RE: Hiding graphics

2007-05-25 Thread Fred Ridder
Oops, checkbox rather than radio button. From: Ridder, Fred [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: John Posada [EMAIL PROTECTED],framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Hiding graphics Date: Fri, 25 May 2007 18:22:30 -0400 ViewOptions, bottom radio button. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: PDF opening on wrong page

2007-05-29 Thread Fred Ridder
If your mention of many cross-references means that you want the cross-references to be hyper-links in the PDF, you should note that this does *NOT* depend on using the Save As PDF operation. Any method of creating PDF produces hyper-links as long as you select the Generate Acrobat Data option in

RE: FW: Faster scrolling

2007-06-06 Thread Fred Ridder
Go to ViewOptions and de-select the bottom-most option: Graphics. All anchored frames containing graphics will display as white boxes of the proper size (i.e. pagination is not affected), and the scrolling will be much faster. From: Natalie Bircher [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL

RE: Global Footer Change

2007-06-07 Thread Fred Ridder
This would be simple if the company name had been included in the master page as a reference to a variable. When I designed the templates for my former employer, I had used that approach and it meant that we were able to do the first-order rebranding of our documents with a minimal amount of work

RE: 3rd level index entry problem

2007-06-15 Thread Fred Ridder
What you're adding to the index entry is not a paragraph tag; it is a *character* tag. If this formatting is something you want to apply to every 1st-level index entry, the way you should do this is by setting the formatting in the paragraph format of the Level1IX paragraph tag in the paragraph

RE: creating a rotated master page

2007-07-04 Thread Fred Ridder
You have to be viewing master pages (ViewMaster Pages) in order to see the Add Master Page command in the Special menu. Like many FrameMaker menu items, it is context-senstive and only appears when it is relevant. From: Leah Smaller [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Frame Users

RE: Text Inset?

2007-07-19 Thread Fred Ridder
evolving because you would have to repeat the convert/crop/insert process. Fred Ridder From: J. Paul Kent [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Framers [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Text Inset? Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2007 06:26:55 -0700 I've never used a text inset before, but I may be up against it. I need to include

RE: deleting backup files

2007-07-23 Thread Fred Ridder
FrameMaker that has never happened to me. I do recommend the autosave option, on the other hand. That feature has saved my bacon on several occasions when FrameMaker has exited unexpectedly. My opinions only; I don;t speak for Intel. Fred Ridder Intel Corp. formerly of Parsippany, NJ From: B Hechter

RE: deleting backup files

2007-07-23 Thread Fred Ridder
version is written to a new file and the last saved version is either renamed with a .backup secondary extension (if the automatic backup on save option is enabled) or flagged to the OS or file server as available disk space (if automatic backup is disabled). Fred Ridder From: John Sgammato

RE: deleting backup files

2007-07-24 Thread Fred Ridder
. Fred Ridder From: Carol Wade [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: deleting backup files Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 09:22:23 -0600 Interesting, Fred, that your bacon has never been saved by a .backup. I tend to work quickly - perhaps a bit too hastily at times. When I realize that I

RE: deleting backup files

2007-07-24 Thread Fred Ridder
of a QD kludge that functions quite differently than its name implies that it should work. -Fred Ridder From: Carol Wade [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Fred Ridder [EMAIL PROTECTED],framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: deleting backup files Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 13:49:33 -0600 Wow. Thanks

RE: Pagination changes

2007-07-25 Thread Fred Ridder
Two things: 1) You need to set the pagination in the book file rather than in the chapter files. 2) You need to set the pagination for the *following* chapter to start on Next Available (a choice that is only available from the book window) as well as setting the 3-page chapter to delete unused

Re: Pagination changes

2007-07-25 Thread Fred Ridder
Doug, You really don't want to set that folloiwing file to start on a Left page because then you'll have blank page issues again if the 3-page chapter expands or contracts to an even number of pages (and therefore ends on a left page). What you really want is Next Available, which is only an

RE: Special Marker dialog box has disappeared

2007-08-01 Thread Fred Ridder
the taskbar) if you have dropped any FrameMaker window with its title bar concealed behind the taskbar. Then when you need the taskbar again, just grab its top edge and window-shade it back to the desired height (1-row, 2-row, whatever). Takes almost no time and minimal effort. -Fred Ridder From

