Placeholder to add pdf via variable

New Here ,
Apr 28, 2017

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Hi together,

I want to do the following workflow for our documantation.

We have to send a complete documentation for each product we sell.

Every product has its own serial number, this numer is on Title sheet, and also in the footer of every page.

The only Output I will need is a pdf File.

I am new to the documentation and also to framemaker. So I am thinking about DITA,...

  1. Title sheet
  2. TOC
  3. operation manual in different languages (english, german, france)
  4. material certificates (external pdf file located in a folder and names with serial numer, for example 14046987.pdf)
  5. Standard  Certificates (can be an external pdf, or included in the Framemaker document)
  6. leak test protocoll (external pdf file located in a folder and names with serial numer, for example 14046987.pdf)
  7. List with accessories stuff,...

Some of the parts will be also in use for different Products.

This is the reason, why I am thinking about DITA, Structured Fm Documents,...

Can you give me some feedback or ideas?

My primary issue is to load the external pdf via serialnumer (serialnumber will be a variable)

Ist there a option to automated output, so I can Say please generate Documentaion for each of the following 20 Serialnumbers?

Thank you in advance.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Apr 28, 2017

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"I am new to the documentation and also to framemaker. So I am thinking about DITA,." - WOW - unless you already know how DITA operates, I wouldn't suggest going down that road unless you can justify the investment. I suggest you find a consultant to look at what you're creating (or needing to create) and give you a recommendation.

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I am not here to get complete solutions.

I am here to get some keywords, that I can search for...

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Adobe Employee ,
Apr 30, 2017

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Hi

FM has variable support, you can refer the following links.

  Book-wide variables and attributes «  The Doc Fox

Adobe FrameMaker (2017 release)

Thanks

Amit Jha

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