Bylaws template for FM 8

2009-02-10 Thread Joe Malin
Hi! Looking for a bylaws template for FM 8. Is someone willing to share for free? -- Joe Malin Information Engineer Google Sent from: Mountain view Ca United States. ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as arch...@mail-archive.com. Send

Re: Using wickies

2009-03-01 Thread Joe Malin
Wiki and wiki are the accepted spelling. I only mention this so you can maintain your cred with your SMEs. I've been using a Wiki based on TWiki software for the past two years. I see no problem in using one to collaborate, as long as you ensure it has these features: - Notification:

Re: FrameMaker 8 behavior

2009-03-01 Thread Joe Malin
To all Framers everywhere: When you post technical problems like this, you'll get the fastest, most accurate, and most useful response when you add in these points of information: - Which type and version of OS you're on (ie Windows XP Pro, SP 2) - Your hardware details (Computer maker and

Utilities for FM 8

2010-02-11 Thread Joe Malin
, etc. I'm looking for tools that will automatically copy formats, layouts, master pages, reference pages, etc. from an existing document to a new one. Is there a site somewhere that has a list of sources? Joe Malin ___ You are currently subscribed

Re: DPI Recommendation for Images

2011-03-25 Thread Joe Malin
I think that you chose well by having a digital version and a print version. That immediately solves one of the major problems. I use the rubric save big and shrink down, that is, make relatively big images and then scale them down. Scaling algorithms do reasonably well at throwing away

RE: Table of Contents Question

2005-11-23 Thread Joe Malin
books for Oracle Corp., and that was their standard operating procedure. I figure that ifOracle's entire cadre of FMdocumentation production specialists can't come up with a solution, there isn't one. Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe

RE: FM PDF bloat

2005-12-02 Thread Joe Malin
Could it be that both of the problems are due to multiple facets? You may have your FM set to create FrameImage facets whenever you copy in a graphic. That may generate two copies of the graphic. Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe

RE: FM bloat (NO PDF)

2005-12-05 Thread Joe Malin
Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625.1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: FM bloat (NO PDF)

2005-12-06 Thread Joe Malin
AM To: Joe Malin Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; framers@lists.FrameUsers.com Subject: Re: FM bloat (NO PDF) On 5 Dec 2005, at 19:03, Joe Malin wrote: They would be bigger than JPG. Are you suggesting that GIF or JPG are *not* used by publishing professionals? No, I'm just saying that pro print

RE: Those old book numbering blues

2005-12-15 Thread Joe Malin
paragraph to be 1 for *each* file in the book, I'd use P:n+ but set Document Numbering... so that paragraph numbers restart at 1 for each file. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do

RE: printing to Docutek issue ... rasters looking 300dpi (pixelly)

2005-12-29 Thread Joe Malin
* size it to the document, *then* convert it to graphics. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From

Setting Logical Page Numbering from FrameMaker

2006-01-16 Thread Joe Malin
matter in a book. The document page number appears in the page display at the bottom, followed by the PDF number in parentheses. Does anyone know if I can set this automatically from FrameMaker? I'm using FM 7.1, unstructured, to print .PS files which I then pass through Distiller. Joe Joe Malin

RE: Setting Logical Page Numbering from FrameMaker

2006-01-16 Thread Joe Malin
Everyone pointed me to Rick Quatro. Thanks! Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: POLL: Which method do you use to apply bold and italics?

2006-01-17 Thread Joe Malin
of a character or paragraph format. Alas, I'm starting a department from scratch, so I have to design as I go. As much as I can, I change the template as soon as I'm sure my override is what I want. Quality also involves feedback. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Setting Logical Page Numbering from FrameMaker

2006-01-17 Thread Joe Malin
someone else be upset? Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: Joe Malin Sent: Monday, January 16, 2006 10

FM driving me crazy!

2006-01-24 Thread Joe Malin
95014-0715 Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625.1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com http://www.tuvox.com/ The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc

RE: FM driving me crazy!

