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Subject:Frame and macros From:John Bell <jbell -at- PARAGREN -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 2 Sep 1997 09:34:32 -0400
Someone mentioned earlier that unlike Word, FrameMaker does not
have a macro ability. This is not entirely correct.
FrameMaker for UNIX has a macro ability. I remember using it a
few times and it was fairly straight forward.
FrameMaker for Macintosh does not include a macro ability because
it doesn't need it. AppleScript comes with the MacOS and provides
a macro recorder, editor, and playback abilities. I've never used
it with FrameMaker, but I have used it on other programs and it
is quite easy.
I also use FrameMaker on Windows (95). From what I can see, it has
no macro ability, nor is there one included with Windows95. Then
again, I haven't had any need to build a macro, so I haven't looked
for it very hard.
I haven't had any experience with FrameMaker on other platforms, so
I don't know if they have a macro ability. My guess is they would have
the same features as the UNIX version.