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Adobe FrameMaker: Footnotes Breaking Across Pages

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker One of my regular FrameMaker layout jobs is chock full-o-footnotes. I know from polling many FrameMaker students over many years that most FrameMaker users don’t use very many footnotes, if any. Wish that was true for me, but it isn’t, and that’s why I still hold out hope […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Controlling the Spacing within Tables

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker This question (and answer) came in recently from one of my Advanced FrameMaker students: Hi Barb, Here’s my NoteImage and NoteText in the NoteTable tag. Is there a way to keep this spacing as I add text to the note? I want Note to stay at the bottom […]

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Adobe Illustrator: Having Fun with Charts

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Illustrator, InDesign and FrameMaker Yesterday, I had the opportunity to deliver an Adobe-hosted webinar on incorporating Illustrator into a FrameMaker workflow. Illustrator is included with TCS4, and Creative Suite and Creative Cloud, but most of my layout students have confessed that they don’t ever open it. Turns out, they […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Setting up Nested Lists

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated on Nov 7, 2016 From a recent Rocky Mountain Training Advanced FrameMaker student: I am working with a two-level list. The first level uses numbers, and the second list uses letters. The numbers start out correctly; as do the letters, but when I go back to numbers, things […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Adding a Trademark Symbol to a Variable

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker From a recent Rocky Mountain Training FrameMaker student: I took your FrameMaker class at the beginning of the year. I have a question about variables that hopefully you can help with. I need to make a variable that contains a trademark symbol, but I can’t get it to superscript the […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Including Chapter Numbers in a Table of Contents

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker From a recent Rocky Mountain Training FrameMaker student: Hope you and your classes are going well. I have a quick question that I was hoping you could help me with:  I am making a table of contents (TOC) for my book, but when I create the TOC, everything looks […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Line Numbers

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: May 16, 2018 Sometimes the appearance of a new feature in your favorite software application makes you immediately wonder how you ever survived without it. (For me in FrameMaker 11, that would be object styles. In Photoshop, it’s Content Aware anything). So how about those new line numbers […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Adding Icons in Front of Text

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated May 17, 2018 In a earlier post, I showed how to assign a graphic to a paragraph tag (see Adobe FrameMaker: More on Reference Pages). It’s a great solution when you want an image to appear above or below a given paragraph. However, two students in yesterday’s […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: So You Want to Use Myriad Pro SemiBold?

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Yes, I do! I’m working on a publication that requires the use of Myriad Pro SemiBold. I copied the font to my Windows 7 fonts folder and fired up FrameMaker, fully expecting to see it listed in Paragraph Designer. Sadly, I couldn’t find it. After mulling it over […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Adding Text After Select Index Entries

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker From a recent Rocky Mountain Training Advanced Adobe FrameMaker 11 student: Hi, Barb. Here’s a question for you. I want to be able to produce an index with entries similar to the following: If I’m reading Frame’s online help correctly, I SHOULD be able to automate adding the “(standard)” after the […]

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