RE: Frame vs Arbortext

2007-04-26 Thread Matt Sullivan
, this undercuts much of AT's sales pitch. Other considerations might include both current and potential content management integration. BTW, anyone know if ArborText has any sort of DITA implementation? -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com

RE: OT: Business insurance for independent contractors

2007-05-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
my previous business policy. If anybody needs direct advice, I know a guy Contact me off list if you'd like to email him. -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Converting Robohelp to Frame (or other print output...)

2007-05-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
I know this is a bit backward, but does anyone have experience or have any advice on converting Help formats (specifically Robohelp) into Frame for printing purposes? How well does it maintain xref's and stylesheets? -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized

RE: Text in SVG disappears when importing into Frame

2007-05-11 Thread Matt Sullivan
Can you open the svg in Illustrator? If so, can you then import the native .ai? -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf

RE: change bars -- how to turn off

2007-05-18 Thread Matt Sullivan
Try the Format/Document/Change Bars dialog check the Clear All Change Bars option... -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf

RE: FrameMaker vs. InDesign CS3

2008-01-24 Thread Matt Sullivan
referencing, use FrameMaker. Of course, given Frame's improved integration with RoboHelp and Captivate, these are also potential factors. -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: Registering a new FrameMaker license

2008-02-27 Thread Matt Sullivan
. -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Daniel Emory Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 11:54 AM To: Framers List Subject

RE: PDFs as graphics and graphics out of SolidWorks

2008-04-03 Thread Matt Sullivan
into Acro 3D Toolkit as U3D, you can surface map, articulate, disassemble, then capture whatever format you want (including the articulating 3D object) into FM 8. HTH... -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819

RE: PDFs as graphics and graphics out of SolidWorks

2008-04-04 Thread Matt Sullivan
Agreed! Importing articulating 3d for print is beyond overkill. However, you do have the ability to produce the appropriate bitmap of the appropriate rotation and view without going back to the modeling program exporting from there. -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe

RE: Haven't we learnt anything about usability? [wasRe: defaultreply-to-all ]

2008-05-20 Thread Matt Sullivan
, but great anxiety about the political and usability ramifications. -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Paul Findon Sent: Tuesday, May

Re: Template question, FrameMaker to RoboHelp HTML

2008-06-18 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Steve, Have you considered applying a unique tag to the anchor para, mapping it to a css style? I'm not a css code jockey, but you should then be able to override the placement inherited from FM I'm out of the office right now, so email cell phone (714 585 2335) are the best ways to get

RE: Sideheads that won't go away

2008-07-02 Thread Matt Sullivan
If Richard's solution doesn't fix, try verifying your Master Page frames have Sideheads off as well (all of 'em) If that doesn't fix it, you might want to investigate your Text Inset files, though I doubt it's that deep. -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training

RE: FM8 benefits

2008-07-08 Thread Matt Sullivan
, but you need to upgrade to the TCS, not just FM8 -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Rene Stephenson Sent: Tuesday, July 08

RE: Floating figures and tables was RE: question about overrides

2008-07-11 Thread Matt Sullivan
That's the same group who recommend we NEVER TYPE IN ALLCAPS -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mike Bradley Sent: Friday

RE: different page sizes in book

2008-07-14 Thread Matt Sullivan
Have you tried rendering the PDF's as individual files, then combining in PDF? Not the direct solution you are looking for, but a bit less work than your current path. -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819

RE: conversion table and template

2008-07-16 Thread Matt Sullivan
If memory serves, you can import both formats EDD into the conversion table to automatically apply both. If not, I'm sure I'll be corrected in a matter of moments! -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819

RE: FM import to RH; Problem w/bold in table cells

2008-07-22 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Stan, I'm pretty sure what you are seeing is CSS related. You are seeing the default conversion of the Frame formatting into RoboHelp. When RoboHelp has no explicit conversion instructions, it attempts to retain formatting from FM. With an explicit conversion, the HTML looks as one might

RE: It's going to be brilliant, apparently.

2008-09-03 Thread Matt Sullivan
I think you'll find InDesign CS4 will be a better tech writing tool than CS3, but that it's not intended as, nor is it a suitable replacement for FM. Given the new functionality and interactivity of the TechComm Suite, I wouldn't want to switch from FM. -Matt -Original Message- From:

RE: It's going to be brilliant, apparently.

