#writeright 13) FrameMaker & Word: Custom Bulleted Lists & Master Pages

July 25, 2013 @ 11:55 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We are continuing our series of “guest” #writeright “how to” videos. This week, we posted 3 more new videos by veteran FrameMaker expert (and certified expert), Barb Binder. FrameMaker for Word: Custom Bullets [in depth] Certified FrameMaker trainer, Barb Binder, shows how flexible paragraph prefixes are in FrameMaker. Not only can you craft complex mixed read more…

Summer school from AdobeTCS: June, July, August highlights

July 15, 2013 @ 10:09 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We’ve been busy as a hive of bees here at Adobe Tech Comm, making sure that you lazy days of summer aren’t wasted without plenty of thought-provoking and thought leader webinars and videos. We’ve generated a lot of short “TV” style videos as well as highly useful, recorded webinars. June was busting out all over read more…

Adobe Tech Comm “Content Strategy and Tools Survey” launched!

July 15, 2013 @ 6:21 PM, By kverma

Hello Tech Comm Professionals, Hope you are doing well and enjoying your summer (if you are in the northern hemisphere) OR hatching plans to escape the cold (if you are in the southern hemisphere)!¬†On our side, it certainly has been a busy first half of the year for us at Adobe. We have traveled to read more…

#writeright 11) FrameMaker & Word: Advanced indexing, Lists and prefixes

June 28, 2013 @ 10:34 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this collection of recent videos from our “Do You Write Right” campaign we tackle four common challenges that FrameMaker handles quite easily. Each video is 3-4 minutes long, so you can view these bite-sized tutorials at your leisure. FrameMaker for Word: Index entry with page range Index entries are easy in FrameMaker 11: there read more…

#writeright 10) FrameMaker & Word: Automatic Caution/Warning with Reference Pages

April 27, 2013 @ 2:41 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Many forms of tech doc still require CAUTIONs and WARNINGs, which are delineated by special artwork. Most Word users employ artwork that is copied and pasted to achieve the desired look. FrameMaker 11 offers a powerful feature: Reference Pages which contain one instance of the desired CAUTION artwork that is duplicated many times via paragraph read more…

douwriteright 9) FrameMaker and Word: “Anyone can” make tables with FrameMaker

April 18, 2013 @ 12:30 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Tables are relatively simple to create with Word, but compared to FrameMaker tables they would not be classified as “sturdy.” For years tables have been one of the strongest features in FrameMaker, in large part due to the degree that customers have “stretched the envelope” with complex, high page count projects that required tables with read more…

douwriteright 8) FrameMaker and Word: Anchored Frames and Parts Tables linked to 3D Graphics

April 1, 2013 @ 1:43 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

One of the most common complaints I have heard from Microsoft Word users is the amount of time they spend trying to reposition “slippery” graphics that fall off of the page near a page break. With effort, it is possible to create a true anchored frame to control an image somewhat, but the choices for read more…

douwriteright 7) FrameMaker and Word: Single-sourcing and multi-channel publications

March 28, 2013 @ 12:51 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

FrameMaker 11 has a long history of creating multiple versions of documents or projects to address different audiences, and similar but slightly different product lines. For at least two decades, FrameMaker users have been able to use conditional text control to issue different, custom versions of documents from a single set of “base” source documents. read more…

douwriteright 6) FrameMaker and Word: Catalogs for text and graphics, format override restorations

March 25, 2013 @ 12:23 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

There is a a considerable contrast between Microsoft Word and FrameMaker regarding the way that styles, catalogs and removal of format overrides are handles. Word displays character styles (e.g. emphasized words) and paragraph styles (e.g. lists of headings) together in one style catalog. FrameMaker has a separate catalog for: paragraph styles character styles table styles read more…

douwriteright 5) FrameMaker and Word: Real sideheads, seconds vs. minutes with no workarounds!

March 15, 2013 @ 3:14 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Sideheads are most frequently seen in a traditional resume. Sideheads, with headings placed in the outer page margins, are relatively easy to accomplish with Microsoft Word, if the heading is only one line long and has no long breaks. Multi-line sideheads in Word are quite another story. This is one feature that stands in stark read more…

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