RE: FrameMaker 11 - Stability / Crashing on Save.. Help

Subject: RE: FrameMaker 11 - Stability / Crashing on Save.. Help
From: "ant -at- ant-davey -dot- com" <ant -at- ant-davey -dot- com>
To: "Wroblewski, Victoria" <vwroblewski -at- NECsphere -dot- com>, Simon Thomson <sthomson -at- rapiscansystems -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2012 13:45:49 +0000 (GMT)

Hi Simon,

I'm in the same place (FM11 in TCS4 - updated to 11.1, or .0.1?) I am
experienceing crashes when I re-save a template file to which I have just made
changes. So it would suggest the issue might be around format changes.

Sorry, I don't have a fix.

Regards,

Ant

On 13 December 2012 at 11:20 Simon Thomson <sthomson -at- rapiscansystems -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi Victoria,
>
> Yep all up to date.
> Had Adobe FM support 'take over' shared out my pc, producing the crash
> repeatedly & checked for updates (repeatedly) - generally played with the
> project files, reproducing the same crash - but never once looked at the Crash
> file.. strange.
>
> Hmm move to a structured format - that's 'a big hammer to break a small nut'
> isn't it?
> After all we're talking about a Fm Book that's got 11 fm files which Crashes
> when updating one fm file after Importing the Page Layouts from another, when
> pressing Save.
>
> Though I understand your logic, its more a work round. I'd be interested in
> any examples or guides, that are relevant?
>
> I was hoping some Framer would have either a do's/don'ts list or methodical
> diagnostic route (such as Mifwash).
>
> My general suspicion is its something I've introduced with this project, such
> as Tracked Text Edits (TTE's) which are Conditional text Variables, on the
> MasterPage I had to build on fly.. and FM10 (& 11) is rumoured to have issues
> with TTE & conditional text.
>
> Wish me luck & patience, and thanks for replying.
> Sim
>
> P.S. I will say after only 3 weeks of use, moving from FM9 to FM11 - its
> quicker generally, but stability - I'm still on the fence :|
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wroblewski, Victoria [mailto:vwroblewski -at- NECsphere -dot- com]
> Sent: 12 December 2012 19:39
> To: Simon Thomson; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: FrameMaker 11 - Stability / Crashing on Save.. Help
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Of Simon Thomson
> Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 11:13 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: FrameMaker 11 - Stability / Crashing on Save.. Help
>
> Hi All,
>
> Recently updated to Adobe FrameMaker 11 (within TCS4, which was an upgrade to
> my existing TCS 2.5) and all was going well, kind of - until now.
>
> (snip)
>
> -----
>
> Stupid question... are you up to date on updates? I know we were looking to
> make the switch up to the new version but early users had a lot of these same
> complaints (most of which seem to be fixed by updates).
>
> Also, you may want to try using the Structured FrameMaker product interface if
> you are using the regular unstructured Frame interface... that also solved a
> lot of these type of problems with the early users (the leading suspicion is
> that Adobe only tested in Structured FrameMaker mode, since the problems
> people were having in unstructured mode should be a showstopper for any
> release).
>
> - V
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