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convert unstructured FrameMaker documents to structured XML document using DITA

Posted on 2006-07-18
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Hi Experts,

This is something new for me to convert unstructured FrameMaker
documents to structured XML documents using DITA.

Can anyone provide me some examples or references to do this task?
What I supposed to do for the same?


Thanks,
Shailesh
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Geert Bormans earned 500 total points
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Hi ShaileshShinde,

There are various ways to tackle this
conversion of "legacy" information, be it in MS Word, FrameMaker or other formats
is most of the time a real pain,
and it will almost always require some manual interaction

If you have some code hackers at hand, you could safe the files as MIF (Maker Internal Format, I believe)
That is a bit like RTF for Word
From there with a bunch of good will and regular expressions you can get quite a bit out of it.
I have been there a number of times... maybe I can assist in the process (find my email in my profile)

If you need a really professional service,
you might want to have a look at these people
http://www.exegenix.com/

Cheers!
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Hi Expert,

Thanks for the information.

Can you also provide some information on "conversion table" in framemaker?

Thanks,
Shailesh
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