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Quickly learn how to create awesome demo videos

Tweet If you haven’t already caught the wind, Adobe Captivate Getting Started is a multimedia series of articles, tutorials, and instructional videos that put you on the path to accelerated Cp learning. The series includes: 100 short articles/tutorials that would help you get started with Adobe Captivate features 30+ videos and demonstration that explain the procedures […]

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Use of RoboHelp Server by Technical Publications Departments

Tweet By Makarand Pandit. As businesses are witnessing the Web 2.0 revolution, technical information distribution is going through a change in paradigm. Not long ago it was sufficient to publish information and let the end users consume it. With the increase in cloud computing, availability of social networks, and blogs; users are capable of creating […]

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Using TCS3 to implement authoring guidelines for search engine optimization (SEO)

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.

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RoboHelp Server: An introduction

Optimizing the value of user-assistance content is a key technical communicator responsibility. Read on to understand how RoboHelp Server lets you do that with ease…

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Designing templates in FrameMaker (Part 5)

In this blog post, we will discuss ‘Headings with Text.’ Well, I am aware that (almost) all headings have text, but here we are talking about headings that have some specific text added to them automatically, without you having to type that text…

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Designing templates in FrameMaker (Part 4)

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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FrameMaker keyboard shortcuts-A ready reckoner

FrameMaker provides keyboard shortcuts for all common actions, thereby increasing your efficiency and reducing your effort. Read on to know how they are useful and to download a PDF you can print and pin at your desk, for quick reference.

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Designing templates in FrameMaker (Part 2)

Advanced information about bulleted lists, list building blocks, and sub-bullets…

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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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Making change bars ‘invisible’ in interim PDFs

Another tip on managing change bars efficiently…

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