RoboHelp 10 Featurette Video, part 21: Creating Font Sets

Friday, November 8 2013 @ 1:14 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Although RoboHelp is a powerful tool that creates great formatting on your HTML or WebHelp projects, you can’t be psychic and just “know” which fonts will be loaded on your customers’ devices. RoboHelp has powerful fontsets which let you address this challenge. This blog summarizes a recent featurette video which shows you how to create and apply font sets in place of single fonts for headings, lists, “Normal” and other styles.

Watch and learn: you can do it too!

ROBOHELP 10: Creating Font Sets

RoboHelp 10 has easy to use tools for creating style sheets (CSS.) But what if you don’t know what fonts a user will have in their browser for your published WebHelp or HTML project? That’s where Fontsets come in. Font sets allow you to list fonts to use by order or your preference. In this brief video, you will see how to (a) create a font set with 3 fonts styles and (b) apply the font set (just like a font) to styles in the CSS. It’s easier to do than it sounds and this 3 minute video will show you how.

 

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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