How Cross-References Work

Cross-references in FrameMaker are comprised of two parts: source and format. Regardless of how you want to structure your cross-references, understanding these two parts is essential to successful integration of cross-references in your real-world documents.

Source Information

The source of a cross-reference is the information that identifies what is being referenced. For example, if a cross-reference reads

See Chapter 9, “Ain’t Life Grand,” on page 77

the Chapter 9 heading is the source for that cross-reference. If a cross-reference reads

Figure 9.3 on page 7

the Figure 9.3 numbered title is the source for that cross-reference.

Source information is identified in FrameMaker by either paragraph tags or spot cross-reference ...

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