Re: Long headings in FrameMaker

Subject: Re: Long headings in FrameMaker
From: Melanie Fielek <mfielek -at- inri -dot- com>
To: Joel Basart <joel_basart -at- INETCO -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 1999 09:47:38 -0500 (EST)

Joel --

I'm pretty sure there's no way to tell Frame to take just part of a
paragraph for a generated TOC. However, you could change the way you do
your headings.

These are pretty long: you might try splitting them into two paragraphs,
using the newspaper head and sub-head style.

<Main Head> CLNP Host DSP or Terminal AME assignment based on source
<Sub-Head> (Terminal Call Address)

Depending on the effect you want, you could either keep both paragraphs
the same font and size or not. When you set up your TOC, you can include
the main head but not the sub-head.

Good luck.

-- Melanie

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On Wed, 24 Nov 1999, Joel Basart wrote:

> Hello, I am having a problem with several very long headings in my manual,
> which make the TOC badly formatted
> and run into two lines, instead of one. I know there is a way to get around
> this, I just cannot find it in the FM
> Manual, nor does anyone at work know. I was hoping someone out there could
> help, or I may have to chop these
> headings, somehow. Below is an example of what I mean from the TOC:
>
> Add a Terminal
> 5-14
> CLNP Host DSP or Terminal AME assignment based on source
> (Terminal Call Address) 5-15
> CLNP Host DSP or Terminal AME assignment based on destination
> (Service Call Address) 5-17
> Add outgoing call support
> 5-19
> Service Operation
> 5-21
>
> The entries above and below are fine, it is just a little too long, and
> cutting the heading would mess up the flow of
> the document.
>
> Joel Basart
>
> "Quoting one is plagiarism. Quoting many is research."





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