2006-01-24 Thread Joe Malin
wonder if FM is simply not smart enough to generate an extra page when it regenerates the list of tables. Anyone know? Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect

RE: FM driving me crazy!

2006-01-25 Thread Joe Malin
I'm not sure if *this* was the suggestion that started things working, but now they work. Thanks to everyone who replied! As a lone writer, I absolutely depend on you for help, and you always come through... Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com

RE: add Framers list to gmane.org?

2006-01-26 Thread Joe Malin
, and decent way to share information online. I hope that you will consider it in this light and do the right thing. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox

RE: Spam from India?

2006-01-27 Thread Joe Malin
worry. Someone needs to teach the moderator the basics of e-mail, IMHO. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message

RE: Dictionary Headers Issue in Index

2006-01-30 Thread Joe Malin
Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: Art Campbell [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, January 30

RE: Changing the default Paste option in Framemaker

2006-02-07 Thread Joe Malin
is ALT+S+V+letters+ENTER where letters are the first few letters of a variable name. I use that one constantly! I hope to write some sort of FDK thingie to handle this and others; first I have to find time to go to the bathroom... Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Duplicate IDs when Saving as XML

2006-03-02 Thread Joe Malin
at Oracle. Not that I'm saying Karen (or anyone else) should have known; my guess is that Oracle found out the hard way! I don't know a way to find the duplicate ids offhand. sorry! Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed

DITA possible for start-up/lone writer?

2006-03-02 Thread Joe Malin
such an idea in a small company that wants to save money anywhere it can. Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625.1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com http://www.tuvox.com/ The views expressed

RE: DITA possible for start-up/lone writer?

2006-03-02 Thread Joe Malin
Excellent points, Katie. Translation into other languages is not yet an issue for us, but I am aware that it's one of XML documentation's big selling points. Thanks for your advice! TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe Malin Technical Writer

RE: Page Numbering Properties

2006-03-06 Thread Joe Malin
the standard has no useful purpose. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Page Numbering Properties

2006-03-06 Thread Joe Malin
that FM ought to provide the ability to separate page sequences from page sequence formatting. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc

RE: DITA possible for start-up/lone writer?

2006-03-06 Thread Joe Malin
relies on more hours from each employee than on any productivity enhancement that is an expense. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc

RE: Page Numbering Properties

2006-03-06 Thread Joe Malin
. The reader uses the command to go to page 58, but the software is not aware that the first 10 pages of the file are numbered i-x. The jump to page 58 actually yields page 48! Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those

RE: Page Numbering Properties

2006-03-06 Thread Joe Malin
perfect! Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Combs

RE: Figure numbering

2006-03-07 Thread Joe Malin
that Format Document Numbering Paragraph tab is set to restart paragraph numbering with each chapter. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc

RE: Advice for Upgrading Windows Computer

2006-03-09 Thread Joe Malin
it to transfer files. Even CDs are obsolete with flash drives, and of course floppy drives are way passe. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox

RE: Unbelievable On-Line Help Stupidity

2006-03-11 Thread Joe Malin
interface was set up to show one window at a time! I use multiple windows. Yikes! :^O. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original

RE: MS Manual of Style -- this month's guest at the Hmmm... corner

2006-03-30 Thread Joe Malin
Well heck, I hope *so*. Bill Gates is no dummy, and neither is MS. Question is, what secret stuff do MS tech writers use in Frame that only *they* have! Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those

RE: Funny

2006-03-30 Thread Joe Malin
* is that a modern CS student gets to have an ultra-powerful computer *plus* the Internet, and do so many *fun things*!!! :( Boo-hoo. I wanna be a student again! Boy, if Doom 2 had been around when I was a college student, I'd still be in school. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL

RE: fmPython

2006-04-03 Thread Joe Malin
pretty well, and I could provide some value to FM 7.x users. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: Content Management

2006-04-11 Thread Joe Malin
applications. They haven't changed since the big Kahuna first installed Universe 1.0. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc

RE: How to remove the alphabetical breaks?

