Designing Print Framemaker Tutorials - An online tutorial for Framemaker
Essential Resources for Framemaker Users - Many writers who've used FrameMaker find that it's complex and quirky, with a lot functionality hidden in its now somewhat dated interface. So where do you go when you need help? This article will give you some suggestions.
emDEX - A FrameMaker™ Plug-In, adding a real-time visual means of watching your index grow right before your eyes to help you track and modify your index entries on the fly. No more need to tag-and-generate again and again.
Framemaker A-Z - The Complete Guide to Framemaker. An excellent resource from klariti.com, a technical-publishing company.
Frame Dev - Communication and discussions regarding use of the FrameMaker Developer's Kit with all versions of FrameMaker.
Frame Experts - These tutorials will help you learn FrameScript. Entire code listings are included, so you can use them right away. As always, feedback is welcomed and encouraged.
Discussion. - Listserv-style FrameMaker discussion
group. Send e-mail to email@example.com with subscribe
framers YourAddress in the body of the e-mail.
Framemaker Tips and Tutorials - About.com has compiled a list of tips and tutorials found on the net.
SGML - This list is for developers of Adobe FrameMaker+SGML
6.0 and FrameMaker 7 structured applications. It is intended
for developers to share tips, techniques and ideas on creating
SGML and now XML applications.
FrameUsers.com - The online users group and resource for FrameMaker users.
FrameMaker Newsgroup - a FrameMaker newsgroup
Frame Indexers - The group is for discussion of indexing in general, and specifically indexing with FrameMaker and related utilities such as emDEX and IXGen. It is of interest to indexers who want to learn how to index with FrameMaker and to FrameMaker users who want to learn indexing.
FrameScript - FrameScript is a high level, user-oriented, scripting (or macro) language designed to work with FrameMaker and FrameMaker + SGML.
Hunt For - Huge selection of FrameMaker tutorials.
io.com - Listing of FrameMaker Tutorials
MicroType - The most comprehensive and current FrameMaker resource, outside of the Adobe site
Mif Muncher - MIFMuncher parses FrameMaker-generated MIF files to create reports for the formats used in the files. If you've ever wanted to get a list of all your paragraph formats, and the settings used in each, this tool does that. That's all it does, but it does it VERY well. I don't know of any other way to retrieve this information . If you do, please share!
Silicon Prairie - Silicon Prairie produces add-on software and plug-ins for Adobe FrameMaker
TutorGig - Huge tutorial resource ... has a lot of FrameMaker tutorials.
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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