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

Following are steps for creating these hyperlinks in Adobe FrameMaker. You are commenting using your WordPress. The text “gotolink” is added to the text area below.


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 forget to apply a Character Format before you insert the hypertext link, you can always apply the Character format to text afterward. This also tells FrameMaker and Acrobat what area to highlight after the link is activated.

When creating online documents, keep filenames and paths the same.

The name of the resulting file should be filename. At least that’s my recollection. Maybe its necessity has been removed with FrameMaker Please enter a title.

Create FrameMaker Clickable Hyperlinks that Work in Acrobat

See All Related Store Items. Please turn JavaScript back on and reload this page. In online documents, you can refer readers to another location in the same document, another document, or a Web page URL. I focus on a few practical techniques that you can use to create the following types of hyperlinks:. I do not know why the job option should affect the existence of hyperlinks. Apologies, if someone find it irritating.

If you always regenerate PDF files after adding new links, turn this setting off. Click New Hypertext Hperlink. Try to stick with one color and style, such as blue and underline.


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It was just an experiment. The recommendation for keeping this setting turned on comes from Shlomo Perets.

First, I show you how to make text visually different, and then I take you inside hypertext command central to create the link. For example, if a cross-reference links to external source document filename. Place your cursor in the prepared hypertext area. This video illustrates the procedure to insert a hyperlink frajemaker a bookmark in a FrameMaker document. Hyyperlink don’t need either and haven’t explored them.

When you have finished, click Make Editable in the Hypertext Window to switch back to an editable FrameMaker document.

Not sure, but this has been the best practices for at least the last 4 or 5 years. To learn framemakeer about cross-references, see Chapter 5 of FrameMaker 6: For instance, although hypertext links in 12 different colors may make for a colorful online presentation, this method may be confusing for a user. Maybe those more knowledgeable will chime in. Related Resources Store Articles Blogs.

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