© 2011 Ugur Akinci
Certain FrameMaker 9 operations will start to become a major nuisance if you repeat them enough.
For example, imagine you’re working on a 500- or 1,000-page technical document with 500 illustrations that you need to import from a database.
The basic command is very straight forward:
File > Import > File… and then you browse, find your image, and click Import.
If you repeat this multi-click operation a few hundred times in a row you start to wonder: “Isn’t there an easier way to do this?”
Yes, there is. (NOTE: Reader feedback tells me this method does not work with FM7.)
Just press the following SHORTCUT HOT-KEYS:
Esc f i f
(Escape key, followed by “f” key, “i” key, “f” key)
This will display the IMPORT dialog box in which you can browse to your image and click the Import button.