2008-09-03 Thread Matt Sullivan
As I've always said, InDesign's strength is its flexibility, Frame's strength is its inflexibility -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Matt Sullivan Sent: Wednesday, September 03, 2008 9:33 AM To: 'Paul Findon'; 'FrameUsers List' Subject: RE

RE: ePublisher Pro vs. other generated online help

2008-09-12 Thread Matt Sullivan
, I'm available for training and conversion work. -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training, Inc. An Adobe Authorized Training Center www.grafixtraining.com 888 882-2819 -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Callie Bertsche Sent: Friday, September 12

RE: ePublisher Pro vs. other generated online help

2008-09-25 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hello Andrew, Thank you stating your case clearly and so free of personal comment/politics. Such clarity furthers my interest in your product. For others the opposite is true as well. -Matt Sullivan -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf

RE: Questions on EDD

2008-10-13 Thread Matt Sullivan
It sounds like 1) should be a marker whose content gets exported to an element with an attribute. -Matt -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Alexandre Mazouz Sent: Monday, October 13, 2008 2:24 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject:

RE: Two-column layout and large graphics

2008-10-24 Thread Matt Sullivan
And as Peter would no doubt tell you, content not inside a flow would not be exported to HTML or other electronic formats other than PDF. -Matt -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Peter Gold Sent: Friday, October 24, 2008 6:36 AM To: Jeremy

RE: RoboHelp with or without the suite

2008-11-10 Thread Matt Sullivan
And when you buy the Suite upgrade, *seriously* consider the maintenance contract to effectively reduce the upgrade cost for future TCS releases. Adobe has a fairly openly-stated policy of upgrading their products every 18 months. -Matt -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED]

RE: EDD overriting paragraph tags

2008-12-12 Thread Matt Sullivan
It does sound like you have based your TOC on para tags, not elements. Try redefining your TOC to search for elements instead. If you have trouble differentiating between nested Head or Title elements, add Context Label rules to your EDD. That will allow you to format the Head or Title para tags

RE: TOC in FM8 - different levels ; and a few other questions

2008-12-12 Thread Matt Sullivan
I agree with Richard. Do you have a business requirement (DITA content, a contract to deliver XML, or working with an XML content management system?)to be in structured Frame? If not, you're taking on a bit much all at the same time. -Original Message- From:

RE: Template organization

2008-12-12 Thread Matt Sullivan
I like to have separate templates for: -Chapter -Front Matter -TOC -Index I generally keep these in their own Book file, to keep the management easier I have found that the UberTemplate results in too many definitions, especially for the Master Pages and the Para Catalog. -Original

RE: Paragraph and Character styles in FrameMaker and InDesign

2008-12-12 Thread Matt Sullivan
Peter Gold was kind enough to suggest MIF Filter for Adobe InDesign from DTPTools after he'd done a review of the product. See for yourself at http://www.dtptools.com/product.asp?id=mfid Considering what I got, the cost (per page) was pretty extraordinary. -Matt -Original Message- From:

RE: Frame 8 trial woes

2008-12-22 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Emily, I doubt this is related to the FM9 trial, though *you* may indeed be running a version of Acrobat other than what FM is looking for. I'll leave that one for Dov, in case he's around... It's my understanding that the trial is same installer as you would use normally, but without a

RE: Frame 8 trial woes

2008-12-22 Thread Matt Sullivan
Will it crash if you produce the PDF's with 1 save,as separate files, then? How about Printing to the Adobe PDF driver? If you can get the individual PDF's produced easily then the stitching together should be simple with the Create PDF from Multiple Files command within Acrobat. -Matt

RE: Help: Hypertext command popup menu

2009-01-16 Thread Matt Sullivan
So they are separate para's, not just separate lines? I'd be happy to take a peek if you can send an example my way. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training Consulting office 714 960-6840 cell 714 585-2335 -Original Message- From: Stephen O'Brien [mailto:sobr...@innovmetric.com

RE: Is there a FrameMaker utility to Save As books from FM 8 to FM 7?

