FW: Framemaker 10 crashes when changing conditional text display setting - solved, kind of

2011-11-10 Thread Craig Ede
I echo the suggestion to forward the crash information to Adobe. This enables them to locate the bugs that cause such crashes and fix them. Thanks. Craig Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 18:11:18 +1300 From: rebecca.offi...@alliedtelesis.co.nz To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: Framemaker 10

RE: Tool to convert jpeg files to text

2011-11-16 Thread Craig Ede
in hearing your results if you go this route. The real advantage to this, of course, is that it makes unsearchable documents searchable. BTW: The JPGs have been produced from what source? Craig Ede ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch

RE: Applying Paragraph Tags with F9 Not Working in Frame 10

2011-11-19 Thread Craig Ede
Wouldn't it make sense for the focus be on whatever window your cursor is over, rather than having to click in something. That's the way I remember UNIX being. (Which took some getting used to, BTW.) But that was a *VERY* keyboard shortcut friendly OS. Craig Ede -Original Message- From

RE: Applying Paragraph Tags with F9 Not Working in Frame 10

2011-11-26 Thread Craig Ede
messages as a result of him doing this. Craig Ede -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Shmuel Wolfson Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 2:34 AM To: Daniel Salter Cc: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re

RE: Applying Paragraph Tags with F9 Not Working in Frame 10

2011-11-30 Thread Craig Ede
, and to the group to let them know that it was a good suggestion. Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Technical Writer 052-763-7133 On 11/26/2011 9:15 PM, Craig Ede wrote: Is this a new method of spamming, where something is tacked onto my message that I didn't put there and the result is then posted to the group

RE: FM 10 books

2011-12-13 Thread Craig Ede
(along with posting the other FM 10 related PDFs that are available, but not yet posted at this link). Craig Ede ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Batch PDF processing for enabling commenting in acrobat reader

2011-12-20 Thread Craig Ede
. Good Luck, Craig Ede _ Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 19:53:54 -0600 Subject: Batch PDF processing for enabling commenting in acrobat reader From: jalo...@gmail.com To: framers@lists.frameusers.com; tcs-us...@googlegroups.com Hi all, I have TCS 3.5. I am using FrameMaker 10 and Adobe

RE: Batch PDF processing for enabling commenting in acrobat reader

2011-12-21 Thread Craig Ede
To: 'Craig Ede'; jalo...@gmail.com; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Batch PDF processing for enabling commenting in acrobat reader Hi Craig, As far as I can tell, there is no way to enable Reader rights via JavaScript or Acrobat Actions. If you know of a specific way, please let us

RE: Batch PDF processing for enabling commenting in acrobat reader

2011-12-21 Thread Craig Ede
This gives some useful info on enabling capabilities for Reader at various levels and what is possible (and what must be licensed), from Adobe Acrobat X PDF Bible by Ted Padova: Ch. 4 Getting Familiar with Adobe Reader Features that users have long requested such as the ability to save form data

RE: Frame 9 buggy - Frame 10 as bad? Frame 11 on horizon?

2012-01-07 Thread Craig Ede
FM10 came out in very early 2011. I'd be surprised if FM11 was released before mid-2012 for that reason alone. A year and a half is mighty quick turnaround for full number revision. Craig -Original Message- I think those of us who were invited to participate in the FM 11 prerelease

RE: enforcing US ASCII limitation

2012-03-07 Thread Craig Ede
in a consistent way. It is implemented by different character encodings, such as UTF-8, UTF-16, and UTF-32. FrameMaker supports all three encodings but stores files in UTF-8. If you import files encoded in UTF-16 or UTF-32, FrameMaker automatically converts them to UTF-8. Craig Ede -Original Message

RE: Copy / paste table cells

2012-03-09 Thread Craig Ede
Be aware that pasting a straddled cell from your source will usually replace multiple cells (equal to the number of the original straddling) in your destination. That is, unless the straddle is pasted to the last cell in a row, in which case it just replaces the last cell as an unstraddled cell

Cudspan freeware and FM10, win7 64 bit WAS: TocBreaker

2012-03-16 Thread Craig Ede
I tried the four tools available as freeware on my installation: FM10, Window 7 64bit and got these results (with minimal testing): HuntOverrides.dll, pg_whopper.dll, toc_breaker.dll and markerWorker installed in C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\AdobeFrameMaker10\fminit\Plugins folder

RE: FrameMaker 9 Find not Finding

2012-03-20 Thread Craig Ede
Not sure if this helps, but are you aware that FM (at least as of FM10) is not set up to spell check books that are within books? You have to do book maintenance like that at the sub-book level. Craig From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Pagination: Top of Column

2012-04-01 Thread Craig Ede
Theresa, You can probably do away with the CRs by just putting your cursor before the Heading 1 text and Special-Page Break and then at the option for At top of next: choose Column from the drop down list and then click the Set button. This assumes you are now at the top of the current column. If

list hiccups WAS: Pagination: Top of Column

2012-04-01 Thread Craig Ede
Theresa, I've, too, have sent a couple of queries in the last day and have not seen them nor any comments back. Surely in this day and age we are not making some poor list admin okay all these posts, are we? There must be a better way. Probably some software quirk is making the list hiccup, but

buggy Adobe engineer's Extendscript WAS: archive for Frame10?

2012-04-15 Thread Craig Ede
Wouldn't it be great if they would post an update to that buggy script as a example of how to debug an Extendscript. Craig From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Joseph Lorenzini Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2012 12:17 PM To:

Re: Keyboard shortcut for closing dialogs/pods

2012-05-04 Thread Craig Ede
The FM 5.5 UNIX Solaris version was so nice in that regard as you could use the OS capabilities to assign shortcut key that were a single key and along with Cntl/Alt and even add a shift to expand the options. I patterned mine (mostly) after the Mac shortcut keys (substituting for the Apple key

RE: FrameMaker Feature Requests

2012-05-06 Thread Craig Ede
Dov Isaaks of Adobe used to be a frequent contributor and clearly monitored the list closely. That is probably still true. He has posted in the last month. Craig -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of

RE: utility to check that all heading names are unique?

2012-05-17 Thread Craig Ede
One can pretty easily write a little script (perl, python, etc.) that ticks through a text dump of this list and flags you for dupes. If you haven't tried to do this sort of thing, it is worth the effort and will spur you on to inventing more such tools. That beats the heck out of visually

RE: utility to check that all heading names are unique?

2012-05-17 Thread Craig Ede
Thank you. I miss UNIX. Craig -Original Message- From: Syed Zaeem Hosain (syed.hos...@aeris.net) [mailto:syed.hos...@aeris.net] Sent: Thursday, May 17, 2012 3:53 PM To: Craig Ede; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: utility to check that all heading names are unique? Hmmm

RE: FM10 File Format

2012-06-06 Thread Craig Ede
Yes, you have to save as FM9 or FM9 won't open it. There is a menu item to do this, but that is not very convenient with multi-file books. You can use Extendscript to affect the file save function though, and might be able to do the books that way. Craig Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 14:15:04 +0300

RE: Deal for upgrading from FM7.x to FM10 ends June 15

2012-06-06 Thread Craig Ede
So what is the final pricing on it then (in case somebody actually talks to Customer Service). BTW:In my opinion 10 is quite good; excellent on a 64 bit OS. Some nice tools for getting rid of overrides, etc. The interface is quite an adjustment, but bear with it. You get used to it by

FW: finding character format overrides converting to paragraph tags

2012-06-07 Thread Craig Ede
FM 10 has find paragraph and find character overrides as a selection in the Find/Change dialog. It's a new feature. from:http://blog.globalizationpartners.com/8-ways-unstructured-framemaker-10-helps-translation.aspx Many unstructured FrameMaker documents have unwanted or unnecessary format

