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Re: Deleting (REALLY deleting) conditional text


>From the response I received, it seemed that the best answer to what I
needed would be FrameScript. Rather than spend the time and money on another
tool (albeit a nicely targeted one), I took another route that a couple
Framers suggested:
>Select the condition tag in the Conditional Text dialog,
>click Edit Condition Tag and then Delete.

... and created my own script using Macro Express (a tool I already know and
own). It's probably not as elegant as FrameScript, and will probably break
the next time I upgrade FrameMaker. But it solved my problem.

John B.

On 7/3/2003, John B. wrote
> I want to remove elements tagged with a particular conditional text tag
> my FrameMaker documents (Frame 6.0, Windows XP). Simply using Edit/Find
> Change All doesn't work for all elements in my documents. For example, it
> doesn't always remove index markers, anchored frames, or tables that are
> tagged with that conditional text tag.
> The tagged text/table rows/tables/anchored frames/index entries have to be
> completely removed. Hiding the conditional text is not sufficient for the
> process I'm using. The process includes converting the files to MIF, so
> someting that works on the MIF files could also be the answer.
> Any suggestions?

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