2009-02-17 Thread Matt Sullivan
Sorry...I read too quickly. The Shift command changes the Open to Open All, Save to Save All or Save All in Book and Close to Close All or Close All in Book. Have you saved the book as MIF, then re-opened in FM7 -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training Consulting office 714 960-6840 cell

RE: Autoinsert two siblings under a parent

2009-02-20 Thread Matt Sullivan
-Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell 714 585-2335 skype: mattatroundpeg LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/grafixtraining facebook| plaxo Click to tell me the social media sites you belong to -Original Message- From: framers-boun

RE: FM 8 no longer generating PDFs with bookmarks for theAcrobatBookmarks pane

2009-03-04 Thread Matt Sullivan
on this and other lists. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell 714 585-2335 skype: mattatroundpeg LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/grafixtraining facebook| plaxo Click to tell me the social media sites you belong to -Original

RE: FM 8 no longer generating PDFs with bookmarks fortheAcrobatBookmarks pane

2009-03-04 Thread Matt Sullivan
Always a slow process, but as a member of the last 2 beta teams, and familiar with the engineers, I know that form submission is one of the easiest ways to make sure an issue is considered. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell 714 585

RE: Trial version of FrameMaker 9

2009-03-11 Thread Matt Sullivan
I've had no issues with betas, trials, and licensed versions of both on my XP box running Bootcamp -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell 714 585-2335 skype: mattatroundpeg LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/grafixtraining facebook

RE: Dual page numbering

2009-03-11 Thread Matt Sullivan
I score it this way: Richard: 1 point each for 3 consistent and logic observations John: 3 points for snapping us back into reality What's the applicable quote here? Something like: The reasonable man adjusts to reality, the unreasonable man demands that reality adjust to him. All progress

RE: Linking Master Pages to A Pgf Tag in an Anchored Frame

2009-03-27 Thread Matt Sullivan
up the master page assignment. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell 714 585-2335 skype: mattatroundpeg LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/grafixtraining facebook| plaxo Click to tell me the social media sites you belong

RE: Linking Master Pages to A Pgf Tag in an Anchored Frame

2009-03-27 Thread Matt Sullivan
It sounds like a 1-cell table with title would solve your need to float, if the Title were the trigger in your mapping table. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell 714 585-2335 skype: mattatroundpeg LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com

RE: Weird autonumbering problem with Framemaker

2009-04-13 Thread Matt Sullivan
for all sections and figures. The same holds true for your Sections (s:) series and your Figures (f:) series. They all will only need building blocks for the related sections within the series. It's a double bonus...less errors and less confusion! -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m

RE: set Aframe propertys (on import XML)

2009-04-17 Thread Matt Sullivan
Yes Wim, you can set properties on import. See your FM Structured Dev Guide for details on the Read/Write Rules options for your Structured Application -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell text 714 585-2335 SMS message 7145852

RE: Weird autonumbering problem with Framemaker

2009-04-22 Thread Matt Sullivan
I second Lin's solution! I usually keep my autonumbering documentation on a table on a reference page. This allows me to have access to it when using the file, rather than remembering the last place I left the .xls file! -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com

RE: csv files in FM 8

2009-04-30 Thread Matt Sullivan
If by csv you mean Comma Separated Values, you should be prompted to convert to a table when using the File Import File command. Set the # of columns and other options and you are done. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell text

RE: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
in the EDD could adjust on the fly when structure is conditionalized If using structured Frame is not an option, you might explore having a QuickStart template and a Full Manual Template that make the headings appear correct without actually changing the para tags. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m

RE: transparent background graphics

2009-06-02 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Shlomo, Are you saying that FrameMaker will have problems producing print and PDF with a .psd that contains transparency? -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell text 714 585-2335 SMS message 7145852...@vtext.com skype

RE: transparent background graphics

2009-06-02 Thread Matt Sullivan
But FM will place a .psd... A clipping mask will create a smooth, but hard edge. Is anyone having problems with .psd's containing layer masks or vector masks (resulting in a soft edge)or other layer transparency? -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office

RE: Print Book-PDF Setup Drops Bookmarks

2009-06-08 Thread Matt Sullivan
on the Resources page (on the FrameMaker course page) at roundpeg.com -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell text 714 585-2335 SMS message 7145852...@vtext.com skype: mattatroundpeg LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/grafixtraining

