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FrameMaker Training: Structured Authoring Essential Skills


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Demystify Structured FrameMaker Authoring by breaking down the parts and processes needed to create a Structured Document and basic application. This course also serves to educate new users to the nomenclature and proper use of existing documents that may already be in place within your organization. 

This Adobe FrameMaker training course is intended for those responsible for authoring and editing content in a Structured Adobe FrameMaker environment. You will learn to use an existing Structured Adobe FrameMaker template and create new basic templates to create chapters containing graphics, tables, and cross references. You will also learn to create books, complete with a Table of Contents. Experienced users of Unstructured FrameMaker will be made aware of the differences and similarities between the different authoring modes of FrameMaker and basic differences when comparing FrameMaker vs. InDesign.

Your instructor will cover the pitfalls, and the best practices will be followed so that you are creating and exporting FrameMaker documents the right way in this Adobe FrameMaker training.

This course is a Frame Maker structured training that is applicable to FrameMaker 11, FrameMaker 12, FrameMaker 2015 FrameMaker 2017 and FrameMaker 2019 versions.


  • Learn about technical document structured publishing and nomenclature
  • Migrate unstructured documents to structured documents
  • Work with interface tools for structured editing
  • Create a basic structured workflow from document to XML roundtripping
  • Understand the Structure panel and how to insert, move and edit elements
  • Add and modify Attributes
  • Work with Validation tools
  • Learn to insert hyperlinks, cross-references and variables
  • Create a basic FrameMaker application 
  • Review and manipulate EDD files
  • Understand Conversion Tables for Microsoft Word conversion
  • Create books and long documents with structured files
  • Generate output to PDF and other formats
  • Optional: Review DITA related topics and workflow

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  • Have attended the FrameMaker Training: Bootcamp course, or have equivalent knowledge of all topics taught in the FrameMaker Training: Bootcamp course.

Skill Level: 3



Along with this training, you will receive:

  • Adobe Authorized Training
  • Student courseware and class projects
  • An Adobe Nationally Recognized Course Certificate
  • Conversion tools bookmark
  • VIP Lumenbrite Seminars & Events
  • Adobe MAX Discounts & Exclusive Events

This training can also assist with the preparation of Adobe certification exams, including the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) and the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exams.

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