RE: FM10: Automatic save interval unreliable

2012-06-12 Thread Craig Ede
My copy of FM10 is set to autosave every two minutes, and after two minutes (in an altered file), the file filename.auto.fm pops up in the directory. Craig -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Klaus Daube

RE: Find/Change Character Format Override in FM10

2012-06-13 Thread Craig Ede
I commented the other day on how to do a file scrub of formats that would work well in your situation using the File Utilities Create and Apply formats. Didn't see it get delivered, but framers is often odd about how long it takes for stuff from me to get delivered, if ever, so maybe it'll show

RE: Find/Change Character Format Override in FM10

2012-06-13 Thread Craig Ede
But removing character overrides doesn't convert overrides of bold text from the Text Formatting bar to the character tag Bold. You can always do the File Utilities Create and Apply formats dance to create tags for all the formatted text and at the same time create new ones for overrides that

upgrade recommendation WAS: FYI: Deal for upgrading from FM7.x to FM10 ends June 15

2012-06-14 Thread Craig Ede
There are some real improvements in 9 and 10, especially for translations stuff (FM10), but at this point in the development cycle I'd wait for FM 11. It's not a bad idea to download the FM10 trial to get familiar with some of the changes in advance of that. (I have no idea when FM 11 might

stability WAS: FYI: Deal for upgrading from FM7.x to FM10 ends June 15

2012-06-15 Thread Craig Ede
Actually, I haven't found FM10 stability to be a problem with Win7, 8 GB, 64bit. I'd say it's better than FM7. Craig -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Doris Pavlichek Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2012

RE: FM9 does not support helvetica font (any workaround)

2012-06-19 Thread Craig Ede
Install the Font using the Fonts Contrl Panel in the OS. It's easier in Win7 than in WinXP. Do a web query on font install and it'll walk you through it. Also, make sure you've updated to p255 of FM. That solves some font issues. (I think the p250 update was the one that solved that stuff.)

make life easy WAS: Adobe Community Forums and Obtuse website

2012-06-19 Thread Craig Ede
Type Adobe support in the search box at google.com or Type Adobe community forums at the same place. Easy-peezy. Make life easy. Craig -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Scott Turner Sent: Tuesday,

RE: FM 7.2: Is there a way to Find a cross-ref and Replace it with another cross-ref?

2012-06-21 Thread Craig Ede
It sounds like you want to revert to the previous version of the document (a good argument for a revision control system). Fred's second suggestion of moving the cross reference marker is a good one, but you'd better make sure that not cross refs exist that are supposed to go to the location

RE: Text reflows when converting to PDF

2012-07-03 Thread Craig Ede
When you change to the non-PDF printer you will get a message saying that the text may reflow. But the thing to do when you want to print to the printer is just print to PDF and then send your PDF to the printer from Acrobat. That way you won't get any surprises. Craig -Original

RE: Text reflows when converting to PDF

2012-07-03 Thread Craig Ede
Karen, Regarding the first --, you can set the pdf print setting to actual size (as your regular printer is probably already set to). It sounds like your other issues make the non-PDF option palatable. For those of us who have to print predictably onto labels or have our cross references

RE: FM10 Training in Boston or online in August

2012-07-04 Thread Craig Ede
Please, please, please makes sure your new person understands how paragraph and character tags work and has a basic understanding of master pages. Given the kind of odd stuff I've been seeing lately this might save a lot of trouble down the line. And make sure the Text Formatting toolbar is

RE: Xref to text inset (was RE: Searching the archive)

2012-07-07 Thread Craig Ede
Richard tip is really great, but The only advantage I see to using the original help method of having FrameMaker insert one of its self-generated markers is that those markers have three identifiers to make them reliably unique: A date/time generated number, the current paratag name and the

RE: comparing variables in .fm files in FM10

2012-07-09 Thread Craig Ede
I think he wants to compare first, before changing. This is another situation where scanning the file for the variable definitions via script is fairly easy. Powershell is slow but would work on Windows to scan the two mifs and spit out what each variable is defined as. Craig -Original

