Re: FW: Graphics and Reference Pages

2007-04-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
table, with the left cell pgf-tagged with a tiny font (no content) and a frame below containing your icon. Put the textual content in the other cell. An easier way is to get the free reficons plug-in by Chris Despopoulos, available here: http://www.freeframers.org/freeware/cud/ HTH, -- Stuart

Re: Generating a list of paragraph tags with properties?

2007-04-17 Thread Stuart Rogers
tags used in the file - I want the name of the tag, and all the properties of the tag (Basic, Pagination, Advanced, etc.). Is this possible? MifMuncher. Free. http://tinyurl.com/2vh5un -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340

Re: Table title alignment oddity

2007-04-18 Thread Stuart Rogers
indent? (I don't know why your problem is occurring, but one of these might at least work around it. If you use the negative space above/below trick, you don't end up with any unwanted white space.) best, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1

Re: Resize anchored frame to fit graphic

2007-04-18 Thread Stuart Rogers
the Quick Reference Card. I'll send you a treasure trove off-list. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com It is not enough that I succeed. Others must fail. -- Oscar Wilde

Re: Adjusting dialog box sizes in Framemaker?

2007-04-18 Thread Stuart Rogers
indentation levels set up correctly before generating the .pdf. You can use ResHacker (cautiously! backup your files before messing with 'em) http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/ Use it on the fmdlg.dll file in your fminit folder. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited

Re: Two problems

2007-04-25 Thread Stuart Rogers
help. Also try planetpdf.com for tips. Good luck, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com It is not enough that I succeed. Others must fail. -- Oscar Wilde

Re: Deleted empty pages still reappear after updating the book

2007-05-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
with the template, or is FrameMaker notorious for generating blank pages after updating? FrameMaker is famous for doing exactly what it's told ;-) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com It is not enough

Re: Entry Level Technical Writer - Contract - Moorpark, CA

2007-05-15 Thread Stuart Rogers
somewhat... sr -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com It is not enough that I succeed. Others must fail. -- Oscar Wilde ___ You are currently

surreptitious mountains

2007-05-17 Thread Stuart Rogers
OK, this is really getting to be fingernails on a chalkboard -- at least 5 occurrences from at least 3 contributors, of sneak peaks. Unless we're talking stealthy hilltops here, it's peeks, not peaks, please!! -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto

Re: Aligning Imported Graphics and Callouts Against the Grid

2007-05-18 Thread Stuart Rogers
can't see the grid lines behind the white background. (In fact, you can just use the snap feature and turn off the visible grid lines, for a much less cluttered view.) HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers

Re: OT: Adobe Designer

2007-05-22 Thread Stuart Rogers
the items with commas. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com I'll stop saying Microsoft is arrogant when Windows stops saying Welcome and instead says May I

Re: Creating a Checkbox (Forms) in Frame 7.2

2007-05-23 Thread Stuart Rogers
could set up a run-in pgf tag for each situation with an autonumber for the symbol. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com I'll stop saying Microsoft is arrogant when Windows stops saying Welcome

Re: Getting something ignored during spell checking

2007-05-31 Thread Stuart Rogers
. The key sequence activates the menu commands as if you were clicking them, so you can verify your choice in the variables dialog box before hitting Enter, if need be. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix

Re: Skewed graphic boxes

2007-06-01 Thread Stuart Rogers
and set its fill to the background colour. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com I'll stop saying Microsoft is arrogant when Windows stops saying Welcome and instead asks May I

Re: Delta symbol

2007-06-14 Thread Stuart Rogers
works inside an equation frame, not in body text frames. You need to create a char tag for the symbol font (all else As Is), then apply it to a typed capital D. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix

Re: Graphics that are too large

2007-06-19 Thread Stuart Rogers
to be flush with the bottom of the page, an anchored frame can be set to Bottom of Column and will stay there even if your 2-column text is shortened. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com

Re: Need some FM tips

2007-06-19 Thread Stuart Rogers
change the page and chapter numbering or corrupt any XRefs while doing this. Others have answered this one for you. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Developers explain How

Re: I need a Frame crash course!

