Training Courses

Adobe Framemaker : Introduction

Two Day Course

Classroom Based

Overview

This Adobe authorised two day course is designed to give you the skills to manipulate pre-defined FrameMaker templates, work with text, house styles, graphics and tables and produce multiple chapters to make up a book in FrameMaker.

The emphasis throughout the course is on gaining practical hands-on experience of using FrameMaker to create professional documentation for both print and web. This course is tailored to your company’s specific requirements allowing course exercises to be based on your own documents or templates if you wish.

You need no previous FrameMaker experience to attend this course.

Private Courses

One to one tuition or a private group with just your colleagues. Your choice of duration, content and location. We can train at one of our centres or onsite with you wherever you are located.

We offer a free consultation service to help work out every detail and build the perfect course for you.

From £499 + VAT per day

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Course Outline

  • Getting started
    • Working with pods and panels
    • Setting preferences
    • Using Workspaces

    Working with text
    • Applying character and paragraph styles
    • Inserting special characters
    • Using Find and Change Text
    • Using GREP expressions
    • Using the spell checker and Thesaurus
    • Using conditional text

    Collaborating in FrameMaker
    • Creating PDF files for review
    • Importing PDF comments
    • Tracking changes
    • Comparing documents

    Working with tables
    • Inserting and manipulating tables
    • Sorting table data
    • Applying table styles

    Illustrations and videos
    • Importing graphics files
    • Adding captions
    • Using basic drawing tools
    • Inserting video files
    • Working with anchored frames
    • Using object styles
  • Cross-references
    • Inserting and updating cross-references

    Working with book files
    • Creating a book file
    • Adding files to a book
    • Setting numbering across files in a book
    • Generating a Table of Contents
    • Generating an Index
    • Importing formats across files in a book

    Outputting from FrameMaker
    • Creating a PDF file
    • Printing a file
    • Publishing as responsive HTML5
    • Saving as XML

    Creating custom documents
    • Creating and applying Master Pages
    • Creating and editing character and paragraph styles
    • Adding colour
    • Working with the Table Designer

    Questions and answers
Experience + Flexibility

We know training inside out. We can advise you on all the options to make sure you get the best possible course.

Tell us you need to cancel more than 7 days before your course and there's no charge. Great for your peace of mind.

Our trainers bring their years of industry experience into the classroom. You'll leave confident and prepared.

The smallest class size in the industry. More one on one time with the trainer and a less intimidating group size.

Tell us which you use and it'll be booted up and waiting with the latest software when you arrive.

We provide a lovely onsite lunch so you can relax. We can cater for any dietary requirement with no fuss.

Comfort + Location
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Our Clients


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We publish all our customer satisfaction stats live on our site (good or bad) because we want everyone to know just how highly you rate us every day, every week and every year.

We know that choosing the best course can be difficult, maybe the thoughts of the 20568 other clients we've asked will give you the inspiration to join us too.

The most recent comments from attendees of our courses are shown below. We reckon they will give you a pretty good indication of how they think we perform.

  Client Ratings

Attendees surveyed20568
  Trainer Knowledge9.8 / 10
  Trainer Materials9.6 / 10
  Trainer Preparation9.8 / 10
  Overall Trainer Score9.7 / 10
  Centre Lunch9.6 / 10
  Centre Staff9.9 / 10
  Overall Centre Score9.7 / 10
  Overall Experience9.6 / 10
  % Who Would Recommend Us99.6%

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