RE: comparing variables in .fm files in FM10

2012-07-09 Thread Craig Ede
This could work as a compare as well if you save the original file before the import and then do a file compare with the resulting file after import. Any changed variables would then be flagged so you could revert or otherwise alter them. Craig -Original Message- From:

RE: [framescript-users] RE: Word to Frame hyperlink weirdness

2012-07-13 Thread Craig Ede
I think the Adobe's recommendation is to just use File Open on Word docs (rather than import). Doesn't Import just result in a text inset? Craig From: framescript-us...@yahoogroups.com [mailto:framescript-us...@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Keith Soltys Sent: Friday, July 13, 2012 1:12 PM To:

what's new in FM 11

2012-07-23 Thread Craig Ede
You can sign up at: http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detailid=2052417loc=en_us Craig ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to

RE: ANN: FrameMaker 11 Review: XML and Structured Authoring

2012-07-25 Thread Craig Ede
Given that they were still making updates in the FM10 help docs into December of last year, I'd guess there will be updates to the FM11 docus now and then over the next 12 months or so. Craig Perhaps it's still in progress? :o ...scott

print on demand documentation WAS: Hello

2012-07-25 Thread Craig Ede
I agree with Mike on this. And with the way they spend months dribbling out updates to the help files after release, they should offer a way to get those updates as addenda as well, once you've purchased the POD docs. By the way, I like the fact that they update these help docs. Better that than

templates showing usage WAS: Hello (FM 11 Documentation)

2012-08-01 Thread Craig Ede
set up a place where such things could be contributed for review and modification by their engineers (if they saw fit). Craig Ede -Original Message- What I think gives more bang for the buck--again, assuming we can't have it all--is doing more and better work on the provided templates

RE: Template Override Madness

2012-08-23 Thread Craig Ede
You can try this. Save a copy of your file. Delete everything on the body page (Cntrl-A, then Delete) and then flip back to the master page. Then flip back to the body page and accept everything that is on the master page that is set to come through to the body page. Don't add anything else.

RE: Unstructured to Structured: Question about retaining, paragraph formats

2012-09-14 Thread Craig Ede
You can change the paragraph formats by importing templates with different formats without using structure (which is how I assume Robert is getting the differences he cites in his outputs). However, structure allows you to create context that gives different paragraph formatting to the same

RE: Is there a video demonstrating Word vs Framemaker?

2012-09-18 Thread Craig Ede
Sounds like something Adobe should make if they haven't already! Craig -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Carol J. Elkins Sent: Monday, September 17, 2012 12:52 PM To: fram...@omsys.com;

RE: Unstructured to Structured: Question about retaining, paragraph formats

2012-09-18 Thread Craig Ede
Subject: Re: Unstructured to Structured: Question about retaining, paragraph formats No, in some cases I use maps in RoboHelp or MIF2Go, in others I use text insets in files with different definitions of the paragraph tags. On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Craig Ede craig...@hotmail.com wrote: You can

RE: Help with unicode and question marks

2012-09-18 Thread Craig Ede
So does that mean that Word is inserting it as an Arial Unicode character when it is pasted there? Craig Ede -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Wei JIANG [PT-CN] Sent: Monday, September 17, 2012 7:01 PM

RE: zoom freedom!

2012-09-26 Thread Craig Ede
I believe that has always been the case. I started back with Frame 3. Setting the zoom to 1600 was one way of getting around the problem of the screen display not really being like the printout, so I have often used this when precise positioning is needed. Your picked setting always replaced

RE: Document Revision Control

2012-09-26 Thread Craig Ede
We used to routinely save books of 1000+ and 2000+ pages into RCS as MIF. It's true that the diffs were so many that they were useless as a way of seeing what changed. But since we couldn't save the binaries in that environment, we had to use MIF for revision control. And storage was (is!)

