Cornerstone Content

FrameMaker PDF Tips and Tricks

UPDATED Jan 20, 2018 I wrote this post in response to issues I encountered in getting PDF output from FrameMaker 12… While researching the problem, I found a number of potential solutions, so I decided to write this as a reference for the next time a setting goes awry! NOTE: While I prefer to use…

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Keeping FrameMaker in tip-top shape

Most applications have settings that, when combined, can confound both novice and expert users. This post is a running tally of things to check if (or when) your FrameMaker experience goes awry. It’s one of my pieces of cornerstone content. View the Cornerstone Content category to check out other key articles.  If FrameMaker suddenly acts in…

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Managing FrameMaker styles when importing MS Word content

It’s easier to import MS Word content into FrameMaker, starting with the 2015 release of FrameMaker. MS Word (copy into document) Beginning with FrameMaker 2015, when converting MS Word documents using the Copy into Document option, you have a robust style mapping wizard that is exponentially faster than other conversion methods. If you are using…

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