Publishing content in CMYK

On Windows, CMYK colors used to convert to RGB in PDF generated from FrameMaker. With Framemaker9, it is now possible to generate PDF retaining CMYK colors on Windows, similar to existing CMYK support in Solaris. This feature is available in ‘Save as PDF’ route, using a check box ‘Convert CMYK colors to RGB’ added in […]

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Paragraph Autonumbering in RoboHelp 8

Dear RoboHelp Users, This is the third post of the ‘RoboHelp 8 List’ blog series. In this blog we will focus on ‘Paragraph Autonumbering’ functionality. 1. What is Paragraph Autonumbering? Many times we need to create captions with numbering for images or tables, or simply number the sections etc.; for example in this blog heading […]

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Multilevel List in RoboHelp 8

A multilevel list has lists within lists, in which you can have many levels, or layers. Here is a simple example Article 1. Level 1    Section 1. Level 2       Paragraph 1.a. Level 3    Section 2. Level 2 again Article 2. Level 1 again Multilevel lists can be either single level or multiple levels. This feature […]

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Exploring the power of RoboScreenCapture!

FrameMaker,XML,Technical Communication,DITA authoring,PDF,DITA,Image,UI,ScreenCapture Dear Framers I hope that you are enjoying working with the RoboScreenCapture software. If you are not much familiar with this tool, then let me explain about it briefly. It is a lightweight screen-capture and image editing tool which comes free with any FM9 and/or TCS2 license. This post will give you […]

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TCS2 Reviewer’s Guide

Technical Communication Suite,XML,Technical Documentation,Topic,PDF,DITA,Publishing,UI,Reviewer’s Guide Dear Technical Communicators I met some of you during Tekom conference and it was wonderful interacting with you. I must thank you all for the great positive feedback you shared for TCS2 and FM9. Your enhancements requests are definitely in my consideration set. Obviously, as a strategy guy, I am […]

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RoboHelp 8.0.1 available now!!

Dear RoboHelp Users, Thanks for the feedback that you have shared with us on RoboHelp 8. We have tried addressing the pressing issues via RoboHelp 8.0.1 patch. In addition to resolving the RoboHelp issues, this patch also improves the FrameMaker-RoboHelp interaction for the Technical Communication Suite users. Robohelp 8.0.1 patch is live now and is […]

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TCS2 – The Complete XML Solution

FrameMaker,XML,Technical Communication,Topic,PDF,DITA,Publishing,UI,Review Dear members of the TCS family Many of you write to me about getting more information on the XML power present in TCS2. This year I presented at the summer XML conference and talked about topic based documentation using TCS2 in XML way. This complete solution lets you author, review and manage content […]

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