I’m happy to report that this morning’s live eLearning session on the new user interface in Adobe FrameMaker 9 went extremely well and I thank everyone who participated!
I copied and pasted below a few of the comments I received through the chat pod during the session, which illustrate that while there may be a little getting used to the new interface, in the end it’s a really good thing.
For those of you who couldn’t make it and asked me for the recording, please click here to launch the Getting Started with the new User Interface in Adobe FrameMaker 9 session.
Incidentally, when you are watching any Acrobat Connect Pro demonstration (including the ones in this recording), something you may want to try is to click the “Scroll” button at the bottom left of the Connect Pro window, which will help you zoom in closer and follow the action around the presenter’s mouse. To the right is what the button looks like in all Connect Pro recordings.
“Oh cool. I can reset my *custom* workspaces, too. Didn’t expect that. Like it.”
“Workspace definition is cool. Can you share common workspaces between several users, e.g. within one department, as possible in Adobe Illustrator, for example?”
“The new UI is a long overdue change for the better”
“Now that I’ve seen the demo, I really like the new UI.”
“i like the idea of not havng to set up my UI eachi time i open Frame”
“genial idea this interface, and if you learn to work with it in one program you have tha same interface in all adobe programs, e.g. photoshop, indesign etc”
“Nice job. Love the new interface. Look forward to using the stuctured DITA in this interface.”
“Very impressed with new layout. I think it will help learning curve as well.”
“Can’t wait to try this–I’d gotten used to the old UI and didn’t think this would make much difference, but now I know better…”
“glad UI finally changed … was created in early 90s.”
“I’m back. Very nice simulation.”
“Guided simulation great idea. I didn’t even read my tweets”
“These sessions are very much appreciated. Great job!”
“Hugely helpful, RJ. Thank you so much.”
“Thanks! a well-designed presentation”
I hope you enjoy the recording, and please share your thoughts about the new User Interface and the interactive simulations included in the recording. You can do so by leaving a comment below.
I have already started working on the next eLearning session, and will post more information shortly. If you have recommendations for future eLearning sessions, please share them with me.