Advanced Adobe FrameMaker 11 (Unstructured) Class
Author, manage, and publish unstructured, structured, and XML content
Adobe® FrameMaker® 11 software is an authoring and publishing solution for unstructured and structured content. Easily author content with an enhanced user interface and standards-compliant tools, collaborate and review with out-of-the-box content management system (CMS) integration.
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This two-day class picks up where our Introduction to Adobe FrameMaker 11 (Unstructured) class leaves off. We complete our understanding of document-specific features (i.e., anchored frames, cross-references, footnotes and conditional text), and then move on to collecting individual documents and combining them into books. We will also review electronic publshing from a FrameMaker document or book.
Anchored Frames and Graphics
Import a variety of images into a FrameMaker document and control their position via the Anchored Frame options.
Cross-References and Footnotes
Add paragraph and spot cross-references and insert & format footnotes.
Books and TOC
Pull multiple individual chapters into a book and learn how to control page numbering, and then generate a table of contents for the entire book.
Add index markers to your chapters, and generate an Index from the completed book.
Learn how to use conditional text to create multiple versions of a single document or book.
Hypertext and PDF
Create interactive PDF’s from your Frame chapters files and book files, complete with manual and automatic hyperlinks and bookmarks.
HTML and Web Publishing
Use the reference pages to control the mapping of your FrameMaker styles to the closest equivalent HMTL codes, and convert your FrameMaker chapter or book to HTML for posting to a web page.
A electronic copy of Adobe FrameMaker 11 Classroom in a Book is included with the class registration. This title is not going to be released in paperback. You will have the option of downloading the workbook as a PDF for viewing in Adobe Reader on your computer or as an ePub that is compatible with almost all devices.
Is this class too advanced for your skill level? Consider Introduction to Adobe FrameMaker 11 (Unstructured).
Create, manage, and publish technical documentation to multiple channels
Adobe® FrameMaker® 10 software is a template-based authoring and publishing solution for unstructured, structured, and XML/DITA content. Easily author and aggregate content with an enhanced user interface and standards-compliant tools and templates, quickly collaborate and review with out-of-the-box content management system (CMS) integration, and automatically schedule and publish via Adobe FrameMaker Server 10* software to multiple channels such as PDF, HTML, WebHelp, Adobe AIR®, Adobe FlashHelp®, EPUB, JavaHelp, Eclipse Help, and Oracle Help.
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Native XML code View
Dive directly into XML code using the Code View. Exercise complete control over XML documents with a host of editing features, including customized toolbars, inline attribute editor, automated tracking of errors, Intelliprompt of attributes and elements, search using XPath, and advanced XSLT features.
Focus on writing without bothering about page breaks and text formatting. Use the Author View to speed up content creation prior to customizing appearance and output.
XSLT 2.0 support
Create a variety of transformation scenarios by applying pre-defined or customized XSLT to XML files. Execute these transformations using a range of JAXP-compliant processors, such as Xalan and Saxon. Define the scope of the transformation
a file, all files of a folder, DITA map or all children of a book.
Xpath 2.0 support
Eliminate the need to browse through numerous lines of XML code. Use the XPath Pod to find your elements and automatically apply functions to them. Customize your query builder, get suggestions, define the scope of queries, use the history dropdown feature, and save search results for greater productivity.
Speed up XML authoring with a range of productivity features such as Intelliprompt of elements and attributes, template based structure suggestions, automatic insertion of end tags, dynamic validation, and pretty printing. Work faster with large XML/DITA files and DITA maps in multiauthoring environments.
Comprehensive DITA support
Meet consistency and authoring needs as well as specific output requirements. Create customized information models with automatic generation of DITA 1.2 elements (such as titles, tables of content and indexes), page rounding and numbering. Easily publish DITA maps to various output formats.
Integration with Content Management Systems (CMSs)
Smoothly integrate with best-of-breed CMSs like EMC Documentum and Microsoft SharePoint via built-in connectors, and others using third-party plug-ins. Get a set of APIs to connect your enterprise authoring environment with virtually any CMS. Improve searchability of content with custom metadata.
Publishing virtually anywhere
Publish content to multiple channels, formats, and screens using HTML5 integration built into Adobe FrameMaker Publishing Server 11 or Adobe Technical Communication Suite 4. Deliver content to iPad and other tablets, smartphones, and desktops in a wide range of popular formats. Create print-ready CMYK PDFs.
Author structured content faster. Convert unstructured content to a structured format with Smart Paste (Microsoft Word and Excel and HTML to DITA, and HTML tables to FrameMaker tables).
Prepare your documentation for publishing and sharing with the user community. Use the WYSIWYG View to apply and modify styles, themes, and formats. Render your content as intended and see it as your users will.
Create, save, and apply Object Styles to give your content a consistent look and feel. Apply a wide variety of predefined styles to objects such as images, anchored frames, graphic objects, text frames, text lines, and equations. Easily update properties and change the styles of multiple objects by applying Object Styles to them.
Enhanced video support
Develop richer, more engaging technical content by adding a variety of high-impact multimedia features. Enjoy robust support for video content in MP4, FLV, and SWF formats. Customize videos by selecting posters and creating links with text, to play, pause, or jump.
Create linked documents with better readability and usability by inserting Hotspots over images, vector illustrations, and objects, or parts of them. Also convert shapes to Hotspots. On clicking on these Hotspots, your users will be guided to other relevant parts of the document.
Assisted authoring with banner text
Speed up authoring with customizable Banner Text suggestions for various content elements that eliminate the need for constantly referring to the document structure. Help authors of different backgrounds and skill levels create content consistently in a multi-authoring environment.
Linked 3D graphics
Create a richer user experience when working with 3D graphics by linking them with relevant parts of a document. Enable users to switch between parts of 3D graphics and the associated descriptions by inserting bi-directional links. Play 3D animations by clicking on the text.