2006-04-12 Thread Joe Malin
to Barbara Ash for teaching me this. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- Okay, this brings up a point that has

RE: Subject: Content Management

2006-04-12 Thread Joe Malin
This *has* to be expensive, based on the fact that the price isn't listed on the website! :) My observation stands: free takes work, no work takes money. Alas, the money solution may *still* take work. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed

RE: renaming a variable

2006-04-17 Thread Joe Malin
I am very happy with BookVars. When I go to create a new folder for a book/part of a book, the first thing I do is create the book file. The *second* thing I do is create the BookVars file. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views

RE: Career advice--which application to focus on: FM or Word?

2006-05-11 Thread Joe Malin
. Grammar and rhetoric skills don't do much if you can't put the information in a place where the reader can find it, and produce an overall group of topics that make the product clear. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed

RE: insider sources

2006-05-17 Thread Joe Malin
, unofficial stuff floats around all the time. Most companies don't care; any publicity is good! Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc

Workspace management tools

2006-05-17 Thread Joe Malin
* bookmarks? I'd like to drop a bookmark in one doc, go someplace else, and then come back to that bookmark. It's OK if it stays in the doc, as long as it doesn't affect PDF or XML (HTML) output. Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe Malin Technical

RE: Auto-creating tables

2006-05-17 Thread Joe Malin
, too. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Which should we purchase, PhotoShop or Illustrator

2006-05-26 Thread Joe Malin
can elaborate if necessary. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL

RE: Hebrew language documents in Frame

2006-06-02 Thread Joe Malin
Good grief! Just send a message to Shlomo Perets and ask *his* advice! Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message

RE: Where to find instructions for creating a watermark

2006-06-12 Thread Joe Malin
CONFIDENTIAL). I use Leximation's BookVars FM plug-in, with which I can set the variables for all the files in a book from one text file. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do

3D biomolecule drawing tools

2006-06-22 Thread Joe Malin
. I hope this helps. If the OP has questions or clarifications he or she can contact me directly. Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625.1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com http://www.tuvox.com

RE: Localization and switch to A4 paper

2006-06-25 Thread Joe Malin
Some really good answers from others here. I agree with you, though, that making a separate set of templates for A4 would be a major time commitment. It would also lead to all sorts of management problems. Trust me on this, I *know*. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL

Glossary tools

2006-06-25 Thread Joe Malin
really need their *definitions*, just the words themselves. Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625.1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com http://www.tuvox.com/ The views expressed in this document

RE: Glossary tools

2006-06-25 Thread Joe Malin
need to search for Termblah/Term. Very handy! I have to caution you that since it's XML, it is *not* line-oriented. You can't use a typical search and replace tool (like sed) that is line-oriented. Fortunately, I know how to handle this. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL

RE: Glossary tools

2006-06-26 Thread Joe Malin
Yeah, but I haven't saved up enough yet to buy FrameScript. We'll see how things go this week; I may be able to get my company to buy it. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do

RE: Syntax for if/then statement

2006-06-29 Thread Joe Malin
* conjunction (and) connecting the same two phrases! Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: Displaying a directory

2006-07-07 Thread Joe Malin
make with Tweak UI. Word 2003 seems to stick to the Office 2003 standard instead. If none of this makes any sense to you, then the bottom line is that you can't do it. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document

DocBook

2006-07-12 Thread Joe Malin
Well, once again I have neutrino-sized particles of bandwidth with which to investigate structured Frame. I have chosen to start with DocBook rather than DITA, just because I've worked in structured Frame with a DTD that was based on full DocBook. Question is, which version of DocBook should I

