Preparing Adobe FrameMaker Source Documents : Creating Popup Windows in FrameMaker : Using Paragraph Formats to Create Popup Windows in FrameMaker
Using Paragraph Formats to Create Popup Windows in FrameMaker
You can use Popup paragraph formats in your Adobe FrameMaker source documents to create popup windows. To use Popup paragraph formats to create popup windows, your Stationery and FrameMaker template must have the following items configured:
*Popup and Popup Append paragraph formats if you want your content to display both in popup windows and in standard help topics.
*Popup Only and Popup Only Append paragraph formats if you want your content to display only in popup windows.
Your output format must also support this feature. For more information about output formats that support this feature, see “Features Available in Each Output Format”.
The following procedure provides an example of how to use Popup paragraph formats to create popup windows in Adobe FrameMaker source documents using unstructured Adobe FrameMaker 7.2. Steps for using Popup paragraph formats to create popup windows in Adobe FrameMaker may be different in other versions of Adobe FrameMaker.
To create popup windows using Popup paragraph formats in an Adobe FrameMaker source document
1. In your Adobe FrameMaker source document, create a link between a word or phrase in the topic and the content you want to display in the popup window. For more information, see “Creating Popup Window Links in FrameMaker”.
2. Apply the appropriate Popup paragraph format to the popup content you want to display in the popup window.
3. Save your Adobe FrameMaker source document.
4. Generate output for your project. For more information, see “Generating Output”.
5. In Output Explorer, go to the page where you created the popup window and verify that ePublisher created the popup window and that the popup window displays the content you specified. For more information, see “Viewing Output in Output Explorer”.