That bad, really? I'm on Oxygen and I really miss FrameMaker though I haven't used it in a few years. It just seemed so much more flexible than other tools I've used.
On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 11:29 AM, Art Campbell <art.campb...@gmail.com> wrote: > Advanced FM users usually have kind of a 1000 yard stare... > And may have little square marks on their faces from banging their heads on > the keyboard. > > > Art Campbell > art.campb...@gmail.com > "... In my opinion, there's nothing in this world beats a '52 Vincent and > a redheaded girl." -- Richard Thompson > No disclaimers apply. > DoD 358 > > > On Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 10:36 AM, Robert Lauriston <rob...@lauriston.com> > wrote: > > > If I had a badly maintained FrameMaker book with a lot of cruft on the > > reference pages, inconsistent styles, and so on, I'd ask them to > > identify problems and say how they'd clean them up. > > > > I'd ask to see one or more templates they'd created and have them > > detail the process of creating a new book from them. > > > > Actually, the first thing I'd suggest would be to consider whether > > it's time to move on from FrameMaker. > > > > On Sun, Apr 15, 2018 at 9:31 AM, Carol J. Elkins > > <celk...@awrittenword.com> wrote: > > > Over the next couple of years, I need to help my major client find and > > train > > > an in-house replacement for me as I wind down my freelance practice. > They > > > will not consider an independent contractor next time, so it may be > > harder > > > to recruit and identify someone with the required skills. I've built 20 > > > years of documentation for this client in unstructured Framemaker, and > > > managing these thousands of documents and books depends less on someone > > > being a good technical writer than being an excellent Framemaker user. > > > > > > For those of you who are corporate employers, I'd like to know how you > > > screen candidates to identify those who truly are advanced Framemaker > > users. > > > Is there a test you employ? Do you ask them to build a template from > > > scratch? Are there certifications that you require? Do you use a > > recruiting > > > service? How would you locate qualified candidates (in addition to > > posting > > > to Frameusers)? > > > > > > Note that I am NOT recruiting; that is still a few years down the road > > 8-). > > > I just need to start thinking about the best way to replace myself. My > > > long-time designated backup is also planning to retire in the next > > couple of > > > years, so I have to start again to find the best person for my job. I > am > > > willing to train them how to do my job, but it requires their already > > being > > > a master of Framemaker. > > _______________________________________________ > > > > This message is from the Framers mailing list > > > > Send messages to email@example.com > > Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com > > Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/ > > framers%40lists.frameusers.com/ > > Subscribe and unsubscribe at http://lists.frameusers.com/ > > listinfo.cgi/framers-frameusers.com > > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com > > > _______________________________________________ > > This message is from the Framers mailing list > > Send messages to firstname.lastname@example.org > Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com > Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/ > framers%40lists.frameusers.com/ > Subscribe and unsubscribe at http://lists.frameusers.com/ > listinfo.cgi/framers-frameusers.com > Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com > _______________________________________________ This message is from the Framers mailing list Send messages to email@example.com Visit the list's homepage at http://www.frameusers.com Archives located at http://www.mail-archive.com/framers%40lists.frameusers.com/ Subscribe and unsubscribe at http://lists.frameusers.com/listinfo.cgi/framers-frameusers.com Send administrative questions to listad...@frameusers.com