Re: Extracting text from database to format in Framemaker MIF file

Subject: Re: Extracting text from database to format in Framemaker MIF file
From: Shlomo Perets <mtype -at- netvision -dot- net -dot- il>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 09:58:05 +0200



Ken,

You wrote:

I have been away from the list for a long while. Left the rush rush (and
few jobs) climate of ATlanta and landed in Blacksburg, VA. I am doing a
contract for the government and they have an internal Oracle database
where I can edit online help files. Long term I want to convince them to
use WebWorks to export Frame files to HTML. But for now I have to see if I
can grab the online help text from Oracle and format it into Frame. I have
printed out the Frame MIF reference guide and it looks like it is possible
to create a MIF file to do this.


Depending on your needs, MML (Maker Markup Language) may provide
a much easier way to implement this.

There is an MML online manual included with FrameMaker
(Help > Online Manuals > MML Reference, if you have FM Express
Customization installed).


Shlomo Perets

MicroType * http://www.microtype.com
FrameMaker, Acrobat training & consulting * FM-to-Acrobat TimeSavers
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