Archive for category FrameMaker

Automating Style Checks in FrameMaker Using SDL AuthorAssistant

Tweet Poornima: Content..god’s plenty we have- white-papers, marketing collaterals, literature for the company Website, and more than all, that gigantic core Help. Do I ensure quality, style, standard for all that stuff; well I’ve a part-time editor, but to be honest, I can’t say all’s well. Dorothy: Writers, I’ve a score of them; also I […]

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Technical illustrations in FrameMaker 10

Tweet In FrameMaker, you can import or create graphics to add illustrations in your document. You can add text boxes, circles, lines, and arrows in the graphics. You can also resize, reshape, and rotate graphics in FrameMaker. You can import a graphic into an anchored or unanchored graphic frame, into a rectangle that serves as […]

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Designing templates in FrameMaker (Part 5)

In this blog post, we will discuss ‘Headings with Text.’ Well, I am aware that (almost) all headings have text, but here we are talking about headings that have some specific text added to them automatically, without you having to type that text…

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What’s new in FrameMaker 10

Tweet Adobe released FrameMaker 10 on January 11, 2011. By now, enthusiastic Framers have read many reviews, checked out the trial version, and made notes of their own fav features. For those who haven’t, here’s a quick list of What’s new in FrameMaker10 articles that’s worth checking: What’s new topic in FrameMaker documentation Blog post […]

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Designing templates in FrameMaker (Part 4)

In this detailed blog post series, Asit Pant, a veteran technical communicator and FrameMaker community-member, guides you through the main steps in the process of creating a FrameMaker template. The information in this series is targeted mainly toward creating unstructured templates, but many parts of it also apply to structured templates.

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Designing templates in FrameMaker (Part 3)

In part 3 of this detailed blog post series, Asit Pant, a veteran technical communicator and FrameMaker community-member, explains how you can change the bullet character for your unordered lists…

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FrameMaker keyboard shortcuts-A ready reckoner

FrameMaker provides keyboard shortcuts for all common actions, thereby increasing your efficiency and reducing your effort. Read on to know how they are useful and to download a PDF you can print and pin at your desk, for quick reference.

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Designing templates in FrameMaker (Part 2)

Advanced information about bulleted lists, list building blocks, and sub-bullets…

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Developing ExtendScripts – Part 3

An overview of developing ExtendScripts

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Developing ExtendScripts – Part 2

An overview of developing ExtendScripts

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