Acrobat X pdfs produced by FM10 remain open

2012-09-26 Thread Craig Ede
Framers, I'm using Acrobat X in tandem with Framemaker 10 to produce PDFs (thus the posting here). Over that last couple of days Acrobat leaves the files locked after I produce and view and close the files in Acrobat. (The system says the file is still open in Acrobat when I try to replace

RE: Acrobat X pdfs produced by FM10 remain open

2012-10-01 Thread Craig Ede
Yes, I was shutting down Acrobat, but the files still remained locked. Even logging off the user, which should close everything in their environment, did not work. The only thing that worked was to reboot the computer totally. Craig -Original Message- From:

RE: More bad news on TCS4: no longer includes Photoshop

2012-10-01 Thread Craig Ede
There are arguments to be made for both the bitmap (Photoshop) and the vector (Illustrator) component. I happily work with either PS CS5 (which came with my TCS 3.0) or with my PS CS6 (which came with my Creative Suite collection). The upgrade is largely irrelevant to me, but I appreciate

Framermaker 11.0.1 update

2012-10-04 Thread Craig Ede
now switched back to unstructured with this news. Craig Ede___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email

return of the popup to select paragraph styles. etc

2012-11-01 Thread Craig Ede
I stumbled on this yesterday and was quite happy to find these short-cut keys for applying paragraph and conditional styles: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/2012/10/unstruct-authoring-post-3-framemaker-11-new-productivity-smart-insert-line-numbers-findchange-etc.html There are some other

RE: Manually resizing table cell width

2012-11-01 Thread Craig Ede
Gay, I'm also working with FM11 and both these functions are working fine. Firstly, I would make sure you are updated to the latest revision (FM 11.01.382). Secondly, I would try setting your interface to Structured FrameMaker just to see if it works in that environment. (As we have learned,

RE: Manually resizing table cell width

2012-11-02 Thread Craig Ede
Ah, Windows. I can remember running FrameMaker on a SUN workstation that hadn't been rebooted for months and never having a problem. At the same time I would be rebooting Windows a least twice daily. Now I always restart Windows machines before leaving for the day. Craig Subject: RE: Manually

RE: Zapfdingbats font replacement issue

2012-11-15 Thread Craig Ede
You could change Adobe PI Std to WingDings in the maker.ini. (Not sure what the font cognoscenti with think of that for high quality printout; I'd be interested to hear.) Craig Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 14:38:30 -0800 Subject: Zapfdingbats font replacement issue From: rob...@lauriston.com To:

RE: TCS 4 as DITA out-of-the-box solution

2012-11-27 Thread Craig Ede
I am currently working a contract for a company where we are writing DITA files using FM11 (not TCS 4). Producing DITA using FM 11 is fairly easy, but there as some caveats. The built in EDDs, etc. allow producing more-or-less adequate PDF using SaveAsPDF from ditamap files. To get TOCs,

RE: Frame 11 Stability - Upgrade or Downgrade the new copy to Frame 9? HELP

2012-12-07 Thread Craig Ede
Yes, Frame 11 is quite stable, but make sure you install any available updates. I'm currently at 11.0.1.382. It does occasionally crash, but not very often. (There were a lot of crashes before the update.) Craig attachment:

RE: Frame 11 Stability - Upgrade or Downgrade the new copy to Frame 9? HELP

2012-12-10 Thread Craig Ede
I've had pretty good luck with FM 9, 10 and 11 and have used all three in production settings over that last 8 months. There are quirks in all of them although I would have to say the 11 is the best (now that that update has minimized the crashes). The new features and interface changes in

RE: Use Condition Indicators setting is inconsistent

2012-12-12 Thread Craig Ede
It usually means that one or more of the files in a book are not set to Show All condition indications. (This even happens if there are now conditional text formats defined in any of the files.) I routinely set things to with Show All checked in each file to avoid this. Craig From:

RE: FrameMaker 11 - Stability / Crashing on Save.. Help

2012-12-13 Thread Craig Ede
Make sure you install the update to FM11.0.1.382 The original release was quite crash prone. Crashes are rare in this update (as has been mentioned on this list by many). Craig From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Simon

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2012-12-21 Thread Craig Ede
placed? Enough for now. Craig Ede ___ You are currently subscribed to framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send list messages to framers@lists.frameusers.com. To unsubscribe send a blank email to framers

RE: Is FrameMaker 11 going down or is it a keeper?

