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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How to convert FrameMaker TOC in RoboHelp

FrameMaker,RoboHelp,Technical Communication,DITA,Suite,Help Authoring Tool,HAT Table of Contents (TOC) is an important part of FrameMaker books. RoboHelp recognizes this importance and allows the conversion of your source FrameMaker TOC to the corresponding TOC in RoboHelp. I’ll explain the steps with an example. At the time of importing/linking FrameMaker book, 1. Place a check in the ‘ConvertFrameMaker […]

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FrameMaker and RoboHelp Style Mappings

FrameMaker,RoboHelp,Technical Communication,DITA,Suite,Help Authoring Tool,HAT Perhaps the most important, and most powerful, feature of the FrameMaker import process is the style mappings. You can map FrameMaker paragraph and character styles to RoboHelp styles, which will automatically reformat your FrameMaker content for publication in RoboHelp. In addition, you can also specify: New definitions for FrameMaker cross-reference formats […]

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DITA support in Adobe Technical Communication Suite

FrameMaker,RoboHelp,Technical Communication,DITA,Suite,Help Authoring Tool Adobe Technical Communication Suite comprises of Adobe FrameMaker 8, Adobe RoboHelp 7, Adobe Captivate 3 and Adobe Acrobat 3D ver 8. FrameMaker 8 extends the structured authoring functionality of FrameMaker to enable authors to work efficiently with DITA. With Captivate and Acrobat 3D, you can add Flash demo files and 3D models […]

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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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