#writeright 15) FrameMaker & Word: Caution Labels, Multiple Style Updates and Templates for Variables

Friday, August 2 2013 @ 12:20 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We continue our “FrameMaker for Word” series of featurette videos with a deep dive into Word to FrameMaker workflow, how to update formats for multiple paragraph styles in one step and using special templates just for User Variables.

FrameMaker for Word: Caution Labels via Paragraph Prefixes and Reference Pages [in depth]

Certified Adobe instructor, Barb Binder, shows you step-by-step just how easy it is to add automatic warning labels to paragraphs in FrameMaker. This is accomplished with “text without numbers” in the auto numbered properties of a paragraph. This ensures that paragraph prefixes will be consistent and always spelled the same. Barb also shows how to create artwork and text on a reference page that will display with a particular paragraph style. After this 4 minute tutorial, you can do it too!

 

FrameMaker for Word: Redefine multiple para formats in one step!

FrameMaker 11’s logical model for updating paragraph formats actually lets you drag select through consecutive paragraphs, and then update selected values for multiple styles. This eliminates the steps of going into the paragraph designer 4 times to update 4 paragraph styles. Watch this 5 minute videos to see how you can update 4 styles in just 1 step!

 

FrameMaker for Word: Redefine User Variables with Templates

FrameMaker 11’s logical model for updating paragraph formats actually lets you drag select through consecutive paragraphs, and then update selected values for multiple styles. This eliminates the steps of going into the paragraph designer 4 times to update 4 paragraph styles. Watch this 5 minute videos to see how you can update 4 styles in just 1 step!

 

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Have your own hands-on with FrameMaker 11 and decide how you can use it

Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4 includes FrameMaker 11, which is an excellent authoring solution and also a versatile structured editor for DITA/XML. The possibilities with these new tools are as limitless as the profiles of our existing and potential customers. To discover how you can use FrameMaker, download a trial copy of FrameMaker 11 today. After having your own hands-on, you may decide in favor of the best bargain of all, obtaining a cloud subscription to the entire Tech Comm Suite 4, which includes RoboHelp 10, Captivate 6 and other products in addition to FrameMaker 11.

 

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