Adobe FrameMaker | Fixed issues

This article contains a list of issues resolved in the latest release of Adobe FrameMaker and subsequent patch releases.

Check FrameMaker community for solutions, workarounds, or any late-breaking information.

Check FrameMaker User Guide for detailed explanation of features and "how-to" information.  

Observação:

This note is only specific for customers using FrameMaker and RoboHelp for their technical communication workflows.

Update 3 of FrameMaker Summer 2020 release is only compatible with Update 6 of RoboHelp Summer 2020 release.

For a seamless experience on Update 6 of RoboHelp, you need to upgrade to Update 3 of FrameMaker. Don’t upgrade to Update 3 of FrameMaker if you’re on any version prior to Update 6 of RoboHelp to avoid any compatibility issues in certain workflows.

Fixed Issues

  • Cross-references when copied from one document to another in the same DITA book, open incorrect hyperlink destinations. 
    (Ref – 10563)
  • Names of sub-books are missing from the book-in-book TOC in the Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 10561)
  • @href attribute of an image is not dynamically updated on changing the image's name inside an <image> element. 
    (Ref – 10556)
  • Dynamic HTML Drop Down Effects do not work as expected.
    (Ref – 10550)
  • Content loss or distorted text appears in the PDF output if it contains Assistant or Source Sans Pro fonts.
    (Ref – 10294)
  • The @lang attribute gets embedded in the meta content. The @lang attributes value doesn't adhere to standards and gets inserted even if the paragraph has the same language as that of the document.
    (Ref – 10168)
  • Anchor tags are generated even when the corresponding @href is not defined. 
    (Ref – 10163)
  • Original image names are not retained, instead get renamed, when Responsive HTML5 output is generated.
    (Ref – 10098)
  • Some spaces are trimmed when certain variables are used in files and Responsive HTML5 output is generated for them.
    (Ref – 9950)
  • While generating Responsive HTML5 output, the post-processing of images resulted in a bit of (image) downsampling.
    (Ref – 9626)

Fixed crash issues in FrameMaker:

The following crash and freeze issues reported by users or found in FrameMaker have been fixed:
  • Cross-scripting vulnerability noticed in 'ehlpdhtm.js' file, which is used to generate Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 10021)
  • For a specific set of files, FrameMaker crashes on editing the settings (.sts) file or generating Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref –10347)
  • For a specific set of files, FrameMaker crashes on publishing Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 10502)

Deprecated feature(s) in FrameMaker:

The following feature has been deprecated in FrameMaker:

Password-protected PDF

The feature to password-protect your PDF file has been deprecated in FrameMaker. As the password was being stored in the .sts file, which could have resulted in a security issue.

However, you can generate the PDF output from FrameMaker, open it in Adobe Acrobat, and then set a password. In Acrobat, you can choose File Protect Using Password or you can choose Tools Protect Protect Using Password.  For more details see, Securing PDFs with passwords in Adobe Acrobat documentation.

 

Fixed Issues

  • The dynamic conditional filtering does not work correctly in Responsive HTML5 output of DITA map.
    (Ref – 9611)
  • The dynamic conditional filtering on a table does not work as expected in Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 9361)
  • Inserted equations when rotated, are not published correctly in the PDF output.
    (Ref – 8945)
  • Binary ExtendScript Script Format files are executed twice on launching FrameMaker.
    (Ref – 9473)
  • Files saved with the ExtendScript component do not produce the expected type of file format. 
    (Ref – 9560)
  • The support for importing a CSS3 file to an EDD is missing in LwDITA.
    (Ref – 9477)
  • Characters with umlauts are not resolving to correct cross-references in Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 9539)
  • The text on the buttons in the Learn and Support section is not localized.
    (Ref – 9454)
  • Text truncation issues noticed in some dialogs in the localized versions.
    (Ref – 9527, 9528)
  • Specific SVG files get truncated from top and right when imported into FrameMaker.
    (Ref – 9236)
  • CCITTG4 images are not recognized as the valid file type in FrameMakerL5 output.
    (Ref – 9485)
  • SVG images degrade and look pixelated when published as a PDF.
    (Ref – 8526)
  • Embedded MP4 files do not have the proper MIME media type in the PDF output.
    (Ref – 4038)
  • The whitespace between two consecutive character format elements is trimmed. 
    (Ref – 9467)
  • Table border is missing for a specific book containing special characters when published in Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 9411)
  • Extra whitespaces are added with lists and tables in a structured document and PDF output.
    (Ref – 9111)
  • Whitespace is added in a table cell entry when a document is opened or saved in XML/DITA.
    (Ref – 8913)
  • Character formatting is not supported on linked headings in FrameMaker and subsequent PDF output.
    (Ref – 8794)
  • In some cases, whitespace after a cross-reference is lost in the authoring mode as well as published output.
    (Ref – 9173)
  • Paragraph and heading styles except Adobe styles are not supported in the headings and source headings columns of cross-reference pods.
    (Ref – 8775)
  • The size of the tooltip text on the Welcome Screen is very small.
    (Ref – 9970)
  • Tooltips do not appear on some specific screens for keyboard-only users. 
    (Ref – 7074)
  • MiniTOC component is lost on saving a PDF from the Publishing panel.
    (Ref – 9316)
  • The reference and linking functionality of a footnote structure is not supported in PDF 2.0 output.
    (Ref – 9284)
  • The last paragraph within the cell of a collapsed table inside a specific container is lost from the generated XML code.
    (Ref – 8892)
  • Styles defined on external cross-references are not getting applied in HTML output.
    (Ref – 8971)
  • The UniqueID attribute of an element gets deleted when a column is deleted in a table. 
    (Ref – 9088)
  • Dimensions of marks and circles of the registration marks do not render correctly in the PDF output.
    (Ref – 9062)
  • Linking of the glossary terms and definitions is not working correctly in Responsive HTML5 output. 
    (Ref – 9339)
  • The launch of Help on pressing F1 is not supported appropriately.
    (Ref – 9498)
  • Opening or closing of Review panel is not saved on the workspaces across the sessions.
    (Ref – 9908)
  • An error occurs if check-out operation is attempted for already checked out files on SharePoint Online. 
    (Ref – 9518)
  • Updates made to the SharePoint Online repository files after check-out are not saved and reflected on check-in.
    (Ref – 9472)
  • Downloading or uploading of files is slow while using LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol) account.
    (Ref – 9472)
  • <note> element does not appear along with the previous paragraph in LwDITA files.
    (Ref – 8993)
  • Figure title appears small in the PDF output.
    (Ref – 9556)

