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“Classic” 7-Part Aldous series on “Unstructured to XML” webinar series republished

In 2011, then Product Evangelist Tom Aldous produced a “deep dive”, 7-part series of webinars that covered all steps required in converting unstructured content to XML in FrameMaker. Although this series was done with FrameMaker 10, the basic steps largely remain the same, and many users frequently consulted this series as a useful references. We […]

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Part (7) Reasons to upgrade from FM 7.x to FM 11: XML and Structured Editing

FrameMaker 11’s structured editing features and XML support have come a long way from the model introduced ten years ago with FrameMaker 7.0. That earlier release of FrameMaker combined two earlier separate products (Regular FrameMaker and FrameMaker+SGML), granting customers a “two-for-one” authoring solution; every copy of FrameMaker 7.x could produce either traditional unstructured documents, or […]

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Part (2) Reasons to upgrade from FM 7.x to FM 11: Workspaces and a Friendlier UI

One of the most compelling reasons to upgrade to FrameMaker 11 is the redesigned User Interface (UI) which allows “named” workspaces that “remember” placement of menus, etc. Most significantly, nearly any document or menu may be docked, allowed to float, or “dragged” out of the workspace (document window.) More room to breathe Once you have […]

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New Review of FrameMaker 11 by Tassos Anastasiou: XML powerhouse authoring and publishing

Since the release of FrameMaker 11 in late July, more and more DITA and XML professionals (as well as authors or unstructured data) have been discovering advantages to the many new product features. Tassos Anastasiou has been very visible in the FrameMaker community for years. The following is a brief review by Tassos (published here […]

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