Adobe FrameMaker 9

This is an Adobe FrameMaker 9 Course designed to get you up to speed with professional document creation and repurposing. We can also configure custom training options upon request.

If you are using Microsoft Word for technical writing or to layout your company information Adobe FrameMaker is an excellent way to move your documentation to a professional level.

Adobe FrameMaker 9 is now part of the Adobe Technical Communication Suite 2 featuring Adobe Photoshop CS4, Adobe Captivate 4, Adobe RoboHelp 8, & Adobe Acrobat 3D.

Basic Class Info

Who Should Attend

Corporate Knowledge Workers and Technical Writers. Those who must create, edit, re-use and publish information stored as XML with increased productivity & Network Publishing Support.

Microsoft Offices users doing technical writing or laying out your company information.


Prerequisites

You should be familiar with either the Windows or Macintosh operating systems.

Mac users will need to be running the Windows OS on their Macs


Workflows Benefiting from Adobe FrameMaker 9

Corporate Knowledge Workers

Those who must create, edit, re-use and publish information stored as XML with increased productivity & Network Publishing Support

Information Publishers

Who need XML-savvy, server-based solutions for publishing personalized documents and information in databases & web portals

Technical Publishing Departments

Who produce manuals, user guides, maintenance and reference documentation in a variety of media. Adobe FrameMaker is already the tool of choice.

Commercial Publishers

Book publishers for whom XML and template-based publishing enables new products in new media quickly and cheaply.

Cross–Media Publishers

Those who must repurpose material for Print, HTML, XML, PDF, Ebook, Palm, Tagged PDF, SVG, or SGML


Basic Pricing & Training Options

Pricing & Training Overview

KLH Basic Consulting & Training Rates

Feel free to click on any of the links below to get a general idea of our basic rates. We feel you will find them quite reasonable and competitive with the “traditional one shoe fits all” options available elsewhere.

Drop us a line and let us know what your specific workflow needs are and we will be glad to send you personal quote. We will also target any quotes to your needs and will work with you to stay within budget restraints and still deliver the best training possible.

We can also help you develop your workflow via consulting and onsite outsourcing.

FrameMaker structured workflows are especially welcome here at KLH.

Phone: 508.362.8206

Email: mab@klhpublishing.com

Online Form: Click Here Now

vText Link: Click Here Now use 508.362.8206 or 508.364.5750

Some pricing options require that travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


OnSite Training

Onsite Training

If you send 12 people to a traditional classroom setting you’ll end up paying around $8,000+. This doesn’t include the costs of travel & lodging. Trying to coordinate schedules and down time are also hidden budget killers.

Bring KLH onsite for a set training fee that uses a custom course outline that targets your specific workflow. No per person limits or add on fees. You also get the advantage of onsite consulting since we can get a look at the real workflow in an up close and real world situation.

In-house Rates

$1,500 One Day

$2,500 Two Days

$3,000 Three Days

$4,800 Full Week

Travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


ClassRoom Training

Classroom Training

Classroom training is possible via our training partners in most major US Cities. It is useful when Onsite training is not possible or when combining several students with other clients can help keep budgets within reason.

Most classes run 3 days or can be configured to cover specific topics within your workflow.

ClassRoom Rates per Student

One to Three Students $1,200

Four to Five Students $1,000

Five to Eight Students $850

Eight Students plus $750

Costs are based upon a per student fee.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


OnLine Training

Online Training

Online training has the advantage of training employees at one time who are located in different locations.

It also has the advantage of eliminating travel and lodging costs from the training budget.

It will require a reliable connection to the Internet for those involved.

Online classes can be configured to cover specific topics within your workflow as well as provide traditional training to participants in remote locations at the same time.

Timeframes possible can be from a few hours to several days.

OnLine per Day Rates per Student

One to Three Students $450

Three to Five Students $325

Five to Eight Students $275

Eight Students plus $225

Costs can be based upon a per student fee or a flat fee for seminars.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote


Private Training

Private Training

Most people will agree that private training is the best option for intensive learning. It is a great option for career changers or those who work within an intensive workflow.

All attention is on you and discounts for software packages such as any of the Adobe Suites can make it actually more cost effective than the traditional training offered anywhere else. Contact us now for a great deal.

Training can be done OnSite, OnLine, or at a designated location.

Private training runs 2 to 5 days depending on the workflow and needs of the client.

Private Rates per class

One to Three Days $1,650

Four to Five Days $2,400

Two Weeks $3,850

Costs are based upon a per student fee.

Rates can be discounted for software packages such as the any of the Adobe Software Suites.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


KLH Job Contracting & Outsourcing Services

KLH Basic Consulting & Training Rates

Feel free to rollover any of the links above to get a general idea of our basic rates. We feel you will find them quite reasonable and competitive with the “traditional one shoe fits all” options available elsewhere

Drop us a line and let us know what your specific workflow needs are and we will be glad to send you personal quote. We will also target any quotes to your needs and will work with you to stay within budget restraints and still deliver the best training possible.

