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    Please refer to our detailed course outlines below.

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    Following the acquisition of its former arch-rival Macromedia, Adobe Inc. has assumed a place of unrivalled dominance in the fields of multimedia, graphic and print production. In many of these domains, Adobe products are the technology-defining industry standards. These include:

    • Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks and Illustrator to create and manipulate documents and images;
    • ColdFusion and Content Server for database management and server requirements;
    • Flash and Flex and for more interactive, dynamic sites and rich internet applications;
    • FrameMaker for authoring documents and creating efficient, reusable templates;
    • Acrobat, for creation of Portable Document Format (PDF), the industry standard for portable content;
    • Dreamweaver and Adobe Contribute for Web design;
    • Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects for Video editing and visual effects.
    • RoboHelp for providing context-sensitive Help internal to the application;
    • and finally Adobe Captivate for the creation of eLearning software.

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Introduction to Adobe FrameMaker Training

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Course duration

  • 3 Days

Course Outline

In this Adobe FrameMaker training class, students will learn to create, manage, and format documents and create books using FrameMaker.

  • Learn to set up your work area and learn about Framemaker's work area.
  • Learn about master pages and text flows.
  • Learn to apply master pages to body pages and work with text frames.
  • Learn about character and paragraph tags.
  • Learn to work with tables and table tags.
  • Learn to use Framemaker's drawing tools.
  • Learn to import graphics and SVG files.
  • Learn to place graphics on reference and master pages.
  • Learn to work with variables.
  • Learn how to work with cross-references.
  • Learn to build books.
  • Learn to format your documents with tables of contents and page numbers.
  • Learn to generate, format, and edit indexes.
  • Learn to publish FrameMaker documents.
  • Experience with basic software programs such as Microsoft Word
  • Experience surfing the Web
  • HTML
  1. Introduction
    1. Setting up Your Work Area
    2. FrameMaker's Work Area
    3. Getting Familiar with the Work Area
    4. Panels and Pods
    5. Setting Your Interface Preferences
    6. Create a New Paragraph Tag
    7. A Quick Look at Templates
    8. Opening a Document Based on a FrameMaker Template
  2. Master Pages and Text Flows
    1. Create a New Document
    2. Create a Custom Master Page
    3. Create Headers and Footers
    4. Applying Master Pages to Body Pages
    5. Text Frames
  3. Character and Paragraph Tags
    1. Character Tags
    2. Paragraph Tags
    3. Paragraph Designer
    4. Creating Paragraph Tags
    5. Tips for Working with Character and Paragraph Tags
  4. Tables
    1. Insert a Table in Your Document
    2. The Table Designer
    3. Creating a New Table Tag
    4. Tips for Working with Tables
  5. Drawing Graphics
    1. FrameMaker's Drawing Tools
    2. Selection Tools
    3. Drawing Tools
    4. Drawing Properties Tools
    5. Grids
    6. Drawing Shapes
    7. Using the Tools
  6. Imported Graphics
    1. Anchored Frames
    2. Copying or Importing by Reference
    3. Importing a Graphic
    4. Importing SVG Files
    5. Working with Your Graphics
    6. Putting Graphics on Reference Pages
    7. Placing Graphics on Master Pages
  7. System and User Variables
    1. Understanding Variables
    2. The Variables Pod
    3. System Variables and Their Building Blocks
    4. Working with Variables
    5. User Variables
    6. Creating Dictionary Style Headings
  8. Cross-references
    1. How Cross-references Work
    2. The Cross-reference Panel
    3. Cross-reference Formats
    4. Creating a Cross-reference Format
    5. Creating Spot Cross-references
    6. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Cross-references
    7. Creating a List of References
  9. Books
    1. Building Books
    2. Adding Page Numbers to Your Book
    3. Advanced Maintenance and Troubleshooting Books
    4. Book Error Log
  10. Tables of Content
    1. Preparing Your Documents
    2. Defining What Will Be Included
    3. Generating Your Table of Contents
    4. Formatting Your Table of Contents
    5. Modifying the TOC Reference Page
    6. Adding More to Your Book's Table of Contents
    7. Adding Page Numbers
    8. Other Types of Generated List
    9. Using Your TOC Template in Other Documents
  11. Indexes
    1. What to Index
    2. FrameMaker's Index Markers
    3. Generate Your Index
    4. Formatting Your Index
    5. Editing Your Index
  12. Publishing
    1. Printing Your FrameMaker Documents
    2. Creating PDF Files
    3. Publishing XHTML

Introduction to Adobe FrameMaker 9 for Windows: A WordWorx EZ Intro to Learning Unstructured FrameMaker

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