RE: Creating an FM9 Style to Apply Forced Page Breaks

2009-06-25 Thread Matt Sullivan
postings here... -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell text 714 585-2335 SMS message 7145852...@vtext.com skype: mattatroundpeg LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/grafixtraining facebook| plaxo Click to tell me the social media sites you

RE: Importing a Word Doc into Frame v9.0

2009-07-13 Thread Matt Sullivan
. If that's not something you plan on doing for her, I've helped lots of companies (large small) with that as well. I can do it remotely, and bill in as little as 1/4 hour increments. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@roundpeg.com www.roundpeg.com Office 714 960-6840 Cell text 714 585-2335

RE: Cross-ref formats

2009-08-04 Thread Matt Sullivan
, mapping to appropriate formats for various outputs (read as on import to RoboHelp) I limit my formatting to 95% of what I want to keep my doc's under control, rather than jumping thru the endless hoops needed to achieve 100% of what others perceive as perfect -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training

RE: Frame Maker 9 and some questions about its indexing andpage limits

2009-08-04 Thread Matt Sullivan
to 1 screen? My nVidia driver allows me to send all my open windows to a specific monitor. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter: mattrsullivan

RE: Help wth hyperlinks_Please

2009-09-08 Thread Matt Sullivan
A small addendum... The Validate will also do things like checking for the existence of the gotolink marker specified. You'll get a nastygram from Frame if you put in the gotolink prior to defining the newlink marker. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com

Running FM9 (and TCS2) on 64-bit systems

2009-09-11 Thread Matt Sullivan
In listening to various sources discuss this, can someone clarify this issue for me? Does Frame automatically run in 32-bit mode on a Vista 64-bit system, or do you have to do setup to get it to run properly. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com

RE: Has anyone successfully converted a FM 9.0 Book to RoboHelp 8 . . .

2009-10-02 Thread Matt Sullivan
to be as well/plug -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter: mattrsullivan linkedin facebook -Original Message- From: framers-boun

RE: Any advantage to upgrade-FM7.2 to FM9?

2009-10-02 Thread Matt Sullivan
IIRC, FM 5.1 was released a scant few days before or after the acquisition. In fact, sample documents that still ship with FM9 (Report.fm) still say Terramed enters 1995, which is how I remember the year of acquisition. /end useless FM trivia -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m

RE: Replace on part of a wildcards search

2009-10-05 Thread Matt Sullivan
, but still quite current. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter: mattrsullivan linkedin facebook -Original Message- From: framers-boun

RE: converting RoboHTML files to Frame?

2009-10-22 Thread Matt Sullivan
I'd recommend exporting to a Word file, then opening into FM. Cleanup will certainly be necessary, but then (if desired) you can bring the FM file into RH by reference if indeed you'll ever need to update the Help via FM again. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com

RE: Importing MathCAD Files

2009-10-26 Thread Matt Sullivan
you want entirely. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter: mattrsullivan linkedin facebook -Original Message- From: framers-boun

RE: Key combo for Keep with Next?

2009-10-27 Thread Matt Sullivan
. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter: mattrsullivan linkedin facebook -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Maximum number of variables in FM?

2009-10-28 Thread Matt Sullivan
Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter: mattrsullivan linkedin facebook -Original Message- From: Diane Gaskill [mailto:dgcal...@earthlink.net] Sent

RE: Frame 9 crashes printing book file to AdobePDF

2009-11-09 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Martin, have you tried Save as PDF? -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter: mattrsullivan linkedin facebook -Original Message- From: framers

RE: Text wrap in FrameMaker

2009-12-02 Thread Matt Sullivan
One difference between FM and ID is that FM will only wrap around one side of a column. That means if you want text on both sides of a graphic, you must be using a multicolumn layout -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell

RE: Flowing in Structured FrameMaker

2009-12-09 Thread Matt Sullivan
Have you looked at creating a Master Page Mapping Table? If memory serves, there is an exercise on p102 in the FM7 Classroom in a Book -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype

RE: Switching to RoboHelp for large-scale Frame-to-HTML Help Project

2009-12-11 Thread Matt Sullivan
enjoyed the process. Now I'm off to pay my maintenance contract (expiring in 2 weeks...), and to prep for a TCS integration consult. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan

