DITA 1.3 support [NEW]
Now get out-of-the-box support for DITA 1.3 topic types, including topic, task, concept, reference, glossentry, glossgroup, DITA, and the new troubleshooting, learningObjectMap and learningGroupMap.
Enhanced Structure view [ENHANCED]
Work more easily with your XML structure. Enjoy a larger work area by collapsing elements and attributes for entire sub-trees. Get a visual indication of the element in focus and validity of a drop.
Simplified XML authoring [NEW]
Now subject matter experts and casual authors can create valid XML without worrying about XML complexities. Work faster with a simplified user interface, a form-like easy-to-fill authoring experience, and the ability to insert objects easily using Quick Element toolbar or by importing from other sources such as Word and HTML pages.
Improved support for inline MathML equations [ENHANCED]
Easily create inline MathML equations within FrameMaker (2015 release) thanks to native integration with MathFlow Structure and Style editors from Design Science. Equations inherit paragraph properties, such as fonts and background color, and are now exported as high-quality vector graphics in the published output.
Enhanced Quick Element toolbar [ENHANCED]
Insert content even more easily with the enhanced, always-enabled Quick Element toolbar. The toolbar automatically identifies the next valid location if the inserted object is invalid at the current location.
Comprehensive S1000D support [NEW]
Now experience the full power of S1000D thanks to native integration with Mekon Eclipse. Use key features and data modules such as Descriptive, Procedural, and IPD, from within FrameMaker XML Author (2015 release), at no extra cost, and other features as a free trial for 30 days.
DITAVAL support in DITA-OT publishing [NEW]
Leverage out-of-the-box support for DITA OT to seamlessly publish content in various formats, including PDF, HTML, Microsoft HTML Help (.CHM) and Java Help. Use the free OASIS DITA-OT plug-in to carry out DITAVAL-based filtering while publishing.
Comprehensive DITA 1.2 support [ENHANCED]
Create customized information models by automatically generating DITA 1.2 elements, such as titles, TOC, indexes, page rounding, and numbering. Easily publish DITA maps. Work with graphic objects more easily with the support for scale and align attributes.
DITA maps preview, including nested maps [ENHANCED]
Now easily preview content in DITA maps, including nested DITA maps, by opening topics individually or all at once. Edit the topic by double-clicking the expanded topic content.
Bidirectional language support [NEW]
Enjoy support for RTL languages, Arabic and Hebrew, also. Work with RTL and left-to-right (LTR) content in the same document or book. Control the direction of objects such as paras and tables using the new direction property. Benefit from language-specific features such as ligature and diacritic support.
Bidirectional content flipping [NEW]
Easily work with documents translated into Arabic or Hebrew. Reduce DTP work with the new direction property. Set up the document and flip it—all inherited objects will also change direction. Optionally, flip individual objects, such as paras, tables, images, lists, and neutral characters such as parenthesis.
Bidirectional language publishing [NEW]
Publish documents with bidirectional content, including XML/DITA content, as PDF files, from within FrameMaker XML Author (2015 release) at no extra cost, without any plug-ins.
Improved usability in tables [ENHANCED]
Work more efficiently in tables. Navigate the table cells using the arrow keys. Add a row by pressing TAB in the bottom right cell. Drag and drop rows and columns.
Share projects easily with colleagues, subject matter experts, and translators. Create a self-contained package of your documents, books or DITA maps. The packager includes all dependent files, such as referenced files and images, and configuration files.
Enhanced pod support [ENHANCED]
Work more efficiently with pods. Colored boundaries allow you to quickly identify pods. Eliminate searching for pods because they open in the same location that you closed them.
Enhanced UI [ENHANCED]
Work more efficiently with a number of UI enhancements. Resize commonly used pods, such as cross references, conditional text, insert tables, and TOC. Easily drag and drop files to open, even while dragging onto pods.
Smart filters in pods [NEW]
Eliminate endless scrolling through long lists in pods with smart filtering. Easily find the relevant item in the paragraph, character, and table designers by typing in the text box. The list dynamically filters content to display relevant options.
Customizable UI for easier navigation and better viewing [EXISTING]
Customize the user interface to match the way you work. Configure it with icons of your choice—large or regular sized, colored or greyscale. Use floating toolbars and control bars, dock your most frequently used dialog boxes for quick access, and create workspaces customized to your workflow.
Automatic insertion of table continuation variables [NEW]
Handle large, multipage tables more easily with table continuation and table sheet variables that you can insert when adding a table. You can also apply these variables to existing tables and to several tables at one time.
Improved FrameMaker XML Author and Adobe Experience Manager connector [ENHANCED]
Enjoy significant improvement in performance while carrying out frequently used operations, such as checkin and checkout, thanks to an enhanced connector between FrameMaker XML Author (2015 release) and Adobe Experience Manager CMS.
More out-of-the-box table styles [ENHANCED]
Enhance your tables and make them more readable with a wide range of out-of-the-box Table styles. Apply shading to table cells and fill them with solid colors.
Enhanced visual conditional indicators [ENHANCED]
Easily identify which conditions have been applied to various types of content, such as images, tables, graphics, and anchored frames, with consistent formatting. Use conditional tag formatting rules to easily identify conditional content in your document.
Conditional table columns [NEW]
Now make columns conditional, and show or hide columns based on conditions, just as you do with rows.