RE: How Do I Conditionalize an Entire File

2007-08-02 Thread Fred Ridder
You do it by building two different books that use all the same files except for the cover. From: Angela Akridge [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: How Do I Conditionalize an Entire File Date: Thu, 2 Aug 2007 11:29:19 -0700 I have two covers for branding purposes. How

Re: Book-To-Book Xrefs File Not Found

2007-08-04 Thread Fred Ridder
), but I haven't looked for it in many months so I don't know if it is still there. Fred Ridder From: Steve Rickaby [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Angela Akridge [EMAIL PROTECTED], framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Re: Book-To-Book Xrefs File Not Found Date: Sat, 4 Aug 2007 20:17:08 +0100 At 12:10 -0700

RE: Multiple versions of Acrobat on same system?

2007-08-05 Thread Fred Ridder
Dov has always been *very* emphatic in his warning to never have multiple versions of any component of the Acrobat suite installed, at least on Windows systems. I've never had reason to doubt this advice, so I have never gone against it. From: Diane Gaskill [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Framers

RE: Foxy stuff on master pages

2007-08-07 Thread Fred Ridder
, and any content that you place inside that frame will never show up on the body pages. This provides a very convenient place to self-document each custom master page. Fred Ridder From: Steve Rickaby [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Foxy stuff on master pages Date: Tue, 7 Aug

RE: Auto Counters for Headings 1, 2, and 3

2007-08-07 Thread Fred Ridder
numbering and must *not* be set to restart the numbering in any chapter except the first one. -Fred Ridder From: Harro de Jong [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: Auto Counters for Headings 1, 2, and 3 Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2007 09:36:14 +0200 Susan Nishi wrote: I'm

RE: For Unstructured Framemaker users: FM8 migration plans

2007-08-07 Thread Fred Ridder
Compelling reasons are subjective and depend on your workflow and what FrameMaker features that workflow depends on. Boolean logic for show/hide rules and improved display of overlapping conditions may be very compelling features for some users, but are insignificantif you don't use conditions.

RE: Documentum and FrameMaker advice

2007-08-09 Thread Fred Ridder
altogether. -Fred Ridder From: Gordon McLean [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: 'frame users group' [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: Documentum and FrameMaker advice Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 09:18:17 +0100 The Documentum documentation is pretty good, and I think they offer an end user guide that covers all

RE: FM8 - what are hyphens.xxx files for?

2007-08-09 Thread Fred Ridder
right alignment and automatic hyphenation makes only a small improvement in overall appearance but causes a significant degradation in readability. But YMMV. Fred Ridder From: Klaus Daube [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: FM8 - what are hyphens.xxx

Re: List of Tables, List of Figures

2007-08-09 Thread Fred Ridder
of this approach is that you are able to use the table title for the figure caption so that the caption is embedded in the same container as the figure rather than being a separate paragraph. You can get the same end result either way, but IMO the table approach is easier to maintain. -Fred Ridder

RE: Need help with text justification

2007-08-15 Thread Fred Ridder
in FrameMaker 8. Justification works OK if the function is disabled (meaning only inter-word spacing is adjusted to achieve justification), but does not justfy properly when you try to adjust letter spacing as well (which is, of course, the proper way to do professional looking justification...). -Fred

RE: Odd symbol: hyphenation suppression?

2007-08-23 Thread Fred Ridder
it will remain in place even if you retype the preceding or following text. All perfectly logical. -Fred Ridder From: Steve Rickaby [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Odd symbol: hyphenation suppression? Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 16:54:48 +0100 I am working on a book in which some

RE: Trouble with paragraph tags in TOC

2007-08-24 Thread Fred Ridder
Have you specified those tags in the Set Up TOC dialog for the book file? That's really the essential step. Unless the tag is specified in the Set Up TOC dialog, FrameMaker will ignore it when updating the TOC regardless of whether there is a prototype paragraph on the TOC reference page.