2012-12-21 Thread Craig Ede
Wow! That makes you wonder what the number of Creative Suite users is! Craig From: keith.sol...@tmx.com To: srick...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk; framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Is FrameMaker 11 going down or is it a keeper? Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 19:33:32 + The number

RE: FrameMaker 10 does not start (licensing expired)

2013-01-02 Thread Craig Ede
This is the kind of thing that really hurts Adobes image in the minds of users who purchase licenses with the simple idea that they will be able to use the software when they need it.I have earlier complained about the fact that installing CS6 caused the disabling of my TCS3 Acrobat X thirty

RE: RE: FrameMaker 10 does not start (licensing expired)

2013-01-03 Thread Craig Ede
To display your Framemaker version number, start Framemaker 10, go to the Help menu item and click on About Framemaker. This works for a TCS 3 installation. Note that if you can't start Framemaker due to the license expired message you may have to set your date back into 2012, but that would be a

RE: Sorting paragraphs

2013-01-04 Thread Craig Ede
This sort of sorting action is especially necessary when dealing with translated documents that contained alphabetically sorted paragraphs in the source language. Craig Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2013 10:24:40 -0800 From: despopoulos_chr...@yahoo.com There's every reason to have this capability...

RE: Updating older versions of Adobe fonts? Slightly off-topic, but related in a way!

2013-01-17 Thread Craig Ede
And while we are on the topic of fonts and FrameMaker, can someone suggest a reasonable way to get the ZapfDingbat font cheaply, since the default FM installation often complains about this font not being available (even using their templates). BTW: I understand Adobe not wanting to license it

RE: Updating older versions of Adobe fonts? Slightly off-topic, but ... related in a way!

2013-01-17 Thread Craig Ede
Adobe must have done business with them as they now own Macromedia's old product Fontographer. Craig From: syed.hos...@aeris.net To: i...@mikewickham.com; framers@lists.frameusers.com Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 07:23:18 -0800 Subject: RE: Updating older

RE: Updating older versions of Adobe fonts? Slightly off-topic, but related in a way!

2013-01-18 Thread Craig Ede
Dov, I didn't initiate this conversation, but I'd like to chime in. Your points are well taken, but a problem I had with the Adobe PI substitution was that simple bullets were coming across as question marks in my PDFs. That would indicate a mapping problem that is pretty obvious. Also, you

RE: Finding overrides in Framemaker files

2013-01-22 Thread Craig Ede
Tammy, In FM 10 (and 11) you can use the find/change function by selecting Find Paragraph Format Override from the drop-down list. There are also drop down selections for Character Format Override and Table Format Override as well. I've had mixed luck with the remove override option that is

RE: The Zapfdingbats Font Family is not available. (Was: Updating older versions of Adobe fonts? Slightly off-topic, but related in a way!)

2013-01-23 Thread Craig Ede
Thanks for this clarification Dov. This simplifies things a great deal in that it implies that for any PS or PDF file that is destined to be sent to a high quality printing service bureau one can assume that allowing temporary font substitution in FM will not cause problems with final output

FM 11 crashing consistently on Save Ditamap As PDF

2013-01-24 Thread Craig Ede
Over the last few days I'm running into FM11 crashing every time I try to use the Save Ditamap As PDF option. It also crashes when I try to save the ditamap as a composite document. I've sent a handful of the many error log files generated to fmer...@adobe.com so they are aware of the

RE: Can't import Object styles

2013-01-24 Thread Craig Ede
I have the same FM version you do, and I see the Object Styles as the last item in the second column of the Import Formats dialog. Mine comes up with all formats selected. Craig Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2013 12:38:12 -0700 To: fram...@omsys.com; framers@lists.frameusers.com From:

