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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With that in mind, creating links to URLs is a two-step process. From the author of.

Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. These below are generally not required: 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. First, I show you how to make text visually different, and then I take you inside hypertext command central to create the link.

If you are importing Adobe FrameMaker documents and you have created hyperlinks by using “Specify Named Destination” and “Jump to Named Destination” markers, Flare will automatically convert them to links in your project.

See All Related Store Items. Instant hypertext links will framemaked be activated using PDFWriter. Open the Adobe FrameMaker document. Alert — I have used my voice frame,aker describe the procedure.


Hypertext links are helpful to link information in online documents and get you to that information quickly. You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Correct Answers – 10 points. Not sure, but this has been the best practices for at least the last 4 or 5 years.

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The first computer HAS the job option and the second one does not. 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. Unless you’re using a third-party link checker with Acrobat, you won’t know which links are broken. Lisa Jahred, author of FrameMaker 6: Apologies, hyperlik someone find it irritating. Email required Address never made public. This is the recommended setting.

If I carry on, the pdf does not generate a hyperlinks. This article explores some practical hypertext techniques that save you development time when creating helpful online documents.

Create FrameMaker Clickable Hyperlinks that Work in Acrobat | Cross-References | Peachpit

Flare supports FrameMaker 7. When you create a PDF either using the print stream with Generate Acrobat Data or using SaveAsPDF essentially the same thing, just FM does it in the background for you and makes some assumptionsthere are some post-processing dll’s that always run on the postscript file to optimize before handing off to Distiller yes, FM does mess with the ps files!


For example, if you want to link to www. If jyperlink always regenerate PDF files after adding new links, turn this setting off. I focus on a few practical techniques that you can use to create the following types of hyperlinks:.

Please enter a title. If you have used an online help system of any kind or surfed around on the World Wide Web, you’re already familiar with hypertext links.

Random checking can miss the broken ones. Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people. This also tells FrameMaker and Acrobat what area to highlight after the link is activated.

I hope that someone out there knows the reason why it should be on.

Create FrameMaker Clickable Hyperlinks that Work in Acrobat

You can easily identify hypertext areas using Character Formats in FrameMaker. If you do not identify text that includes a hypertext command, the entire paragraph is activated as a link. This option may significantly increase the size of the PDF file.

Following are steps for creating these hyperlinks in Adobe FrameMaker.