Re: Frame vs Arbortext

2007-04-26 Thread Sean Pollock
In the 1990s I used Epic at Thomson Corporation, a publisher, and I currently use it at UGS Corp., a manufacturing software company. You are correct when you say that Epic is better for major corporations. The cost per seat is much higher than Framemaker and even slight changes to DTD,

RE: Text in SVG disappears when importing into Frame

2007-05-11 Thread Sean Pollock
Can you open the SVG in Adobe Photoshop? SVG is an Adobe format and some versions of CorelDRAW often mess with output formats (e.g., EPS export from CorelDRAW is tricky). Sean Pollock Learning Media Development Teamcenter Visualization/VSA Siemens Automation and Drives UGS PLM

RE: SV: Adobe Unveils Technical Communication Suite

2007-09-25 Thread Sean Pollock
As long as the RH output can be perfected from within Frame (probably best done in xml), it's fine. If you have to output to RH, then make any large changes in RH, and then output to a preferred format (HTML help, JavaHelp, etc.), there's really no advantage.Sean Pollock Learning Media

RE: Recording DVDs

2007-09-28 Thread Sean Pollock
I have a Panasonic recorder that does it as well, but the menus look kind of oogly.Sean Pollock Technical WriterSiemens PLM Software Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 15:45:40 -0500 From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; framers@lists.frameusers.com; [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: Subject: RE:

RE: radical revamping of techpubs

2007-10-29 Thread Sean Pollock
I previously worked at a company where the tech writer, in collaboration with development, was responsible for designing and writing the RS and the FS. The docs were highly detailed (about 3000 printed pages per year for a single writer), and were used to not only output and update

RE: fractions

2008-02-26 Thread Sean Pollock
Some fractions are part of standard unicode, available from the standard Windows Character Map--e.g., ¼, ½, ¾.Sean Pollock From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.FrameUsers.com Subject: Re: fractions Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:11:08 -0600 Is there a way to generate fractions without

VISA's new PAPB, PCI, and CISP Standards

2008-03-07 Thread Sean Pollock
vendors who use or store VISA credit card information, and will soon be adopted by MasterCard and AmEx as well. I'm basically looking for any FYI, experience, best approaches, templates, etc. that I might draw upon. Thanks, Sean Pollock Siemens PLM Software

FW: API documentation with references to Javadocs documentation

2008-05-13 Thread Sean Pollock
/how_to_write_api_documentation Hope this helps, Sean Pollock Siemens PLM Software To: framers@lists.frameusers.com From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: API documentation with references to Javadocs documentation Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 10:46:53 -0400 Hi: I have a JavaDocs reference. My client has asked

RE: Graphics Fundamentals

2008-12-24 Thread Sean Pollock
an output size (you can also batch process them if there are many images). Of course, you will have to change the links in Frame as well. --Sean Pollock Siemens PLM Software Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 13:49:03 -0500 From: jdela...@comcast.net To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Graphics

RE: Graphics Fundamentals

2008-12-25 Thread Sean Pollock
, but good depending on the resolution you choose). I recommend that you save each graphic in a Frame-friendly format (png comes to mind), place your images in externalized directories, and link to them. --Sean Pollock Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 19:15:24 -0500 From: jdela...@comcast.net To: spoll

RE: Graphics Fundamentals

2008-12-25 Thread Sean Pollock
That sounds like the way to go! From: jer...@omsys.com To: framers@lists.frameusers.com CC: spoll...@hotmail.com; jdela...@comcast.net Subject: Re: Graphics Fundamentals Date: Thu, 25 Dec 2008 20:07:57 -0800 On Wed, 24 Dec 2008 19:15:24 -0500, Jack DeLand jdela...@comcast.net wrote: They

Re: Framemaker vs. Flare

2006-08-17 Thread Sean Pollock
all for the Adobe products. Admittedly, I don't know much about Flare. But imagine an integrated suite of tools intended just for us: Frame, RoboHelp, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, others (???)... --Sean Pollock, MidNyteOyl

