Re: Doc Architecture Challenge: Linking Between Books

2007-04-19 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Angela, just use descriptive titles for your hyperlinks, for example: See Concepts Guide Configuring xyz. Indeed, if a user downloads a pdf of one book, and not the other, the links will not work, but I guess the user will be smart enough to download the other guide and then use the

QuarkXPress to FrameMaker

2007-04-19 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers, I'm looking for a conversion tool to convert QuarkXPress files to FrameMaker. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance. -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T

Re: QuarkXPress to FrameMaker

2007-04-19 Thread Yves Barbion
Frame 7.2 can import QuarkXPress files, but only up to Quark version 4.1 On 4/19/07, Art Campbell [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Windows 7.2 is supposed to support direct import of Quark; not sure about earlier versions. Is it not doing something you need? Art On 4/19/07, Yves Barbion [EMAIL

Re: Frame 7.2 crashes with Acrobat 8 Pro

2007-05-04 Thread Yves Barbion
I create a PDF from Frame 7.2and hope for the best with Frame 8.0 this summer. ;-) Cheers -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 32 BTW

Black rectangle on OLE2 object in PDF

2007-05-10 Thread Yves Barbion
settings of my printer driver instance and Job Options. Okay, I've got Enfocus PitStop, so I can remove the rectangle, but, is this a known bug? -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031

Re: Arbortext

2007-05-10 Thread Yves Barbion
: http://www.omsys.com/dcl/download.htm. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 32 BTW (VAT) BE 0886.192.394 skype: yves.barbion

Re: Getting data from xml into Frame was, Do I need to jump into the Structured FM pool?

2007-05-22 Thread Yves Barbion
See also: http://www.w3schools.com/xsl/default.asp Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 32 BTW (VAT) BE 0886.192.394 skype

Re: FM crashes on print book to file (surprise! No?)

2007-05-31 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Bodvar, have you tried switching off Generate Tagged PDF in PDF Setup Tags? Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 32 BTW (VAT

Re: FM crashes on print book to file (surprise! No?)

2007-06-01 Thread Yves Barbion
Dov's recommendation and deleted the FNTCACHE.DAT file and rebooted. Everything works like a charm now. By the way, this FNTCACHE.DAT file was 2.3 GB, is that normal? -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba

Re: List of imported graphics

2007-06-01 Thread Yves Barbion
to be careful when you have several books in several folders which use common graphics. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 32 BTW (VAT

Re: Delta symbol

2007-06-14 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Karen, You can do this as follows: 1. Type a capital letter D. 2. Create a character format named delta and use the Symbol font. 3. Tag the capital letter D with the delta character format. Good luck and kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker

Re: Limit printing feature?

2007-07-06 Thread Yves Barbion
And how would you prevent a mass photocopying then? Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 23 BTW (VAT) BE 0886.192.394 skype

Cross-references and hyperlinks: jump back to target?

2007-07-13 Thread Yves Barbion
I think this question has been asked before: is there a way to jump back to the target of a cross-reference or hypertext link (opposite of Go to Source)? ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL PROTECTED] Send list messages to [EMAIL

Re: Cross-references and hyperlinks: jump back to target?

2007-07-13 Thread Yves Barbion
Right on for the Esc+v+P, but I think you mean Ctrl+tab for different documents, right. Thanks Rick. Kind regards Yves Barbion Rick Quatro wrote: Hi Yves, For links within the same document, use Esc v P (view Previous). For links to a different document, you can hit Alt+Tab to go back

Re: New formats for a TOC

2007-07-13 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Gunnar, you can do this as follows: 1. Go to the book file. 2. Right-click the TOC. 3. Choose *Set Up Table of Contents*. 4. Move the new format to the Include list. 5. Click *Set*. 6. Click *Update*. Kind regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified

Re: Need 8 Install Help

2007-08-10 Thread Yves Barbion
.html on the frameusers list indicate difficulties with installing the trial version on a system that had a beta version installed. So far for my first impressions. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba

Importing a sheet of an Excel table

2007-08-23 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers, Is there a way (plug-in) to import a specific sheet of an Excel table into FrameMaker 7.2? I've got spare parts lists in multiple languages, one language per sheet in 1 Excel file, 1 Excel file per product. I'd like to import the English sheet in my English user guide, the German

Re: Sequential page numbers on alternate pages

2007-09-03 Thread Yves Barbion
may need to try some special impositioning tricks in the PDF file, for example if you want to print a booklet saddle-stitched. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Re: Conditional Text problem on Frame 7.1 on Win XP Professional

2007-09-04 Thread Yves Barbion
and set the Show/Hide settings file by file. Good luck. -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor On 9/4/07, David Schor [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a bug or limitation regarding FrameMaker Conditional Text Tag

Word to FrameMaker: automate?

