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Subject: Re: Branching and merging FM filesets, how to?
From: Peter Gold <peter@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2003 11:33:49 -0500
CC: <framers@xxxxxxxxx>, <framers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, <hedley_finger@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Larry: Thanks for the reply. I wasn't sure if it would break. Thanks for the confirmation. Regards, Peter Gold _________________________________________________________________________ KnowHow ProServices FrameMaker training, coaching, consulting, template design See our new on-demand training and coaching information at: http://www.knowhowpro.com/schedule_of_classes.htm Adobe Certified Expert: FrameMaker 7, FrameMaker+SGML Authoring, Acrobat 5, InDesign 2, WebWorks Professional Certified trainer Voice: 612.823.7113 Mobile: 650.906.3655 On 10/17/03 11:26 AM, "Larry.Kollar@arrisi.com" <Larry.Kollar@arrisi.com> wrote: >> I believe that the unique IDs that you suggest removing from MIF would > break >> cross-references. When FM recreates a binary file from the MIF, how > would it >> know how to connect the unique ID in the cross-reference marker to a >> paragraph that gets a new ID? >> >> Have you tested this? > > Yes. Here's a couple of snippets: > > <XRef > <XRefName `heading & page'> > <XRefSrcText `33911: ph: Replacing the Backup Battery (TM02xx102 > only)'> > <XRefSrcIsElem No> > <XRefSrcFile `'> > <XRefLastUpdate 1066397288 0> > <Unique 16204> >> # end of XRef > <String `\xd2 '> > <String `Replacing a Backup Battery Pack'> > <String `\xd3 on page'> > <Char HardSpace> > <String `4'> > <Char HardHyphen> > <String `8'> > <XRefEnd > > > [a big pile of MIF in-between shoveled out] > > <Marker > <MType 9> > <MTypeName `Cross-Ref'> > <MText `33911: ph: Replacing the Backup Battery (TM02xx102 only)'> > <MCurrPage `8'> > <Unique 16136> >> # end of Marker > > I think Frame matches up the XRefSrcText with the marker's MText to > resolve > the cross-reference. In any case, deleting the Unique tags doesn't make a > difference -- indeed, I deleted everything between the "end of XRef" and > "<XRefEnd >" lines and Frame was able to reconstruct that information as > well. > > So yes, I think this could work. > > -- > Larry Kollar, Senior Technical Writer, ARRIS ** To unsubscribe, send a message to email@example.com ** ** with "unsubscribe framers" (no quotes) in the body. **