Out-of-the-box multichannel, multi-device publishing [NEW]
Now deliver your content to multiple channels, formats, and screens, from within FrameMaker 12, without having to purchase any other product. Publish to popular output formats like EPUB 3, KF8, MOBI, WebHelp, CHM, and HTML5 with a single click. Define settings once and share them organization-wide. Simultaneously batch-process multiple outputs.
Comprehensive DITA support [ENHANCED]
Meet consistency and authoring needs as well as specific output requirements. Create customized information models with automatic generation of DITA 1.2 elements, such as titles, tables of content, and indexes, page rounding, and numbering. Easily publish DITA maps to various output formats.
Multiviews: Native XML Code, WYSIWYG and Author View [EXISTING]
Easily work with XML content in Native XML Code View, using customized toolbars, inline attribute editor, error tracking, search and more. Work with styles, themes, and formats in the WYSIWYG View and see content as your users will. Use Author View to focus on writing without bothering about formatting.
Out-of-the-box support for MathML™ equations [NEW]
Create or edit MathML™ equations within FrameMaker 12 thanks to native integration with MathFlow™ Structure and Style editors from Design Science. Import a MathML™ equation into FrameMaker, as an image, auto-size it, and save its source in the XML file. Automatically render all documents including XML, with embedded MathML™ equations.
Integration with content management systems [EXISTING]
Smoothly integrate with leading content management systems, like EMC Documentum and Microsoft SharePoint, via built-in connectors, and others using third-party plug-ins. Get a set of APIs to connect your enterprise authoring environment with virtually any content management system. Improve searchability of content with custom metadata.
Customizable user interface for easier navigation and better viewing [NEW]
Customize the user interface to match the way you work. Configure it with icons of your choice—large or regular sized, colored or greyscale. Navigate more easily with prominent highlighting of the active window, panel, or pod. Use floating toolbars and control bars, dock your most frequently used dialog boxes for quick access, and create workspaces customized to your workflow.
Out-of-the-box integration with Adobe Experience Manager [NEW]
Manage content effectively using new native integration with Adobe Experience Manager, formerly known as Adobe CQ. Check out, check in, upload, copy, move, and create files. Get digital asset management metadata support, see version history, show dependents, and more. Customize Adobe Experience Manager by changing preferences.
Simultaneous PDF-based reviews and authoring [ENHANCED]
Work more productively by conducting authoring and reviewing in parallel. Edit the source content without waiting for all review comments to come in. Review comments are imported correctly in the modified document as long as the commented content has not changed in the source document.
Content review on the go using mobile devices [ENHANCED]
Leverage the powerful PDF-based review workflow even on mobile devices using the mobile Adobe Reader app. Allow your subject matter experts to review content anytime, anywhere on smartphones and tablets. They will be able to make comments in the PDF and these can then be seamlessly imported into the FrameMaker source file.
Smart Catalogs [ENHANCED]
Change the way you insert elements of various catalogs such as element, paragraph, and character catalogs. Bring up the new dialog box with a keyboard shortcut. See content even for large catalogs with 10 elements displayed at a time. Search for an element directly, or view a dynamic list of elements based on the filter criteria or context.
Out-of-the-box Dropbox integration [NEW]
Work anytime, anywhere, on any machine, and with collaborators across networks. Choose whether to upload dependent files or not. Share documentation easily with subject matter experts and other reviewers, and keep documents automatically updated with review comments.
Object Styles [EXISTING]
Create, save, and apply Object Styles to give your content a consistent look and feel. Apply a wide variety of predefined styles to objects, such as images, anchored frames, graphic objects, text frames, text lines, and equations. Easily update properties and change the styles of multiple objects by applying Object Styles to them.
Video support [EXISTING]
Develop richer, more engaging technical content by adding a variety of high-impact multimedia features. Enjoy robust support for video content in MP4, FLV, and SWF formats. Customize FLV and SWF videos by selecting posters and creating links with text, to play, pause, or jump.
Linked 3D graphics [EXISTING]
Create a richer user experience when working with 3D graphics by linking them with relevant parts of a document. Enable users to switch between parts of 3D graphics and the associated descriptions by inserting bidirectional links. Play 3D animations by clicking on the text.
Create linked documents with better readability and usability by inserting hotspots over images, vector illustrations, and objects or parts of them. Convert shapes to hotspots to guide users to other relevant parts of the document.
Table catalog creation [EXISTING]
Manage and apply table formats with enhanced table catalog creation. View all table formats present in your document and apply or delete them easily.
Filtering by attribute [EXISTING]
Enable better management and reuse of content by taking advantage of support for multivalued attributes and the ability to import expressions from one document to another.
Automation through scripting [EXISTING]
Easily automate time-consuming, repetitive tasks through advanced scripting support with Adobe ExtendScript. Run scripts for simple tasks from within FrameMaker or through the ExtendScript Toolkit to eliminate manual efforts and help increase productivity.
Publishing DITA maps to books [EXISTING]
Easily publish your DITA content to professional looking output. Generate nested books and books with flat components. Create attractive book content from DITA maps by automatically generating titles and tables of content, applying number properties, and page rounding.