Re: More Elegant Indexing Solution

2007-05-07 Thread Brian Weis
I've already responded to Kevin, and we have a solution that works. When inserting an index marker for Kevin's tutorial passages, you need to append the marker text with Emphasis . This would be the only difference between the regular (or standard) reference and the tutorial references. For

Re: More Elegant Indexing Solution

2007-05-08 Thread Brian Weis
It looks like this question has already been answered. This Index Mark only affects the specific occurence of its page number. Order in the document does not matter. -- B = On 5/8/07, Reng, Winfried Dr. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Just curious: Does this also work when the

FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and ...lost image data

2008-06-20 Thread Brian Weis
helpful. So I come to you in the Frame using community. Has anyone here copy/paste Visio into Frame? Have you ever come across this problem? Do you know a solution? Thanks in advance. -- Brian Weis ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL

Re: FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and ...lost image data

2008-06-20 Thread Brian Weis
problems. Thanks again, Art! -- Brian Weis -- From: Art Campbell [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 11:16 AM Subject: Re: FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and ...lost image data To: Brian Weis [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] If you search back through the archives

Re: Generating a PDF through Adobe Distiller

2008-07-18 Thread Brian Weis
Hi Lea: This is only a guess because I am not familiar with Vista, but I would first check what version of Acrobat Distiller is installed. I see you are running Adobe Acrobat Standard 8.0, but Framemaker 7.x requires Acrobat Distiller 7.0. This is separate from Adobe Acrobat itself and can be

Re: Generating a PDF through Adobe Distiller

2008-07-18 Thread Brian Weis
Ah, I see now that the underlying issue was not adequately explained to me (by Adobe last year). Thanks for this information. I don't know about using Save as PDF. I don't use it, since so many have problems with it. (I print directly to the Adobe PDF printer instance.) But FM 7.x works fine

Re: good flowchart software to use with Frame

2006-09-16 Thread Brian Weis
I agree. I import Visio graphics into both FrameMaker and MS Word, and the results have always been legible. -- Brian On 9/14/06, Charles Beck [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Visio? I can't remember, because it's been awhile since I used it, but I seem to remember that it worked very well...

Re: Formula for Tech Writing Lead Time?

2006-10-05 Thread Brian Weis
Is that something along the lines of: How many words could a tech writer write if a tech writer could write words? Now my head hurts. -- B On 10/5/06, Merry Foxworth [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Reminds me of a Dilbert cartoon several years ago about measuring the productivity of tech writers.

Re: Creating bookmarks, more and top links in FM

2006-10-12 Thread Brian Weis
1. How do I create a static H1 heading in FM so that when it is converted to html the main heading remains in focus while one scrolls down the page to browse through the contents/sub-headings in the specific section? Not sure. 2. Since some of the sections are very verbose am

Re: Creating bookmarks, more and top links in FM

2006-10-12 Thread Brian Weis
Charles is correct ... the Cross-Reference feature will serve you much better than inserting Specified Destinations as I mentioned earlier. The great thing about X-Refs in Frame is that they are completely tied to the paragraphs style, you can control how the reference appears, and they are easy

More Elegant Indexing Solution

2007-05-07 Thread Brian Weis
I've already responded to Kevin, and we have a solution that works. When inserting an index marker for Kevin's "tutorial" passages, you need to append the marker text with . This would be the only difference between the regular (or standard) reference and the tutorial references. For example,

More Elegant Indexing Solution

2007-05-08 Thread Brian Weis
It looks like this question has already been answered. This Index Mark only affects the specific occurence of its page number. Order in the document does not matter. -- B = On 5/8/07, Reng, Winfried Dr. wrote: > > Hi, > > Just curious: Does this also work when the emphasis page

Generating a PDF through Adobe Distiller

2008-07-18 Thread Brian Weis
Hi Lea: This is only a guess because I am not familiar with Vista, but I would first check what version of Acrobat Distiller is installed. I see you are running Adobe Acrobat Standard 8.0, but Framemaker 7.x requires Acrobat Distiller 7.0. This is separate from Adobe Acrobat itself and can be

Generating a PDF through Adobe Distiller

2008-07-18 Thread Brian Weis
Ah, I see now that the underlying issue was not adequately explained to me (by Adobe last year). Thanks for this information. I don't know about using Save as PDF. I don't use it, since so many have > problems with it. (I print directly to the Adobe PDF printer instance.) But > FM 7.x works fine

FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and "...lost image data"

2008-06-20 Thread Brian Weis
t for info on Visio, "Internal Error 7204", and other things, but have not found anything helpful. So I come to you in the Frame using community. Has anyone here copy/paste Visio into Frame? Have you ever come across this problem? Do you know a solution? Thanks in advance. -- Brian Weis

FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and "...lost image data"

2008-06-20 Thread Brian Weis
uot;...lost image data" To: Brian Weis Cc: framers at frameusers.com If you search back through the archives and/or visit the Frame user's forum on Adobe.com, you'll see that this has been a pretty common topic since Microsoft released SP3 for XP. They included some security fixes to OLE that

FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and "...lost image data"

2008-06-20 Thread Brian Weis
problems. Thanks again, Art! -- Brian Weis -- From: Art Campbell <art.campb...@gmail.com> Date: Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 11:16 AM Subject: Re: FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and "...lost image data" To: Brian Weis Cc: framers at frameusers.com If you search back thro

FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and "...lost image data"

2008-06-25 Thread Brian Weis
. -- Brian -- From: Dov Isaacs <isa...@adobe.com> Date: Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 4:41 PM Subject: RE: FrameMaker Internal Error -- Visio and "...lost image data" To: Brian Weis , "framers at frameusers.com" < framers at frameusers.com> For better or worse, if

Problem in Conversion from FrameMaker 7.1 files to HTMl help files

2006-08-18 Thread Brian Weis
Hi Sulekha: Are the page numbers showing up in the actual topics, or in the HTML Help TOC? I guess that depends in how your source doc is written. But I am guessing that your headings do not have page numbers. If you are dealing with a TOC issue, I think you have to check your WebWorks

Formula for Tech Writing Lead Time?

2006-10-05 Thread Brian Weis
Is that something along the lines of: How many words could a tech writer write if a tech writer could write words? Now my head hurts. -- B On 10/5/06, Merry Foxworth wrote: > Reminds me of a Dilbert cartoon several years ago > about measuring the productivity of tech writers. > > Merry

Creating bookmarks, more and top links in FM

2006-10-12 Thread Brian Weis
> > > 1. How do I create a static H1 heading in FM so that when it is > converted to html the main heading remains in focus while one scrolls down > the page to browse through the contents/sub-headings in the specific > section? Not sure. 2. Since some of the sections are very

Creating bookmarks, more and top links in FM

2006-10-12 Thread Brian Weis
Charles is correct ... the Cross-Reference feature will serve you much better than inserting Specified Destinations as I mentioned earlier. The great thing about X-Refs in Frame is that they are completely tied to the paragraphs style, you can control how the reference appears, and they are easy

good flowchart software to use with Frame

2006-09-14 Thread Brian Weis
I agree. I import Visio graphics into both FrameMaker and MS Word, and the results have always been legible. -- Brian On 9/14/06, Charles Beck wrote: > Visio? I can't remember, because it's been awhile since I used it, but I > seem to remember that it worked very well... >