RoboHelp 10 Featurette Videos, part 8: Working with Links Display and Correction

Thursday, August 8 2013 @ 2:22 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This is the eight in a series of blogs that cluster together some very brief, but useful “how to” videos on important features in RoboHelp 10. Part 1 of this series focus on navigation links and Part 2 focused on dealing with two types of graphics, Part 3 focused on TOCs and profiles while Part 4 focused on bookmarks and previewing conditional content, Part 5 covered sharing resources and Part 6 covered “see also” and “lean” workspaces. Part 7 focused on RoboScreenCapture and Multilevel lists.

ROBOHELP 10: Viewing Links in Topics

Although RoboHelp has a friendly Design View and a code-based HTML view, some new users don’t immediately discover how to view links in a particular topic. This brief video shows how easy it is to open this alternative view that will give you an instant chart that shows topics and URLs that are linked to your current topic. This can be extremely helpful for exploring how topics are related, or troubleshooting issues with broken links. Watch the video and let Product Evangelist @maxwellhoffmann show you how: you can do it too!

 

 

ROBOHELP 10: Links Update Automatically for Renamed Topics

The Link View in RoboHelp is extremely helpful. Watch how renamed topics change automatically in real time, as demonstrated in the show Link View. This ensures that renamed topics don’t “break” your RoboHelp project.

 

 

 

ROBOHELP 10: How to Find and Resolve Broken Links

When the Link View displays a broken link, a simple set of tools within RoboHelp 10 will let you swiftly locate and repair the broken link. See how few steps are required in this brief video. Watch the video and let Product Evangelist @maxwellhoffmann show you how: you can do it too!

 

 

Have your own hands-on with RoboHelp 10 and decide how you can use it

After watching these videos, you may wish to have your own hands-on with RoboHelp. The quickest way to do this is to have use a trial copy of Tech Comm Suite 4, which includes FrameMaker 11 and RoboHelp 10. You can try your own hands-on by clicking here. This link also includes a link to a Quick Start Guide for RoboHelp.

 

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