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Adobe FrameMaker: Setting up PDF Conversion Settings in FrameMaker

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker By the time I get around to teaching how to create PDFs in my Advanced Adobe FrameMaker 11 classes, my students know FrameMaker very well. I often find that they know a whole lot less about Adobe Acrobat, and very little about how to create a “good” PDF. […]

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Adobe FrameMaker 11: Opening a FrameMaker 11 Document in an Earlier Version

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker From a recent Rocky Mountain Training Introduction to Adobe FrameMaker 11 student: A real quick question…I have FrameMaker version 9.  I downloaded the trial for 11 to take the class.  My 30 day trial ends today.  I attempted to open my files using 9 but can’t.  I get […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Removing a Character Tag

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker From a recent Rocky Mountain Training Advanced Adobe FrameMaker 11 student: Hi, Barb. Hey, your class was super helpful to me; I am making great progress toward my 10/31 deadline! I have a question that I haven’t been able to find an answer to myself. Is it possible […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Adding a Watermark

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker From one of our recent Adobe FrameMaker students: How do you watermark a page in FrameMaker? While this seems like a simple enough activity, she was tripped up by one unexpected default. Here’s the process: 1. Create the watermark graphic in your favorite graphics application. (Personally, I’d lean towards […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Object Styles

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: May 16, 2018 If you haven’t had the chance to explore FrameMaker’s object styles, then you are missing a terrific productivity tool. Experienced FrameMaker users learn to rely heavily on paragraph, character and table styles. Really, what would we do without them? The benefit of styles in […]

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Adobe FrameMaker 11: Missing Zoom Commands

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Haven you taken a look at the Zoom pop-up menu in FrameMaker 11? It’s sporting a new look. Compare the FrameMaker 10 Zoom menu on the left, with the FrameMaker 11 Zoom menu on the right: Is it just me, or are we missing a few commands? This […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Splitting One Table into Multiple Tables

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe FrameMaker This question just came in from one of my past Adobe FrameMaker students: I have a table with many rows and I want to split it into 5 tables. Not changing content. Just want to break it up. Say, take a 50-row table and break it into […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Copy a Paragraph Format to All Chapters in a Book

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on Adobe FrameMaker Updated: Mar 17, 2015 This question came in yesterday: How do I get a paragraph tag that is present in one .fm file (and its corresponding paragraph catalog) to appear in all the .fm files and paragraph catalogs within the same book? Of course there is a […]

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Adobe FrameMaker 11: My Wish List

by Barb Binder Adobe FrameMaker, we have been BFFs for a long time. You have provided a steady source of training income over the past 20 years (remember when I used to teach 5-day FrameMaker classes three weeks out of every four, for months on end?). And you are still my one and only for laying […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Fixed Spacing and Anchored Frames within Tables

by Barb Binder This question was posed yesterday by a past Rocky Mountain Training FrameMaker 9 student: Last fall … you taught me a great way to handle the placement of many graphics in a very short time, by building a table, importing the image, and using Esc m p to shrink-wrap the image in its […]

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