RE: TCS2 Distiller license problem

2009-12-18 Thread Matt Sullivan
Point prior to your installation of the Adobe software mentioned above, and install from there. ***Nuclear Blast Method*** Use the initial Restore Point, or the Disk Image that likely came with your computer to start anew. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com

/Adobe h List)

2009-12-29 Thread Matt Sullivan
Many thanks to Rick Stone, a pal of mine and frequent HATT/Adobe User Forum contributor for the short version of Mike's list (the same one I've used for quite a while: Adobe Wish List http://adobe.com/go/wish Same location/infinitely easier to pass along to others! -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX

Frame 9 Bug/Adobe Wish List

2009-12-29 Thread Matt Sullivan
Wow, apologies for the subject of my last post. I blame it on either a 5:30 posting time, Outlook, Windows, or all of the above! -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Matt Sullivan Sent: Tuesday, December

RE: Epic Arbortext to Adobe FrameMaker

2010-01-06 Thread Matt Sullivan
to leverage company resources who understand the process, or engage someone familiar with it to speed up development time. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter

RE: Epic Arbortext to Adobe FrameMaker

2010-01-06 Thread Matt Sullivan
My understanding is that the Schema needs to be converted to a DTD, then handled from there. Carole, are you aware of a different approach? -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype

RE: RE: Epic Arbortext to Adobe FrameMaker

2010-01-07 Thread Matt Sullivan
are for institutional reasons and are not required aspects of AT and FM compatibility. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training m...@grafixtraining.com www.grafixtraining.com office 714 960-6840 cell txt 714 585-2335 sms message skype: mattrsullivan twitter: mattrsullivan linkedin facebook

RE: OFF-Topic: ripped paper image

2010-01-22 Thread Matt Sullivan
For those with RoboHelp or the TCS, I believe the included RoboScreenCapture has that feature as well. -Matt Matt Sullivan 714 585-2335 cell /txt/sms 714 960-6840 office skype: mattrsullivan mattrsullivan.wordpress.com linkedin.com/in/mattrsullivan

RE: [TCS Users] Way to save FrameMaker Conversion Settings?

2010-01-27 Thread Matt Sullivan
or if you have any suggestions! -Matt Matt Sullivan 714 585-2335 cell /txt/sms 714 960-6840 office skype: mattrsullivan mattrsullivan.wordpress.com linkedin.com/in/mattrsullivan twitter.com/mattrsullivan -Original Message- From: tcs-us

RE: Cross-reference formatting, Part 2

2010-01-28 Thread Matt Sullivan
character formatting (like Emphasis) from the xref format, does it hold the formatting from the variable? -Matt Matt Sullivan 714 585-2335 cell /txt/sms 714 960-6840 office skype: mattrsullivan mattrsullivan.wordpress.com linkedin.com/in/mattrsullivan

RE: Graphic Bullets

2010-02-26 Thread Matt Sullivan
Yes, go with Richard's suggestion...convert to a custom font access that font by selecting a character format in the autonumbering properties -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training 714 960-6840 714 585-2335 cell /txt/sms skype: mattrsullivan http

RE: FM RH Integration: FM Autonumber Character Format Not Converted Correctly by RH

2010-02-26 Thread Matt Sullivan
) you'll get a list of all the instances of needed mapping -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training 714 960-6840 714 585-2335 cell /txt/sms skype: mattrsullivan http://www.grafixtraining.com http://blogs.roundpeg.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/mattrsullivan http

RE: Odd Numbering Scenario

2010-03-23 Thread Matt Sullivan
both the incrementing and the formatting of that system variable via the Numbering properties. (Easiest to right click on one or more selected chapters in a book file choose numbering. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training 714 960-6840 714 585-2335 cell /txt

RE: [TCS Users] FrameMaker 9 Crashing and Unusable

2010-04-20 Thread Matt Sullivan
. Bottom line: reinstalling may be the fastest solution for you. -Matt _ Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training 714 960-6840 714 585-2335 cell / mailto:7145852...@vtext.com txt/sms skype: mattrsullivan http://www.grafixtraining.com/ http://www.grafixtraining.com http://blogs.roundpeg.com

RE: Structuring documents (was RE: Adobe's New Corporate Strategies)