RE: DocBook

2006-07-13 Thread Joe Malin
Right, I know about that. I'm not willing to go down the route towards DITA until I understand more about structured FM and Docbook, though. DocBook fits more closely with what I have. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed

RE: Remove a paragraph format from a book

2006-07-13 Thread Joe Malin
Is it a paragraph tag in the catalog, or just a starred one? Paragraph Tools from Silicon Prairie handles various paragraph tag management tools for a single document, but not for a whole book. FrameScript could probably do this. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Remove a paragraph format from a book

2006-07-13 Thread Joe Malin
I stand corrected. I will go look at the documentation (what a concept!). I bought the dang tools and yet I don't know all their features! I have to say that they are great tools, well worth the price. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com

RE: Using SAVE AS PDF in FrameMaker 6.0

2006-07-17 Thread Joe Malin
Dunno, but I have been using the Adobe PDF driver + write to file + distilling for nearly five years now without any problems on both unstructured and structured FM versions 6.0 - 7.1. I haven't yet run into a need for save as PDF. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Looking for a technique for applying conditionals

2006-07-18 Thread Joe Malin
not be what Linux or HP-UX people want to hear, but I think it's a useful distinction. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original

RE: How do I get TOC styles to appear in Setup Table ofContentsInclude Paragraphs Tagged

2006-07-19 Thread Joe Malin
before. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED

RE: Edward Tufte Fans: Sparklines

2006-07-25 Thread Joe Malin
either be groaning or snickering. I have not had a situation in which I could use sparklines, but I think they're a great idea. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily

RE: tiny marker window (WAS: SOLVED Index Problems)

2006-08-04 Thread Joe Malin
, and therefore gave up on ResHacker. If you just change fonts, you should be OK; just don't change the size of anything. I have no idea why FM engineers haven't changed the index marker dialog or the font size. I think it has to be no more than a 10-minute job. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer

RE: Newbie here with a TOC issue in Frame

2006-08-09 Thread Joe Malin
Hi Ealasaid! Have you tried deleting the TOC and re-generating it? If you need additional help off-list, write me an e-mail directly. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily

RE: Using the same chapters for several books

2006-08-14 Thread Joe Malin
that excludes some chapters if it goes out to customers (external version). The drawback to this is that I have to re-set some chapter numbering settings when I re-generate the internal version. Does anyone have a better way? Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com

RE: One more question about sharing FM files

2006-08-14 Thread Joe Malin
my variables. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf

RE: Urgent: Table Row with different Table Cell formats

2006-08-14 Thread Joe Malin
Yes, in fact I do this all the time with Tip/Note/Warning text that I put in a table. If you want, I can send you an unstructured FM 7.1 file with the paragraph, character, and table formats I use. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed

RE: Using the same chapters for several books

2006-08-14 Thread Joe Malin
I have two separate books, but they share chapters. The numbering properties seem to persist for a chapter file, even if I set the numbering properties at the book level. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document

RE: how to enlarge conditional text window

2006-08-15 Thread Joe Malin
generate dynamic controls as the program is running, by issuing Windows API calls. If you modify the static controls or the dialog box containing them, you may end up putting a static control at the same place a dynamic control is supposed to appear. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623

RE: Character formatting problem

2006-08-24 Thread Joe Malin
! In fairness to both Adobe and FM, it is confusing because it is not what we expect. Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox, Inc

RE: Question about Rational SODA tool

2006-09-05 Thread Joe Malin
there to comment. I'm sure that IBM itself is *not* using Rational SoDA for this, at least around here (Silicon Valley). That ought to be an indication. Can your colleague join the list and elaborate what's going on? Maybe she's misinterpreted what they're asking her to do? Joe Malin Technical

RE: OT: Question about Rational SODA tool

2006-09-05 Thread Joe Malin
Rickaby Cc: framers@FrameUsers.com; Joe Malin Subject: Re: OT: Question about Rational SODA tool My bad - as a technical writer, I should have been much more clear - she is being told that Framemaker is going bye-bye at her organization because the powers that be insist Rational Soda will do

