Re: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Judy
to tell me the social media sites you belong to -Original Message- From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Judy Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 9:26 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Topic changes heading levels I'm

Re: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Art Campbell
Looking back at this again, I believe I'd go with putting the topic info in a file by itself and then importing it as necessary under the appropriate head. Art Art Campbell art.campb...@gmail.com ... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a

RE: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Combs, Richard
Judy wrote: The challenge is how to best handle those topics that appear in more than 1 output, but at different heading levels--most commonly an H3 in the full manual becomes an H2 in the quickstarts. I've thought about: - Multiple conditionalized headings, but that would cause xref

Re: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Judy
Art and Richard both recommended the idea of insetting topic body text between the headings in a container doc. My biggest qualm about using container docs with all of the headings then insetting the body text is the sheer number of insets. I recently tried breaking my doc set into

Re: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Art Campbell
Judy, so how many insets is that? Tens, or hundreds, or thousands? To me, 50% utilization isn't much and I wouldn't be concerned... but when you start juggling hundreds of files, there's a corresponding hit on the operating system and network traffic; it's larger than just in FM. Within FM, you

RE: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Combs, Richard
Judy wrote: I recently tried breaking my doc set into topic-sized fm docs, then building the different outputs with the topic fm's as insets to a chapter container. It worked great w/ 1 chapter, but when I tested it with the first 3 chapters, FM couldn't handle it. (50% CPU usage on a 2

Re: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Judy
If I did every topic separately and added more for chunks smaller than a topic, I'd be around 1000. I'm the lone writer so I don't work on the network. My current work is always local (regular backups made to other locations of course!) so that's not part of the speed problem. All I know is

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Judy
[mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Judy > Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 9:26 AM > To: framers at lists.frameusers.com > Subject: Topic changes heading levels > > I'm using Tech. Comm. Suite ( FM8 ver. 8.0p277 & RH7 ver. 7.02.001) to > generate multiple user man

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Art Campbell
Looking back at this again, I believe I'd go with putting the topic info in a file by itself and then importing it as necessary under the appropriate head. Art Art Campbell art.campbell at gmail.com "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and a

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Combs, Richard
Judy wrote: > The challenge is how to best handle those topics that appear in more > than 1 output, but at different heading levels--most commonly an H3 in > the full manual becomes an H2 in the quickstarts. > > I've thought about: > - Multiple conditionalized headings, but that would cause

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Judy
Art and Richard both recommended the idea of insetting topic body text between the headings in a container doc. My biggest qualm about using container docs with all of the headings then insetting the body text is the sheer number of insets. I recently tried breaking my doc set into

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Art Campbell
Judy, so how many insets is that? Tens, or hundreds, or thousands? To me, 50% utilization isn't much and I wouldn't be concerned... but when you start juggling hundreds of files, there's a corresponding hit on the operating system and network traffic; it's larger than just in FM. Within FM, you

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Combs, Richard
Judy wrote: > I recently tried breaking my doc set into topic-sized fm docs, then > building the different outputs with the topic fm's as insets to a > chapter container. It worked great w/ 1 chapter, but when I tested it > with the first 3 chapters, FM couldn't handle it. (50% CPU usage on a

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-02 Thread Judy
If I did every topic separately and added more for chunks smaller than a topic, I'd be around 1000. I'm the lone writer so I don't work on the network. My current work is always local (regular backups made to other locations of course!) so that's not part of the speed problem. All I know is

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Judy
I'm using Tech. Comm. Suite ( FM8 ver. 8.0p277 RH7 ver. 7.02.001) to generate multiple user manuals (a full manual and 3 quickstarts) as well as CHM Help files. (Windows XP SP3 if it matters.) The challenge is how to best handle those topics that appear in more than 1 output, but at

RE: Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Judy Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 9:26 AM To: framers@lists.frameusers.com Subject: Topic changes heading levels I'm using Tech. Comm. Suite ( FM8 ver. 8.0p277 RH7 ver. 7.02.001) to generate multiple user

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Judy
I'm using Tech. Comm. Suite ( FM8 ver. 8.0p277 & RH7 ver. 7.02.001) to generate multiple user manuals (a full manual and 3 quickstarts) as well as CHM Help files. (Windows XP SP3 if it matters.) The challenge is how to best handle those topics that appear in more than 1 output, but at

Topic changes heading levels

2009-06-01 Thread Matt Sullivan
From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com [mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com] On Behalf Of Judy Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 9:26 AM To: framers at lists.frameusers.com Subject: Topic changes heading levels I'm using Tech. Comm. Suite ( FM8 ver. 8.0p277 & RH7 ver. 7.02.001) to