RE: FM 11 crashing consistently on Save Ditamap As PDF

2013-01-24 Thread Craig Ede
That crashes for me as well. Craig Subject: Re: FM 11 crashing consistently on Save Ditamap As PDF From: m...@mattrsullivan.com Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 07:35:32 -0800 CC: framers@lists.frameusers.com To: craig...@hotmail.com Save your ditamap as FM binary files, then save to PDF. Works every

RE: FM 11 crashing consistently on Save Ditamap As PDF

2013-01-24 Thread Craig Ede
What's weird is I can do these actions without crashing in another document (ditamap). In this troublesome document, even trying to save a small ditamap (a submap that is included in the larger doc) produces the crash. All docs authored in FM. It's almost as if there is something about the

RE: FM 11 crashing consistently on Save Ditamap As PDF

2013-01-24 Thread Craig Ede
The submap was newly made, as were the two files in the map, so they couldn't have caused the original issue. I copied the whole subdirectory containing these files to my C: drive and things now work! So there must be a restriction within the directory on the network that is causing the FM to

RE: Frame Word Frame -- is there a way to do this w/o going nuts?

2013-01-29 Thread Craig Ede
One important step is to remember is that if you are opening word docs in FM, you should save them to MIF and then reopen the MIF. This cleans out a lot of crap to begin with. I don't envy you on this on. Craig

RE: Pagination FM 11

2013-01-30 Thread Craig Ede
For Double Sided documents, setting you 1st page to Right will ALWAYS add a blank left page to the previous file if that file ends on the right page. If you don't want that to happen used these settings:1st Page Side: Next AvailableBefore Saving and Printing: Delete Empty Pages Barring

RE: Pagination FM 11

2013-02-02 Thread Craig Ede
Heck! With Word, I swear I've even seen it use different margin settings after opening a document on a different machine! Craig... snipped ... Note that this very same mechanism is at work in MS Word, and is the reason why a Word doc file almost never prints out the same way (in fact, can be

RE: FM 7 and CS6 Illustrator art

2013-02-05 Thread Craig Ede
Save as EPS might be your best bet if you are running into problems. That's the format that was more commonly used from Illustrator back then. Craig Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2013 09:10:20 + To: arlyn_...@ea.epson.com; framers@lists.frameusers.com From: srick...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk Subject:

RE: FM 10 list of pods becomes detached

2013-02-05 Thread Craig Ede
Once you have it built the way you want it, save it as a custom workspace and save a copy under another custom workspace name. That will save you having to rebuild it next time. Craig ___ You are currently

FM crashes while Save Ditamap As PDF , Save Ditamap As Composite document

2013-02-06 Thread Craig Ede
I continue to have problems with hard crashes of FM11 involving the conditions described below: Framemaker 11 is crashing when I open a ditamap on the network and attempt to SaveDitamapAs PDF or SaveAsPDF. This happens whether I am saving the PDF to the network drive, the desktop or to the

RE: FM 7 and CS6 Illustrator art

2013-02-11 Thread Craig Ede
if there were no layers before) would be just one of these things. Craig -Original Message- From: Steve Rickaby [mailto:srick...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk] Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2013 5:28 AM To: Ivan David Vaseekaran; Craig Ede; framers Subject: RE: FM 7 and CS6 Illustrator art At 16:07

RE: Vertical Alignment Bottom

2013-02-13 Thread Craig Ede
From: Craig Ede [mailto:craig...@hotmail.com] Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2013 5:54 PM To: 'Rick Quatro' Subject: RE: Vertical Alignment Bottom I suppose you could set the space above for your paragraph tag to something that would push the text to the bottom of the text frame

RE: Zoom Level Settings in FM 11

2013-02-21 Thread Craig Ede
While this may not meet your needs, you can affect all (or just the selected) files in a book by choosing View Zoom and choosing In, Out, 100%, Fit Page in Window (plus a couple of others). I find this useful since my monitor happens to fit the page to a full size window at 84%. The fact that

RE: Zoom Level Settings in FM 11

2013-02-21 Thread Craig Ede
Now that is one of the handiest tips I've ever gotten from this list! (And I've been around a long time!) Works in FM10 as well. Craig From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Matt Sullivan Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2013 3:01

RE: Line numbering tables in FM11?

