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Author and publish technical documentation
Adobe FrameMaker 9 software is a powerful authoring and publishing solution for technical communicators. Take advantage of an intuitive user interface, unified workflows, and a template-based authoring environment to simplify content delivery and conform to organizational requirements for consistency and branding.
Easily author and publish
Easily create, manage, and publish Adobe FrameMaker content, helping to improve productivity and reduce errors and rework.
Readily build content
Quickly and easily create standards-compliant content without the use of third-party tools.
Top features in FrameMaker 9
* New, intuitive user interface:
Work more efficiently through a completely redesigned user experience. Use floating toolbars and control bars, dock your most frequently used dialog boxes for quick access, and create workspaces customized to your workflow.
* Fully integrated authoring environment:
Create, edit, and publish technical content with powerful features for automatic numbering, cross-referencing, tables of contents, indexes, books, and more. Automate formatting via templates, and easily integrate tables, graphics, and images.
* Out-of-the-box CMS integration support:
Smoothly integrate your content with your organization's content management system (CMS) through enhanced WebDAV support. Work efficiently in structured authoring and DITA workflow environments.
* Long-document and pristine PDF output support:
Easily create PDF output for long documents and books. Aggregate topic-based, structured, and unstructured content including XML and DITA files, and generate tables of contents, indexes, and pristine PDF output with CMYK support.
* Windows CMYK support:
Publish composite PDF objects that support Windows CMYK for better print capabilities.
* Importing of comments from PDF files:
Easily gather and incorporate review comments from subject matter experts and other colleagues. Use the Track Text Edits feature and a new user interface to efficiently manage review processes.
* Special object management for books and DITA maps:
Easily view, navigate, and edit documents through new, dockable dialog boxes. Work more efficiently with markers, variables, fonts, conditional text, graphics, cross-references, and text insets.
* End-to-end DITA support:
Manage hierarchical documents through enhanced DITA support that includes new DITA map and bookmap capabilities. Benefit from support for xrefs, conrefs, nontext elements, cross-references, DITA relationship tables and attributes, and DITAVAL filtering of output for conditional processing.
* Full support for DITA standards:
Take advantage of DITA 1.1 support, including Bookmap, Indexing, and Glossary specifications. FrameMaker 9 also supports the DITA 1.2 Learning and Training Content Specialization (beta) specification for developing compelling training content.
* Rich media object incorporation:
Create compelling online content by incorporating 3D models, rich Adobe Flash Player compatible animations, and simulations created with Adobe Captivate software. Generate Adobe PDF files with live 3D models.
* Book and structured book capabilities:
Employ a new user interface for books, as well as tools for hierarchical books and books within books.
* Powerful, scalable single sourcing:
Effortlessly single source variations of the same document for different channels and purposes.
* XML support:
Use XML schemas instead of DTDs to define the structure of your content.
If you using Windows 98/2000, please download Adobe Framemaker Version 7
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