We can also help you develop your workflow via consulting and onsite outsourcing.

FrameMaker structured workflows are especially welcome here at KLH.

Phone: 508.362.8206

Email: mab@klhpublishing.com

Online Form: Click Here Now

vText Link: Click Here Now use 508.362.8206 or 508.364.5750

Some pricing options require that travel costs and training materials are extra.

Please feel free to contact us at anytime for more info or a custom quote.


Class & Topics Outlines

Topics Outline

FrameMaker 9 Topics Outline
What’s new in FrameMaker 9
FrameMaker Basics
User interface
Accessibility features in FrameMaker
Opening, saving, & closing documents
Templates and Page Layout
Templates basics
Formats
Master pages and reference pages
Page layouts
Multiflow documents
Variables
Templates
Creating documents
Text basics
Adding and editing text
Working in structured documents
Formatting text
Search for items
Check spelling
Personal and document dictionaries
Using site dictionaries
Use the Thesaurus
Multiple Undo & Redo
Creating & Editing Equations
Working with multiple languages
Table basics
Table Parts
Insert, move, or remove a table
Text and graphics in tables
Formatting tables
Table position and spacing
Graphics basics
Graphics and objects
Using color in text and objects
Anchored frames
Using RoboScreenCapture
Working with Dynamic Documents
Marker basics
Hypertext and view-only documents
Hypertext commands
Creating hypertext links
Hypertext start, open, & close options
Test and troubleshoot hypertext

Add hypertext links to generated files
FluidView format
Cross-references
Books and Long Documents
Book Basics
Creating books
Setting up hierarchical books
Managing books
Generating and update books
Tables of contents and other lists
Creating indexes
Formatting lists and indexes
Footnotes and endnotes
Conditional documents
Troubleshooting books
Working with Documents
Importing and linking files
Embedding objects
Export text and graphics
Managing files using WebDAV
Editing Content
Identify changes by tracking edited text
Identify revised text with change bars
Compare versions to view changes
Determine word and character count
Import PDF comments
Structured Authoring
Introduction to structured authoring
Unstructured FrameMaker to XML
Unstructured files to structured files
XML and FrameMaker
XML with XSL transformation
XML with Cascading Style Sheets
XML with schema
Filter By Attribute
Structured Authoring Using DITA
DITA Basics
DITA support in FrameMaker
DITA topics
DITA maps and bookmaps
DITA content references (conrefs)
DITA cross-references and links
Conditional processing
Generating Output
Generating PDFs
Generating print output
Generating HTML
Adobe Captivate

Class Outline

Exploring Adobe FrameMaker
Getting started
Exploring the FrameMaker Interface
Page Navigation
Working with FrameMaker Files
FrameMaker Workflows
Formatting Documents
Getting started
Formatting headings
Formatting body text
Formatting a chapter title
Deleting formats
Page Layout
Getting started
Changing column layout
Displaying master pages
Numbering pages
Creating a running footer
Finishing the footers
Using Custom master pages
Colors and Character Formats
Getting started
Defining custom colors and tints
Adding color to paragraph formats
Adding color to autonumbers
Working with Graphics
Getting started
Header and footer frames for graphics
Importing a graphic
Using the Graphics Toolbar
Masking part of a graphic
Copying graphics
Drawing lines
Aligning and distributing objects
Copying the graphics
Anchored Graphics & Frames
Getting started
Importing graphics into an anchored frame
Editing anchored frames
Copying anchored frames
Using inline graphics
Creating a drop cap
Editing Documents
Getting started
Hiding graphics
Defining a user variable
Inserting variables
Finding and changing text
Changing a variable definition
Using the Thesaurus
Checking spelling
Viewing the finished article with graphics

Formatting Tables
Getting started
Inserting a table
Filling in the table
Adding rows and columns
Rearranging information
Formatting text in table cells
Resizing columns
Changing the table format
Customizing Tables
Getting started
Importing text into a table
Setting basic table properties
Resizing columns
Defining ruling styles
Setting table ruling
Using custom ruling and shading
Cross References & Footnotes
Getting started
Viewing a paragraph cross-reference
Displaying the source of a cross-reference
Inserting an external cross-reference
Inserting footnotes
Changing how footnotes look
Generating Books
Getting started
Creating a book file
Adding documents to the book
Opening files from the book window
Adding a table of contents
Generating the table of contents
Setting up chapter numbering
Fixing the pagination
Changing the layout
Adding a title
Formatting the entries
Changing the contents of entries
Creating Indexes
Getting started
Adding an index to the book
Changing the layout
Adding index entries
Adding Conditional Text
Getting started
Viewing conditional text
Setting up your document
Creating condition tags
Adding conditional text
Tagging text as you type
Saving versions of a conditional document
Hypertext and PDF
Getting started
Creating a hypertext TOC and index
Using cross-references as hypertext links
Testing hypertext links
Saving as Hypertext, HTML
Saving as PDF