Re: FrameMaker Question

Subject: Re: FrameMaker Question
From: "Matthew B. Hicks" <matt -at- UNIDATA -dot- UCAR -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 18 May 1995 09:22:21 -0600

On Thu, 18 May 1995, Sally Derrick wrote:

> Marc Santacroce writes:
> > I am also eager to learn which is the recommended Frame text. I think *any*
> > third party reference will be better than that which Frame publishes.

> The only third party Frame book I've found is "The Frame Handbook,
> Building FrameMaker Documents That Work" by Linda Branagan & Michael
> Sierra, O'Reilly & Assoc. It has a couple neat features that
> FrameMaker's docs don't have - a section called "Tips and Tricks" and
> a decent index. :-)

Hmmmm, I started on Frame 3 and read the manuals cover to cover before I
even looked at the program. I thought the manuals that came with the
package then were excellent; I haven't found the need to consult the
Frame 4 manuals much so I won't defend them, but I can only wonder what
could have happened in their pubs department that the new manuals could
deserve such disparaging comments.

Anyway, if you want a 3rd party book to get you up to speed on Frame, you
might look for a book called "Structured Publishing from the Desktop: Frame
Technology's FrameMaker" by Michael Fraase, copyright 1992, published by
Business One Irwin, Homewood, IL 60430. ISBN 1-55623-616-6. It seems like
a good starting point. The focus is primarily on Frame for Mac, but the
approach should work on any version of Frame.

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