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User guides

Using Adobe FrameMaker 9

Provides access to all documentation and instructional content on the latest FrameMaker release.
LiveDocs  |  PDF

Using Adobe FrameMaker 8

Provides comprehensive task-based information.
LiveDocs  |  PDF

Adobe FrameMaker 8 Installation Guide for UNIX

Provides information about installing FrameMaker on UNIX.
PDF

Structured application development

Using Adobe FrameMaker 9

Provides access to all documentation and instructional content on the latest FrameMaker release.
LiveDocs  |  PDF

Structured Application Developer's Guide (FrameMaker 8)

Discusses all aspects of structured application development.
PDF

Structured Application Developer's Reference (FrameMaker 8)

Contains reference information for all of the FrameMaker EDD elements, its read/write rules, structapps elements, and all other relevant commands, functions, and lists.
PDF

Tutorials

Using Adobe FrameMaker 9

Provides access to all documentation and instructional content on the latest FrameMaker release.
LiveDocs  |  PDF

Unicode

This video explores the enhanced Unicode support in FrameMaker 8. Learn how to edit, search, and update documents containing multiple languages.
Video (5 minutes) | HTML | Sample files, 01.zip (ZIP, 72K)

Track Text

This video shows you how to use the new Track Text Edit feature in FrameMaker 8. Learn how to track changes and save them, and then view the changes in an exported XML or PDF file. 
Video (6 minutes) | HTML | Sample files, 02.zip (ZIP, 176K)

Conditions

This video shows you how to create and assign conditional tags to documents in FrameMaker 8. Learn how to keep all content in a single master document, and then output selected parts on the content to different formats.
Video (8 minutes) | HTML | Sample files, 03.zip (ZIP, 176K)

Attributes

This video shows you how to filter content in a structured FrameMaker 8 document based on its attributes. Learn how to create and use special expressions to show or hide parts of a document.
Video (5 minutes) | HTML | Sample files, 04.zip (ZIP, 176K)

DITA

This video demonstrates the new DITA capabilities of FrameMaker 8. Learn how to create topics and build a DITA book from a DITA map, based on a hierarchical and sequential structure.
Video (5 minutes) | HTML | Sample files, 05zip (ZIP, 1.5MB)

XML EDD

This video shows you how to use XML templates for structured authoring. It also demonstrates how to roundtrip comments from an XML file, preserve XML comments and markers, and create comments from FrameMaker markers.
Video (7 minutes) | HTML | Sample files, 06_07.zip (ZIP, 52.3K)

3D Flash

This video shows you how to add rich media, such as 3D files and Flash movies, to a FrameMaker 8 document. You also learn how to export the document to a PDF file with the rich media intact.
Video (7 minutes) | HTML | Sample files, 08.zip (ZIP, 3.7MB)

XML and DITA

Using Adobe FrameMaker 9

Provides access to all documentation and instructional content on the latest FrameMaker release.
LiveDocs  |  PDF

DocBook and Starter Kit (FrameMaker 7)

Describes the FrameMaker starter kit for the DocBook DTD that lets you translate between XML documents by using the DTD and FrameMaker documents, and lists supported and unsupported elements.
PDF

DITA Starter Kit (FrameMaker 7.2)

Describes the FrameMaker starter kit for the DITA DTD that supports authoring, maintaining, and publishing of DITA-compliant documents in structured FrameMaker.
PDF

XML CSS (FrameMaker 7)

Provides information about the XMLcss plug-in, which examines the actual formatting used in the FrameMaker document and produces a CSS that ties element names to the formatting of these elements.
PDF

XML Cookbook (FrameMaker 7)

Guides you through the development, authoring, and publishing stages—from creating a structured authoring template to importing and exporting XML.
PDF

XHTML Starter Kit (FrameMaker 7)

Provides information about the starter kit, which is an XML structure application that also supports XHTML.
PDF

Adobe FrameMaker XML Tips and Techniques

Provides an overview of working with XML for novices and experienced users.
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Adobe FrameMaker 7.2 and XML FAQ

Lists frequently asked questions about migrating documentation to XML by using FrameMaker, and XML publishing.
PDF

Using XSLT in FrameMaker 7.2

Describes how to extend the powerful XML-structured authoring and publishing capabilities in FrameMaker.
PDF

Additional content

Using Adobe FrameMaker 9

Provides access to all documentation and instructional content on the latest FrameMaker release.
LiveDocs  |  PDF

MIF Reference Guide (FrameMaker 8)

Provides a description of the layout of MIF files and MIF statements with their syntax, and lists examples of how to use MIF statements.
PDF

MML Reference Guide (FrameMaker 7)

Provides information about the Maker Markup Language (MML).
PDF

Using Filters (FrameMaker 7)

Describes the document, text, and graphic filters supported by FrameMaker, the Maker Interchange Format (MIF) Filter features, including information about Asian-language filters, and how FrameMaker converts files by using a UNIX window.
PDF

Character Sets (FrameMaker 8)

Describes FrameMaker support for the Unicode character sets.
PDF

Multiple Platforms (FrameMaker 7)

Provides information about using FrameMaker on different platforms and moving documents among the platforms, and discusses issues of compatibility among different system configurations and upgrade versions.
PDF

Accessibility Features and Techniques (FrameMaker 7.2)

Provides an overview of the accessibility features of FrameMaker, and techniques for specific types of output.
PDF

Customizing FrameMaker (FrameMaker 7)

Describes the process of customizing FrameMaker by changing settings in initialization files and creating custom menu configurations.
PDF

Chinese and Korean Features (FrameMaker 7)

Provides information about the Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, and Korean features, which are supported in FrameMaker.
PDF

Japanese Publishing with Adobe FrameMaker (FrameMaker 7)

Describes the sophisticated Japanese publishing features in FrameMaker.
PDF

Database Publishing (FrameMaker 7.2)

Describes the database publishing features in FrameMaker.
PDF

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You can get the complete product documentation in these formats:

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The Help included with the product provides access to all documentation and instructional content available at the time the product ships.

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LiveDocs Help on the web provides the complete Help content with updates and additions. For some products, you can add comments to the topics in LiveDocs Help.

PDF

For most Adobe products, complete Help is also provided in PDF, optimized for printing. Certain documents, such as installation guides or white papers, may be provided only in PDF.


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