2007-06-20 Thread Stuart Rogers
download some of the template samples): http://www.adobe.com/products/framemaker/tempseries/ Dan Emory's tome on templates is good, too: http://www.microtype.com/resources/articles/TMPDESIN_DE.PDF best regards, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto

Re: FM v. RoboHelp

2007-06-20 Thread Stuart Rogers
here, as I apparently don't qualify as one myself... So what would you do, wise ones? Lin ___ -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Developers

Re: Mac Keyboard Commands

2007-06-26 Thread Stuart Rogers
), Working with Tables. regards, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Developers explain How the Product Works. Technical writers explain How to Work the Product

Re: Advanced Customizing ToolBar in FM

2007-08-13 Thread Stuart Rogers
; but there was a known bug in the 6.x and 7.x versions that prevented FM's own toolbar Pgf Format Name list from correctly displaying the properties of selected text. I suspect your problem is related to that bug. http://microtype.com/FM_bugs.html -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics

Re: lest we forget

2007-08-20 Thread Stuart Rogers
of people in favor of sheep farming...the upshot was that thousands of poor framers...were thrown off their ancestral lands or out of their townships to fend for themselves with little or no resources to help them. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada

Re: Trouble with paragraph tags in TOC

2007-08-24 Thread Stuart Rogers
or imported, and you end up going crazy modifying the one that isn't active. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Not later than three days before unexpected shipment, the Buyer informs

Re: document numbering in a book

2007-08-27 Thread Stuart Rogers
in the individual files, rather than in the Book Window. Book settings override file settings. Select (Ctrl-click) all your detail documents in the book window and choose Format Document Numbering, and set them to continue. That should do the trick. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator

Re: Solved: Trouble with paragraph tags in TOC

2007-08-27 Thread Stuart Rogers
, but put the actual content on the body pages. Best regards, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Not later than three days before unexpected shipment, the Buyer informs the Seller about

Re: Help with footnote numbers

2007-08-28 Thread Stuart Rogers
percentage for superscripts. Lower that percentage, and (all) your superscripts will shrink. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Not later than three days before unexpected shipment

Re: FM to MS Word Convert

2007-08-28 Thread Stuart Rogers
ideas? I do not want to explore the why, simply the how. Thanks a lot! Tim Murray has a good tip sheet here: http://techknowledgecorp.com/public/word2frame.pdf (It deals with conversions in both directions, not just word2frame.) HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics

Re: List of Cross-References with Destinations

2007-08-28 Thread Stuart Rogers
. The resulting document begins each line with the file name pointed to. Is that what you're after? -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Not later than three days before unexpected shipment

Re: $autorange issues

2007-08-29 Thread Stuart Rogers
don't think you can use $autorange for your purpose. :( HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com In second mode, this utility also can provide You with independent ink monitor. This means

Re: Using $autorange with $paranum in an index

2007-09-06 Thread Stuart Rogers
. This topic came up just a few weeks ago. See the first four entries in the archives here: http://tinyurl.com/39bmbm Best regards, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Teach a child

Re: Sticky Cursor - horiz. and vert.

2007-09-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
menu), which causes objects to align with the Grid (which you have likely not made visible from the View Options menu). HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Teach a child to be polite

Re: Keyboard shortcuts stop working

2007-09-10 Thread Stuart Rogers
, or Graphics Pick Up Object Properties, for example. Photoshop is prone to the same problem, as the Shift and Alt keys are used in many shortcuts. I've just come to expect it from time to time, and am no longer surprised when my dialog box entries suddenly appear in Cyrillic :-) sr -- Stuart Rogers

Re: Importing PPT slideshows

2007-09-10 Thread Stuart Rogers
, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Teach a child to be polite and courteous in the home, and when he grows up, he'll never be able to merge his car onto the freeway. - anon

