Consolidated list of Adobe Tech Comm Product Reviews

January 14, 2014 @ 2:00 PM, By Vikram Verma

Hello All, I wanted to share a consolidated list of Adobe Tech Comm Products reviews so far. I will be adding to this list as more reviews become available. Hopefully, this serves as a useful central resource for those of you looking for expert, neutral opinions on these products. FrameMaker 12 A review published on read more…

A new solution for doing procedures in a “smarter” way and an opportunity to participate in the beta program!

November 22, 2013 @ 9:14 AM, By kverma

Overview of a new solution with the goal of reducing human performance issues during execution of procedures and tasks related to maintenance, operations, servicing etc. This post also talks about how to participate in the beta program of this solution

#writeright 25) FrameMaker & Word: Autosize Anchored Frames & Find Specific Fonts

September 18, 2013 @ 1:15 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This blog in our series of “how to” videos with FrameMaker covers two simple, but often overlooked capabilities. The first video covers how to face the challenge in which your document is peppered with a specific font override you wish to replace with a character tag. The second video featured couples a very old keyboard read more…

FrameMaker and DITA: Determine FrameMaker Savings with ROI Calculator

September 16, 2013 @ 12:28 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

FrameMaker 11 can save you a great deal of time and money over seemingly “less expensive” XML solutions, due to the reduced time to create full formatting for all of your outputs. This blog introduces you to a very brief video that walks you through a carefully researched “Return on Investment (ROI) Calculator” that will read more…

Adobe Technical Communication Products – Next release plan

September 9, 2013 @ 11:30 AM, By kverma

Hello Tech Comm Professionals, Hope you are well! I am sure many of you would have come across the announcement made by Adobe in May of this year, about the Creative products. Since this announcement was made, there has been plenty of lively discussion in the Tech Comm user community as well about the strategy read more…

RoboHelp 10 Featurette Video, part 13: Formatting RH List Numbers from Linked FM Files

September 5, 2013 @ 2:38 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Linking FrameMaker files as source into RoboHelp projects is easy. However, you may hit a glitch if you decide to change fonts for lists; if the CSS style was based on formatting in FrameMaker, you may need an extra step to fix the number’s font when you change fonts for list items. Adobe Certified Expert, read more…

“FrameMaker for Word Users” Round Up: Collected Blogs and videos

September 3, 2013 @ 12:29 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

UPDATE: please note that although this blog was written for FrameMaker 11 before the release of FrameMaker 12, all functional areas are still relevant. There are even more compelling reasons to migrate from Word to the latest FrameMaker 12. Stay tuned for more blogs and updated videos. Some months back we began our “douwriteright” campaign read more…

Back-to-School: Advanced FrameMaker 3-part webinar series

September 2, 2013 @ 4:33 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Our summer school 3-part webinar series on FrameMaker was such a success, that many attendees asked for a “part 2″ on more advanced topics. This blog summarizes what you can expect in the 3 episodes we’re delivering in September and October. You can register at: http://adobe.ly/1710Hgh Advanced FrameMaker Sess 1) Beyond Fonts and Numbering September read more…

Second looks: White Paper on Flexible Interaction Language with UDVs (RoboHelp)

August 29, 2013 @ 12:07 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Adobe Tech Comm periodically posts “in depth” white papers to help you choose strategies, master tools and overcome production challenges. One paper we posted a few months ago merits a second look. This blog touches on some key points you will discover when you download the paper. You may download the white paper by clicking read more…

#writeright 20) FrameMaker & Word: Insert Landscape Pages Next to Numbered Headings

August 28, 2013 @ 12:32 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In Microsoft Word, there are often problems associated with inserting single column layout or landscape pages within multicolumn layout, if a section break is required in the middle of a multi-level list, or next to a numbered heading. This is not the case with FrameMaker. Word requires section breaks to change page layout; FrameMaker uses read more…

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