Adobe Framemaker/FrameMaker book to PDF


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Available fonts error
Available fonts error  

I'm on FrameMaker 9 and hopefully you can help me. I have a few questions to ask about running a FrameMaker book to PDF. First, the page numbers reset to 1 after each section. I checked each .fm document to make sure it's set to "Continue Numbering from Previous Page in Book" under the Format -> Document -> Numbering -> Page tab. I've already tried it both ways in printer preferences with the "Rely on system fonts only" box checked and unchecked. Why is it when I run the book, the page numbers reset in each section?

Second, I get the "Couldn't open file" error when running the book. I do note that when I open each individual .fm file, FM alters me that the document uses unavailable fonts and will reformat using available fonts. Is this another reason why my PDF won't run?

Thanks very much,

Christine - For your page numbering problem - try the following:
The following locations on the menu bar are for Frame 7 but should work for Frame 9.

1. With your book open - highlight a file name but do not open it.
2. Go to the Menu Bar and select - FORMAT -  DOCUMENT - NUMBERING.
3. Select the "Page" tab and then select "Continue Numbering from Previous Page in Book"

Second File Error:
1. Go to the Menu Bar and Select FILE - PREFERENCES - GENERAL and then Unselect the "Remembering Missing Fonts Name" Check box.


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Wayne Johnson


Basic set-up of books, master pages, generation of List of Effective pages (LEP), Indexing, auto-numbering. Various ways to import graphics, including advantages and disadvantages of importing into a text frame or importing into a "blank" page. Using a "book" to generate PDF files, with hyperlinking. Customization of function keys, currently setup for Frame 7.0 i.e. change F1 to turn "Change bar" On and Off, F2 to "Cut" a selection, F3 to copy, F4 to Paste, F6 to set line to "TOP OF PAGE" and Shift F6 to start line "anywhere" these can be easily your current config files and if you do not like them - old config files can be restored. I have no expertise in Structured Framemaker, (i.e. XML or SGML).


10 years working with Framemaker, all version through Version 7.0
Primarily writing to Aviation ATA spec 100. Currently responsible for maintaining all company published maintenance documents in Framemaker and PDF and making them accessible through the company intranet.

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