RE: Removing conditional text inside a table after a compare

2007-08-24 Thread Fred Ridder
it (appropriate for the Deleted condition) make it unconditional (perfect for the Inserted condition) This should work on anyting that is tagged with that condition, whether body text, table text, table rows, or anchred frames. -Fred Ridder From: Syed Zaeem Hosain [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL

RE: need help with header information

2007-08-24 Thread Fred Ridder
-level numbering properties dialog. But if I have misunderstood your description, none of these may be relevant to your situation... Fred Ridder From: Melissa Clark [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED], framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: need help with header information Date: Fri, 24 Aug

Re: FM to Word conversion

2007-08-28 Thread Fred Ridder
I second Rick's advice but would like to add a couple of hints about the RTF export that may be of use. First, have a *lot* of patience, particulalry if your document has many graphics. If there are a lot of graphics, the conversion runs so slowly that it is easy to think that Frame has hung or

RE: $autorange issues

2007-08-29 Thread Fred Ridder
be built around paragraph numbers, but $autorange only works an a page- wise basis. Unless I'm mistaken, the only way you can get paragraph ranges to be indicated in your index is to explicitly code them with $startrange and $endrange building blocks in the appropriate index markers. -Fred Ridder

RE: $autorange issues

2007-08-29 Thread Fred Ridder
in structured mode, but I'm not sure I see any way around the page-based limitations in unstructured FrameMaker. -Fred Ridder From: Rob Shell [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: $autorange issues Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 18:43:42 +0200 Hi guys: I am having trouble

RE: Print setting inconsistent in FrameMaker

2007-08-30 Thread Fred Ridder
are strictly electronic (e.g. PDF files), which print setting you use doesn't matter greatly as long as all files agree. If you will be producing commercially printed documents, though, the print settings are *critical*. -Fred Ridder From: Linda G. Gallagher [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED],framers

RE: Auto-Generation of PDF's

2007-08-30 Thread Fred Ridder
can leave Distiller running in the background to do the conversions as each book is printed to PS. Easy peasy. -Fred Ridder From: Ed Lightle [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Auto-Generation of PDF's Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 15:57:32 -0500 I am looking for a tool

Re: Sequential page numbers on alternate pages

2007-09-04 Thread Fred Ridder
) of each 2-page spread. But I freely admit that I have never had to do this for real... -Fred Ridder From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Sequential page numbers on alternate pages Date: Tue, 4 Sep 2007 19:01:33 -0600 (MDT) Hello, Yes, all good points I came to on my own

RE: Using $autorange with $paranum in an index

2007-09-06 Thread Fred Ridder
transform to compile the customized index, but that seems like overkill unless there is some other good reason to migrate to XML. -Fred Ridder From: Yves Barbion [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Frame Users framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Using $autorange with $paranum in an index Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2007 21

RE: Using FrameScript to change footer text

2007-09-07 Thread Fred Ridder
One aspect of well-designed templates is that the headers and footers should be identical (or I should say identically constructed, meaning built from the same system variables even if those variables will have different values in different chapters) across all or most of the files in a book. If

RE: structured Frame

2007-09-10 Thread Fred Ridder
useful strategy to avoid this is to do a small, *non-critical* project as a pilot so that you can demonstrate feasability before asking for a longer-term commitment to a full rollout. Fred Ridder From: Miriam Boral [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: structured Frame Date

RE: structured Frame

2007-09-11 Thread Fred Ridder
much direct benefit from using structure, would you?) -Fred Ridder From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: structured Frame Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2007 05:08:25 -0700 Fred, Good summary. I have one thing to add and one disagreement... For the average author

RE: structured Frame

2007-09-12 Thread Fred Ridder
] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: structured Frame Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 22:44:13 +1000 (EST) Fred Ridder wrote: There *are* some real benefits, but they tend to be less quantifiable tangible and harder to proove to managers or business analysts who have to sign off on the budget

RE: Table Cell Alignment

2007-09-12 Thread Fred Ridder
of any lingering Word weirdness. -Fred Ridder From: Lin Surasky [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Stuart Rogers [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: Table Cell Alignment Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2007 17:03:20 -0500 Hi, Stuart- You know, I realized this after I sent the message off. But I

RE: FM 7.1 to 7.2 Upgrade

2007-09-13 Thread Fred Ridder
resellers who are offering FrameMaker 7.2. But one might ask whether you really need the 7.2 upgrade. If I recall correctly, most of the changes and new features were on the structured side. The only thing I can recall being added for unstructured mode was muktiple undo. Fred Ridder From: Kelly

RE: I'm impressed with Adobe

2007-09-17 Thread Fred Ridder
And meanwhile, on the HATT list, there's a list member who has posted nearly two dozen messages complaining beiiterly about how RoboHelp was not included in the list of Adobe products in their most recent SEC 10-K filing, nor is it included in the categorized list of Adobe products in the