2010-04-29 Thread Matt Sullivan
from earlier post While there's structured framemaker, dita, and a host of third party plugins can anyone really say its a simple, painless, and quick process to transition from unstructured framemaker to either structured or dita? Sincerely, Joseph Lorenzini

RE: Structuring documents (was RE: Adobe's New Corporate Strategies)

2010-04-29 Thread Matt Sullivan
: -Knowledge of one's DTD or schema -No more than 2 hours of hands-on education -Docs that adhere to a stylesheet -A day or two to analyse how one's linear paragraph docs map into the content model (DTD or schema) provided -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training 714 960

RE: Structuring documents (was RE: Adobe's New Corporate Strategies)

2010-04-30 Thread Matt Sullivan
effeciently and economically help with that transition. -Matt Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training 714 960-6840 714 585-2335 cell /txt/sms skype: mattrsullivan http://www.grafixtraining.com http://blogs.roundpeg.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/mattrsullivan http://twitter.com

RE: Question about flow and background text frames

2010-05-07 Thread Matt Sullivan
Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training 714 960-6840 714 585-2335 cell /txt/sms skype: mattrsullivan http://www.grafixtraining.com http://blogs.roundpeg.com http://www.linkedin.com/in/mattrsullivan http://twitter.com/mattrsullivan http://twitter.com/roundpeginc -Original Message- From

RE: find all xrefs for an ID in FrameMaker?

2010-06-14 Thread Matt Sullivan
I don't believe you have that functionality in FM9, but it's a great idea... Take 2 minutes post it at adobe.com/go/wish to get the engineers thinking about it for future releases...the more folks that post, the more likely you'll see it in the next release. -Matt Matt Sullivan director

Re: FrameMaker10 and FrameMaker Server10 released in the market!!

2011-01-26 Thread Matt Sullivan
I sympathize with that upcoming upgrade bill...I recommend the Maintenance contract for any Adobe software you purchase. The only time you can purchase the maintenance contract is in conjunction with an initial purchase or upgrade of a product or suite. You can see a breakdown of the savings

RE: trouble installing TCS3 with CS5 DP

2011-03-04 Thread Matt Sullivan
, that app is no longer supported. -Matt Matt Sullivan Director of Training | roundpeg, Inc. P: 714.960.6840 | F: 360.230.7269 | m...@roundpeg.com 4590 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 620 | Newport Beach, CA 92660 www.roundpeg.com -Original Message- From: framers-boun

Re: TCS3 FrameMaker variables wrong size in RoboHelp

2011-05-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi John, Have you tried removing the default font tag? If that doesn't work, can you send me a sample of the file and the .isf? -Matt Matt Sullivan Director of Training roundpeg, inc. m...@roundpeg.com 714 960-6840 On May 1, 2011, at 1:33 PM, John Sgammato jsgamm...@imprivata.com wrote

Re: FrameMaker to RoboHelp XREF in WebHelp TOC output

2011-05-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Steve, To follow on Jeff's excellent suggestion, right-click on the imported FM book in RH and choose Properties. From there, you can select the option to convert the FM toc. After specifying a toc name, you can set your webhelp ssl to use the FM toc. -Matt Matt Sullivan Director

RE: TCS3 FrameMaker variables wrong size in RoboHelp

2011-05-02 Thread Matt Sullivan
So if I hear you correctly, you have the same variable defined differently in various chapters. I might recommend using Conditional Text for those things, which will also allow you to create independent SSL's in RH to create more targeted help outputs for your various audiences. -Matt

RE: How do I keep Para catalog and Character catalog on top?

2011-06-05 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hit the double arrow at the top of the panel to expand it. Then it will always stay open -Matt Matt Sullivan Director of Training | roundpeg, Inc. @mattrsullivan P: 714.960.6840 | F: 360.230.7269 | m...@roundpeg.com 4590 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 620 | Newport Beach, CA 92660 www.roundpeg.com

Re: Adding 11x17 Master Page into a file in a book

2011-06-24 Thread Matt Sullivan
The 11x17 page will need to be a separate chapter within an FM book -Matt Matt Sullivan Director of Training roundpeg, inc. m...@roundpeg.com 714 960-6840 On Jun 23, 2011, at 11:43 AM, Alison Craig alison.cr...@ultrasonix.com wrote: This is a question for a fellow tech writer who can

