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FrameMaker (v7.2 to 11): Updating TOC Wipes Formatting

Problem

Why does updating a book strip all formatting from existing TOC entries? I’ve already imported paragraph formats to the TOC file. I haven’t altered the text of the entries or their page numbers, just applied formatting from the paragraph designer. 209 more words

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FrameMaker (v7.2 to 11): Blocking local formatting when copying

Problem

I want to copy and paste text in FM as plain text

Solution

  1. Install Pure Text. With this tool, you can copy text from anywhere and paste plain text into whatever application you are using.
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FrameMaker (v7.2 to 11): Hypertext links not working when PDF 'ed as single files of a book

Problem

Here are a few more details in case others encounter this. When you print or save as PDF from a .book file, FrameMaker encodes the links and destinations as if you are making a single PDF file from the book. 220 more words

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FrameMaker (v7.2 to 11): Convert 1 Excel column into 3 balanced columns to paste into FM

Problem

Win 7, Excel 2003, FM 10

I have a list of 117 or so items that I get from a client as a single column in an Excel spreadsheet. 181 more words

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FrameMaker (v7.2 to 11): Unavailable fonts message

Problem

I am using FrameMaker 9 on Windows 7. When I open a particular book, I get the classic ‘unavailable fonts’ error on many of the files (followed by ‘unresolved cross-reference’ errors, but for now I’m assuming the two are related). 1,397 more words

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FrameMaker (v7.2 to 11): Font suggestions for book

Problem

I’m working in FM 8, Win 7 x64 on a book that will be published this Fall. I’ve now been asked to do the book design, in addition to most of the writing and basic template design. 353 more words

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FrameMaker (v7.2 to 11): Unwanted items in the TOC

Problem

I have three unwanted items in my TOC. They appear on the TOC reference page and they are:

<$paratext> <$pagenum>

<$paratext> <$pagenum>

<$paratext> <$pagenum> 160 more words

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