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Using Variables in FrameMaker

A variable serves as a placeholder for information that may change frequently. Using variables in source documents allows you to quickly and easily control the content in your generated output. When you change the value of a variable in an ePublisher project, it changes the value in only your generated output. The variable value does not change in your source document.

Once you insert variables into your source documents, whenever the value of a item defined by a variable needs to change, you can make the change in a single location, rather than searching and replacing for all instances of the item. For example, you can use variables in the following ways:

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