JPG, such as PNG or GIF, as you'll lose data as a result of compression. You're essentially re-jpeging a jpeg, which throws out some

RE: Re: Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Syed.Hosain
Hi, Nancy. Re-saving a JPEG original as another JPEG can be further lossy (compounding the initial drop in quality) ... you might want to make sure that the image quality has not degraded too far. Assuming you did not go back to the original image source material, of course! You can introduce

Missing registration marks

2009-12-07 Thread Reng, Dr. Winfried
Hi, That's not fully correct. You can do either of the following: o Deactivate "Generate Acrobat Data" as Linda said. o Or you can have "Generate Acrobat Data" activated and set the margins to 0 in Acrobat in "Document | Crop Pages". This way you do not need to create 2 PDF files out of

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Jeremy H. Griffith
On Mon, 7 Dec 2009 08:44:33 +, Steve Rickaby wrote: >At 13:44 -0800 4/12/09, Jeremy H. Griffith wrote: > >> >the only unusual thing about this book is that >>>the source files were brought in from Word via RTF >> >>That could very likely be the culprit. The RTF and Word >>import filters

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 13:44 -0800 4/12/09, Jeremy H. Griffith wrote: > >the only unusual thing about this book is that >>the source files were brought in from Word via RTF > >That could very likely be the culprit. The RTF and Word import filters are >VERY BAD, and introduce many strange artifacts into the

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 01:12 -0800 7/12/09, Jeremy H. Griffith wrote: > >I cannot do that at this stage from the Word sources, as >>the book has been heavily edited (and typeset). Would >>cutting and pasting from the FrameMaker document into a >>clean new FrameMaker document and reformatting work? > >Yes. It

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
I have made a little progress by messing with a test file. I'm still looking for quick fixes, of necessity. The template for this book was inherited from an Indian company, and had some bad stuff in it (such as requiring a triple-click to select a word rather than a double-click (!?&*?!), of

FM9: Resource manager bugs?

2009-12-07 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi FM9/DITA users I'm using FM 9.0p250 with DITA-FMx 1.1 on Windows XP SP3. I have a ditamap open in "Resource Manager" view. When I create a new topic, I am asked to "insert the new file as a topicref". I click Yes, but I don't see the new topicref appear in my ditamap until I "refresh" the

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Les Smalley
Are your frames anchored to a unique paragraph tag?? If they are, a possible fix is to change the pagination properties for the 'anchor' paragraph to be across all columns and sideheads.? You may need to adjust the anchored frame placement if it in fact does indent based on the sidehead margin

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 07:04 -0800 7/12/09, Les Smalley wrote: >Are your frames anchored to a unique paragraph tag? No, not at present. > If they are, a possible fix is to change the pagination properties for the > 'anchor' paragraph to be across all columns and sideheads. You may need to > adjust the anchored

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Fred Ridder
Steve Rickaby wrote: > The template for this book was inherited from an Indian company, and had some > bad stuff in it (such as requiring a triple-click to select a word rather > than a double-click (!?&*?!), of which perhaps not all has been cleaned out. > The main flow has a 30-point

Missing registration marks

2009-12-07 Thread Branam, Linda C
Oh, my goodness, Winfried!! IT WORKS!!! THANKS SO MUCH! Thanks, Linda -Original Message- From: framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Reng, Dr. Winfried Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 2:40 AM To: framers at

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 10:37 -0500 7/12/09, Fred Ridder wrote: >This is beginning to make sense. If the frames are anchored in a paragraph >that cannot extend across the sidehead area, and the frame is a little too >wide to fit within that margin, when you set the frame to float it will float >away until it finds

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Peter Gold
Just a quick thought: With View > Text Symbols ON, does any frame in the text flow display the black line overflow indicator at the bottom of the frame? This might shed a bit more light on where to seek the missing frame. It's a bit counter-intuitive because usually this only occurs in the last

Disappearing anchored frames: strange FrameMaker bug

2009-12-07 Thread Steve Rickaby
At 10:03 -0600 7/12/09, Peter Gold wrote: >Just a quick thought: With View > Text Symbols ON, does any frame in >the text flow display the black line overflow indicator at the bottom >of the frame? No. > This might shed a bit more light on where to seek the >missing frame. It's a bit

FM9: Resource manager bugs?

2009-12-07 Thread Scott Prentice
Hi Yves... Yes .. this is a known "limitation". The FM9 API does not expose methods for handling or dealing with actions in the new UI elements, and because DITA-FMx requires the replacement of the core DITA DLLs many of the features in the resource manager are non-functional or don't work as

Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Nancy Allison
Hi, all. I am using FrameMaker 7.1 on Windows XP SP3. I've just received many zipped .jpgs from someone else; FrameMaker gives me this error message when I try to import one: "The filter encountered an error and could not complete the translation." They are displayed with no problem in

Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Art Campbell
I've run into this a couple times when an application didn't create the .jpg as the import filter expected it... Try opening and SaveAs a new file name in Photoshop, or SnagIt Editor, or another editor that you have on hand to see if a different editor makes a difference. Art Art Campbell

Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Ed
I agree with Art that opening and re-saving the file is your best bet. If possible, save in another file format than JPG, such as PNG or GIF, as you'll lose data as a result of compression. You're essentially "re-jpeging a jpeg", which throws out some pixels each time. -=Ed. > -Original

Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Nancy Allison
Woohoo! Thanks, all -- I downloaded an evaluation copy of SnagIt, opened and saved the file in the same format, and this time FrameMaker imported it with no problem. I suppose any graphics tool might do; SnagIt just happened to be easy. --Nancy

Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread Fred Ridder
Responding to Nancy Allison, Ed. wrote: > I agree with Art that opening and re-saving the file is your best bet. If > possible, save in another file format than JPG, such as PNG or GIF, as > you'll lose data as a result of compression. You're essentially "re-jpeging > a jpeg", which throws out

Cannot import a .jpg

2009-12-07 Thread syed.hos...@aeris.net
Hi, Nancy. Re-saving a JPEG original as another JPEG can be "further" lossy (compounding the initial drop in quality) ... you might want to make sure that the image quality has not degraded too far. Assuming you did not go back to the original image source material, of course! You can introduce