 

Fixed crash issues in FrameMaker:

The following crash and freeze issues reported by users or found in FrameMaker have been fixed:

  • FrameMaker crashes on exploring the directories under the Browse CMS in SharePoint Online.
    (Ref – 9564)
  • A crafted PDF document is not supported and may result in Read Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. 
    (Ref – 9555)
  • FrameMaker crashes on opening Share Point Online repository files with missing images.
    (Ref – 9551)
  • FrameMaker crashes on closing a file that has variables imported from another file. 
    (Ref – 9532)
  • FrameMaker crashes on changing the Show/Hide settings of the files in a book.
    (Ref – 9455)
  • Cross-scripting vulnerability noticed in 'rh.min.js' file, which is used to generate Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 9389)
  • Keyboard input in the Welcome screen causes FrameMaker to crash.
    (Ref – 9362)
  • Using Accept all feature of Track Text Edits in a document causes FrameMaker to hang.
    (Ref – 9357)
  • Searching for a specific element with a specific attribute causes FrameMaker to crash.
    (Ref – 9190)
  • FrameMaker crashes on deleting the condition tags in a book.
    (Ref – 9020)
  • Security issues fixed for the documents published in the Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 7749)

 

Fixed Issues

  • For a set of files, the dynamic conditional filtering does not work as expected.
    (Ref – 9378)
  • Saving a file in MIF format results in loss of content where some special characters are used.
    (Ref – 9355)
  • Missing entries found in the ToC in Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 9325)
  • Importing FrameMaker documents in RoboHelp does now work as expected.
    (Ref – 9311)
  • A nested <indexterm> or an <indexterm> defined inside prolog > metadata element does not render in the Responsive HTML5 or PDF output.
    (Ref – 9297, 9193, 8997)
  • Special characters in index terms are getting replaced with an underscore.
    (Ref – 9197)
  • Heading tags are lost in tagged PDF output for documents created in earlier version of FrameMaker.
    (Ref – 9282)
  • SGML is not recognized as a valid file type in FrameMaker.
    (Ref – 9275)
  • Whitespaces are lost in full-text preview and auto-suggest in Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 9198)
  • The support for user-assistance context-string (@ux-context-string) is missing in DITA and subsequent Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 9196)
  • Soft return (Shift+Enter) with paragraph justification formatting is not published correctly in the PDF or Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 9069)
  • The XML code generated for adding an image element in LwDITA is invalid.
    (Ref – 8974)
  • Styles defined on external cross-references are not getting applied in Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 8971)
  • Cropped text noticed in the Rule File Maker dialog, which is used by the Structured Application Designer.
    (Ref – 8897)
  • Paragraph numbering used in the ToC does not publish in the Responsive HTML5 output.
    (Ref – 8805)
  • Opening the Review Panel for in-review document takes longer than expected time.
    (Ref – 9255)
  • The default timeout setting for SharePoint CMS is not adequate to work with larger files.
    (Ref – 8740)
  • For a set of files in Chinese locale, FrameMaker crashes on opening the file with unexpected characters.
    (Ref – 9355)
  • When Auto Collapse panels option is turned ON, some specific operations cause FrameMaker to freeze.
    (Ref – 6502)
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