In this FrameMaker 11 video featurette blog, we summarize a recent video which shares a basic but essential “trick.” All too often, FrameMaker users get in the habit of import ALL of the paragraph or character styles from another document. There are many times when the user only needs less than half a dozen of the styles present in an external document.
What do you do? Review this blog and video link to review the simple steps for eliminating unwanted styles first before importing formats from an external document.
FrameMaker and Word: Import Select Para Styles
Many people know how to import all values and styles from one FrameMaker document into another. But, did you know that there is a method that will let you select only those paragraph styles you wish to import into a new document? This brief video shows you how to eliminate the styles you don’t wish to import, and have only the paragraph styles you wish present in your source format document. This technique avoids bringing in unwanted and unused styles, saving you hours of clean up down the line.
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