Adding Printability to Help in Adobe RoboHelp 8

One frequently asked question I get is “how do I include a printable PDF in my Help system?

There are two new features in Adobe RoboHelp 8, which make this task particularly easy, namely: 1) Master Pages and 2) Apply Master Page to all Topics.


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Essentially, Master Pages in RoboHelp enable authors to design the overall look-and-feel of topics, for example what css to use, whether or not to include a miniTOC or breadcrumbs placeholders, and in this case, include a link to a PDF document.

To illustrate the steps, I have created a “try-it” Adobe Captivate simulation. Click the image below to launch the simulation in a new window. Oh, and happy Friday!


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