RoboHelp 10 Featurette Videos, part 1: hyperlinks, image maps and drop-downs

May 29, 2013 @ 1:48 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In our on-going effort to educate and enlighten existing and potential customers on product capabilities, we have been creating a series of “featurette” videos about RoboHelp. This is the first blog to collect links to some of these videos for your convenience. Creating hyperlinks in RoboHelp 10 A new video shows how simple this process read more…

Key highlights from #AdobeDay at #STC13 Summit in Atlanta

May 23, 2013 @ 12:31 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Adobe kicked off the recent Society for Technical Communication Summit (#STC13) Conference in Atlanta with a special half day session of thought leaders called “Adobe Day” (#AdobeDay.) The demo free sessions included individual presentations on specific themes around content, strategy, and an intriguing journey from past to future with one of our key products. The read more…

WYSIWYG = What You “SAY” Is What You Get; New Survey

May 22, 2013 @ 1:31 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Here is why we are conducting a short survey to listen to YOU! At Adobe, we always strive to empower you with best-in-class tools for your technical communication needs. But the process leading to the development of your favorite Adobe Tech Comm tools and the marketing communication for these tools has always been a two-way read more…

Trends: Levels of Re-use

May 2, 2013 @ 4:39 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this blog, our guest blogger, Tony Self of Hyperwrite in Melbourne, Australia, shares his thoughts on various levels of Re-use. Tony has done several guest webinars with AdobeTCS. You will find links to recorded webinars and upcoming webinars at the end of this blog. Levels of Re-use, by Tony Self At the heart of read more…

Trends: The Changing Nature of Content

April 25, 2013 @ 6:11 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Ellis Pratt of Cherryleaf in the UK made a very compelling presentation on the Changing Nature of Content in a recent webinar with Adobe. There is a webinar recording, and a detailed white paper (authored by Pratt) which you can download on this subject. NOTE: both of the links in the previous sentence will take read more…

HTML5 Publishing Series Post #3: Creating Android Apps

April 23, 2013 @ 6:34 PM, By Vikram Verma

Dear RoboHelp Users, In my last post on this thread, I described how you can create multiscreen HTML5 content for various devices using RoboHelp 10. Since my last post, I have had several conversations with users regarding this functionality. I presented the multiscreen HTML5 feature in the TC World Bangalore conference, where a number of read more…

RoboHelp 10.0.1 Patch Released

April 11, 2013 @ 4:56 PM, By Vikram Verma

Dear RoboHelp Users, I’m pleased to announce the availability of RoboHelp patch 10.0.1, in which we have fixed several issues that were reported to us by our users and valued partners. The major issues we have fixed in this patch are as follows. FrameMaker – RoboHelp Integration Some users reported that RoboHelp used to crash read more…

VIDEO: Adobe TCS FrameMaker publish to HTML5 via RoboHelp with “Defaults”

March 4, 2013 @ 6:57 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Many of us have heard about publishing from FrameMaker 11 to HTML5 “via RoboHelp 10″ in Tech Comm Suite 4.0. But just how much work does this involve, anyway? Surprisingly, not very much. Although it is relatively easy to either create or modify your own RoboHelp project, Adobe thoughtfully planted a built-in “Default” RoboHelp project read more…

Cognitive Design and User Assistance

February 7, 2013 @ 11:27 AM, By Parth Mukherjee

Ray Gallon or The HumanistNerd just completed a fabulous series of webinars for fans of User Assistance. The complexity of today’s technical products means ‘how-to’ information may no longer provide users with all they need. More than procedures, users need to acquire skills and concepts that enable them to be autonomous, make decisions, and work read more…

HTML5 Publishing Series Post #2: Creating multiscreen HTML5 output using RoboHelp 10

February 5, 2013 @ 5:47 AM, By Vikram Verma

Hello Everyone, Hope all of you are doing well. This is the 2nd post of the HTML5 Publishing Series. Here is the link for those of you who missed the first one. In this post, I will show you how, in just four steps, you can create visually stunning help systems for a variety of read more…

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