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Save FM document or book in older version

This ExtendScript allows you to save an FM document or book (with all its documents) in an older FM version. For example to save your FM-13 document as FM-8.

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  1. Close FrameMaker if necessary.
  2. Download the script file
  3. Date FM version FM-SaveOld Installation file(s) Latest changes
    2016-05-24 10 and later 1.0 FM-SaveOld.zip First issue of ExtendScript
    2016-06-03 1.1 Save as MIF added; dialogue stays open for handling multiple documents or books.
  4. UnZip the file to a directory of your liking.
  5. Move the script FM-SaveOld.jsx to %appdata%\Adobe\FrameMaker\vv\Startup\ (vv being 10 … 13).
  6. Start FameMaker. You will see a new menu item at the bottom of the File menu.
  7. In a German or French FrameMaker installations the menu and all messages are in the corresponding language.


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Version history

Version Date What has changed
1.0 2016-05-24 First version issued
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