RE: Icon resource ID

2006-09-06 Thread Joe Malin
by a number, followed by the resource's definition. Since numbers would be hard to keep track of, you can use a C-style header file to define symbols for each number. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those

Experiences with MIF2GO and Webworks Pro

2006-09-11 Thread Joe Malin
. I have tried using the conversion tool in FM itself, but the documentation for it is, shall we say, a bit sparse... Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625.1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views

Docbook versus Home-Grown

2006-10-07 Thread Joe Malin
gone the same route, would be much appreciated. As you probably know, I have many years experience in software development, so developing my own EDD is not an issue. Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625.1623

RE: Docbook versus Home-Grown

2006-10-08 Thread Joe Malin
. Though I want to have single-source and people here like the idea, I don't think anyone here needs it urgently enough to spend money on it, yet. Joe Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do

Ooops (Is this gonna go through?)

2006-10-11 Thread Joe Malin
Hey! Uh, I've been laid off, again. Bummer! On the other hand, I had already been thinking it was time for me to move on. The company has changed directions, and just doesn't need a tech writer, especially now that I've finished the last round of documentation! If you're in the SF Bay Area and

Re: Continuous Numbering in framemaker

2006-10-17 Thread Joe Malin
This a bit tricky. I haven't done it before, but I found instructions for it in the Adobe FrameMaker help. The topic title is Including the total page count of a book in a header or footer The Page Count ($lastpagenum) variable ordinarily resets on a file-by-file basis, but you can make it do

Re: ToolbarPlus Express

2006-10-17 Thread Joe Malin
to the current paragraph, making the display unreliable. What Shlomo chose to do was hide the unreliable display while still allowing you to pull down the list and select a different tag to apply. From: Joe Malin [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject

Re: Framemaker Plug-in for Clear Quest/Clear Case?

2006-10-18 Thread Joe Malin
Hi! I have used FrameMaker and ClearCase before. I don't particularly see a need to link together all the files in a book within ClearCase, unless you're going directly from ClearCase to FM or invoking ClearCase from FM itself. Of course, you have to treat FM files as binary; you can't compare

Re: The Page Left Intentionally Blank

2006-10-20 Thread Joe Malin
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Re: Clear Quest/Case with Framemaker files

2006-10-21 Thread Joe Malin
What he's saying is that FM files are binary, which means they're not composed entirely of printable characters (that's a simplified explanation). You can't do the normal type of ClearCase operation on them. That probably freaks him out. It shouldn't; I have used ClearCase and other SCM products

Re: Dual Monitor(s) ??s

2007-01-13 Thread Joe Malin
A slight hijack: for people who are using dual monitors, what configuration do you use? Here at work, we have people using dual LCD displays. I see the following configurations in use: * Horizontal side-by-side, most often tilted back (top back, bottom up) but sometimes also straight

Re: Dual Monitor(s) ??s

2007-01-13 Thread Joe Malin
I use an IBM/Lenovo T43P in a docking station. The docking station has a VGA port and a DVI port. This particular laptop has the ATI Mobility FireGL V3200. Most video cards these days support dual monitors. Peter Courlis wrote: When using dual Monitors, what video card do you use? -pc */Joe

Re: Dual Monitor(s) ??s

2007-01-13 Thread Joe Malin
use? -pc Joe Malin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A slight hijack: for people who are using dual monitors, what configuration do you use? Here at work, we have people using dual LCD displays. I see the following configurations in use: * Horizontal side-by-side, most often tilted back (top

Re: Replacing Framemaker

2007-02-01 Thread Joe Malin
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Re: Need help building a para Warning tag

2007-02-07 Thread Joe Malin
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Re: Somewhat OT Section 508 and Note, Caution, and Warning Symbols in FM

2007-02-07 Thread Joe Malin
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FrameMaker to HTML

