Re: [Framers] Best practices for multiple users

2018-03-23 Thread Cheryl Magadieu
That's a good idea. We're considering persuading our manager to let us put the FrameMaker files on a networked drive so we can use FrameMaker's locking capability. Cheryl On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 5:01 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: > If you're using Git, then you might want

Re: [Framers] Best practices for multiple users

2018-03-23 Thread Cheryl Magadieu
-366-4017 > FrameMaker toy store: http://www.frameexpert.com/store > > -Original Message- > From: Framers <framers-bounces+rick=rickquatro@lists.frameusers.com> > On > Behalf Of Cheryl Magadieu > Sent: Friday, March 23, 2018 3:16 PM > To: framers@lists.fra

Re: [Framers] Best practices for multiple users

2018-03-23 Thread Robert Lauriston
If you're using Git, then you might want to create a wiki page where people can informally check files out and in. On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 12:41 PM, Cheryl Magadieu wrote: > Thanks. Unfortunately, we are using Git, so we can't lock the files. > > Cheryl > > On Fri, Mar 23,

Re: [Framers] Best practices for multiple users

2018-03-23 Thread Cheryl Magadieu
Thanks. Unfortunately, we are using Git, so we can't lock the files. Cheryl On Fri, Mar 23, 2018 at 3:31 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: > The target document has to be open. If the other writer is working on > the target file, you could put in "add x-ref" placeholders and

Re: [Framers] Best practices for multiple users

2018-03-23 Thread Rick Quatro
Friday, March 23, 2018 3:16 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: [Framers] Best practices for multiple users I work at a small company, and there are two of us who are using FrameMaker. At the moment, we are both working on the same book; each of us has about 6 chapters. This is the first time

Re: [Framers] Best practices for multiple users

2018-03-23 Thread Robert Lauriston
The target document has to be open. If the other writer is working on the target file, you could put in "add x-ref" placeholders and add them later. Are you using a source control system such as Subversion? That helps avoid problems. You check out the files you need to work on and check them back

Re: [Framers] Best practices for multiple users

2018-03-23 Thread Jeff Coatsworth
ce for the project. From: Framers <framers-bounces+jeff.coatsworth=jonasclub@lists.frameusers.com> on behalf of Cheryl Magadieu <cmagad...@gmail.com> Sent: March 23, 2018 3:15 PM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: [Framers] Best practices for

[Framers] Best practices for multiple users

2018-03-23 Thread Cheryl Magadieu
I work at a small company, and there are two of us who are using FrameMaker. At the moment, we are both working on the same book; each of us has about 6 chapters. This is the first time we've worked on the same book at the same time. The challenge we've run into is how to make the workflow easier