Re: fixed vs. relative paths in xrefs

2007-09-11 Thread Stuart Rogers
for XRefSrcFile. Good luck, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Teach a child to be polite and courteous in the home, and when he grows up, he'll never be able to merge his car onto the freeway

Re: Archive Plug-in - No documents found in current book

2007-09-11 Thread Stuart Rogers
.) Thoughts as to why this is not archiving or recognizing the other files in the book? That looks like a network path; you probably have a problem with either access rights or network speed. This doesn't sound like a Framemaker problem -- can your IT dept. help out? -- Stuart Rogers

Re: Numbering steams and flows

2007-09-12 Thread Stuart Rogers
that to hold the inner table). PS: was that a Freudian slip in the subject line? ;-) Good luck! -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com It is not enough that I succeed. Others must fail

Re: Memory Leak

2007-09-12 Thread Stuart Rogers
do you reboot Windoze? -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com It is not enough that I succeed. Others must fail. -- Oscar Wilde ___ You

Re: Numbering steams and flows: solved

2007-09-13 Thread Stuart Rogers
:-) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com It is not enough that I succeed. Others must fail. -- Oscar Wilde ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers

Re: Table Cell Alignment

2007-09-13 Thread Stuart Rogers
? (If you're still stuck and want to send me the table off-list, I'll see if I can spot anything...) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com It is not enough that I succeed. Others must fail

Re: unresolved xref and making master pages stick

2007-09-24 Thread Stuart Rogers
to only the designated pages? See the Help topic, Assigning master pages to body pages containing paragraph tags. (...Assuming you have a recent version of FM.) Best, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix

Re: Another Frame 8 bug--reversed Smart Quotes

2007-09-25 Thread Stuart Rogers
to specify which quote marks I want to search for (opening or closing)? According to the Help topic Typing in Dialog Boxes, a backslash followed by a grave accent will find double left quotes, ie, opening smart quotes. Is that how you're searching? -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator

Re: Why am I losing page and column breaks?

2007-10-04 Thread Stuart Rogers
some context, lots of details, your OS and FM version, etc. so your audience knows what the heck you are talking about. thanks, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary

Re: Why am I losing page and column breaks?

2007-10-04 Thread Stuart Rogers
. Best regards, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last words, after a nurse said he seemed a little better

Re: Why am I losing page and column breaks?

2007-10-04 Thread Stuart Rogers
, Kelly, Richard, and Art, for your supportive remarks.) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last words, after a nurse said he seemed a little better

Re: Searching for empty paragraphs

2007-10-05 Thread Stuart Rogers
, does anyone know a way of getting rid of them in Word? I have a bunch of conversion work coming up. In Word, search on ^p^p to find empty pgfs; replace with ^p. (A brief experiment indicates it won't mess up formatting, but you'd be wise to verify.) HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical

Re: Searching for empty paragraphs

2007-10-05 Thread Stuart Rogers
do that; but the ^13 would be ASCII for CR (carriage return), as opposed to ^10, which is LF (line feed). In the olden days, you had to use both to tell a line printer to move the print head left and roll the paper up. Word's ^p would be the equivalent of ^13^10, I guess. sr -- Stuart

Re: Find and change smart quotes for regular quotes

2007-10-05 Thread Stuart Rogers
for \' and replace with \g The backslash plus grave accent finds smart left quotes, and the backslash plus apostrophe finds smart right quotes. The backslash g is a non-smart (stupid?) regular double quote. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto

Re: Find and change smart quotes for regular quotes

2007-10-05 Thread Stuart Rogers
it, and paste it into the replace with box. I think... I'm not in FM right now and don't have time to test. HTH -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last words

Re: Find and change smart quotes for regular quotes

2007-10-09 Thread Stuart Rogers
quotes in a document she was trying to rid of them. best, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last words, after a nurse said he seemed a little better

Re: Italics dropping out of TOC

2007-10-10 Thread Stuart Rogers
generate a TOC. Thanks in advance. --William Abernathy -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last words, after a nurse said he seemed a little better

