FrameMaker

FrameMaker

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A commercial document preparation program produced by Frame Technology Corporation who were taken over by Adobe Systems, Inc. in 1995/6. FrameMaker is available for a wide variety of workstations and is designed for technical and scientific documents. It uses a powerful system of templates and paragraph styles to control WYSIWYG formatting. It supports graphics, tables, and contents pages among other things.

Version: FrameMaker 6, due April 2000.

See also Maker Interchange Format.
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FrameMaker

A desktop publishing program from Adobe that runs on Unix platforms, Mac and Windows. It is noted for its large number of advanced features, including full text and graphics editing capabilities. Optional viewers let documents run on machines without FrameMaker, providing a way to distribute hypertext-based help systems.
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