Using DITA map to build FrameMaker book

Subject: Using DITA map to build FrameMaker book
From: "Barbara Stuhlemmer" <barbstuhlemmer -at- rogers -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 5 Mar 2008 07:45:12 -0500

Good morning all:

I have content that has been written in XML using DITA standards. The DITA
map was created by XMetaL for DITA 1.1. FrameMaker 8.0 has a tutorial on how
to build a book from a DITA map but when I follow the steps I get errors and
FrameMaker crashes.

Possible problems:

FrameMaker cannot use DITA 1.1 yet,

FrameMaker cannot read an XMetaL generated DITA map

I have screwed something up in the content

I do not have the error message but if someone felt they wanted to know it I
can go through the steps again I just have to find the tutorial again :-)

Has anyone been successful converting content using a DITA map to a
FrameMaker book? If so what is your ‘take’ on the issue I am having?

Thanks for your input.

Barbara Stuhlemmer

ClearComm Information Design

HYPERLINK "mailto:barb -at- clearcommdesign -dot- com"barb -at- clearcommdesign -dot- com


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