RESOURCE: Keyboard Shortcuts

2007-10-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
www.keyxl.com Has keyboard shortcuts for many common apps, now including FM 8. Original Message Subject: Re: Adobe Framemaker Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 22:38:29 +1000 From: Administrator [EMAIL PROTECTED] Reply-To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Organization: KeyXL.com To: Stuart Rogers

Re: Convert PDF to DOC or FM

2007-10-17 Thread Stuart Rogers
to FM or DOC. Ideas? -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last words, after a nurse said he seemed a little better

Re: footnote problem

2007-10-18 Thread Stuart Rogers
arguments that you might deliver to him suggesting a different approach. There are also suggestions on how to reduce the size of long footnotes if there is simply no way to avoid them. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491

[ Re: forced line breaks, URLs, and justified text]

2007-10-19 Thread Stuart Rogers
, but would reduce the number of occurrences. Or maybe with that approach you could move the URL references into a bordered or shaded table cell set off in some way from the body text; then you could have a very uniform appearance, because the tinyurls are all the same length. HTH, -- Stuart

Re: Good table design

2007-10-22 Thread Stuart Rogers
, and Charts by Sally Bigwood and Melissa Spore, Oxford University Press, 2003, ISBN 0-19-860722-9. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last words, after

Re: missing contents of anchored frames

2007-10-25 Thread Stuart Rogers
Options Graphics and make sure it's selected. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last words, after a nurse said he seemed a little better

Re: Slightly OT -- CE Safety symbol font?

2007-10-25 Thread Stuart Rogers
with the symbols. Every link I click on takes me to a Forum of messages in German. No discernible download link anywhere. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com On the contrary. -- Henrik Ibsen (last

Re: Conversion of Frame 7.0 docs [using Frame 8.0] into PDF

2007-10-25 Thread Stuart Rogers
detected a serious problem and must quit. If anyone has encountered such a scenario and knows a workaround solution, please let me know. Is this possibly related to the issues around Tagged PDF with FM 8?? Have you tried turning tagging on? HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator

Re: Distinguishing markers

2007-11-01 Thread Stuart Rogers
can expand (display) or collapse the text content of markers by marker type. If you don't have IXGen or another marker-management plug-in, you should buy one; it'll pay for itself the first time you use it. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto

Re: trouble adding extra line to master page header

2007-11-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
be to draw the blue line along the bottom of the header frame on the master page(s) and leave the pgf tags with no Frame Below referenced. Then it wouldn't matter if the header content was one line or two, and you wouldn't need to add blank lines. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix

Re: Translation

2007-11-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
may find helpful. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Cat's haiku: My brain: walnut-sized. Yours: largest among primates. Yet, who leaves for work

Re: Frame's lame callouts

2007-11-13 Thread Stuart Rogers
, borders, and if you save the table in the catalog, also determines the default pgf tag for the cell contents in subsequent callouts. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com There are few

Re: Frame's lame callouts

2007-11-13 Thread Stuart Rogers
to be... ;-D -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com There are few situations in life that cannot be resolved promptly, and to the satisfaction of all concerned, by either suicide, a bag of gold

Re: Putting line drawings in a frame doc

2007-11-13 Thread Stuart Rogers
anchored frame is (as well as space above/below, next pgf tag, etc.) through the properties of the containing pgf tag and/or the anchored frame itself. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics

Re: Finding unused paragraph tags

2007-11-16 Thread Stuart Rogers
, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com There are few situations in life that cannot be resolved promptly, and to the satisfaction of all concerned, by either suicide, a bag of gold

Re: taking an image out of an anchored frame

2007-11-20 Thread Stuart Rogers
in the margin of your document so there is no insertion point, and then importing the image file. It will be an object on your page, but it won't have a position in your text flow. See the Help topic, Using the Import command to import graphics. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix

Re: Shutdown

2007-12-03 Thread Stuart Rogers
don't think there's an option to run on shutdown, but the effect would be the same.) *Start Programs Accessories System Tools Scheduled Tasks -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com Hooray

