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Adobe FrameMaker: How to create a list of effective pages

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: May 22, 2020 A List of Effective pages (aka LEP or LOEP) is a list of every page in a document along with the current revision number and the date of each page’s revision. This is a common requirement for many of our FrameMaker students, and not a particularly […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Controlling Space Above Tables

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: Mar 17, 2016 From a past Rocky Mountain Training student: Hi Barb! Can you help me with something? How do I reduce the space between the image and the table? Thanks for any help you can offer. I’m stuck! I see a few options to reduce the space […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: GREP to Replace Hyphens with En Dashes

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: Nov 16, 2016 FrameMaker 12  supports GREP Find/Change, but I tend to forget about it because it’s not prominently featured in the Find/Change dialog box. One of my major headaches in a FrameMaker layout job is updating hyphens to en dashes between ranges of numbers, as outlined in this […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Assign a Caution Label to a Paragraph Tag

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker From a recent Rocky Mountain Training FrameMaker 11/12 student: Hey Barb, The FrameMaker training you provided me at the end of September has been a huge help—I think I’ve learned more about Frame than I ever imagined. I’ve also been blessed with a very talented co-worker who’s a […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Creating a simple glossary for a book

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: May 23, 2020 FrameMaker is a master at generating lists. You can quickly create a chronologic list of headings with page numbers (AKA a table of contents), or a chronologic list of TableTitles (AKA a list of tables) or an alphabetized list like an index. A […]

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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 Updated: May 23, 2020 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 […]

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