RE: I'm impressed with Adobe

2007-09-17 Thread Fred Ridder
), they wouldn't have made that kind of investment. -Fred Ridder Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2007 14:08:27 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: RE: I'm impressed with Adobe So, I'm preparing presentation to my CTO (my direct mgr) on whether or not to upgrade from 7.0p579 to v8.0

RE: Autonumber challenge: Table 10.a, Table 10.b and Figure 10.a

2007-09-18 Thread Fred Ridder
This is fairly easy. You just need to control separate counter elements as for each type of number and include placeholders as necessary. The only thing unusual is making the step number an unseparated compound of the chapter number system variable ($chapnum) plus a zero. I've never seen this

RE: Autonumber challenge: Table 10.a, Table 10.b and Figure 10.a

2007-09-19 Thread Fred Ridder
: Table = N:Figure $chapnum0.a+ Figure = N:Table $chapnum0. a+ Sorry for any confusion... -Fred Ridder Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 10:58:57 +0200 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: Subject: Re: Autonumber challenge: Table 10.a, Table 10.b and Figure 10.a The S, F and T before

RE: Autonumber challenge: Table 10.a, Table 10.b and Figure 10.a

2007-09-19 Thread Fred Ridder
for... But if anybody knows how to change this behavior, I'd love to hear about it. I tried to find it in the online help, but it was completely useless (what was I thinking??). -Fred Ridder From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2007 09:33:46 -0400 CC: Subject

RE: Mapping of Word styles to Framemaker paragrahps

2007-09-20 Thread Fred Ridder
there is certainly going to be more hand work to clean up the mapping. -Fred Ridder _ Gear up for Halo® 3 with free downloads and an exclusive offer. It’s our way of saying thanks for using Windows Live™. http://gethalo3gear.com?ocid

RE: Mapping of Word styles to Framemaker paragrahps

2007-09-20 Thread Fred Ridder
Rebecca Officer asked: Anyone know how to get it? The cudspan website seems to have vanished off the face of the web. :-( From a message Jeremy Griffith posted to this list in June: There are a few tools that can aid in this, including the freeware cud MarkerWorker tool, available at:

RE: Mapping of Word styles to Framemaker paragrahps

2007-09-20 Thread Fred Ridder
the Word styles to match your FrameMaker template, you should not be getting Word style names in the FrameMaker file, and if you use the Reformat Using Current Document's Formats option in the Import Text Flow by Copy dialog, you won;t get any of the Word paragraph format definitions, either. -Fred

RE: Easiest way to update all paragraphs in a book

2007-09-20 Thread Fred Ridder
that use the same tag set. -Fred Ridder _ Gear up for Halo® 3 with free downloads and an exclusive offer. It’s our way of saying thanks for using Windows Live™. http://gethalo3gear.com?ocid

RE: Searching for paragraph tags

2007-09-23 Thread Fred Ridder
[EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Because a figure or table can float away from its anchor during pagination, this can result in invalid sequences of paragraph tags, such as two consecutive lead-in paragraphs. Many iof us simply avoid using the Float option for reasons like this...

RE: Bad Autonumbers

2007-10-04 Thread Fred Ridder
to 0009, and the next one after that will increment it to 00010 (which may not be what you relly want, I'm guessing...). Fred Ridder _ Boo! Scare away worms, viruses and so much more! Try Windows Live OneCare! http://onecare.live.com

RE: Bad Autonumbers

2007-10-04 Thread Fred Ridder
file's value. But if you set the properties to Continue, it *is* possible to reset a specific paragraph numbering series by formatting a paragraph with an autonumber formula that explicitly sets the appropriate counter elements in the series definition to the desired values. Fred Ridder

RE: Bad Autonumbers

2007-10-04 Thread Fred Ridder
may be to change the label in the tag(s) you are actually using so that there will no longer be any interference. Fred Ridder Subject: RE: Bad AutonumbersDate: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 10:26:39 -0400From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; framers@lists.frameusers.com Good

RE: Italics dropping out of TOC

2007-10-10 Thread Fred Ridder
it should work, and it's somethign that could be scripted. But I'd still vote for not using character formatting in headings. Fred Ridder _ Help yourself to FREE treats served up daily at the Messenger Café. Stop by today. http

RE: looking for conditional text scenarios

2007-10-17 Thread Fred Ridder
on these enhancements to the conditional text feature. Fred Ridder _ Windows Live Hotmail and Microsoft Office Outlook – together at last.  Get it now. http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/HA102225181033.aspx?pid

