RE: Frame 7/Robo X5 with Windows 7?

Subject: RE: Frame 7/Robo X5 with Windows 7?
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Keith Hansen <Keith -dot- Hansen -at- opensolutions -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 15:35:25 -0700

Keith Hansen wrote:

> I am currently using FrameMaker 7.2 and RoboHelp X5. Some questions:
>
> * Will these work on a new computer that has Windows 7?

I'm using FM 7.2 on 64-bit Win 7 Enterprise in compatibility mode. IIRC, I tried multiple compatibility settings -- at least XP SP2 and XP SP3, maybe Win 2000 -- and settled on XP SP2. It's stable, but painfully slow (Core2 Duo 2.33GHz, 8GB RAM).

In native (non-compatibility) mode, it was fast, but routinely crashed whenever I drag-selected text with the mouse. Do you know how hard it is to break yourself of the habit of selecting with the mouse? :-(


Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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