#writeright 23) FrameMaker & Word: Change View Options for all files in Book

Friday, September 13 2013 @ 10:16 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this blog about our latest FrameMaker 11 featurette video, you can learn a neat trick that is again, a real time saver. When multiple authors work with different chapters in a book, it is not uncommon for each document to be saved with radically different view options. One chapter may have rulers, borders and text symbols displayed. Another chapter may have all visual indicators turned off, including display of graphics. Yet another chapter may have been saved with the “grid” on. Over time, this can become irritating for the final editor.

Watch this video to learn a quick, time-saving technique that will instantly reconcile all files in your book to have the same display options.

Change View Options for all files in Book

FrameMaker 11′s powerful book feature can also be used to do something quite simple. In this case, visual document display housekeeping. When several authors are working with various chapters in a book, it is not uncommon for each author to save their chapter with different view options. For instance, one author may leave rulers, grids and text symbols displayed, while another author has turned off all options, including the display of graphics. This can be disconcerting for whomever does final edits on the book level. Watch this very brief video to see how easy it is to select all book content and set view options to be the same for all chapters or documents.

Watch the video to see how simple this actually is:

 

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