Did you miss FrameMaker 101 “Summer School?”

August 5, 2013 @ 7:43 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

With the busy summer months of June and July, you may have missed our “Summer School” session, which was a 3-part overview of FrameMaker. As with our RoboHelp 101 Series, our goal was to give you a “20,000 foot view” of the products most important capabilities. FrameMaker was awarded the prestigious CODiE award in 2013 read more…

#writeright 15) FrameMaker & Word: Caution Labels, Multiple Style Updates and Templates for Variables

August 2, 2013 @ 12:20 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We continue our “FrameMaker for Word” series of featurette videos with a deep dive into Word to FrameMaker workflow, how to update formats for multiple paragraph styles in one step and using special templates just for User Variables. FrameMaker for Word: Caution Labels via Paragraph Prefixes and Reference Pages [in depth] Certified Adobe instructor, Barb read more…

Adobe STC Summit Interviews 7: Leadership in TechComm, Teaching TechComm & Copy vs. Content

August 1, 2013 @ 12:03 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this week’s installment of more Thought Leader interview’s from this year’s STC Summit, we cover a variety of topics, ranging from how leadership can be achieved within a TechComm Group, important ingredients required in teaching TechComm and what is the difference between editorial “copy” and intelligent, searchable content.   Neil Perlin: Merging of Mobile read more…

Did you miss RoboHelp 101 “Summer School?”

July 31, 2013 @ 10:50 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

With the busy summer months of June and July, you may have missed our “Summer School” session, which was a 3-part overview of RoboHelp. Our goal was to give you a “20,000 foot view” of the products most important capabilities. Fortunately, all webinars were recorded, and we have placed links in this blog. You can read more…

RoboHelp 10 Featurette Videos, part 7: RoboScreenCapture and Multi-level Lists

July 30, 2013 @ 12:30 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This is the seventh in a series of blogs that cluster together some very brief, but useful “how to” videos on important features in RoboHelp 10. Part 1 of this series focus on navigation links and Part 2 focused on dealing with two types of graphics, Part 3 focused on TOCs and profiles while Part read more…

#writeright 14) FrameMaker & Word: Keyboard Shortcuts and Word to FM workflow

July 29, 2013 @ 12:32 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We are continuing our series of “guest” #writeright “how to” videos. This week, we posted 3 more new videos by veteran FrameMaker expert (and certified expert), Barb Binder. FrameMaker for Word: Word to FrameMaker workflow [in depth] In this instructive session, Adobe Certified FrameMaker instructor Barb Binder describes 3 ways to get content from Word read more…

Adobe STC Summit Interviews 6: The Hairball of Content & Write Shorter Sentences

July 26, 2013 @ 9:51 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this week’s installment of more Thought Leader interview’s from this year’s STC Summit, we cover a variety of topics, ranging from why TechComm students should learn HTML5, how to unravel the “hairball of content” to why it is so important to just writer shorter sentences.   Ray Gallon: Untangling the Hairball of Content “There read more…

#writeright 13) FrameMaker & Word: Custom Bulleted Lists & Master Pages

July 25, 2013 @ 11:55 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We are continuing our series of “guest” #writeright “how to” videos. This week, we posted 3 more new videos by veteran FrameMaker expert (and certified expert), Barb Binder. FrameMaker for Word: Custom Bullets [in depth] Certified FrameMaker trainer, Barb Binder, shows how flexible paragraph prefixes are in FrameMaker. Not only can you craft complex mixed read more…

Content Strategy: A Wicked Problem

July 25, 2013 @ 12:26 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In this guest blog, European thought leader, Ray Gallon of Culturecom, examines our changing dynamics between Content Creator, User and Shared Content. Read on to find out just how swiftly the sands are shifting beneath out tech comm feet! Guest Blog Post by Ray Gallon Wicked Problem: a problem that is difficult or impossible to read more…

The Intersection of Content Strategy and Tech Comm

July 24, 2013 @ 12:44 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

This week we have a special “guest blog” from Sarah O’Keefe, founder of Scriptorium Publishing. Read on to capture Sarah’s thoughts on how Content Strategy is now intersecting with Tech Comm. Different facets of the same problem Content strategy and technical communication are different facets of the same problem. Content strategy means that you use read more…

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