RoboHelp 10 Featurette Video, part 19: Glossary Terms and Hotspot Wizard

Thursday, October 24 2013 @ 12:30 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this blog we are introduced to two recent RoboHelp 10 featurette videos. The first covers how to create a Glossary, manually or automatically. The second video shows you how to make your Glossary more dynamic by allowing definitions to appear as expanding text “in line.” As always, “you can do it too!”

ROBOHELP 10: Adding Glossary Terms

Glossaries can be creates quickly and effectively with RoboHelp 10. This brief video illustrates the simple basic components and steps of adding terms to a glossary and viewing the results in your published project.

Watch the video below and find out just how simple this process is:

ROBOHELP 10: Using the Glossary Hotspot Wizard

In addition to adding glossary terms to RoboHelp, you may select a glossary term that is an exact match for a phrase or term that appears throughout your project content. Once you have done, you can use the RoboHelp HotSpot Wizard to make that glossary term change formatting throughout your inline text, and also reveal the glossary definition as “expanding text” when clicked on.

Let Adobe product evangelist Maxwell Hoffmann show you just how easy this is to accomplish in this very short video:

 

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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