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FrameMaker development - to version 16.0

Release date Version 16.0.0.754 (FrameMaker Summer Edition 2020)
2020-07-14
 
User interface
  • Support for high resolution displays enhanced
  • Additional categories in Preferences
  • Coloured icons (after all I could convince Adobe)
 
Work space -  
Documentation/ Help
  • Help > Third Party plug-ins/add-ons leads to Adobe Partners
 
OS specifics & fonts
  • Only 64 bit version for Windows
  • Adobe libraries and various Open Source libraries updated
  • No support of Win 7 any more
 
Document handling
  • Navigation pane for document (outline)
 
Typography -  
Page layout -  
Graphics, multimedia
  • Image handling enhanced
  • Include YouTube videos in unstructured, DITA and LwDITA documents
 
Tables
  • Table commands for Delete Rows, Delete Columns
 
Import, Review
  • Own main menu for Review with clearer user guidance
  • Host Review PDF on Adobe's Document Cloud.
 
Publish, Save
  • Generate PDF/An and PDF/X compliant PDFs
  • Embed reference PDFs within a PDF
  • Greater content accessibility for PDFs by AI supported tagging
  • HTML output with new engine
  • HTML5 output enhanced
 
Hypertext    
Language
  • Hunspell dictionary for more languages
  • 'Smart quotes' are now language dependent and configurable
  • Pre-segmented XLIFF for easier translation
 
Variables, references -  

Utilities, maker.ini, scripting

  • Document Splitter to chunk large documents into chapters
 
Formulas -  
Other
  • Footnotes can now be kept on same page as reference
 
CMS support
  • Integration with Adobe Experience Manager (enhanced)
 
Structured FM, XML
  • New Tree/Structure view
  • Simplified view merged with WYSIWYG view
  • Customised environments for simplified XML authoring (enhanced)
  • XML code view (enhanced)
  • EDD enhancements: import of CSS
 
DITA, DocBook etc.
  • Out-of-the-box LwDITA support (beta)
  • CSS3 import into EDD
  • Smoother import of Word documents to DITA map
  • Import of Markdown to structured DITA content
  • Simultaneous Document and Tree view for DITA maps
  • DITA-OT 3.X support (enhanced)
  • Keyspace Manager (enhanced)
  • DITA PDF publishing : Output templates & Granular settings
 

Commercial issues

Seee Note

From now on only subscription (one year/monthly)
No perpetual licenses any more!
Yearly subscription: USD 360, CHF 420
Monthly subscription: USD 30, CHF 36

 
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