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Clearing change bars in a FrameMaker book

While generating the final PDF for publication, you must remove the change bars in a FrameMaker book. Before you remove the change bars, you should flatten any text insets that the book contains. Here’s information on how you can complete these two tasks…

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Searching for ‘missing’ text in FrameMaker documents

Consider these important cases while searching for text in a FrameMaker document or book…

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Embed a TOC in a FrameMaker document

Here’s an easy way to embed a file-level TOC in a FrameMaker document. We’ll generate a standalone TOC for the document and then import it by reference into the same document.


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A curious case of broken cross-references

An interesting broken cross-reference case in FrameMaker and how to resolve it…

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Enable PDF text edits for text embedded in a screenshot

Consider you have to complete a UI content review for the product you work on. Wouldn’t things be easier if you could use Acrobat text-edit-markup features to highlight the relevant content embedded in images?

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10 Reasons for Using AIR-Based Help

Here are the top 10 reasons for using RoboHelp to generate Help as an Adobe AIR application…

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Book-wide variables and attributes

Efficiently handle variables common across all files in a FrameMaker book…

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