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New: Use of videos in FrameMaker help

Tweet Adobe FrameMaker help now has embedded videos. How do you like these videos in the help pages? Do they add value to the content? Please give your feedback in the help pages. http://help.adobe.com/en_US/framemaker/using/WSb614a57911cb716533d97de012934e18ada-7ff8.html http://help.adobe.com/en_US/framemaker/using/WSD1708FB3-2FAB-4230-864A-9F00E2B6BD2F.html http://help.adobe.com/en_US/FrameMaker/9.0/Using/WS2526FE8F-4A7F-4f1a-A4EE-6491DD4D47C4.html How to give feedback: You can give feedback either by selecting a radio button and entering an anonymous comment […]

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FrameMaker 10: Using Element Descriptions to cut down writers’ training costs and efforts

Tweet Prolog The guided-tour like authoring experience of FrameMaker just got even better. In addition to the structured view, element catalog, and view elements as tags, FrameMaker 10 displays element descriptions next to the element names in the element catalog. This article introduces Element Descriptions and illustrates how you can port additional text/help that appears […]

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Create your own custom menus for FrameMaker

Tweet If you want to: Remove options to edit template components, from an author’s FrameMaker installation. Personalize the existing FrameMaker menus by rearranging commands on menus or moving out a sub-menu command that you use frequently. Shorten FrameMaker menus by removing distracting (for you) options. … then read on. Let’s add menus first and then […]

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Accessibility features in FrameMaker

Tweet By Joydeep Dey. With an estimated 650 million differently-abled people in the world, accessibility has presented itself as a real challenge for the information technology industry. Many countries are instituting legislation (such as the Americans with Disabilities Act in the United States) that makes access to information, products, and services mandatory for individuals with […]

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FrameMaker 10: A DITA practitioner’s primer for S1000D

Tweet S1000D is an international standard for technical publications. S1000D was first developed by the European military aerospace industry and is now adopted by countries and industries around the world. S1000D functionality in FrameMaker 10 is implemented using an application pack. Download and install the free Application Pack for S1000D ADOBE® FRAMEMAKER® 10 and you are ready […]

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Adobe TCS 3.5: Input/Output files supported by FrameMaker 10, RoboHelp 9

Tweet Adobe Technical Communication Suite 3.5 (TCS3.5) is the industry-leading single-source authoring toolkit. With TCS3.5, you have the flexibility to link or import a wide variety of document and graphics formats into your authoring tool—FrameMaker or RoboHelp—and output to multiple channels: on the web, for print, and to mobile devices. In addition to textual and […]

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Checking Documents in FrameMaker Using SDL AuthorAssistant

Tweet You can opt to check a document, multiple documents, or book either opened or closed. The checking options are: Active document or a selection in the document Multiple documents or book From report Check active document Click SDL AuthorAssistant > Check Text – Active Document. To check only a section of the document, select […]

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Configuring SDL AuthorAssistant for FrameMaker

Tweet SDL AuthorAssistant workflow After you install SDL AuthorAssistant and you see it appearing in the system tray and FrameMaker menu, the first step is to set up SDL AuthorAssistant for your customizations (as shown in the following workflow). SDL AuthorAssistant Configuration dialog box Use the SDL AuthorAssistant Configuration dialog box to set up your […]

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SDL AuthorAssistant for FrameMaker: Documentation and Additional Resources

Tweet SDL AuthorAssistant documentation SDL AuthorAssistant Tutorial: A Flash presentation that helps you get started with SDL AuthorAssistant (Start > All Programs > SDL > SDL AuthorAssistant 2010) FAQs on SDL AuthorAssistant for TCS users: Answers the questions that you might encounter when you work with SDL AuthorAssistant for FrameMaker SDL Author Assistant Installation Guide: […]

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Download and Install SDL AuthorAssistant for FrameMaker

Tweet SDL AuthorAssistant is not a stand-alone application. But since it is a plug-in for FrameMaker, you have to download and install it separately. Go to the following URL to download SDL AuthorAssistant: http://www.adobe.com/go/FM_AuthorAssistant/ This page also lists the system requirements, installation instructions, and the licensing agreement. See the SDL Author Assistant Installation Guide available […]

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