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Adobe FrameMaker 7.0p578 update for Windows - English, French, German, and Japanese

This patch updates the p576 release of Adobeᆴ FrameMakerᆴ 7.0, released in September 2002.

The following is a summary of issues that are addressed in the current release of FrameMaker 7.0p578. Additional details can be found in the ReadMe file installed with the update.

- FrameMaker 7.0p576 on the Windows platform has an issue with TIFF graphics imported by reference. After importing some TIFF graphics and upon scrolling using the mouse or the page up/down keys, FrameMaker may suddenly display an alert "cannot display some graphics" and shows the Tiff graphics as gray boxes.
- FrameMaker 7.0p576 would crash on reopening the PDF Setup dialog box if "0" (zero) was previously entered in the "Bookmarks expanded through level" field in the PDF Setup, Bookmarks panel dialog box.
- FrameMaker 7.0p576 sometimes crashed at the last page of the last document in the book when a large book was Saved as PDF or printed with Generate Acrobat Data selected.
- With FrameMaker 7.0p576 and Adobe Acrobat 6.0, the Save As PDF command will give an error "FrameMaker could not find Acrobat Distiller printer instance, which must be installed to execute save as PDF command."
Note: FrameMaker7.0p578 may have problems if both Distiller 5.0 and Distiller 6.0 are installed on the same machine. Adobe recommends that users uninstall Distiller 5.0 before installing Distiller 6.0. In addition, the placed PDF functionality of FrameMaker 7.0 will support only PDF 1.4 (Acrobat 5.0) files, not PDF 1.5 (Acrobat 6.0) files.
- The maximum number of commands for all FM Api Clients has been increased to 2,017 in FrameMaker 7.0P578. Previously, the limit was 250.
- FrameMaker 7.0 adds xml:space attribute to an element and all it's children if the element has preserve line break rule specified in the read write rules file. Some times FrameMaker 7.0 adds multiple xml:space attributes to a single element. This was making the XML invalid, as the DTD was not containing the xml:space attribute.
- In the DTD, an attribute can have a declared default value and also have an optional #FIXED keyword which means that the attribute must have the same default value that is declared in the DTD. In both these cases, FrameMaker 7.0 writes out these attributes to elements even though the element does not have the attributes specified in the input XML or the Frame structured document. This was working fine for SGML saving, but not for XML. This has been fixed in this p578 release.

File Information

Product FrameMaker
Version 7.0
Platform Windows
File Name fm_70p578_updater_all.exe
File Size 13.4MB
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System requirements

Adobe FrameMaker (English, French, German or Japanese) version 7.0p576, along with:

- Intel Pentium processor
- Microsoft Windows 98, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows NT 4.0, or Windows XP
- 64MB of available RAM (128MB recommended)
- 140-200 MB of available hard-disk space
- CD-ROM drive
- Video card capable of displaying 256 colors (recommended)
- Adobe PostScript, PCL, or GDI printer (Adobe PostScript printer recommended)

Installation Instructions

After downloading a ".exe" file in Windows, double-click on the ".exe" file to access the file's contents.

Need help with downloading? See our Downloading Help documents.

Note: You must be running FrameMaker 7.0p576 in order to install the FrameMaker 7.0p578 update. If you do not have FrameMaker 7.0p576, you can download the update now.


To install the FrameMaker 7.0p578 update:
1. Exit from the FrameMaker product.
2. If you use Windows NT, Windows 2000, or Windows XP, log in as Administrator.
3. Double-click the downloaded update file.
4. Follow the onscreen instructions.

To verify that the update is installed successfully:
1. Start the FrameMaker product.
2. Choose Help > About FrameMaker. "Version 7.0p578" should appear at the left side of the screen.

Additional notes

To uninstall the FrameMaker 7.0p578 update from your existing FrameMaker installation, copy the following files into the appropriate locations, where [FRAMEINSTALLDIR] is the directory where you originally installed FrameMaker.

Note: Some versions of Windows might not display ".dll" and other system files by default. Please modify your Windows Explorer settings to view all file types before attempting to uninstall this patch as directed.

1. Copy [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\backup-p576\FrameMaker.exe to [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]
2. Copy [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\backup-p576\maker.ini to [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]
3. Copy [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\backup-p576\fminit\fmres.dll to [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\fminit
4. Copy [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\backup-p576\fminit\trnslate.dll to [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\fminit
5. Copy [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\backup-p576\fminit\fmpdfreflow.dll to [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\fminit
6. Delete [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\backup-p576 folder and [FRAMEINSTALLDIR]\ReadmeForPatch.txt

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