2007-09-06 Thread Yves Barbion
are to automate step 1? I guess Framescript can do this (Rick?), any other options? Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor ___ You are currently subscribed

Keyboard shortcuts stop working

2007-09-06 Thread Yves Barbion
? In which version? Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL PROTECTED] Send list messages to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Unresolved xrefs when table is sorted

2007-09-07 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers, FrameMaker (6, 7.x, 8.0) has the following bug: If you've got a cross-reference to a paragraph in a table, and you sort the table, the cross-reference markers in the table are removed, so you get unresolved cross-references. Any workarounds, patches or solutions here? -- Yves

Drag and drop by reference

2007-09-07 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers, is there a way to take a graphic in Windows Explorer, drop it onto a page in FrameMaker and get this graphic imported by reference (not copied into document, as it is now)? Kind regards -- Yves ___ You are currently subscribed to

Re: FM 7.2 updates

2007-09-13 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Christiane, as far as I know, there are only two patches for FM 7.2. So just install 7.2b144 first and then 7.2p158 and you should be fine. You can find 7.2p158 here: http://www.adobe.com/support/downloads/detail.jsp?ftpID=3332 Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe

Black frame on OLE objects in PDF

2007-09-14 Thread Yves Barbion
and FrameMaker 8, both with the same results. Any ideas? -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL PROTECTED] Send list

Re: Know bugs in FM 8?

2007-09-17 Thread Yves Barbion
the catalogs, which saved some screen real estate. Now, in FM8, when I press F9, I just get to see the names of paratags for 2 seconds in the lower-left corner of my FM window, which makes it impossible to use these shortcuts. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

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

2007-09-19 Thread Yves Barbion
The S, F and T before the colon in Fred's example are called series labels. You can do a search on series label in the FrameMaker Help and you will find a couple of topics. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Re: Easiest way to update all paragraphs in a book

2007-09-20 Thread Yves Barbion
. Select *Default Font Properties Only* and *All Paragraphs and Catalog Entries*. 6. Click *Update*. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F

Re: Mapping of Word styles to Framemaker paragrahps

2007-09-20 Thread Yves Barbion
the paratags of your FrameMaker template, not the Word styles (Normal, Heading 1, Heading 2, ...). Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89

Re: Mapping of Word styles to Framemaker paragrahps

2007-09-20 Thread Yves Barbion
vanished off the face of the web. :-( Thanks, Rebecca Yves Barbion [EMAIL PROTECTED] 09/20/07 11:32 PM I use Template Mapper for jobs like these. Template Mapper was developed by Chris Despopoulos http://www.telecable.es/personales/cud. It goes like this: 1. Open the Word file

Re: Easiest way to update all paragraphs in a book

2007-09-20 Thread Yves Barbion
and Update All? Regards, Shmuel Wolfson Yves Barbion wrote: That's a good idea, Shmuel, and to make the change at once, I would suggest this: 1. In the Paragraph Designer, click the *Default Font* tab. 2. Choose *Commands Set Window to As Is*. 3. Select *Family *Verdana

Re: Adobe Acrobat 8

2007-09-24 Thread Yves Barbion
, Save as PDF: FM crashes. 2. Restart Windows and try again: same result, FM crashes. 3. Delete fntcache.dat and restart Windows. 4. FM: Save as PDF. Everything's fine now. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Re: FM8 and shortcut key (F9+first letter in pragraph name

2007-09-25 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Verner, Indeed, this is a bug, and I noticed it too a couple of days ago. I pressed F9, but I just got to see the paratags in the lower-left corner of my FrameMaker window for 2 seconds. Quit and restart FM8 and it works again (but I hope Adobe fixes this soon). Yves Barbion

Re: FM8 and shortcut key (F9+first letter in pragraph name

2007-09-25 Thread Yves Barbion
Indeed Sarah, same behavior in Windows XP, and with the Character Designer open too. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Sarah O'Keefe wrote: The shortcut appears to *not* work when the Paragraph Designer

Re: Adobe Unveils Technical Communication Suite

2007-09-25 Thread Yves Barbion
into the RoboHelp Project. * Generate WebHelp or FlashHelp. Of course, with all the DITA bells and whistles (conrefs, reltables, ...) fully supported. Kind regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Michael Müller

