Adobe Adobe FrameMaker Training Courses

Adobe FrameMaker Introductory Training Course



(£510.00 incl. VAT)


2 Days


Guildford, Surrey, GU1 1HZ


Discover easy to learn techniques with proven results on this Adobe FrameMaker training course that will guarantee you'll be working confidently and enthusiastically with FrameMaker in no time. Unlimited email support following your FrameMaker training course means you won't be left struggling on your own when those "moments of crisis" arise.


  • This course is scheduled according to demand, please contact us to arrange a date.

Who should attend?

This Adobe FrameMaker training course is designed for new users with little or no previous experience of desktop publishing and who wish to learn how to use Adobe FrameMaker. Starting from first principles, delegates will be led through the procedures for creating new documents and modifying existing ones based on templates or other existing documents. During the course, delegates will learn to use Adobe FrameMaker to create "Unstructured" technical documents, using tags to maintain consistency and control over layouts.

Contact us to run this course or a customised version of it on your own premises for just £425+vat per day for up to two people. Add just £75+vat each for additional people. Price is inclusive of course reference notes and email support but exclusive of the trainer's travel and overnight accommodation costs.

Course Content

Overview of Desktop/Electronic Publishing

  • The Traditional Publishing Process
  • The Desktop Publishing Process

Understanding the User Interface

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

Opening, Creating and Saving FrameMaker Documents

  • Creating and Using Document Templates
  • Understanding the Body, Master and Reference Pages
  • Creating Multi-Column Layouts
  • Changing Page Size and Layout

Editing Text

  • Importing Text Created in Other Applications – by Reference and by Copying into Document
  • Working with Text Insets
  • Typing and Correcting Text
  • Spell Checking Dictionaries
  • Search & Replace
  • Inserting Footnotes

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

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…

Headers & Footers

  • Creating Running Headers and Footers
  • Using Variables in Headers and Footers
  • Page Numbering

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

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

Printing and Other Output Options

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

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