Posts Tagged ‘framemaker’

Custom graphics in DITA template headers

If your custom FrameMaker DITA template is stubbornly missing from your PDF output, FrameMaker may be looking for a referenced graphic file that it can’t find on your system. There’s a limitation when placing master page or other graphics: After importing the custom template file into your Publish Options, FrameMaker has trouble finding the path…

Read More

High DPI settings for Windows

Not all apps behave the same with regard to resolution settings in Windows. For example, I saw a sizing issue in Adobe FrameMaker 2020 recently, after I’d adjusted my monitor to resolve a “fuzziness” issue. In all fairness, the fuzziness issue had more to do with Windows running on VMware Fusion, and the fact that…

Read More

FrameMaker 15.0.7 released

With my work on the 2020 Intro to FrameMaker course, the 2020 New Feature videos, and my own books and courses, I haven’t spent much time lately on FrameMaker 2019, but today I noted an interesting thing: When using the FrameMaker connector to Adobe Experience Manager, my Fm 15.0.6 was locking up. Sure enough, when…

Read More

Stepping up from Word to Adobe FrameMaker

Learn why FrameMaker is so much more efficient than MS Word for documentation and how you can transition your complex Word documents into Adobe FrameMaker 2019 without skipping a beat. This post, a recap of my free webinar for Adobe in January 2020, will show you: Advantages of using FrameMaker instead of Word Best practices…

Read More

FrameMaker 2019 Update 4 now available

Adobe released FrameMaker 2019 Update 4 today. Use the Help > Updates menu item in FrameMaker 2019 to update, or visit https://supportdownloads.adobe.com/product.jsp?product=22&platform=Windows to download the updater manually. Interested in FrameMaker 2019 training? See TRAINING in the menu above for a free Introduction to FrameMaker 2019 course, as well as courses in advanced authoring and template design…

Read More

FrameMaker – Aligning frames in HTML5 output

Author’s note: I’ve included a step-by-step video below, in case you need to solve this specific problem in your own work. I’ve written and presented many times on FrameMaker’s ability to publish to HTML5 and other web/mobile-friendly formats. I love how easy it is to work with HTML5 and how gorgeous the output is, especially…

Read More

Place MP4 Video in FrameMaker

Editor’s note: As of April 2021, the embed feature seems broken in FrameMaker. Instead of embedding directly, host your video on YouTube or Vimeo, and use the Insert>Multimedia>Online Video option instead. While this will require an internet connection to work, it will result in a far smaller PDF file. -Matt Sullivan You can add video…

Read More

FrameMaker reference books

Information on my books has been updated and moved. For printed or digital copies of my FrameMaker reference books Please see the Books page. For information on courses, classes, and support Please see the Training page.

Read More