Archive for February, 2011
Tweet Adobe Technical Communication Suite 3.5 (TCS3.5) is the industry-leading single-source authoring toolkit. With TCS3.5, you have the flexibility to link or import a wide variety of document and graphics formats into your authoring tool—FrameMaker or RoboHelp—and output to multiple channels: on the web, for print, and to mobile devices. In addition to textual and […]
Tweet RoboHelp Server 9 rolls out a host of much-requested new features. The first change that you’ll notice is the fresh, aesthetically-appealing user interface. There’s plenty more. Reporting enhancements Several reporting improvements that will help you better optimize the value of your Help content: Functionality to filter reports by area New, intuitive names for the […]
When it comes to translating text, we’re not all that slow. Modern memory translation systems can translate huge quantities of text, accurately and efficiently. Translating images? I don’t think so. Translated screenshots are usually taken by the localization vendors, and is typically a manual activity. It is costly in terms of time and money.
In this blog post, I propose a methodology to leverage data-driven graphics capability of Adobe Photoshop to generate translated screenshots. And because a vast majority of us are technical writers and not graphic designers, I’m also including small tutorial so that you can understand the process from a practical perspective.
Tweet Unlike her colleagues, Diana brings out great-looking help systems which are interactive, textual, graphical, and animating. When others always miss the boat, Diana communicates simple, retainable and usable content. A peek into her friends’ work confirmed that while everyone knew the power of multimedia, only Diana took full advantage of the tools in her […]
SEO methods use authoring best practices to generate content that is highly relevant to search engines. Presenting highly relevant, quality content enables search engines to easily index your web page and display it prominently in searches. This blog post discusses how you can use authoring tools, such as Adobe® Technical Communication Suite 3 (TCS3) to implement content authoring guidelines for SEO.