Re: Template Mapper

2007-09-29 Thread Yves Barbion
Indeed John, TemplateMapper only does FM to FM conversions, but then again, you simply open the Word file(s) in FrameMaker and save it as an FM file, provided that it's not a nasty complex Word file, of course. ;-) Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker

Re: Searching for empty paragraphs

2007-10-05 Thread Yves Barbion
/index.jsp Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor On 10/5/07, Pat Christenson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The problem with that is when you replace it with \p (to get rid of the empty), you lose the paragraph

Re: Changing text styles

2007-10-10 Thread Yves Barbion
this variable. 5. Find: ABC Company, Inc. and Change: By Pasting. Good luck and best regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 23 BTW

Images on transparent background to PDF

2007-10-15 Thread Yves Barbion
with images, does it? The only workaround I can come up with now, is to place the image on the colored background in Photoshop or Illustrator. Kind regards. -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Re: FM Search Tools

2007-11-07 Thread Yves Barbion
I use Windows Grep (www.wingrep.com) for this, but I've heard good things about PowerGrep too (www.powergrep.com). Good luck and best regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor On Nov 7, 2007 10:06 AM, Shmuel

Re: Frame's lame callouts

2007-11-15 Thread Yves Barbion
and check with your translation company whether they can easily handle this. Good luck and kind regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50

Re: Frame's lame callouts

2007-11-15 Thread Yves Barbion
indicate movement, so in some cases, the user may think that he has to move something, whereas you (the writer) just want to indicate a component or part of the graphic. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Re: Shutdown

2007-12-03 Thread Yves Barbion
and FrameMaker. 3. Save as PDF or Print to Adobe PDF. Everything works fine again. By the way, Framers: it would be nice if I could use some script or .bat file to delete my font cache on Windows shutdown automatically. Any ideas for this? Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect

Re: XML to PDF?

2007-12-12 Thread Yves Barbion
/). Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Belgium On Dec 12, 2007 2:14 PM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi Mary, FrameMaker can do this, and in fact, it is one of FrameMaker's great strengths

Re: PDF Job Options in FM8 and FM7.2 [SOLVED]

2007-12-17 Thread Yves Barbion
Got'em! Apparently, FrameMaker 7.2 is looking here for job options: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Adobe\Adobe PDF\Settings -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor On Dec 14, 2007 12:03 PM, Yves

Re: FM 7.2 and Acrobat 8: remove .tps and view PDF

2007-12-18 Thread Yves Barbion
been released. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba On Dec 18, 2007 9:04 AM, wim [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yves, The fact that the .tps is still there and the pdf doesn't show automatically indicates that the pdf creation

Re: Unavailable fonts issue

2008-01-02 Thread Yves Barbion
the MIF file in FrameMaker and check it. 7. If the MIF file is okay, save it as .fm again. 8. If necessary, import the paragraph or character formats from this file into the other FM files which have the same missing fonts. Good luck. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe

FrameMaker ACIs in China?

2008-01-08 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers, are there any Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructors who can provide training in China, preferably in Chinese? If so, please contact me off-list. Thanks in advance -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Re: Converting Framemaker to Word

2008-01-09 Thread Yves Barbion
Indeed, MIF2Go is the tool par excellence for jobs like these. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 23 BTW (VAT) BE 0886.192.394 skype

Re: The dreaded Internal Error error meets the dreaded Adobe support, sigh

2008-01-12 Thread Yves Barbion
Right! Deleting the fntcache.dat has worked for me as well. And you may want to create a batch file to do this every time you shut down Windows. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031

Re: Frame Files to Excel

2008-01-18 Thread Yves Barbion
That's an option too, and you may want to use MIF2Go to save your FM files as cleaner Word documents. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366

Re: Using PDF Converter with Frame

2008-01-24 Thread Yves Barbion
Enfocus Certified (www.enfocus.com). Kind regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 23 BTW (VAT) BE 0886.192.394 skype: yves.barbion

Re: FrameMaker vs. InDesign CS3

2008-01-24 Thread Yves Barbion
and the DITA Open Toolkit to generate a wide variety of output targets: PDF (using FO and RenderX), HTMLHelp, XHTML, Eclipse Help, AIR Help, ... Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031

Re: Revising Help topics created in WebWorks

2008-02-06 Thread Yves Barbion
don't have to upgrade WebWorks (or FrameMaker). Good luck. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 23 BTW (VAT) BE 0886.192.394 skype

