Re: FrameMaker to RoboHelp Conversions

Subject: Re: FrameMaker to RoboHelp Conversions
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Sat, 8 Aug 2009 18:13:32 -0700

MIF2Go is the same kind of tool but works better and costs less.

On Sat, Aug 8, 2009 at 5:33 PM, Keith Hood<klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com> wrote:
> I don't know if this is an option for you: There is a product named WebWorks Publisher which is designed for converting FrameMaker files directly into help systems. It provides a very extensive set of functions for mapping the Frame paragraph and character tags into styles for the finished output. I used it years ago and while I did have to spend a significant amount of time tweaking the mappings, once I got them right the converstions were pretty close to flawless.
>
> I remember that WebWorks would output the Frame files as either a CHM file or as Java help. I believe it had other output formats but I don't remember anything about them because I never used them.
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References:
FrameMaker to RoboHelp Conversions: From: Karen Field Carroll
Re: FrameMaker to RoboHelp Conversions: From: Keith Hood

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