Re: Large Flare projects (2,000+ pages)

Subject: Re: Large Flare projects (2,000+ pages)
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Andrew Harvie <withanie -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2015 12:07:16 -0400

Is it that difficult and requires such kid gloves? I have 8 books over 2000
pages each, with 2 of them over 4000 in FM and FM doesnt bat an eye on PDF
output and takes less than 15 minutes from TOC to print que. I was
considering running a beta project in Flare but this conversation has made
me rethink it.
On Aug 12, 2015 10:49 AM, "Andrew Harvie" <withanie -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> My Flare project comes to over 4000 pages if printed. Yes, I do break it up
> into several manuals if generating as PDF. None of our customers want that
> as a single document.
>
> But recently, just for the fun of it, I did succeed in generating a single
> PDF of the whole danged thing. The trick is to boot into Windows safe mode
> first. Then go for lunch. I learned that trick in the Madcap forums two
> years ago.
>
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 7:23 AM, Matt Danda <mdanda -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
>
> > One of my Flare projects results in a 3,000+ page PDF. I've broken it
> down
> > into about 20 or so individual PDFs (across 2 separate Flare projects)
> and
> > then I combine the PDFs manually using Acrobat Pro. I tried to make a
> > single, massive TOC once but that failed to generate, so now I just
> > generate the smaller documents. It takes several hours to produce the
> final
> > output, given all the steps required to assemble the PDFs, but it is a
> > million times better than Word, which took weeks (literally) to
> accomplish
> > the same task. -Matt Danda
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