Archive for July, 2009

Adobe Community Publishing 1.1 beta

If you refer to Adobe documentation on the web, you know you can sign in with your Adobe ID and add your comments to any Help topic. Experts designated as moderators answer your queries.
With the release of Adobe Community Publishing 1.1 beta, Adobe has taken another huge step in encouraging community participation.
Community members can contribute tips, movies, code snippets and more with easy-to-use templates. Contributions are moderated by community experts. Plus, everyone in the community can rate and comment on contributions.
To add a contribution, follow these steps:

  1. Download the Community Publishing app: http://www.adobe.com/community/publishing/download.html
  2. Author your tip using a simple template
  3. Publish it to adobe.com

Content goes live within minutes and is automatically added to community help search.

Check out this useful tip added recently by RoboHelp moderator Peter Grainge.

For all tips, see http://www.adobe.com/community/publishing.

Tips to reduce editing time for Captivate movies

Anyone who creates computer-based tutorials for a client knows the kind of effort that goes into applying a consistent style, in on-screen text as well as visuals. If you are using Captivate to create these tutorials, there are many ways you can reduce post-production editing time.

One of the least-known ways is perhaps the way to change the default captions added by Captivate for various actions you record.

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