Re: FrameMaker is driving me insane PDF's - ARGH!!!

Subject: Re: FrameMaker is driving me insane PDF's - ARGH!!!
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 22:21:45 -0400

Your new document was probably showing conditions and as for your big
document... sounds like you printed the book file and not the
individual FM files you needed content from.

I've never experienced the issues you raised.

On 10/25/05, lorenzo -dot- gonzalez -at- ints -dot- com <lorenzo -dot- gonzalez -at- ints -dot- com> wrote:
> Rookie question, I know...
> We need to create a PDF of a small portion of a huge User's Manual. We try
> the general method of printing that portion to file. Problem is, it goes
> ahead and generates the whole chapter of 140+ pages, even though we only
> need 16 pages!
> So we tried something else. We copied and pasted the portion we needed to
> a new Frame file. Problem: change bars appeared and the text all went red
> and we couldn't figure out how to change it back to black. We found we
> were able to print that red portion to PDF, but it was unusable since it
> was not professional to send to our customer.
> Why is Frame so silly? A simple copy and paste to a new file should not
> produce red text and change bars! Are the settings screwed up or is this
> a bug?
> Any help with this would be appreciated. I checked the archives here and
> found nothing regarding red text in FrameMaker.

Bill Swallow
HATT List Owner
WWP-Users List Owner


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