Hello Really simple question; when you create a pdf from FM, can you convert the cross-ref’s to hyperlinks in the pdf? Thanks. Following are steps for creating these hyperlinks in Adobe FrameMaker. For more information, please refer to the documentation provided with Adobe. Cross-references is an effective navigational tool that guides a user to a related information in a document that might add to their understanding.

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Create FrameMaker Clickable Hyperlinks that Work in Acrobat

Random checking can miss the broken ones. After the text “gotolink,” type the name that you gave to hyper,ink destination marker. I’ll try an all-Fm7.

From the author of. I’m less sure about peer file-to-file PDF deep hyperlink references. Please enter a title.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This typically happens to me when a file has been PDFed on one computer and then opened and PDFed on another computer. You can not post a blank message. If you will add links to this document from other documents after the PDF file is created, turn this setting on.


You can click a Web page link that takes you to a new URL. The first computer HAS the job option and the second one does not.

The text “gotolink” is added to the text area below. Go to original post. If you want to spot-test the new hypertext command, click the Make View-Only button in the Hypertext Window. This option may significantly increase the framemakeg of the PDF file. After the text “newlink,” type a name to identify the destination perhaps the name of farmemaker heading.

Creating Hyperlinks in FrameMaker Source Documents

I always select it. Locate the area that you want to serve as the hyperlink. In online documents, you can refer readers to another hyprrlink in the same document, another document, or a Web page URL.

Close the Hypertext dialog. Instant hypertext links frsmemaker not be activated using PDFWriter. To learn more about cross-references, see Chapter 5 of FrameMaker 6: If you always regenerate PDF files after adding new links, turn this setting off.

This site uses cookies. This also tells FrameMaker and Acrobat what area to highlight after the link is activated. Lisa Jahred, author of FrameMaker 6: With that in hyperkink, creating links to URLs is a two-step process. Thanks for the background, Arnis. I have the same question Show 0 Likes 0. Maybe its necessity has been removed with FrameMaker You are commenting using your Twitter account.


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They are hypertext automatically if you have in the print setup: You don’t have JavaScript enabled. First, I show you how to make text visually different, and then I take you inside hypertext command central to create the link. After the files are converted to PDF, the cross-reference automatically looks for filename. Prepare the area to become a hyperlink, according to the documentation provided with Adobe FrameMaker. Beyond the Basicswrites a regular column for InformIT.