Re: a new Dell PC

2007-12-10 Thread Stuart Rogers
Art Campbell wrote: Unless your IT guys already have a fair amount of experience with Vista, I'd specify XP PRO... From what I hear, if the IT guys already had a fair amount of experience with Vista, THEY'D be specifying XP Pro... ;-) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix

Wireless keyboards WAS: a new Dell PC

2007-12-11 Thread Stuart Rogers
on the keyboard. The indications for caps lock etc. are in the Windoze system tray, which I keep on Autohide. So I type in reverse caps more often than I'd like. sr -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix

Re: Strange right/left pages

2007-12-18 Thread Stuart Rogers
set the Format Page Layout Pagination to Single Sided? -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com unInstall Specialist cannot load the Setup log file. Please reinstall the application you want

OT: TOOL -- Xara Vector drawing photo editing

2007-12-20 Thread Stuart Rogers
was able to create this splash screen http://tinyurl.com/2k26a5 after working through a couple of tutorials on similar ideas. (No commercial interest in the product, just a very happy user.) Best, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491

Re: Keeping Two Tables Together in Frame 6.0

2008-01-04 Thread Stuart Rogers
write a script that would resize the frames for this scenario? Best, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily, why isn't it called lubrican

Re: Keeping Two Tables Together in Frame 6.0

2008-01-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
may have to play around with the font size of the blank anchoring pgf, or use the negative Space Above/Space Below trick to get the white space right. But if your script can handle the soft return, I think this will work. best, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics

Re: different page numbering for the same files

2008-01-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
, and set its numbering to start at one; select the remaining files and set their numbering to continue from previous file. Update and save the book, and you're good to go. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers

Re: Index markers not showing in generated index

2008-01-21 Thread Stuart Rogers
a whole bunch of Subject markers that you thought were Index markers) --make sure there are no carriage returns in your marker text HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things

Re: Closing all files in a book without saving?

2008-01-23 Thread Stuart Rogers
for No is n -- just hold down the key until FM disappears; it takes mere seconds. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com The Alt key is your friend

Re: Alphabetizing a generated list of Figures or Tables

2008-01-23 Thread Stuart Rogers
. I'll just add that a work-around, if you want to sort the list you have, would be to convert it to a table, one cell per paragraph, and then sort the table. It's a maintenance headache of course, nothing automated about it, but it would accomplish what you ask. best, -- Stuart Rogers

Re: Interpreting logged pdf errors or parsing the FM messages

2008-01-28 Thread Stuart Rogers
Stuart Rogers wrote: I don't know why you can't change it's formatting ...and is deeply embarrassed. Maybe it was a low-blood-sugar moment. I'll go have lunch now. sigh -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325

Re: Interpreting logged pdf errors or parsing the FM messages

2008-01-28 Thread Stuart Rogers
and that info often gets corrupted. Numbering in Word is a cruel joke at best, even without the pilcrow location. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily

Re: List of linked graphic file locations

2008-01-29 Thread Stuart Rogers
that copies a book to an archive directory and gathers all documents, referenced graphics, and text insets for that book into the archive directory. An inexpensive tool at $25. -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers

Re: keep with next para

2008-02-06 Thread Stuart Rogers
would specify a large number of Widow/Orphan lines on the pagination tab. My test document in FM 7.0 does not break a pgf at a soft return with Orphans set to 5, so I think that would work with your one or two line situation. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics

Re: Working with Images

2008-02-06 Thread Stuart Rogers
regards, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily, why isn't it called lubrican? ___ You are currently subscribed

Re: Duplicating a two-page section

2008-02-06 Thread Stuart Rogers
Designer to set the pagination properties of your procedures' first paragraph to Start At Top of Page. (If you still run into problems, send me your file off list and I'll sort it out for you.) HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491

