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Point pages/Freeze pagination

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Hi everyone!

 

What solution have people come up with to replace FrameMaker's deprecated freeze pagination command? I have a client who needs point pages and I don't know what to suggest. Currently, she is modifying page numbers manually in Acrobat.

 

Are there any solutions out there that you have found? Scripting?

 

Or, if you used to use them and now do something else, what did you come up with?

 

Thanks in advance, 

~Barb

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I had a cool PointPages plugin years ago that worked around some of the inherent problems with the Freeze Pagination command. The problem with my solution was that you had to follow the steps closely in order to make things work. I had a few clients buy it and use it, but it became somewhat of a support nightmare so I abandoned it. I did have one client that was meticulous with her document set, which was quite large, so I kept a FrameScript version of it going for her until she recently retired.

 

If you are curious about how it worked, here is a link to the documention: http://www.rickquatro.com/resources/PointPages.pdf 

 

-Rick

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Point pages/Freeze pagination

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Hi everyone!

 

What solution have people come up with to replace FrameMaker's deprecated freeze pagination command? I have a client who needs point pages and I don't know what to suggest. Currently, she is modifying page numbers manually in Acrobat.

 

Are there any solutions out there that you have found? Scripting?

 

Or, if you used to use them and now do something else, what did you come up with?

 

Thanks in advance, 

~Barb

Adobe Community Professional
Correct answer by frameexpert | Adobe Community Professional

I had a cool PointPages plugin years ago that worked around some of the inherent problems with the Freeze Pagination command. The problem with my solution was that you had to follow the steps closely in order to make things work. I had a few clients buy it and use it, but it became somewhat of a support nightmare so I abandoned it. I did have one client that was meticulous with her document set, which was quite large, so I kept a FrameScript version of it going for her until she recently retired.

 

If you are curious about how it worked, here is a link to the documention: http://www.rickquatro.com/resources/PointPages.pdf 

 

-Rick

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I had a cool PointPages plugin years ago that worked around some of the inherent problems with the Freeze Pagination command. The problem with my solution was that you had to follow the steps closely in order to make things work. I had a few clients buy it and use it, but it became somewhat of a support nightmare so I abandoned it. I did have one client that was meticulous with her document set, which was quite large, so I kept a FrameScript version of it going for her until she recently retired.

 

If you are curious about how it worked, here is a link to the documention: http://www.rickquatro.com/resources/PointPages.pdf 

 

-Rick

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