Hello Really simple question; when you create a pdf from FM, can you convert the cross-ref’s to hyperlinks in the pdf? Thanks. Following are steps for creating these hyperlinks in Adobe FrameMaker. For more information, please refer to the documentation provided with Adobe. Cross-references is an effective navigational tool that guides a user to a related information in a document that might add to their understanding.

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I have the same question Show 0 Likes 0. If you have used an online help system of rfamemaker kind or surfed around on the World Wide Web, you’re already familiar with hypertext links. This article explores some practical frsmemaker techniques that save you development time when creating helpful online documents. It is saying that the select job option is not on the computer. This also tells FrameMaker and Acrobat what area to highlight after the link is activated.

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This option may significantly increase the size of the PDF file. Instant hypertext links will not be activated using PDFWriter.

The text “newlink” is added to the area below. From the Command field, select Specify Named Destination.

After you import the Adobe FrameMaker document syou can generate the output in Flare and test the hyperlink. If you always regenerate PDF files after adding new links, turn this setting off. When a user clicks on the hyperlink created belowthis is the content that will be displayed to end users. When you have finished, click Make Editable in the Hypertext Window to switch back to an editable FrameMaker document.


Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here After the text “gotolink,” type the name that you gave to the destination marker. At least that’s my recollection. Please type your message and try again.

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You can download this chapter for free at http: NOTE If you forget to apply a Character Format before you insert the hypertext link, you can always apply the Character format to text afterward. The first step of creating a hypertext link in text is deciding on a clickable text area.

A clickable text area can be a word or a series of words. You are commenting using your Twitter account. That is one of the many advantages to creating source documents in FrameMaker. Beyond the Basicswrites a regular column for InformIT.

Save the Adobe FrameMaker document. After the files are converted to PDF, the cross-reference automatically looks for filename. After you have a Character Format you like, just select the text you plan to use as a hypertext link, and apply the Character Format to selected text. When creating online documents, keep filenames and paths the same. In Adobe FrameMakerplace your cursor at the spot to be used as the destination for a link. You don’t have JavaScript enabled. For example, if you want to link to www.

The insertion cursor changes to a hand with a pointing finger. This typically happens to me when a file has been PDFed on one computer and then opened and PDFed on another computer. See All Related Store Items.

In online documents, you can refer readers to another location in the same document, another document, or a Web page URL. Making the clickable text visually different from other text helps users to clearly identify hyperlinks in text and tells FrameMaker and Acrobat exactly what text string contains the hypertext command.


If you do not identify text that includes a hypertext command, the entire paragraph is activated as a link. The first computer HAS the job option and the second one does not. This content has been marked as final. This might be a heading that will become a new topic when you import the document.

If they are not, you will get an error message that the source file does not exist. Correct Answers – 10 points. Cross-references is an effective navigational tool that guides a user to a related information in a document that might add to their understanding of a concept or a process. The text “gotolink” is added to the text area below.

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It was just an experiment. Lisa Jahred, author of FrameMaker 6: If you will add links to this document from yyperlink documents after the PDF file is created, turn this setting on. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page.

The voice description can be done better. Open the Adobe FrameMaker document. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Notify me of new comments via email.

Try to stick with one color and style, such as blue and underline. Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people.

Maybe its necessity has been removed with FrameMaker I’m less sure about peer file-to-file PDF deep hyperlink references.