RE: New Distiller Settings

2006-08-23 Thread Sean Pollock
Try using the Press Quality preset. __ From: Jennifer Randel [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Framers List framers@FrameUsers.com Subject: New Distiller Settings Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 11:22:45 -0700 Hi all,

RE: Adobe and Robohelp

2006-09-26 Thread Sean Pollock
They have (supposedly) committed to improving it: [1]http://labnol.blogspot.com/2006/05/adobe-robohelp-x6-after-microsof t.html __ From: Gillian Flato [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: framers@lists.frameusers.com

RE: Dual Monitor(s) ??s

2007-01-14 Thread Sean Pollock
? I use dual monitors all the time. You just have to have a graphics card that supports it (has two outputs). -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Steve Rickaby Sent: Sunday, January 14, 2007 4:06 AM To: Bill Briggs Cc: framers@FrameUsers.com

RE: Dual Monitor(s) ??s

2007-01-14 Thread Sean Pollock
I have a Radeon 9500 Pro, running to crt monitors (I know CRT monitors are old school, but they're much better than all but the expensive LCDs). That graphic card is about $25 now, and the 24 monitors are used were $75 each, used but with no problems. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL

RE: Reasons to structure: another point of view

2007-02-15 Thread Sean Pollock
. All we can do is hope that those of us with the company for years aren't canned to benefit the next IPO. Sorry for the dire forecast, but the East and West coasts can't be far behind. --Sean Pollock -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL

RE: Outsourcing: Was Reasons to Structure

2007-02-17 Thread Sean Pollock
rite gude and wude licke to chry eet. Seriously. Actually I create work instructions for about 80% of my work time. Frank -Original Message- From: Gillian Flato [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, February 16, 2007 8:48 AM To: Sean Pollock; [EMAIL PROTECTED]; Randall C. Reed Cc

Re: Background with JPEG

2007-02-27 Thread Sean Pollock
EPS with transparency applied always works well if you don't mind the larger file size. --Sean Pollock UGS Corp. __ From: Art Campbell [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: mathieu jacquet [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: framers

RE: Frame's future

2007-03-01 Thread Sean Pollock
, which was never a real OS). --Sean Pollock UGS Corp. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Paul Findon Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2007 4:41 PM To: Mike Wickham Cc: Frame Users; Free Framers List Subject: Re: Frame's future On 1 Mar 2007, at 14

RE: Frame's future

2007-03-07 Thread Sean Pollock
on it. Sean Pollock UGS Corp. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2007 11:28 PM To: 'Frame Users'; 'Free Framers List' Subject: RE: Frame's future At 9:40 AM + 3/2/07, Gordon McLean wrote: Sales

RE: Frame's future

2007-03-07 Thread Sean Pollock
-0500 3/4/07, Sean Pollock wrote: Why be afraid of Frame's possible demise? XML is the future, and Frame is just a tool, and should never be the source. There will be (actually, already are) new tools, Frame ain't all that anyway. Seems like I've been using it forever--I look forward to the day

Re: Frame's future

2007-03-08 Thread Sean Pollock
Thanks Bill, we agree! --Sean Pollock __ From: Bill Swallow [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: Frame Users framers@lists.frameusers.com,Free Framers List [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Footnote placement improvement for practical and aestheticreasons

2007-03-21 Thread Sean Pollock
, and is handy when you have a great many footnotes. Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire comes to mind. This should be an option in Frame--we shouldn't be locked into one style. --Sean Pollock Leraning Media Development, UGS Corp

Frame's future

2007-03-01 Thread Sean Pollock
, which was never a real OS). --Sean Pollock UGS Corp. -Original Message- From: framers-bounces+spolloc1=hotmail@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+spolloc1=hotmail.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Paul Findon Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2007 4:41 PM To: Mike Wickham

