Just4You #2: What’s in FrameMaker 12 for users of V7.x and V8.x?

March 25, 2015 @ 6:22 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In the second session of “Just 4 You” select demonstrations, Adobe Product Evangelist, Maxwell Hoffmann, takes you through key highlights of interest to existing users of older versions of FrameMaker. This presentation is aimed specifically at users who are [a] still using FM7 or FM8, or [b] have not seen or used FrameMaker since version read more…

Just4You #1: Why FrameMaker matters for Word Users

March 25, 2015 @ 6:21 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In the first session of “Just 4 You” select demonstrations, Adobe Product Evangelist, Maxwell Hoffmann, takes you through key highlights of FrameMaker that are of particular interest to users of Microsoft Word, or potential users who are unfamiliar with FrameMaker’s power. This combination of slides and live demos focuses on use of FrameMaker for “regular” read more…

I Didn’t Know RoboHelp Could Do That!

March 18, 2015 @ 3:33 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Even in this tech-savvy world, often what we know about our software is just what we need to know for our routine work flows. We don’t have time to explore every menu option or feature to have at the ready at a moment’s notice. Learning advanced features usually comes when a client makes a request read more…

Promote Clear Thinking via RoboHelp

March 11, 2015 @ 3:31 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Good writing is about clear thinking. Clear thinking is hard work. Most people in business don’t have the time, incentive, or interest to put in the work. Often in business situations, certain “blocks” inhibit the ability for stakeholders and decision-makers to think clearly. Blocks that prevent clear thinking: Misaligned expectations that stem from outdated goals read more…

Keeping it Clean – Ways to Streamline Content in RoboHelp

February 5, 2015 @ 12:44 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Our second RoboHelp webinar in February featured one of our most popular guests, Beth Gerber of Lightext Inc., of Arcadia, California. Beth presented an informative overview of how to keep content simple and focused in RoboHelp, using real life projects in a life demo during the second half. You may view the RECORDING by clicking read more…

I had no idea RoboHelp could do THAT! (Round 2)

February 3, 2015 @ 11:31 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We kicked off February with a terrific webinar on RoboHelp, with guest Rick Stone. This highly engaging session covered about a dozen tips on how to use RoboHelp more effectively. You may view the RECORDING by clicking on the following TITLE: I had no idea RoboHelp could do THAT! (Round 2)   MINUTE MARKERS to read more…

Adding Sizzle to your RoboHelp Projects

January 23, 2015 @ 12:08 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In one of our January webinars, Adobe Product Evangelist, Maxwell Hoffmann, shared a focused session that covered the 4 primary ways to create progressive disclosure of text and graphics via DHTML in Adobe RoboHelp. You may view the RECORDING of this webinar by clicking on the TITLE below: Adding Sizzle to your RoboHelp Projects The read more…

Write your own FrameMaker ExtendScript, Part 2

January 21, 2015 @ 12:20 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In mid-January, long-time FrameMaker maven, Rick Quatro, did a guest appearance in the second of a 2-part series on FrameMaker ExtendScripts. You may view the RECORDING of Part 2 by clicking on the following webinar title: Write your own FrameMaker ExtendScript, Part 2 NOTE: this session displays a files pod, which enables you to download read more…

2014: Many Milestones for Adobe #TechComm

December 19, 2014 @ 12:04 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

2014: The year we moved beyond paper No doubt, 2014 will be remembered as a milestone year for Adobe TechComm for a number of reasons: FrameMaker 12 moved our flagship product beyond paper with one touch publish to 5 popular online formats A new kind of “XML only” FrameMaker (FrameMaker XML Author 12) was also read more…

Customizing FrameMaker’s UI with ExtendScript (A Beginner’s Guide!)

December 15, 2014 @ 11:51 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Popular Adobe Tech Comm webinar guest, Russ Ward, gave a highly instructive presentation on modifying FrameMaker’s menus and user interface via ExtendScript in mid-December. You may view the recording of this webinar by clicking on the hyper-linked TITLE below: Customizing UI for FrameMaker with ExtendScript (A Beginner’s Guide!) Minute markers for key highlights in the read more…

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