Modifying Markers in FrameMaker at Book level through ExtendScript

November 16, 2012 @ 11:32 AM, By Vikash Kumar

Hello Framers, In this blog post , we will talk about an ExtendScript which updates marker text of a particular type by iterating over all the components of a book. This example script again reinforces the notion of ExtendScript being very handy for doing repetitive tasks in FM or doing some little enhancements over the read more…

ExtendScript of the Week : Suppressing a specific FM Alert

February 16, 2012 @ 9:08 AM, By Vikash Kumar

Continuing with the  “Extend Script of the Week”  postings, now  we will showcase an extend script which suppresses a specific FM alert which is specified by the user. The script prompts the user to enter the alert string displayed by FM Alert dialog in a text box and then subsequently suppresses the alert when it occurs. Information about the read more…

ExtendScript of the Week : Restore Window

January 10, 2012 @ 9:22 AM, By navneet

This week in “Extend Script of the Week” initiative we will showcase an extend script which restores the window location, zoom and other display settings available under View menu of the FrameMaker document . This script demonstrates how to use Extend Script to retrieve display specific document properties and apply these settings on other FM read more…

ExtendScript of the week: Externalizing Graphics

December 19, 2011 @ 2:00 PM, By vjethnan

As part of the series ‘Extendscript of the week’, we are providing an extendscript utility to convert all the graphics in FM/Book “imported by copy” to “imported by reference”. In this process all graphics imported by copy will be created externally and then imported by reference. These externalize graphics will be created in same directory as read more…

ExtendScript of the Week: Import and Export Variables

December 5, 2011 @ 11:21 AM, By sauagraw

  As part of the series ‘Extendscript of the week’, we are providing an extendscript to export a list of User Variables in a FrameMaker Book. The list will also show the status that whether the user variables is used or not. After the list has been generated, you can modify the definition of the read more…

ExtendScript of the Week: Generate List of Referenced Graphics and Update Their New Paths

October 27, 2011 @ 11:59 AM, By sauagraw

  As part of the series ‘Extendscript of the week’, we are providing an extendscript to Generate a list of referenced graphics in a FrameMaker Book. The list will also show the status that whether the referred graphic is resolved or not. After the list has been generated, you can modify the paths of the read more…

ExtendScript of the Week: “Deleting Unused formats in a Book”

October 19, 2011 @ 12:20 PM, By Vikash Kumar

Continuing with the   “ExtendScript of the Week” series , this week we are providing a script which will delete all the unused formats in a book. The formats to be deleted will be table, paragraph and character.  First of all , unused table formats will be deleted ,followed by unused para formats and lastly read more…

ExtendScript of the Week: “Change Styles – (Para/Char/Table)”

October 5, 2011 @ 4:28 PM, By bharatp

This week in “Extend Script of the Week” initiative we will showcase an extend script which will Find/Change paragraph tags,character tags and table formats on the body page of the document . This script demonstrates one of the several work flows where Extend Script can be used to do tasks in an intuitive and easy read more…

ExtendScript of the week : “Applying a particular table style to all the tables in a document”

September 28, 2011 @ 2:47 PM, By Vikash Kumar

Continuing with the “ExtendScript of the Week” series , this week we are providing a script to  apply a particular table style to all the tables in a document. Before applying the format it removes all the cell formatting overrides if present in any of the tables. This Script demonstrates the power and ease with read more…

ExtendScript of the Week: “Book Report”

September 21, 2011 @ 6:29 AM, By Rajat Bansal

Last week we provided an overview of ExtendScript Support in Adobe FrameMaker 10 (FrameMaker ExtendScript: Getting Started) and announced the “ExtendScript of the Week” initiative. As part of that series, we are providing a script which shows how to use FrameMaker ExtendScript capabilities to generate Book Report. This scripts when run on a Book generates a read more…

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