Upgrading to Adobe Technical Communication Suite

RoboHelp,Captivate,Acrobat,3D,FrameMaker,HAT,Help Authoring Tool,Technical Communication,Suite Adobe Technical Communication Suite provides an attractive opportunity to upgrade for existing customers of FrameMaker, RoboHelp and Captivate.  You can upgrade from any previous version of these products at a special discount. As a general rule of thumb, if you are currently using or plan to use more than one of the […]

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Trials now available

Adobe,RoboHelp,RoboHelp Server,HAT,Technical Communication Suite I am slightly late in sharing this important piece of information with you all – trial builds of Adobe RoboHelp 7, Adobe RoboHelp Server 7 and Technical Communication Suite are now available on the Adobe.com. The specific URL’s are: Adobe RoboHelp 7 www.adobe.com/go/tryrobohelp Adobe RoboHelp Server 7 www.adobe.com/go/tryrobohelpserver Adobe Technical Communication […]

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Generating Context Sensitive Help in RoboHelp from FrameMaker Files

Technical Communication,Suite,HAT,Help Authoring,Knowledge Base,Policies and Procedures When you import or add FrameMaker files (.book, .fm and .mif) in Adobe RoboHelp 7, you can also generate Context Sensitive Map IDs from FrameMaker source files. RoboHelp can convert custom markers defined in FrameMaker to map IDs and create bookmarks in HTML topics created during the import.   […]

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Adobe Technical Communication Suite is Not a Bundle

Technical Communication,Suite,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,HAT,help authoring,3D,Acrobat,Captivate When we announced Adobe Technical Communication Suite last month, it was a culmination of 2 years of planning and execution.  Adobe Technical Communication Suite is a single product, with a single installer and a single serial number.  FrameMaker and RoboHelp versions in the Suite are special versions with additional features. The goal […]

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Content Aggregation Workflow in RoboHelp

Technical Communication,Suite,HAT,Help Authoring,Knowledge Base,Policies and Procedures RoboHelp can import content from Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, Adobe Dreamweaver and also enables HTML authoring in RoboHTML. In Adobe RoboHelp 7, a project can have multiple TOCs, multiple indexes and multiple glossaries. In addition to creating multiple TOCs and indexes, RoboHelp also provides an ability to create a […]

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Acrobat 3D Enables Collabration Across Teams

Technical Communication,Suite,Acrobat 3D,Collaboration Almost every project involves multiple reviews of technical documentation – content review, technical review, legal review and editorial review to name a few.  As I was planning to post around review and collaboration in Acrobat 3D, I discovered an interesting post from my colleague Doug Halliday.  He very effectively summarizes the value […]

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Single Sourcing from FrameMaker to RoboHelp

Technical Communication,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,HAT,Help Authoring,Knowledge Base,Policies and Procedures In Adobe Technical Communication Suite, FrameMaker files (.book, .mif and .fm) can be added as live links in RoboHelp (special version available only as part of the Suite). In this post, I will focus on the Add and Update functionality in this workflow. Let’s say, you want to add a […]

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Adobe Technical Communication Suite is here!

Technical Communication,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Acrobat,3D,Captivate,HAT,Help Authoring,Knowledge Base,Policies and Procedures This week we announced a new product Adobe Technical Communication Suite and Adobe RoboHelp 7.  This takes the total number of technical communication related product releases in 2007 to 6 (RoboHelp 6, Acrobat 3D ver 8, FrameMaker 8, Captivate 3, Adobe Technical Communication Suite, RoboHelp 7).  You can imagine […]

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Cross Product Integration : The Journey begins

Technical Communication,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Captivate,Acrobat 3D,HAT,Help Authoring,Knowledge Base,Policies and Procedures With FrameMaker 8, we began our journey towards closer integration among Adobe products for technical communicators.  With four products, FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Captivate and Acrobat 3D, catering to the needs of technical communicators, we have best in class products for each requirement.  Now with much closer integration among these […]

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