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Re: [SOLVED]: FrameMaker and loose-leaf publications: disconnected pages

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From: "Yves Barbion" <yb@atek.be>
> "Freeze Pagination" and "Point Pages" (Esc+p+z) is indeed an "undocumented"
> FrameMaker feature. apparently, is has become "undocumented" since FM 5.5.x.

Beware that the reason for this feature to be undocumented is that it works
so bad for normal type of contents. If you have anchored frames or tables
that don't fit on the same page as their anchor, you'll end up with a
separate point page for the frame/table. Paragraphs that are split at a
page break will become two separate paragraphs that just happens to look
like a single one. There are many problems like this. If you ever need to
"unfreeze" the pagination to incorporate the point pages, you'll risk
spending lots of time fixing the contents.

But if you only have textual contents with no paragraphs split at page
breaks, this feature might work for you. Test entensively first!

Thomas Michanek, FrameMaker/UNIX/MIF expert
Technical Communicator, Uppsala, Sweden
http://go.to/framers/  (updated on Oct. 29)

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