Re: Framemaker Conditionalising Templates

Subject: Re: Framemaker Conditionalising Templates
From: Julie Stickler <jstickler -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Laura Fergusson <l -dot- fergusson -at- codestuff -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 16:18:35 -0400

On Fri, Oct 23, 2009 at 4:54 AM, Laura Fergusson
<l -dot- fergusson -at- codestuff -dot- net> wrote:
> Up to now I have had around 10 different variants of a standard product,
> for which I have used conditional text and variables. All variants have
> their own book, but have used the same template, with the front and back
> matter customised for each.
>
> Now a new client means another variant - but they have their own
> templates which I am to use.

Is there any reason why you can't import your existing variables and
conditions into the new templates? (Import>Formats and then select
only the variables and conditions) I'm assuming that they want to use
their templates for the page layout, styles, formatting, fonts, etc.
That would seem to be the easiest solution.

I guess I'm unclear as to whether you are doing this new project from
scratch, or creating yet another variant of an existing project, but
with new templates?
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Framemaker Conditionalising Templates: From: Laura Fergusson

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