Beyond Pages and PDF: The changing role of Technical Communication

Much has been written about how the job title “technical writer” or “technical editor” is probably out-of-date. Today’s authors and editors of mission critical technical information have taken on new, hybrid roles. This is the perfect week to reflect on this topic as the Intelligent Content Conference meets in Palm Springs February 21st through February […]

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ExtendScript of the Week: Find/Change Cross Reference Formats / Conditional Tags / Variables

This week in “Extend Script of the Week” initiative we will showcase an extend script which will Find/Change Cross-Reference Formats (aka “XREF Formats), Conditional Tags and Variables on the Body page of a FrameMaker document. This script demonstrates how to use ExtendScript to traverse a document, find Xrefs/Conditional Tags/Variables and then change them or delete […]

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