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Archive for March 2010

While it is true that FrameMaker excels at the creation of printed content and PDF files, there is absolutely no reason that it should be limited to the creation of chapter-based and book-centric content. FrameMaker works with files, you get to decide what those files represent .. books, chapters, sections, topics, or snippets. For years, […]

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Mar/10

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PDF Publishing with DITA-FMx 1.1

FrameMaker and DITA-FMx provide the easiest and least expensive way to get the highest quality PDF output from your DITA content. In addition to the numerous authoring features in DITA-FMx, it also provides many useful publishing options. Some of the more popular are listed below: Add related links from relationship tables Flatten conrefs and ensure […]

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Well .. I guess you’d have to define “real XML editor,” but if by real you mean that the editor can open XML files on disk, and write the edited XML back to disk, then it’s as real as any other XML editor that I’ve seen. All XML editors have different features, and you may […]

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DITA-FMx offers some features that make new file creation simple and easy. Entering the title for the new topic in the New File dialog box automatically creates the file name based on a format that you have defined using special building blocks. You can also create new files using “element templates” which pre-populate the topic […]

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DITA-FMx 1.1 provides a number of authoring features not available in standard FrameMaker 8 or 9. Some of these features are not available in other DITA editors, and are typically found only with a content management system.┬áThis video provides a quick tour of those features. If you’re a new user of DITA-FMx or are considering […]

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If you’re using DITA-FMx and would like to modify the formatting and layout in the topic authoring view or for book publishing, you’ll need to┬ámodify the corresponding FrameMaker structure applications (Topic, Map, and Book). When it comes time to customize the structure apps, you should “clone” the default applications provided with DITA-FMx to create your […]

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Mar/10

26

Installing DITA-FMx 1.1

This video walks you through the complete process of installing DITA-FMx in FrameMaker. It also demonstrates the installation of the default structure applications and creation of a new DITA topic. This video is useful for those who’d like a quick overview of the installation process. It also shows you the easy way to install new […]

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