FRAMEMAKER HYPERLINK PDF

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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One of the fastest and easiest methods to create hypertext links in FrameMaker that works in PDF is to use cross-references. It is saying that the select job option is not on the computer.

After the files are converted to PDF, the cross-reference automatically looks for filename. After you import the Adobe FrameMaker document syou can generate the output in Flare and test the hyperlink.

Hypertext links are helpful to link information in online documents and get you to that information quickly. For example, if a cross-reference links to external source document filename. The text “gotolink” is added to the text area below. Cross-references in a document would be deemed effective if it is used sparingly as a handy information related to a hypsrlink and should not be essential to complete a task.

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I always select it.

The text “newlink” is added to the area below. Instant hypertext links will not be activated using PDFWriter. This saves you lots of time later after source information is in Acrobat format. 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. With that in mind, creating links to URLs is a two-step process. After you hyoerlink 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.

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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. I do not know why the job option should affect the existence of hyperlinks. Either create this Job Option of select an available Job Hypetlink. I hope that someone out there knows the reason why it should be on.

Try to stick with one color and framemajer, such as blue and underline. I’ll try an all-Fm7. If you will add links to this document from other documents after the PDF file is created, turn this setting on. Open the Adobe FrameMaker document. If you change the name to something other then the original name, the cross-reference link does not work. Locate the area that you want to serve as the hyperlink. Acrobat jumps to and displays the source information, whether in the current file or in a different file.

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Creating Hyperlinks in FrameMaker Source Documents

The voice description can be done better. You can easily identify hypertext areas using Yhperlink Formats in FrameMaker. Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people. I’m less sure about peer file-to-file PDF deep hyperlink references. Not sure, but this has been the best practices for at least hyperllnk last 4 or 5 years.

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To learn more about cross-references, see Chapter 5 of FrameMaker 6: This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled.

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I don’t, and all the internal Xrefs become hyperlinks in my PDFs, whether generated from a monlithic. 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.

Prepare the area to become a hyperlink, according to the documentation provided with Adobe FrameMaker. Notify me of new comments via email. When creating online documents, keep filenames and paths the same. Thanks for the background, Arnis.

That is one of the many advantages to creating source documents in FrameMaker. Please type your message and try again. Related Resources Store Articles Blogs. In online documents, you can refer readers to another location in the same document, another document, or a Web page URL. Beyond the Basicswrites a regular column for InformIT.

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. If you want to spot-test the new hypertext command, click the Make View-Only button in the Framemaaker Window.