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FrameMaker II: Diving In


This course provides an in-depth look at the core features of Adobe FrameMaker.

This course covers the following material:

  • Page Layouts, Master Pages and Reference Pages
  • Books
  • Table of Contents and Indexes
  • Cross-references and Footnotes
  • Variables and Conditional Text
  • Revision Management and Conversion Techniques

The material for this course was created for Adobe FrameMaker 7.0 for Windows. If you use an earlier version, slight differences may exist in the product interface.


After completing this course, you will be familiar with

  • working with and modifying page layouts, master pages, and reference pages.
  • creating books with multiple files.
  • generating and formatting tables of contents and indexes.
  • working with and creating custom cross-references.
  • inserting footnotes.
  • working with and creating custom variables.
  • working with conditional text.
  • managing revisions and converting documents to other formats.


Assessment for this course is based on three projects. These projects, along with their due dates are listed in the following table.
Project Due

Page Layouts
Final Project II

Week 2
Week 4
Week 6

Projects should by emailed to the instructor by the end of the week in which they are due.

course quick facts
course code DED299-B
cost $269.00
estimated time to
complete course
24 Hours
course materials
6 Weeks

Jana Owens is a Senior Technical Writer and Team Lead with over 7 years experience in Technical Writing and 6 years experience designing and developing Web sites. Owens has taught a number of technical writing courses, including online FrameMaker I and II courses.