Two Manuals: FrameMaker Single-Sourcing Saves $16K & Cuts L10n Time 50%

June 19, 2014 @ 12:00 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We had a special guest in a recent “case study” webinar, Marcia Riefer Johnston. Best know as the author of best-selling “Word Up!”, Marcia has years of experience managing and “healing” high volume tech comm projects. In this webinar, Marcia shared actual metrics on the dramatic time and cost savings she accrued by using just one read more…

Internet of Things: Expensive Luxury for the Rich or More Sustainable Equity for All?

June 17, 2014 @ 12:32 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Introduction: In this first of four blogs, Ray Gallon and Neus Lorenzo of the Transformation Society previews issues to be covered in an upcoming July 10 webinar, “Internet of Things:  Luxury for the Rich or Sustainable Equity for All?” You may register for this event here: Sess 1) Internet of Things:  Luxury for the Rich read more…

High Octane Documents: Don Day’s DITA model webinar review

June 12, 2014 @ 12:08 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We held an intriguing webinar on June 12th with guest Don Day. In this blog, Don Day reviews some of the concepts illustrated and shared in this webinar. You may view the webinar recording of this session, What “Model” DITA Specializations Can Teach Us About Information Modeling, at: http://adobe.ly/1v5v1RF NOTES FROM THE EDITOR: For your convenience, the follow lists give read more…

RoboHelp 11 Feature Focus: Import Captivate HTML5 Videos

May 21, 2014 @ 12:02 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

RoboHelp 11 has improved integration with the latest version of Captivate 7. We recently held a webinar which shows how you can not only import SWF files from Captivate projects, but also HTML5 output as well. Watch the recording webinar by clicking here: RoboHelp 11 Feature Focus: Import Captivate HTML5 Videos In this session you will learn: read more…

Gaining advanced control over search results in RoboHelp projects

May 14, 2014 @ 12:52 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Widely known Adobe Software trainer and maven recently appeared in a potent webinar on how to gain precise control over the search results your users will obtain from projects you publish with RoboHelp. You may view the webinar recording by clicking here: RoboHelp 11: Stacking the deck and using the Cloak of Invisibility You may wish read more…

FrameMaker Shortcuts to Success

May 12, 2014 @ 12:09 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Keyboard shortcuts and other forms of shortcuts have long been a favorite feature of veteran FrameMaker users. Since FrameMaker’s earliest versions were developed for creating documentation on UNIX workstations, swift shortcuts were a must for processing thousands of pages of documentation. This blog summarizes key take-aways from a brief webinar on this subject given by read more…

Prepare for year 2020 with Adobe Day May 18 at STC/Phoenix

May 5, 2014 @ 12:16 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

The day before STC Summit begins in Phoenix, Arizona, Adobe will host another “vision event” with ADOBE DAY on Sunday May 18th. Like past events, this is essentially a “demo-free” event with a focus on both near-future and long-term trends. A variety of industry thought leaders will join us with individual presentations and a lively read more…

Get Management Onboard: Retrofitting Existing Content using RoboHelp

May 2, 2014 @ 12:27 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Adobe recently hosted an eye-opening webinar with special guests, Tanner Corporate Services, who shared a “start to finish” process for getting client management “on board” to move away from print to online manuals generated with RoboHelp. You may view the complete recorded webinar by clicking here: Getting Management on Board – This blog summarizes key concepts read more…

RoboHelp 11: Triggers and Targets – Leading the user to the sweet spot

April 30, 2014 @ 4:22 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Robohelp 11 has features which grant creators freedom to compile and publish information systematically, ability to generate multiple TOC’s, Conditional build tags and CSH . In our constant endeavor to cater to various use cases for clients in unique spaces the concept of using triggers and targets has found a growing acceptance in the documentation read more…

Beyond HTML: The “rest” of RoboHelp 11

April 23, 2014 @ 12:40 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Naturally, Robohelp 11 is a great Help authoring solution. The product’s genesis was for authoring WebHelp. Since the product’s birth, the world of Tech Comm has changed dramatically. And so has RoboHelp! This blog touches on resources to explore aspects of the product that go beyond just working with traditional WebHelp projects. Customizing or Branding read more…

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