RE: radical revamping of techpubs

2007-10-19 Thread Fred Ridder
. But it is true that Tekwryter doesn't bother to work around the Windows Live shortcomings... Fred Ridder _ Climb to the top of the charts!  Play Star Shuffle:  the word scramble challenge with star power. http://club.live.com

RE: Framemaker Training

2007-10-24 Thread Fred Ridder
at http://partners.adobe.com/public/partnerfinder/tp/show_find.do returned three Authorized Training Centers and two Certified Trainers within a 25 mile radius of San Jose. Seems like that should get you started... Fred Ridder _ Windows

RE: Questions on viewing conditional text

2007-10-30 Thread Fred Ridder
the condition. Fred Ridder _ Boo! Scare away worms, viruses and so much more! Try Windows Live OneCare! http://onecare.live.com/standard/en-us/purchase/trial.aspx?s_cid=wl_hotmailnews___

RE: non-breaking slash - FM sequence?

2007-11-07 Thread Fred Ridder
if FrameMaker does indeed break lines after thin spaces, and it's too late in the evening to trust the results if I try it now. :^) Fred Ridder _ Climb to the top of the charts!  Play Star Shuffle:  the word scramble challenge

RE: Possible Frame6+SGML Issue only MIF to Native and OLE graphics

2007-11-07 Thread Fred Ridder
an unreasonably tall order unless you have a *very* methodical (and dictatorial...) IT department, which is why it is so risky to use OLE embedding rather than simple file linking. Fred Ridder _ Peek-a-boo FREE Tricks Treats for You

RE: non-breaking slash - FM sequence?

2007-11-07 Thread Fred Ridder
to try to import it from one file into others because it is lumped together with a bunch of unrelated items in the Document Properties group in the Import Formats dialog. Fred Ridder _ Windows Live Hotmail and Microsoft Office

RE: Easiest way to migrate from one FM template to another

2007-11-08 Thread Fred Ridder
Carla Martinek said: A quick search brings up Chris' TemplateMapper (and other) files posted on the freeframers site http://www.freeframers.org/freeware/cud/ . Umm, I don't think so. That site has the free Cudspan plug-ins, but not TemplateMapper, which Chris always charged for. Fred

RE: Can't See the Structure View Window

2007-11-12 Thread Fred Ridder
in the Adobe\FrameMaker\7.2 folder within the (hidden) ApplicationData folder, which is in your personal Documents and Settings directory. Any changes you make in the default maker.ini will be ignored if conflicting settings are contained in your user-specific maker.ini. Fred Ridder

RE: Multiple File Import

2007-11-13 Thread Fred Ridder
*is* the same set of insets over and over, you can probably do the insertions once and then copy and paste as long as all the container files are inthe same directory. Fred Ridder _ Boo! Scare away worms, viruses and so much more! Try

RE: Frame's lame callouts

2007-11-13 Thread Fred Ridder
Gillian Flato asked (in part): Does anyone know why I can't apply styles to them globally? I have to open up the character designer and apply a style to each word individually. Callouts created with the drawing tools cannot be manipulated with named styles because they are not paragraphs

RE: Finding unused paragraph tags

2007-11-17 Thread Fred Ridder
. = CudSpan PgfWhopper Plugin reminder snipped All of Chris's free plugins and the PDF documentation that covers all of them can be found at: http://www.freeframers.org/freeware/cud/ Fred Ridder _ Connect and share in new ways

RE: checking links in Word and Frame docs

2007-11-21 Thread Fred Ridder
Word, a couple of minutes with Google returned a hit for a freeware tool called Document Hyperlink Checker from AbleBits.com.I have no idea how well it works, but the price makes it a low-riskproposition. Fred Ridder _ Your smile counts

RE: Maximum number of pdf pages in FM query?

