|Who Should Attend: This 2 day course is designed for users who will be responsible for creating and maintaining templates.
Pre-requisites: The user must be confident in using the Character, Paragraph and Table designer to make and modify formats and be conversant with creating and applying Master pages.
Course Objectives: At the end of this course the user will be able to create template documents and build and maintain multi-chapter books together with Tables of Contents and Indexes.
Course Content: Working with Text Flows: Discover how to create and manage single, parallel and multi-flow documents. Disconnecting and reconnecting the flow.
Variables: Understand the role of the system and user variables. Insert and edit running header footer variables, create user variables.
Text Insets and Cross References: Working with imported text files. Insert and maintain cross-references within a document and to other documents. Create and modify cross-reference formats.
Conditional Text: Create a multi-version datasheet using conditional text tags.
Exporting to HTML and using Hypertext Markers: Insert hypertext markers into your FrameMaker file. Produce an HTML file from your FrameMaker source document.
Template Creation: Create a complete FrameMaker template from scratch including character and paragraph formats, master pages and variables.
Tables of Contents: Creating and updating a Table of Contents for a stand alone document. Creating a Table of Contents template.
Indexing: Learn the syntax for creating simple and complex Indexes. Generate an Index for a stand alone document. Create an Index Template.
Book Building: Create a Book file from scratch. Set-up document numbering and pagination properties across the book. Move files within the book. Insert a Table of Contents and Index file into the book. Update the book to ensure cross-reference are linked, and the table of contents and index file are displaying the correct text and page numbers.
Colour: Importing Colour into documents from commercial colour palettes and assigning to text, graphics and table objects.
Equations: Inserting and editing Equations into your document using the equation editor.
Authoring Structured Documents
Creating Element Definition Documents (EDDs)