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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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Customizing the Adobe Community Help Client using Preferences

Tweet The Adobe Community Help Client (CHC) offers a number of preferences to help you personalize your CHC, and control how the content is displayed.  Select Edit > Preferences to set your CHC preferences. General Settings You can choose a light or dark colored theme for the CHC. Browsing History and Search History are enabled, […]

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The handy “Find” feature of the Adobe Community Help Client

Tweet While the Search capabilities of the Adobe Community Help Client (CHC) are indeed very powerful, I also find the Find feature of the CHC very handy. You can search for a word or a phrase on a page displayed in the CHC in a keystroke. Just press Ctrl+F and enter the word or phrase that you […]

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Search capabilities in the Adobe Community Help Client

Tweet A few days ago, I wrote a post introducing the Adobe Community Help Client (CHC) for TCS 3.0. Here is the first in the series of blog posts detailing the features of the CHC. In this post, I describe the powerful search capabilities of the CHC. Search is key to the Adobe Community Help Client (CHC), and […]

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Fix broken cross-references in PDF files

Tweet It can be challenging to find broken cross-references in long documents — 500 pages, for example. Resolving the cross-reference(s) in the source FrameMaker file and then generating the PDF all over again isn’t the only way out. With Acrobat, you can easily fix broken cross-references in the PDF itself. Here’s how: In Acrobat, click Tools > […]

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10 Reasons for Using AIR-Based Help

Here are the top 10 reasons for using RoboHelp to generate Help as an Adobe AIR application…

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RoboHelp: Customize the title page for printed documentation (Word and PDF output)

When you generate output using the Printed Documentation layout in RoboHelp, the title you specify in the Name field appears on the title page of the output. What if you want to display your company logo or copyright and legal information on the title page? Read on…

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