Archive for January, 2011

Designing templates in FrameMaker (Part 1)

In this detailed blog post series, Asit Pant, a veteran technical communicator and FrameMaker community-member, guides you through the main steps in the process of creating a FrameMaker template. The information in this series is targeted mainly toward creating unstructured templates, but many parts of it also apply to structured templates.

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Get up and running with RoboHelp 9 sample projects

Your RoboHelp 9 installation (download from here) includes two sample projects called EmployeeCare and SalesBuilder.

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Test Drive: Shared review on Acrobat.com

We’ve set up a shared review for you to try out this feature. Take this on a test drive before 18 Feb 2011.

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Aggregate favorite articles in a RoboHelp project

If you’re a RoboHelp user, follow these steps to create your own RoboHelp project with your favorite published articles…

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Technical Communication Suite 3 : Linking FrameMaker DITAMAP and DITA topics in RoboHelp 9

Tweet RoboHelp 9 has introduced an additional option to the File > Link > FrameMaker Document menu command that lets you link to FrameMaker DITAMaps and FrameMaker DITA Topics. FrameMaker users working with DITA can now link FrameMaker ditamap and dita topics as well in addition to FrameMaker books, FrameMaker documents, and Word documents. Note: […]

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Publishing Captivate demos to Kindle using RoboHelp

Tweet With Adobe RoboHelp 9, you can create EPUB-content and distribute to different devices. You can make Adobe Captivate demos and interactive quizzes available on devices by embedding them in RoboHelp projects. Here are the instructions to get Captivate demos on Amazon Kindle using RoboHelp: Insert the Captivate SWF file in your RoboHelp project. Generate […]

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History, Favorites, and one-click bookmarking in the Adobe Community Help Client

Tweet The Adobe Community Help Client (CHC) maintains a history of the web sites and pages that you visited in the past. Select History > Browsing History to find pages that you recently visited. To clear all the data of your browsing activities with a single click – just, click Clear History. It’s that easy. […]

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Tabbed browsing in the Adobe Community Help Client – simple and easy!

Tweet There are many of us who love tabbed browsing for its ease-of-use and also that it keeps the desktop less cluttered! We now bring you this cool feature in the CHC, too. With tabbed browsing, just like in a browser, you can do the following in the CHC: Open multiple pages in separate tabs  […]

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Adobe RoboHelp 9 learning resources

Adobe RoboHelp has just shipped, and there’s a lot new! I encourage you to download the trial version and start playing with the app. As an authoring tool, this version can claim to be not just in the league of the best in town but in many ways “next generation”.

Here’s a quick look at the resources you have at this point to learn and use the product.

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Technical Communication Suite 3 is here!

Tweet Technical Communication Suite 3 has now gone live! Some of the new features include: Robust single sourcing and publishing to multiple devices including ePub from both FrameMaker and RoboHelp environments (TCS special versions). Seamless review and collaboration. Improved cross-product integration. Complete suite supports scripting, thus strengthening automation workflows. Improved search capability in the outputs. […]

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