FrameMaker notes for Cameron Laird
Frame vs. the world
Why do I so strongly prefer to work in FrameMaker, rather than, for
example, Word? This is a FAQ which others have already
more articulately than I can.
I have experience with MIF,
and a number of other formats. There frequently is occasion to translate
between these. Among the approaches I favor:
- frameworks: tool sets that facilitate filtering, but require
- ?'s DTD-based gf
[caution: slow link] filtering system. Gerald Oskoboiny has
illustrations of how well this can work.
- There are several [show references]
more or less easily be adapted to generate MIF.
- Ed van Leeuwen maintains a large document on the single subject
filters. These are its highlights for