Frame's future

2007-03-04 Thread Sean Pollock
on it. Sean Pollock UGS Corp. -Original Message- From: framers-bounces+spolloc1=hotmail@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+spolloc1=hotmail.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of quills at airmail.net Sent: Saturday, March 03, 2007 11:28 PM To: 'Frame Users'; 'Free Framers

Frame's future

2007-03-08 Thread Sean Pollock
9:06 PM To: 'Frame Users'; 'Free Framers List' Subject: RE: Frame's future At 8:29 PM -0500 3/4/07, Sean Pollock wrote: >Why be afraid of Frame's possible demise? XML is the future, and Frame is >just a tool, and should never be the source. There will be (actually, >already are) new too

Frame's future

2007-03-08 Thread Sean Pollock
Thanks Bill, we agree! --Sean Pollock __ From: "Bill Swallow" To: "quills at airmail.net" CC: Frame Users ,Free Framers List Subject: Re: Frame's future Date: Thu,

Footnote placement improvement for practical and aestheticreasons

2007-03-21 Thread Sean Pollock
, and is handy when you have a great many footnotes. Gibbon's History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire comes to mind. This should be an option in Frame--we shouldn't be locked into one style. --Sean Pollock Leraning Media Development, UGS Corp

Text in SVG disappears when importing into Frame

2007-05-11 Thread Sean Pollock
Can you open the SVG in Adobe Photoshop? SVG is an Adobe format and some versions of CorelDRAW often mess with output formats (e.g., EPS export from CorelDRAW is tricky). Sean Pollock Learning Media Development Teamcenter Visualization/VSA Siemens Automation and Drives UGS

Framers Digest, Vol 25, Issue 4

2007-11-07 Thread Sean Pollock
ks out there, anyway :). Sean Pollock Siemens (UGS) PLM Software > Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2007 08:48:00 -0700> From: david at davidartman.com> To: > framers at lists.frameusers.com> Subject: RE: Framers Digest, Vol 25, Issue > 4> > Hi, all; long time no post!> > I have

radical revamping of techpubs

2007-10-30 Thread Sean Pollock
I previously worked at a company where the tech writer, in collaboration with development, was responsible for designing and writing the RS and the FS. The docs were highly detailed (about 3000 printed pages per year for a single writer), and were used to not only output and update

SV: Adobe Unveils Technical Communication Suite

2007-09-25 Thread Sean Pollock
As long as the RH output can be perfected from within Frame (probably best done in xml), it's fine. If you have to output to RH, then make any large changes in RH, and then output to a preferred format (HTML help, JavaHelp, etc.), there's really no advantage.Sean Pollock Learning & Media

Recording DVDs

2007-09-28 Thread Sean Pollock
I have a Panasonic recorder that does it as well, but the menus look kind of oogly.Sean Pollock Technical WriterSiemens PLM Software > Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2007 15:45:40 -0500> From: Vincen.Hassen.ctr at > tinker.af.mil> To: frameexpert at truevine.net; framers at > lists.frameusers.com;

Graphics Fundamentals

2008-12-24 Thread Sean Pollock
an output size (you can also batch process them if there are many images). Of course, you will have to change the links in Frame as well. --Sean Pollock Siemens PLM Software> Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 13:49:03 -0500> From: jdeland1 at comcast.net> To: framers at lists.frameusers.com

Graphics Fundamentals

2008-12-25 Thread Sean Pollock
, but good depending on the resolution you choose). I recommend that you save each graphic in a Frame-friendly format (png comes to mind), place your images in externalized directories, and link to them. --Sean Pollock> Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2008 19:15:24 -0500> From: jdeland1 at comca

