FrameMaker WebDAV Enhancements for CMS Integration

Adobe FrameMaker,CMS Integration,WebDAV enhancements,Standard based integration,proprietary integration WebDAV is a standard protocol and is supported by most Content Management Systems (CMS).  FrameMaker has built-in support for connecting to any WebDAV server and accessing files.  It enables browsing the repository, selecting files and checking them out from the Server.  When a file is managed by a […]

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Adobe Technical Communication Suite, FrameMaker and RoboHelp: Training Videos

Adobe Technical Communication Suite,Technical Communication,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,HAT,Online Help,XML,Training,Videos Adobe Senior Product Evangelist, RJ Jácquez, has created three On Demand training videos to help customers get started with Adobe Technical Communication Suite.  A large number of customers have been asking us for training material on the Suite. I hope you will find this useful.  Please see the details […]

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FrameMaker Chautauqua

FrameMaker,Chautauqua,Technical Communication,XML authoring,XML document,PDF,Review,Commenting Hi I got so occupied with various activities here that I just realized it’s been over 2 months since I made my last post. Now I’ll try to be regular. So folks, I hope you have finalized your plans for the ‘FrameMaker Chautauqua’ conference. I too have planned to attend. I […]

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Track Text Edits in FrameMaker 8

FrameMaker,track text edits,Technical Communication,XML authoring,XML document,PDF,Review,Commenting With FrameMaker 8, we introduced an ability to track edits in text. The biggest benefit is in the review workflow.  As we started planning the documentation for the next version of FrameMaker, it became obvious that track text edits in FrameMaker 8 will be a great time saver for […]

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FrameMaker, RoboHelp or Adobe Technical Communication Suite – Choosing the Right Tool for Technical Communication

HAT,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Captivate,Acrobat 3D,Technical Communication Suite,Online Help,Knowledge Base,Print,XML,DITA I am seeing a number of debates happening across support forums and mailing lists about which authoring tool (FrameMaker or RoboHelp) is better suited for a specific purpose.  Both RoboHelp and FrameMaker are really powerful authoring tools for technical communication.  FrameMaker provides a print WYSIWYG authoring environment and is […]

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Using Hierarchical TOC and Index in RoboHelp for Linked FrameMaker Books

Knowledge base software,help authoring tool,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Technical Communication Suite,Single Sourcing Adobe RoboHelp 7 has one of the most innovative and powerful feature of single sourcing, support for hierarchical TOC and hierarchical Index.  When you bring content from several sources in RoboHelp, RoboHelp enables you to add that content in a specific folder.  For example, for a FrameMaker […]

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Preserve Changes in RoboHelp for a Linked FrameMaker Book

FrameMaker,RoboHelp,Adobe Technical Communication Suite,Help Authoring Tool,HAT,HTML publishing,knowledge base,knowledge base software Adobe Technical Communication Suite enables a single sourcing workflow from FrameMaker to RoboHelp for HTML publishing.  While it is ideal to maintain all the content in FrameMaker, there are special situations which may require the RoboHelp content to be out of sync from FrameMaker documents […]

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Editing Style Information in RoboHelp for a Linked FrameMaker Book

RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Technical Communication Suite,HAT,Help Authoring Tool,Single Source,HTML publishing Adobe Technical Communication Suite enables a HTML publishing workflow from FrameMaker to RoboHelp.  While adding FrameMaker files as live links in RoboHelp, you can map FrameMaker styles to RoboHelp styles.  RoboHelp uses a specific style sheet fmstyles.css which can be modified for custom needs.  1. The style information […]

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Updating linked FrameMaker files

FrameMaker,RoboHelp,Technical Communication,DITA,Suite,Help Authoring Tool,HAT I have been talking about various features and settings for linking FrameMaker documents in RoboHelp. Today, I’ll take you through the functionality offered when the linking of files is already done. Yes, let’s see how you can update these files. If you want to change some of the settings you specified […]

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