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Subject:Re: Word to Frame From:Kent Newton <kentn -at- METRIX-INC -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 13 Aug 1996 07:08:00 PDT
On Tuesday, August 13, 1996 1:07 AM, Randy Grandle wrote:
>To make the process [of converting Word documents to Frame]
>go as smoothly as possible:
> * Before conversion, create a template in Frame that matches the
> template as closely as possible. For example, create paragraph
> formats that match the Word paragraph styles verbatim.
This is true, but only the names of the style tags need to match
verbatim: their attributes may differ.
> * After conversion, use macros to automate as much of the clean
Since we're talking about Word conversions, I infer that the platform is
Windows. I believe that Windows version of Frame does not have macro
capabilities (if it does, please let me know how to access it): you will
have to use a third party add-on to use macros to clean up the converted
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