Graphics Fundamentals

2008-12-26 Thread Sean Pollock
That sounds like the way to go!> From: jeremy at omsys.com> To: framers at lists.frameusers.com> CC: spolloc1 at hotmail.com; jdeland1 at comcast.net> Subject: Re: Graphics Fundamentals> Date: Thu, 25 Dec 2008 20:07:57 -0800> > On Wed, 24 Dec 2008 19:15:24 -0500, Jack DeLand > wrote:> >

fractions

2008-02-27 Thread Sean Pollock
Some fractions are part of standard unicode, available from the standard Windows Character Map--e.g., ?, ?, ?.Sean Pollock > From: mewickham at compuserve.com> To: framers at lists.FrameUsers.com> > Subject: Re: fractions> Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 15:11:08 -0600> > > Is th

VISA's new PAPB, PCI, and CISP Standards

2008-03-08 Thread Sean Pollock
vendors who use or store VISA credit card information, and will soon be adopted by MasterCard and AmEx as well. I'm basically looking for any FYI, experience, best approaches, templates, etc. that I might draw upon. Thanks, Sean Pollock Siemens PLM Software

FW: API documentation with references to Javadocs documentation

2008-05-14 Thread Sean Pollock
/how_to_write_api_documentation Hope this helps, Sean Pollock Siemens PLM Software > To: framers at lists.frameusers.com> From: ronsmiller at comcast.net> > Subject: API documentation with references to Javadocs documentation> Date: > Tue, 13 May 2008 10:46:53 -0400> > Hi:> I ha

Framemaker vs. Flare

2006-08-17 Thread Sean Pollock
whirl-0603-00862.html ), I'm all for the Adobe products. Admittedly, I don't know much about Flare. But imagine an integrated suite of tools intended just for us: Frame, RoboHelp, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, others (???)... --Sean Pollock,

New Distiller Settings

2006-08-23 Thread Sean Pollock
Try using the Press Quality preset. __ From: "Jennifer Randel" To: "Framers List" Subject: New Distiller Settings Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 11:22:45 -0700 >Hi all, >Our IT department just

Adobe and Robohelp

2006-09-25 Thread Sean Pollock
They have (supposedly) committed to improving it: [1]http://labnol.blogspot.com/2006/05/adobe-robohelp-x6-after-microsof t.html __ From: "Gillian Flato" To: Subject: Adobe and Robohelp Date:

Frame vs Arbortext

2007-04-26 Thread Sean Pollock
In the 1990s I used Epic at Thomson Corporation, a publisher, and I currently use it at UGS Corp., a manufacturing software company. You are correct when you say that Epic is better for major corporations. The cost per seat is much higher than Framemaker and even slight changes to

Reasons to structure: another point of view

2007-02-15 Thread Sean Pollock
. All we can do is hope that those of us with the company for years aren't canned to benefit the next IPO. Sorry for the dire forecast, but the East and West coasts can't be far behind. --Sean Pollock -Original Message- From: framers-bounces+spolloc1=hotmail@lists.frameusers.com

Outsourcing: Was Reasons to Structure

2007-02-17 Thread Sean Pollock
: Friday, February 16, 2007 8:48 AM To: Sean Pollock; russ at weststreetconsulting.com; Randall C. Reed Cc: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Outsourcing: Was Reasons to Structure Out here in Silicon Valley, they tried outsourcing. They found that using Tech Writers whose first language wasn't

Background with JPEG

2007-02-27 Thread Sean Pollock
EPS with transparency applied always works well if you don't mind the larger file size. --Sean Pollock UGS Corp. __ From: "Art Campbell" To: "mathieu jacquet" CC: framers at

Dual Monitor(s) ??s

2007-01-14 Thread Sean Pollock
? I use dual monitors all the time. You just have to have a graphics card that supports it (has two outputs). -Original Message- From: framers-bounces+spolloc1=hotmail@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces+spolloc1=hotmail.com at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Steve Rickaby

Dual Monitor(s) ??s

2007-01-14 Thread Sean Pollock
I have a Radeon 9500 Pro, running to crt monitors (I know CRT monitors are old school, but they're much better than all but the expensive LCDs). That graphic card is about $25 now, and the 24" monitors are used were $75 each, used but with no problems. -Original Message- From: