At 9:39 AM -0400 4/28/06, Loren R. Elks wrote: >Our company currently has a documentation set of 53 FrameMaker books that we >PDF for easy access. We create PDFs using the TimeSavers utility to preserve >link integrity. To do this we first have to open each book separately. Then we >must run UPDATE BOOK on each FrameMaker book. Each book must then be saved as >an individual PDF file. > >Is there a more automated way to create PDFs from 53 FrameMaker books? Or is >there a quicker way to set up this process from FrameMaker? Are there any >programs that could help automate these processes? Do your companies hold any >best practices that we could benefit from?
You didn't say what platform you were on. If you were on a Mac then it's an easy thing to do with AppleScript. You can automate all sorts of FrameMaker tasks with AppleScript, including this. - web