2014-07-15 Thread Joe Malin
Hi! I work for a small startup that delivers documentation to software developers. I’m investigating how to continue our strategy of publishing to HTML so that we can “merge” our reference documentation (such as Javadoc) with our developer guides, samples, and so forth. Our legacy is

Re: FM 12 in Parallels using Win7

2014-07-16 Thread Joe Malin
+1 On 7/16/14, 2:38 PM, Sean techwordsm...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I don’t have it in a production environment, but FeameMaker 12 works fine for me in 64-bit Windows 8.1 in the latest version of Parallels on a MacBook Pro using Mavericks. Sean On Jul 13, 2014, at 9:31 AM, Steve Rickaby

Re: web-safe fonts characters 2014

2014-08-06 Thread Joe Malin
of circumstances have led to the use of a truly unfortunate piece of software as a key part of the user experience. Joe — Joe Malin, Technical Writer Magnet Systems, Inc. 435 Tasso Street Suite 100 Palo Alto, CA 94301-1546 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA joe.ma...@magnet.com Google+: joe633ma...@gmail.com Tel

Bylaws template for FM 8

2009-02-10 Thread Joe Malin
Hi! Looking for a bylaws template for FM 8. Is someone willing to share for free? -- Joe Malin Information Engineer Google Sent from: Mountain view Ca United States.

Using wickies

2009-03-01 Thread Joe Malin
"Wiki" and "wiki" are the accepted spelling. I only mention this so you can maintain your cred with your SMEs. I've been using a Wiki based on TWiki software for the past two years. I see no problem in using one to collaborate, as long as you ensure it has these features: - Notification:

FrameMaker 8 behavior

2009-03-01 Thread Joe Malin
To all Framers everywhere: When you post technical problems like this, you'll get the fastest, most accurate, and most useful response when you add in these points of information: - Which type and version of OS you're on (ie Windows XP Pro, SP 2) - Your hardware details (Computer maker and

Utilities for FM 8

2010-02-10 Thread Joe Malin
, etc. I'm looking for tools that will automatically copy formats, layouts, master pages, reference pages, etc. from an existing document to a new one. Is there a site somewhere that has a list of sources? Joe Malin

FM > PDF bloat

2005-12-02 Thread Joe Malin
Could it be that both of the problems are due to multiple facets? You may have your FM set to create FrameImage facets whenever you copy in a graphic. That may generate two copies of the graphic. Joe TuVox, Inc. 19050 Pruneridge Avenue Suite 150, Cupertino, CA 95014-0715 Joe Malin

FM bloat (NO PDF)

2005-12-05 Thread Joe Malin
They would be bigger than JPG. Are you suggesting that GIF or JPG are *not* used by publishing professionals? Joe Malin Technical Writer (408)625-1623 jmalin at tuvox.com www.tuvox.com The views expressed in this document are those of the sender, and do not necessarily reflect those of TuVox

FM bloat (NO PDF)

2005-12-05 Thread Joe Malin
y head :-\ Rene -Original Message- From: Joe Malin [mailto:jmalin at tuvox.com] Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 7:58 PM To: rinnie1 at yahoo.com; framers at lists.FrameUsers.com Subject: RE: FM > PDF bloat Could it be that both of the

FM bloat (NO PDF)

2005-12-06 Thread Joe Malin
3:54 AM To: Joe Malin Cc: rinnie1 at yahoo.com; framers at lists.FrameUsers.com Subject: Re: FM bloat (NO PDF) On 5 Dec 2005, at 19:03, Joe Malin wrote: > They would be bigger than JPG. > > Are you suggesting that GIF or JPG are *not* used by publishing > professionals? No, I'm

Those old book numbering blues

2005-12-15 Thread Joe Malin
I'm confused. You want one autonumber format to control stuff that flows through an entire book. You want paragraph numbers not reset between chapters. If so, then you *don't* want

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