After installing the mandatory folio builder update, I am unable to open an InDesign layout by double clicking on the layout in the Folio Builder panel. I've tested this with InDesign CS5 and 5.5 with the same result. I can manually open the InDesign Layout from the Finder (I'm using Mac OSX 10.7) without a problem. I am able to update the article from the FBP but can't open the layout. I don't know if this is affecting pushing updates though.
So I thought of the relinking issue as well which I neglected to describe in my original post. When I relink an article, it automatically defaults to the correct path location so I click OK. I find this strange because if it knows the correct path location, why can't it open it? Anyway, after relinking the article, it still will not allow me to open the InDesign layout by double-clicking on it. That being said, after your suggestion to preview the article, I tried it. Now several of my pages are PDF stacks which don't preview obviously, however after trying to preview the article, I am now able to open the layout by double-clicking on it. Does that make any sense? So to get everything working as it was, I need to re-link each article, try to preview it, then I can open the article by double-clicking within the Folio Builder Panel. My magazine is 157 pages. Uhg! Which leads to the next question… Is there any good trick to relink multiple articles at once?
This would certainly appear to be a bug. At least it’s not a killer and just an annoyance…but it’s an annoyance just the same.
If you have a sidecar.xml file you might want to just recreate the entire thing.
Bob (the other one)
Thank, you BobB!
Same here on my machine (InDesign v7.5.3 with OSX 10.6.8).
Adobe DPS version:
folio format version
@Bob – it did.
I did a little drilling to the "afc.db" file and found the culprit. Missing entries in:
Maybe that will help the developer team to work that out.
I could recreate the connection between my InDesign files and the corresponding folio article by getting the right values inserted in the "afc.db" file.
To get those, I simply made a new folio with the article, checked again the "afc.db" file and copied the entries for "verticalLayoutSrcDocId" and "horizontalLayoutSrcDocId" over to the old article represented in the db file.
I would absolutely NOT recommend this to the "average" user. It's more on the experimental side.
And, I guess, does only work for local folios.
Europe, Middle East and Africa