2013-02-25 Thread Craig Ede
Is adding an incrementing autonumber to the para format of the leftmost table cell out of the question? Craig Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 03:43:47 -0800 From: tm...@spot-on-creative.com To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Line numbering tables in FM11? Sooo... just popped $400 to

RE: FrameMaker 10 to FrameMaker 11

2013-03-05 Thread Craig Ede
I agree with jowens. Also, be sure to apply the latest update after installation as there was an initial problem with printing to PDF. I work with both 10 and 11 and really appreciate the improvements in FM11. It's certainly not perfect, but it is better. Craig Date: Tue, 5 Mar 2013 09:16:23

RE: why is FM's UI so weird and buggy?

2013-03-05 Thread Craig Ede
The kind of UI thing that bugs me is this: You have two documents tiled on the screen. You are in the left side document with your cursor in a paragraph that you want to retag. You slide your mouse over to the docked paragraph catalog (which is open on the right side of the screen) and click

coffee WAS: Wrong font in index page numbers

2013-03-05 Thread Craig Ede
...@wordmongers.demon.co.uk Subject: RE: Wrong font in index page numbers At 13:31 -0600 4/3/13, Craig Ede wrote: Oh, FM3! Those were the days, weren't they? Maybe... at least you could go get a cup of coffee while your book was rebuilding. -- Steve

RE: global master page changes

2013-03-25 Thread Craig Ede
I'd do it via a variable placed on the master page. Just import variables from a clean template (i.e. one that won't redefine other possibly used variables) across the range of files that need to be updated. Craig From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

variables imported via MIF fragment WAS: global master page changes

2013-03-26 Thread Craig Ede
/mattrsullivan http://mattrsullivan.com/ mattrsullivan.com http://mattrsullivan.com/ On Mar 25, 2013, at 12:06 PM, Craig Ede craig...@hotmail.com wrote: I'd do it via a variable placed on the master page. Just import variables from a clean template (i.e. one that won't redefine other possibly

RE: Putting variables in cross references

2013-03-27 Thread Craig Ede
Establish an instance of your book number variable somewhere in each particular file and create a second cross-reference to that. It can be hidden somewhere by making it white on the white page if you don't want to see it. When you insert your xref(s) it would be in two parts. See x, starting on

RE: global master page changes: Timestamp

2013-03-27 Thread Craig Ede
I'm coming from a medical device background, where revisions of documents are quite different than modifications (hundreds, perhaps, between revisions, even if the revision releases are only one month apart). It nice to know when a document was released and not just when it was last touched.

RE: More Font Warnings

2013-04-12 Thread Craig Ede
The last gasp method is to saveAs Mif and search for whatever font name is popping up in the console window. This should give you a good idea of where it is hidden. Sometimes it is easier to just turn off Remember Missing Font Names and have it remap the font to something you have. (Turn it back

RE: Interacting with a database

2013-04-15 Thread Craig Ede
Not such file is in my similarly named ...\Adobe FrameMaker10\Documents folder. The only thing there is a folder called \SGMLErrs Craig From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Syed Zaeem Hosain (syed.hos...@aeris.net) Sent: Friday,

structured frame xml: controlling cell shading

2013-04-15 Thread Craig Ede
I'm interested in controlling cell shading in structured xml documents. The following entry in the DEVELOPING STRUCTURED APPLICATIONS WITH ADOBER FRAMEMAKERR 9 gives me pause: Tables FrameMaker table formats are only partially integrated with the structure model. The content of a FrameMaker

RE: More Font Warnings

2013-04-15 Thread Craig Ede
You are talking about the Fonts Pod (brought up with ViewPodsFonts). As far as I know you can only see fonts defined for some use in the document there. You can use the Replace button in the Fonts Pod to perform substitutions to get rid of the fonts you don't want. It is possible, I think, that

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