EncartaLabs

Adobe FrameMaker

( Duration: 2 Days )

In Adobe FrameMaker training course you will learn to work confidently and enthusiastically with FrameMaker in no time.

  • This Adobe FrameMaker workshop is designed for new users with little or no previous experience of electronic publishing and who wish to learn Adobe FrameMaker.

COURSE AGENDA

1

Overview of Desktop/Electronic Publishing

  • The Traditional Publishing Process
  • The Electronic Publishing Process
2

Understanding the User Interface

  • The Toolbars
  • The Toolbox
  • The Status Bar
  • Preferences and Options
3

Opening, Creating and Saving Framemaker Documents

  • Understanding How FrameMaker uses Documents as Templates
  • Creating and Using Document Templates
  • Understanding the Use of Body, Master and Reference Pages
  • Creating Multi-Column Layouts
  • Understanding the Importance of Flow Tags
  • Customising the Layout
  • Changing Page Size and Layout
4

Editing Text

  • Importing Text Created in Other Applications – by Reference and by Copying into Document
  • Working with Text Insets
  • Pre-tagging Text Insets for Automatic Formatting in FrameMaker
  • Typing and Correcting Text
  • Spell Checking Dictionaries
  • Search & Replace
  • Inserting Footnotes
5

All About Formats (Tags)

  • Formats explained – Paragraph, Character and Table
  • Applying Existing Formats from a Template
  • Creating New Formats
  • Modifying the Properties of Formats
  • Copying Formats from one Document to Another
  • Printing & Typesetting Terminology Explained
  • Choosing and Using Typefaces Effectively
  • Setting Leading (Inter-Line space) Appropriately
  • Typesetting for Maximum Readability
6

Autonumbering and Bullets

  • Simple Paragraph Numbering
  • Creating Bullet Point Formats
  • Complex “Point” Paragraph Numbering
  • Understanding the Importance of Series Labels
  • Autonumbering Tables, Figures, Captions etc…
7

Headers & Footers

  • Creating Static Running Headers and Footers
  • Using Variables in Headers and Footers to Create Dynamic Content
  • Page Numbering
8

Creating and Using Frames

  • Using Graphics Frames in Documents
  • Importing Graphics Created in Other Applications – by Reference and by Copying into Document
  • Drawing FrameMaker Graphics in Frames
  • Sizing and Scaling Pictures
  • Rules Around Frames
  • Captions
  • Flowing Text Around Frames
9

Using the Drawing Tools

  • Drawing Graphics – Rectangles, Ellipses, Polygons and Lines
  • Modifying Graphic Objects
  • Understanding Bézier Curves
  • Smoothing and Unsmoothing Lines
  • Applying Pen and Fill Attributes
10

Printing and Other Output Options

  • Print Options
  • Saving Postscript Files for Output by Remote Service Providers
  • Saving as HTML
  • Creating Adobe Acrobat PDF Files

Encarta Labs Advantage

  • One Stop Corporate Training Solution Providers for over 4,000 Modules on a variety of subjects
  • All courses are delivered by Industry Veterans
  • Get jumpstarted from newbie to production ready in a matter of few days
  • Trained more than 50,000 Corporate executives across the Globe
  • All our trainings are conducted in workshop mode with more focus on hands-on sessions

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