RE: Character definition that won't stick

2011-07-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Tom, Is your Cross Reference character tag referenced (as it should be) in the Cross Reference format? -Matt Matt Sullivan Director of Training | roundpeg, Inc. http://twitter.com/mattrsullivan @mattrsullivan P: 714.960.6840 | F: 360.230.7269 | mailto:m...@roundpeg.com m

RE: unable to position table footnote pgf

2011-07-21 Thread Matt Sullivan
me know if this solution solves your problem. -Matt Matt Sullivan Director of Training | roundpeg, Inc. http://twitter.com/mattrsullivan @mattrsullivan P: 714.960.6840 | F: 360.230.7269 | mailto:m...@roundpeg.com m...@roundpeg.com 4590 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 620 | Newport Beach, CA 92660

Re: Which FMaker version?

2011-08-13 Thread Matt Sullivan
download for TCS 3.5, which includes Captivate 5.5. -Matt Matt Sullivan Director of Training roundpeg, inc. m...@roundpeg.com 714 960-6840 On Aug 13, 2011, at 8:50 AM, Stuart Rogers srog...@phoenix-geophysics.com wrote: On 11/08/2011 10:04 PM, visualbis...@comcast.net wrote: My manager has

Re: Importing paragraph formats

2011-08-22 Thread Matt Sullivan
I like Fred's solution for multiple para's. For a single para I modify as follows: -place cursor anywhere in the para -choose Copy Special Paragraph Format -go to your destination document, place the cursor where you'd like the new format -choose Paste. -use Para Designer to add para format

Re: Ruler Display

2011-08-26 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hmm…excellent thing to submit to adobe.com/go/wish. Maybe we could see it in FM11! -Matt On Aug 25, 2011, at 10:41 AM, Lynn Gold wrote: Unfortunately, no. FM's ruler only goes down to 1/8, 1/10, or 1/12. From:Mike Huffman mhuff...@astecunderground.com To:

Re: Framemaker 7.1 embed fonts when saving as pdf

2011-10-28 Thread Matt Sullivan
Especially because the font is part of your standard template, have you gone into the Distiller options and manually included the TT font? -Matt Matt Sullivan Director of Training roundpeg, inc. m...@roundpeg.com 714 960-6840 On Oct 28, 2011, at 3:49 AM, Steve Rickaby srick

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

2011-11-17 Thread Matt Sullivan
I've always found that Control-8, Control-9 and Control-0 work as perfect replacements for F8, F9, F10. -MattMatt SullivanDirector of Training | roundpeg, Inc.@mattrsullivanP:714.960.6840 |F:360.230.7269 |m...@roundpeg.com4590 MacArthur Blvd., Suite 620 | Newport Beach, CA 92660www.roundpeg.com

Re: Learning S1000D

2012-08-10 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Rick, check with Julian Murfitt at Mekon in the UK, esp. if you're looking for an FM solution. http://www.linkedin.com/pub/julian-murfitt/1/b74/440 He's helped me craft a few S1000D proposals. -Matt On Aug 10, 2012, at 10:49 AM, Rick Quatro wrote: I am looking for recommendations on

Re: seeking an ace in the San Diego area

2012-09-04 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi John, Yes, the FM HTML export is a bit limiting! I'd be happy to discuss options and scope with them if needed. -Matt Sullivan On Aug 31, 2012, at 7:16 AM, John Sgammato wrote: I am working with a vendor based in San Diego, 3500 miles from my office. The vendor produces a knowledgebase

Re: Converting Framemaker to Sharepoint

2012-09-18 Thread Matt Sullivan
To follow on to David's explanation…FrameMaker connects to SharePoint. Of course that doesn't mean they'll let you use it, but they're not mutually exclusive. -Matt On Sep 18, 2012, at 12:23 PM, David Spreadbury dspre...@yahoo.com wrote: cynthia, Excuse me if i sound ignorant, I didn't

RE: TOC troubles

2006-06-20 Thread Matt Sullivan
Hi Diana, You need in all files to set your Current Page # variable to $chapnum-$curpagenum then set the @ParaTitle line of the TOC ref page to $paratext .$pagenum Other ways to do it, I'm sure, but this is my fav... -Matt Sullivan GRAFIX Training Consulting

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