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.
Starting with Update 4, Adobe FrameMaker 2020 is tested and certified on the latest Windows 11 operating system. All functionalities of FrameMaker Update 4 will work seamlessly with Windows 11 and Windows 10 as well. Update 3 and earlier releases of FrameMaker 2020 release will continue to work on Windows 10.
Update 4 of FrameMaker Summer 2020 release has many improvements like support to author content using the UUID-based file referencing system, adding labels during the check-in process, and providing FDK as a downloadable ZIP file.
For more information, see What's new in Update 4 of FrameMaker.
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.
Update 3 of FrameMaker Summer 2020 release has many improvements around handling of images in HTML5 output.
For more information, see What's new in Update 3 of FrameMaker.
Fixed crash issues in FrameMaker:
Deprecated feature(s) in FrameMaker:
The following feature has been deprecated in FrameMaker:
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.
Update 2 of FrameMaker Summer 2020 release has many improvements and bug fixes spanning across authoring, publishing, and managing content.
For more information, see What's new in Update 2 of FrameMaker.
The following crash and freeze issues reported by users or found in FrameMaker have been fixed: