Structured FrameMaker Training: Introduction to Authoring

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In this Structured FrameMaker training class, students will learn to author documents by adding elements and attributes using FrameMaker's structured interface.

  1. Understanding the structure view
    1. Verifying the FrameMaker interface
    2. Displaying the structure view
    3. Inserting the cursor in the structure view
    4. Moving elements in the structure view
    5. Collapsing and expanding elements
  2. Modifying existing content in FrameMaker
    1. Changing the element catalog view
    2. Changing elements
    3. Merging elements
    4. Splitting elements
    5. Wrapping elements
    6. Modifying element attribute values
    7. Adding structure to unstructured content
  3. Inserting elements into existing structured content with FrameMaker
    1. Inserting paragraph and character elements
    2. Inserting table elements
    3. Inserting graphic elements
      1. Inserting anchored frames for drawn objects
      2. Inserting anchored frames for imported graphics
    4. Inserting cross-reference elements
    5. Working with attributes
      1. Ensuring that you are prompted for attribute values
      2. Copying and pasting attribute values
    6. Copying and pasting elements
    7. Validating documents
  4. Creating document and book files in FrameMaker
    1. Creating a new document
      1. Creating a new document and importing formats and element definitions
      2. Adding content to a blank document
    2. Building a structured book file
    3. Adding a table of contents to a structured book
      1. Inserting structured index markers
      2. Generating an index for a structured book

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