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From: Combs, Richard [mailto:richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com]
Sent: 06 October 2010 14:54
To: Laura Fergusson; techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: RE: Version control using Framemaker?
Laura Fergusson wrote:
> I'm using Framemaker 8 on PC and I want to increment a number in my
> copyright pages each time I save the document.
> I've looked at variables and building blocks etc but just cannot work it
> Can anyone advise me on how to do this please?
Really? Every time you save? Are you sure? You save every 15-20 minutes, don't you?
If you really, really want to do this, you can script it with FrameScript. Or hire Rick Quatro (frameexpert.com) to script it for you (you'll still need to get FrameScript).
Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
rgcombs AT gmailDOTcom
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