Re: FM abruptly closes with no save

2008-02-13 Thread Yves Barbion
create a PDF file of the PowerPoint Presentation and import the pages of this PDF into FrameMaker. Good luck. Yves Barbion Managing Director Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Belgium Pete Rourke wrote: You might try saving the powerpoint

Slightly OT: Windows Vista does not allow me to change any (ini) files in Program Files folders

2008-02-13 Thread Yves Barbion
. -- Yves Barbion _ Answer from Microsoft MVP: Hello, In Windows Vista, even though you are an administrator, the programs that run on your computer are not allowed to use your administrator power unless: 1- They prompt you for permission 2- You explicitly give them

Re: Archive searching and moving text inset files

2008-02-13 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Linda, this is a great one too: http://www.editpadpro.com/editpadlite.html Yves Barbion Managing Director Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Belgium Reng, Dr. Winfried wrote: Hi Linda, I use

Chautauqua

2008-02-19 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers, who has attended the FrameMaker 2008 Chautauqua last week? Any impressions, goodies, important news I (and the other absentees) have missed? Thanks in advance. -- Yves Barbion Scripto Belgium ___ You are currently subscribed

Re: style following inset

2008-02-21 Thread Yves Barbion
also generate WebHelp or HTMLHelp output of this FM file, make sure that you set this paratag (eoti) to No Output. Good luck. Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto Belgium Mollye Barrett wrote: I'm working with an unstructured document set that uses

Re: importing/structuring docx into FrameMaker?

2008-03-12 Thread Yves Barbion
a conversion table does work, but I use it for relatively simple documents. When I need to (re)structure documents to DITA, I use MIF2Go instead. Kind regards Yves Barbion Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto Belgium Jakob Fix wrote: Hello, I was wondering if anybody is using the Structure

Re: FrameMaker DITA and CMS

2008-03-12 Thread Yves Barbion
and it looks promising, but I need to do some further testing here. * *Managing DITA content*: Our technical writers use the CMS of the customers, so we don't have a CMS (yet). You may want to check out this site: http://dita.xml.org/products. Kind regards Yves Barbion

Re: FM abruptly closes with no save

2008-03-14 Thread Yves Barbion
. Stability has always been one of the key features of FrameMaker. I hope I can keep emphasizing this in my future Frame sales pitches. Kind regards Yves Barbion Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto Belgium Diane Gaskill wrote: Hi Framers, I run FM8.02 on a laptop running XPSP2

Re: FrameMaker 7.2 and Vista

2008-03-18 Thread Yves Barbion
. * FrameMaker (and also any other application) is A LOT more unstable on Vista than on XP. * Some features don't seem to work in FM on Vista, for example: selecting a (large) number of files in Windows Explorer and dragging them into a FM book. Good luck. ;-) Kind regards Yves Barbion

Re: delivering XML on the web

2008-03-21 Thread Yves Barbion
://dita.xml.org/ * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DITA Kind regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 23 BTW (VAT) BE 0886.192.394 skype

Re: delivering XML on the web

2008-03-22 Thread Yves Barbion
. Maybe the above explanation is a bit too technical for those who are not familiar with DITA yet. If so, drop me an e-mail and I'll be happy to send you a Flash movie that shows you how relationship tables in a ditamap work. Kind regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified

Re: FM 8

2008-03-24 Thread Yves Barbion
will consider this a bug and will therefore release a patch for it. Kind regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 23 BTW (VAT

Re: Upgrade to Frame 8?

2008-03-26 Thread Yves Barbion
There are also some issues related to Unicode and special characters. You'll find them in this framers group if you look for the word bug. I also found the following bug recently: 1. Type a word which has special characters like the ë in technologieën (which is quite common in Dutch).

Re: Upgrade to Frame 8?

2008-03-26 Thread Yves Barbion
no longer used. Kind regards Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32 9 366 50 23 BTW (VAT) BE 0886.192.394 skype: yves.barbion

Re: managing condition tags

2008-04-17 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Rene and FrameUsers, I am also looking for a tool like this: a plug-in or Framescript to manage condition tags at book level. Thanks in advance. Yves Barbion Scripto Belgium On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 3:32 PM, Rene S. [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] However, I still would like to know

Re: managing condition tags

2008-04-17 Thread Yves Barbion
condition tag. ;-) Maybe a feature request for FindChangeSpecial 2.1? Cheers. -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto Belgium On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 4:37 PM, Rene Stephenson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Rick, Yves must have pulled that out

Re: Long running headers

2008-04-22 Thread Yves Barbion
cell margins. - You can align your text vertically in the table cell. - Your table cells will expand automatically as your header/footer text becomes longer. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Documentation Architect Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto Belgium On Mon, Apr 21, 2008

Re: Black frame on OLE objects in PDF

2008-05-27 Thread Yves Barbion
and delete it (using Acrobat 3D 8). Yves Barbion Managing Director Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu Alison Carrico wrote: Hi Yves: I am experiencing the same issue with an Excel OLE object was wondering whether you ever found a solution to this vexing problem. I have

Optimize preview of EPS files?

