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

GUEST BLOG: From One to Many: Single Sourcing With RoboHelp

November 12, 2013 @ 12:50 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Our guest, Neil Perlin, returns to continue his series of blogs summarizing his current 3-part series on advanced aspects of RoboHelp. _____________________________________________ Welcome to the second of three posts covering questions that I often hear about RoboHelp. In this post, I’ll look at single sourcing – does RoboHelp support it and with what features. As read more…

GUEST BLOG: Setting the Help Hooks: Context Sensitive Help Using RoboHelp

November 7, 2013 @ 12:08 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Help maven, Neil Perlin, is delivering a 3-part webinar series on Advanced RoboHelp. This is the first of 3 guest blogs by Neil that summarize his guest webinars. This blog covers highlights of “Setting the Help Hooks: Context Sensitive Help Using RoboHelp.” If you click on the webinar title in the previous sentence, you will read more…

7 Principles for Designing Help Topics in the Age of the Web

October 10, 2013 @ 3:14 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this blog, our guest, Mark Baker, shares several revealing guidelines from his book “Every Page is Page One.” Now that so many of you are publishing to multiple screens via RoboHelp and Tech Comm Suite, it is time to rethink how we author topics or sections so that any portion of our project may read more…

#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…

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

September 4, 2013 @ 6:33 PM, 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/1710Z6W Advanced RoboHelp Sess 1) Advanced tools for Navigation, Graphics 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…

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