Re: page layout for a double-wide table

2008-02-06 Thread Stuart Rogers
the real one, and autonumber the real one with its own series label that is not used elsewhere, so as not to disrupt the numbering of other tables in the book. Caveat: This suggestion is not called lubrican. ;-) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada

Re: Working with Images

2008-02-06 Thread Stuart Rogers
pixels are used to create angled lines. They're just less visible with higher-res files, though they are still there. HTH! -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more

Re: PDF email links

2008-02-08 Thread Stuart Rogers
information, such as the current topic title? Thanks in advance Robert Werner -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily, why isn't it called lubrican

Re: Smart Quotes pretty dumb in Gentium Basic, Minion Pro, andAuld Uncle Tom Cobbleigh and All

2008-02-11 Thread Stuart Rogers
Mike Wickham wrote: Your latest message must have been transmitted in MIME format. It came through silent. :) Stop that. You're making my fillings hurt. :) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix

Re: Annoying FrameMaker Question

2008-02-11 Thread Stuart Rogers
://www.snapfiles.com/get/resourcehacker.html (There are lots of other source URLs, just google it.) best, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily, why isn't

Re: Archive searching and moving text inset files

2008-02-12 Thread Stuart Rogers
to your preferred location, and when you open the FM files again, tell Frame to look in the new location for all files. The plug-in is only $25, and well worth it. http://www.leximation.com/toolsearch/?dev=BFP HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto

Re: Question about TOC, LOF, LOT

2008-02-19 Thread Stuart Rogers
to the Include list when you set up your TOC. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily, why isn't it called lubrican

Re: Cross References:using text that is not that linked to

2008-02-19 Thread Stuart Rogers
heading referenced, use $paranum$paratext. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily, why isn't it called lubrican

Re: Page count in a large book

2008-02-20 Thread Stuart Rogers
all the document files and number the pages consecutively as described.) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily, why isn't it called lubrican

Re: REVIEW: PDFEscape-Free, Easy, Web-Based PDF Editing [AppScout]

2008-02-20 Thread Stuart Rogers
/2wk8ja (Firefox users can add the TinyURL extension to get a menu and context menu item to generate tiny urls.) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com If it makes things work more easily

Re: Keeping a frame with the next paragraph

2008-02-22 Thread Stuart Rogers
the anchored frames (At Insertion Point) in those pgfs. The tag for the dedicated pgf is defined to Keep With Next Pgf, and the Next Pgf Tag is my legend pgf. This approach also gives me control over Space Above the image, indentation, etc. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix

Re: Index colum-page breaks

2008-02-29 Thread Stuart Rogers
manually insert breaks, so that you can reapply them en masse after the file is regenerated. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90

Re: Suppress TableCleaner message in Console?

2008-03-04 Thread Stuart Rogers
not only sets your default printer within FM differently from your Windows default printer (e.g., to the Adobe PDF instance), it also puts the console window in the background. Adding this plug-in might solve the issue, even if the setprint function isn't used. -- Stuart Rogers Technical

Re: Dialog box annoyance

2008-03-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
dialog boxes by modifying fmdlg.dll in the fminit folder. http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/ (You will, of course, remember to back up fmdlg.dll first, won't you...) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers

Re: Dialog box annoyance

2008-03-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
text!!). Remember that some dialog boxes contain objects that may appear only in certain contexts, so if you change the size/position of other objects, be sure to allow room for the contextual items to appear. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto

Re: Dialog box annoyance

2008-03-07 Thread Stuart Rogers
for Move. (Important! Do not move your mouse!) Experiment with holding down different arrow keys until the dialog box comes back into view. HTH, -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325 srogers phoenix-geophysics com I'll stop

Re: Recovery

2008-03-14 Thread Stuart Rogers
to think of it, I guess I have to thank Word's behaviour for causing me to almost never lose more than a couple of minutes of work in any program I use... Have a good weekend, all :-) -- Stuart Rogers Technical Communicator Phoenix Geophysics Limited Toronto, ON, Canada +1 (416) 491-7340 x 325

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