2007-11-21 Thread Fred Ridder
fine if inserted as EPS. Also, what printer driver are you using? Unless it's the Adobe PDFdriver, you could be running up against some peculiarity in a driverthat is designed for a physical output device rather than PDF creation. -Fred Ridder

RE: checking links in Word and Frame docs

2007-11-21 Thread Fred Ridder
. I have no idea how well it works, but the price makes it a low-risk proposition. Fred Ridder _ Share life as it happens with the new Windows Live.Download today it's FREE! http://www.windowslive.com/share.html?ocid

RE: Table rules randomly dark in pdfs

2007-11-30 Thread Fred Ridder
Doug wrote: In my experience the true test is whether the rules print normally...Acrobat has a reputation for not being able to draw lines well. If the hardcopy is fine, just ignore the inconsistent ruling. Just to clarify: Acrobat's problems with line widths is on-screen only, and it all

RE: 8.0.1 patch fixes FM Book to PDF issue

2007-12-01 Thread Fred Ridder
Diane Gaskill wrote: To get the patch, I clicked Help Updater in FM8 and it did the whole thing for me. During the update, it required that I close FM but that is all I had to do. The online updater appears to be the only way to get the update. Strangely enough, there is no mention of

RE: Acrobat Distiller Watched Folders

2008-01-07 Thread Fred Ridder
supported in the Professional version of Acrobat, not in the Standard version. Presumably they are also supported in the 3D version of Acrobat 8.0, since that product is supposed to be a superset of Acrobat 8.0 Professional. Fred Ridder

RE: Importing single variable values?

2008-01-13 Thread Fred Ridder
is already defined in the second document, the paste operation will only insert a reference to the existing variable without changing its definition. -Fred Ridder _ Get the power of Windows + Web with the new Windows Live. http

RE: corrupted paragraph format from 7.2 to 8

2008-01-14 Thread Fred Ridder
tab of the Paragraph Designer. Fred Ridder _ Watch “Cause Effect,” a show about real people making a real difference. http://im.live.com/Messenger/IM/MTV/?source=text_watchcause

RE: Importing single variable values?

2008-01-14 Thread Fred Ridder
of what's-his-name's disease...) Fred Ridder _ Watch “Cause Effect,” a show about real people making a real difference. http://im.live.com/Messenger/IM/MTV/?source=text_watchcause ___ You

RE: Watched Folder

2008-01-15 Thread Fred Ridder
. Fred Ridder _ Share life as it happens with the new Windows Live. http://www.windowslive.com/share.html?ocid=TXT_TAGHM_Wave2_sharelife_012008 ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers

RE: MIF fragments

2008-01-16 Thread Fred Ridder
), but any unwanted table and x-ref formats and text conditions still need to be tracked down and retagged before the definition of the unwanted item can be deleted. Fred Ridder _ Share life as it happens with the new Windows Live. http

RE: Closing all files in a book without saving?

2008-01-23 Thread Fred Ridder
Marta Berman asked: I know how to close all files in a book (Shift--File--Close All Files in Book) and how to save all files in a book (Shift--File--Save All Files in Book). Anyone know a way to close all files in a book at one time without being prompted to save each one (for the cases where

RE: How to make a PDF from a Frame book using PDF Converter by Nuance

2008-02-02 Thread Fred Ridder
are sacrificing significant functionality by using PDF Converter rather than the Acrobat tool suite. -Fred Ridder _ Climb to the top of the charts! Play the word scramble challenge with star power. http://club.live.com/star_shuffle.aspx

RE: Working with Images

2008-02-03 Thread Fred Ridder
Pete Rourke asked several questions: I am using Snagit (default image resolution 96dpi, and saving as .jpg) to capture screenshots for a end user manual which assumes the user needs visual walkthrough of using a desktop application and a pocket pc. There are 2 outputs intended: 1. PDF

RE: HELP - Deleting Multiple Master Pages in FrameMaker

2008-02-04 Thread Fred Ridder
that you want to use going forward? It may take a little time and effort to design the clean template, but after that it should only take a few minutes to do the file import and save as operations to create clean versions of a whole bookful of component files. -Fred Ridder

RE: Find and Replace cross references

2008-02-20 Thread Fred Ridder
Use a user variable. That's what they're designed for. Date: Wed, 20 Feb 2008 10:02:15 -0600 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Find and Replace cross references Good morning fellow Framemaker Users! You didn't think a day would pass without my popping my head

RE: cross reference vs variables

2008-02-20 Thread Fred Ridder
Deirdre Reagan wrote: Just to mix things up, the next question will appear in the form of a statement. There is very little difference between cross-references and variables. Discuss. Disagree almost completely. IMO, about the only thing they have in common is that they are methods of

RE: Book page count

2008-02-22 Thread Fred Ridder
accurate page counts is right after you've instructed it to scan all the component files by performing an Update Book. -Fred Ridder _ Shed those extra pounds with MSN and The Biggest Loser! http://biggestloser.msn.com

RE: Word to Frame

2008-02-22 Thread Fred Ridder
the Word file because they really slowed the conversion down and I knew we were going to replace the pasted-in images with anchored frames and referenced graphics post-conversion. -Fred Ridder _ Connect and share in new ways

RE: Word to Frame

2008-02-22 Thread Fred Ridder
:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Fred Ridder Sent: Friday, February 22, 2008 12:20 PM To: Mike Feimster; Flato, Gillian; Framers List Subject: RE: Word to Frame Responding to Gillian Flato, Mike Feimster wrote: What I've done in the past is use word macros to make the para styles in Word match

RE: Cross references not converting to PDF hyperlinks

2008-02-25 Thread Fred Ridder
. If not, then Acrobat will not be able to find the target file when the reader tries to follow an inter-book link. -Fred Ridder _ Need to know the score, the latest news, or you need your Hotmail®-get your fix. http://www.msnmobilefix.com

RE: Index colum-page breaks

2008-02-29 Thread Fred Ridder
IN responding to Pete, Peter wrote You want to look at the free Tocbreaker plug-in from Cudspan. It's a little hard to find. Search with Google for tocbreaker cudspan framemaker tools and variations. I think leximation.com has a list of FM utilities and contacts. The free Cudspan plug-ins

RE: Is there a way to paste text as default?

2008-03-06 Thread Fred Ridder
are used except for the specific items that are included in the personal maker.ini. Fred Ridder _ Shed those extra pounds with MSN and The Biggest Loser! http://biggestloser.msn.com

RE: Picking up section name from a separate file

2008-03-10 Thread Fred Ridder
properties for the section divider files, and set each other file's numbering properties to Same As Previous. Neat, clean, and easily explained in a simple book setup procedure for other users. Fred Ridder _ Climb to the top

RE: Ahoy! Question about autogenerated pages

2008-03-10 Thread Fred Ridder
evidence. -Fred Ridder _ Shed those extra pounds with MSN and The Biggest Loser! http://biggestloser.msn.com/ ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL PROTECTED] Send list

RE: Recovery

2008-03-14 Thread Fred Ridder
Responding to Les Winberg, Art Campbell wrote: I'd check the file modification times and file sizes for large differences, but in general, open the recovered version. If there's missing info, open the original's backup copy, assuming you have auto backups turned on. And then open the

RE: purely intellectual question

2008-03-18 Thread Fred Ridder
component in the book. This is fundamental to the FrameMaker book paradigm, and is one of the reasons why FrameMaker can be used so readily in a single-sourcing environment. Fred Ridder _ Connect and share in new ways with Windows

RE: Export a FM book to single Word file?

2008-03-20 Thread Fred Ridder
in reviews with complete commenting and markup tools, including sticky notes, highlighter, lines, shapes, and stamps is only supported by the Professional and 3D versions of the Acrobat product suite. Fred Ridder _ Need to know

RE: Export a FM book to single Word file?

2008-03-20 Thread Fred Ridder
Pro for the tech writer preparing docs for review. The Standard version of Acrobat 8.0 simply does not have the Enable for Commenting and Analysis in Adobe Reader command. -Fred Ridder _ Connect and share in new ways with Windows

RE: OS X 10.4.11 -- can't import files from Word

2008-04-18 Thread Fred Ridder
Art Campbell wrote (in part): The easiest way to open a Word file in Frame is not to... Instead, save Word as an RTF and open that. (Note that I'm saying Open -- not Import. Import implies that the file is imported as an object within Frame, which isn't what you should be trying to do.) I

RE: Stuck on Figure Autonumbering in a Multi-Document Chapter

2008-04-18 Thread Fred Ridder
Jim Owens wrote: I've just tested this. For what it's worth, if your Figure Titles are not in anchored frames in the main flow (for example, if you've placed them in graphics frames containing text frames for the captions, or in text frames containing anchored frames for the graphics), the

RE: best method to store template version

2008-04-22 Thread Fred Ridder
version by number and/or date. -Fred Ridder _ Express yourself wherever you are. Mobilize! http://www.gowindowslive.com/Mobile/Landing/Messenger/Default.aspx?Locale=en-US?ocid=TAG_APRIL

RE: What is a text inset?

2008-05-02 Thread Fred Ridder
convenient to use multi-flow files to contain multiple separate inset chunks. For example, you may have one file that contains a half-dozen named flows, each of which contains a different warning paragraph. -Fred Ridder _ Windows

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