A commercial document preparation program produced by Frame Technology Corporation who were taken over by Adobe Systems, Inc. in 1995/6. FrameMaker is available for a wide variety of workstations and is designed for technical and scientific documents. It uses a powerful system of templates and paragraph styles to control WYSIWYG formatting. It supports graphics, tables, and contents pages among other things.
Version: FrameMaker 6, due April 2000.
See also Maker Interchange Format.
- Frame of mind
Mental or emotional attitude or mood, as in You have to be in the right frame of mind to enjoy hiking in the rain. This idiom was first recorded in 1665.
noun, plural frames of reference. 1. a structure of concepts, values, customs, views, etc., by means of which an individual or group perceives or evaluates data, communicates ideas, and regulates behavior. 2. Also called reference frame. Physics. a framework that is used for the observation and mathematical description of physical phenomena and the formulation of […]
[freym-pak] /ˈfreɪmˌpæk/ noun 1. a backpack attached to a supporting of usually lightweight metal.
- Frame pointer
A pointer to the current activation record in an implementation of a block structured language. (1994-10-20)