2008-05-28 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers, when you import an EPS file into Frame, you get to see a low-res preview. Is there a way or a plug-in to optimize this preview or to get a high-res preview? Cheers -- Yves Barbion www.scripto.nu ___ You are currently subscribed

OT: InDesign to HTML?

2008-05-28 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers There are several ways to save your FrameMaker files to HTML: - Set up the HTML reference pages and save as HTML - Use MIF2Go or a HAT like RoboHelp or WebWorks ePublisher Is there anyone who has done similar conversions from InDesign files? Kind regards -- Yves Barbion

Re: Word to structured frame

2008-05-28 Thread Yves Barbion
scratch. You can find these nice tools here: - http://www.omsys.com/dcl/mif2go_main.htm - http://leximation.com/dita-fmx/ -- Yves Barbion Managing Director Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto www.scripto.nu On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 12:59 PM

Re: Optimize preview of EPS files?

2008-05-29 Thread Yves Barbion
an EPS file into Frame, you get to see a low-res preview. Is there a way or a plug-in to optimize this preview or to get a high-res preview? Cheers -- Yves Barbion www.scripto.nu

Re: I cannot get pdfmark to work

2008-05-29 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Verner, have you tried Format Document PDF Setup Settings tab Open PDF Document on Page 2? Kind regards -- Yves Barbion Managing Director Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor Scripto bvba Asselsstraat 65 9031 Gent Belgium T: +32 494 12 01 89 F: +32

Re: Pantone C vs CVC / Screen printing

2008-06-05 Thread Yves Barbion
Pages, tables and what have you. And you may even import EPS line art which has similar, but different colors. All of these can be checked, managed and corrected in the PDF. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion | Managing Director Scripto | Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu On Thu, Jun

Re: OT: Knowledge Base Software

2008-06-13 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Steven, We use DITA-FMx by Leximation to write the topics for our knowledge base and we publish it in HTMLHelp first, using the DITA Open Toolkit. We then convert it to WebHelp, using chm2web. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Re: language specific screen shots in Framemaker

2008-07-04 Thread Yves Barbion
of Enfocus Instant PDF: go to the URL below, and search for the topic Viewing jobs (without the quotes). http://www.certifiedpdf.net/livehelp/ST41/enUS/wwhelp/wwhimpl/js/html/wwhelp.htm Cheers -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Deleting fntcache.dat no longer necessary: Windows Hotfix now available

2008-07-07 Thread Yves Barbion
(fingers crossed), because a Windows Hotfix is now available: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/2008/07/hotfix_for_framemaker_1.html Hurray, hurray! -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu • skype: yves.barbion • T: +32 494 12 01 89

Re: TOC within a chapter

2008-07-07 Thread Yves Barbion
solution. You can even run it on complete FM books. Cheers -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu • skype: yves.barbion • T: +32 494 12 01 89 On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 8:01 PM, Butler, Darren J CTR USAF AFMC 584 CBSS/GBHAC [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: Words dropping out when a PDF is generated

2008-07-07 Thread Yves Barbion
was to delete fntcache.dat and restart Windows. This is no longer necessary (fingers crossed), because a Windows Hotfix is now available: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/2008/07/hotfix_for_framemaker_1.html Hurray, hurray! -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker

Re: TOC within a chapter

2008-07-07 Thread Yves Barbion
(of 10 chapters on average) = n minutes x $n per minute (the tech writer's rate or wage cost). Multiply this by the number of books, or by the number of updates per book. You'll have ROI after less than 10 updates (or books) already. -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified

Re: Deleting fntcache.dat no longer necessary: Windows Hotfix nowavailable

2008-07-09 Thread Yves Barbion
Same thing here: no crashes yet and pristine PDFs. Fingers crossed. Phew! When I saw John's reply about his three crashes, I was considering to hold my silence forever in this group. But then again, don't shoot the messenger, right? ;-) -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe

Re: new computer woes

2008-07-15 Thread Yves Barbion
. -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu • skype: yves.barbion • T: +32 494 12 01 89 On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 11:44 AM, leah [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Good morning all you mavens, I just got a new computer a work. this is a good thing. However

Ignore all missing files and fonts... in book

2008-07-17 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers, is there a plug-in or framescript available somewhere which allows you to open all files in book while ignoring all missing files and fonts in book? Thanks in advance. -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu • skype

Re: Running headers calling on formatted variables

2008-08-14 Thread Yves Barbion
, others are not (font size, color). Is this a bug or by design? -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu On Thu, Aug 14, 2008 at 10:26 AM, mathieu jacquet [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Hi all, I'm using FM 7.2 on XP. In my document, running

Re: Best Indexing Tool for FrameMaker?

2008-09-04 Thread Yves Barbion
Markers from Elements and which copies the text from, say, the DITA title elements and pastes it in an indexterm element. Surely, further editing needs to be done, but you'd have a good basic index already. I'd love to see a DITA-aware IXGen soon. -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe

Find/change Special

2008-09-05 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Robert, Rick Quatro's Find/Change Special plug-in works in FrameMaker 8, but I think Rick still needs to update the information on his site: http://www.frameexpert.com/plugins/findchangespecial/index.htm Cheers -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker

Re: Renaming 300 linked graphics in Framemaker

2008-09-16 Thread Yves Barbion
justify the effort it will take? You can easily create a hyperlinked list of imported graphics in FrameMaker and there are a lot of (free) image viewers available to find and manage your graphics. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director Scripto • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor

Re: InDesign CS4

2008-09-23 Thread Yves Barbion
/quark_purchases_invision_research_now_theyre_really_in_the_xml_authoring_bu/ Let's hope. -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu • skype: yves.barbion • T: +32 494 12 01 89 On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 2:44 PM, Rick Quatro [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Yes, and it looks like additional XML

Re: OT: Visualize DTD Structure

2008-09-30 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Rick there is TreeVision, by Ovidius: http://www.ovidius.com/treevision.html -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu • skype: yves.barbion • T: +32 494 12 01 89 On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 3:44 PM, Rick Quatro [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: Hi

Re: Odd keyboard behavior

2008-10-16 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Jeremy Are you sure the Smart Quotes feature is dead in FM8? It's still seems to work fine in my version. I'm using FM 8.0p277 in Windows XP and I get nice smart single and double quotes. Cheers -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu

Re: Odd keyboard behavior

2008-10-16 Thread Yves Barbion
to know that it can be fixed, and that you can even use custom quotes per language. Thanks to Jeremy and Dr. Reng! -- Yves Barbion www.scripto.nu On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 10:47 AM, Jeremy H. Griffith [EMAIL PROTECTED]wrote: On Thu, 16 Oct 2008 00:37:02 -0700, Jeremy H. Griffith [EMAIL

Re: Text missing in PDF ...

2008-10-27 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Wim Let me refresh your memory: http://blogs.adobe.com/techcomm/2008/07/hotfix_for_framemaker_1.html ;-) Met vriendelijke groet -- Yves Barbion • Managing Director • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 1:08 PM, Wim Hooghwinkel - idtp [EMAIL

Re: Section TOCs

2008-11-13 Thread Yves Barbion
-- Yves Barbion • Managing Director • Adobe-Certified FrameMaker Instructor www.scripto.nu On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 2:21 PM, Flo Flosten [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi list, as I find it hard to search the archive, can anyone give an idea of how to make section TOCs? I use Frame 7.2. I have a book

Re: Connection between Table Designer and Paragraph Designer?

2008-12-01 Thread Yves Barbion
. See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darwin_Information_Typing_Architecture If you cannot get the autonumbering of your table right, just send me 1 FM file and I will fix it for you (free of charge). Good luck. Kind regards -- Yves Barbion www.scripto.nu On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 3:08 PM

tocsplitter

2008-12-09 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Framers Does anyone know where I can find the latest version of the tocsplitter plug-in? Thanks in advance. -- Yves Barbion www.scripto.nu ___ You are currently subscribed to Framers as [EMAIL PROTECTED] Send list messages to [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: tocsplitter

2008-12-09 Thread Yves Barbion
Hi Lin Thanks, but that's a reference to tocbreaker, which is not the one I was looking for: - tocbreaker fixes line breaks in the table of contents - tocsplitter splits up a file, based on the entries in the table of contents, and this is the one I need Kind regards Yves Barbion

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