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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: 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: 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: 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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Adobe FrameMaker: Adding an Image in Front of a Paragraph

by Barb Binder This question came in yesterday from a former Advanced FrameMaker student: I’d like to insert a graphic each time my document is going to reference a “Note.”  How do you suggest I do this? Just insert the graphic each time? That would work, but here’s what I’d do: Add the graphic to the […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Removing bold from page numbers in a table of contents

by Barb Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor on FrameMaker Updated: May 23, 2020 I like mixing bold headings in my table of contents with regular weight text, but I don’t like the bold leaders and page numbers that go with it: I just think it looks awkward. My preference is to leave all of the generated […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: More on Reference Pages

by Barb Binder In a previous post, Adobe FrameMaker: What are Reference Pages?, I talked a bit about the most basic reference page, called Reference. In a new default document, when you chose View > Reference Pages, you land on a page that looks like the one below, and you learned about the purpose of the top two frames. […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: What are Reference Pages?

by Barb Binder FrameMaker  offers three types of pages: Body, Master and Reference. Body pages are where you will do most of your work. This is where you flow your text and place pictures. Master pages are for the repeating elements: the headers, footers, logos–items you want to appear on every page and in the same position. […]

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Adobe FrameMaker: Formatting Footnotes

by Barb Binder When you write in Adobe FrameMaker and need to add the occasional reference, it seems straightforward enough. Just choose Special > Footnote and there you go. A footnote number immediately appears at the cursor position and the footnote itself appears at the bottom of the page. Better yet, if your Word document has […]

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