Variables in FrameMaker 5.5 (was RE: Frame 5.5 for Windows question/possible bug)

Subject: Variables in FrameMaker 5.5 (was RE: Frame 5.5 for Windows question/possible bug)
From: Holly Turner <hturner -at- HARBINGER -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 10:50:22 -0500

I asked Adobe Tech Support the same question. They said that you cannot
create new user variables that reference paragraphs. You can only
modify the Running Header/Footer variables. It's a pain because you are
limited to setting up 4 types of running paragraph references per
document. You do not, however, have to delete the spaces in your
paragraph tags to be able to use them in the reference code. I use
several paragraph tags that contain spaces, and they work just fine.

>----------
>From: Tony A. Emond[SMTP:tonye -at- optimal-robotics -dot- com]
>Sent: Friday, October 31, 1997 10:07 AM
>To: Holly Turner
>Subject: RE: Frame 5.5 for Windows question/possible bug
>
>Actually modifying the Running H/Fs seems to be working, but actually
>creating new variables through the Special>Variables command fails every
>time, even when I copy the variable definition directly from another variable
>(through cut and paste).
>
>I also name all my variables in one word - for example Chapter Title would
>become ChapterTitle.
>
>It's a pretty frustrating problem, and Adobe does not seem to be aware of it
>- there's no documentation in their support site for such a problem.
>
>TAE
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Holly Turner [SMTP:hturner -at- harbinger -dot- com]
>Sent: Friday, October 31, 1997 9:38 AM
>To: 'Tony A. Emond'
>Subject: RE: Frame 5.5 for Windows question/possible bug
>
>Are you modifying one of the Running Header/Footer variables, or trying
>to create a new variable with a name such as "Chapter Title?"
>
>

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