Sess 1) Beyond WebHelp: Editing HTML5 layouts in RoboHelp 11

August 19, 2014 @ 1:51 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

RoboHelp 11 is extremely powerful and yet easy to use. One of the hallmark features of new version 11 is the icon-driven “wizard” for modifying HTML5 responsive layouts. As powerful as this visual editor is, there are some major layout changes that you cannot accomplish with the visual editor alone. RoboHelp expert, Willam van Weelden, read more…

FrameMaker XML Migration Strategy, Part 2: How to Convert via FM

August 15, 2014 @ 8:53 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Continuing our exploration of ways that FrameMaker 12 can help you migrate your content to structure, we explore another recently posted resource. In late August, we had a dynamic webinar session from Bernard Aschwanden of Publishing Smarter. You may view the eSeminar Recording by clicking on the title: Bernard Sess 1) Easy Steps to Convert Your read more…

FrameMaker XML Migration Strategy, Part 1: Resources

August 8, 2014 @ 7:54 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In the coming weeks, you will see a series of blogs that will have something to do with “converting to structure.” Why? By popular demand: this is one of the  most sought after areas of expertise in our field. I frequently have webinar attendees or conference members ask for more resources and materials in this read more…

Squeeze FrameMaker to the last drop with ExtendScript

August 5, 2014 @ 12:15 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

As powerful as FrameMaker is, you can make the product go even further if you move beyond commonly known advanced features. Our Tech Comm Solutions consultant, Dustin Vaughn, recently hosted a webinar with well-known FrameMaker expert Russell Ward of Spirent (and West Street Consulting.) Although Russ is a regular “fixture” in most FrameMaker forums, his read more…

New public bugbase for FrameMaker

July 31, 2014 @ 9:17 AM, By kunalsaini

I am pleased to announce a new public bugbase system where you can file bugs and feature requests for FrameMaker. You can directly use the link below or FrameMaker wishform will redirect you there. https://bugbase.adobe.com/index.cfm All you need is to login with your Adobe ID. With this new interface you can now track bugs logged by you, read more…

Video Intro to “New” Captivate 8 in Tech Comm Suite 5

July 25, 2014 @ 12:25 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Tech Comm Suite 5 was recently updated with the latest releases of Captivate 8 and Presenter 10. I recently delivered a focused webinar that emphasizes “what matters” in new Captivate to TechComm professionals. You can view the recording of this webinar by clicking on the title: “Intro to Captivate 8 in Tech Comm Suite 5.0.1” read more…

RoboHelp 11 Can Do That? Anatomy of a Project …

July 23, 2014 @ 12:51 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Although many of us are aware of RoboHelp 11’s power, it is always refreshing ot have an eye-witness account from the field, delivered by professionals who don’t work for Adobe. In late July we had a refreshing webinar from Tanner Services Corporation on “I Didn’t Know RoboHelp Could Do That!‘ [Click on the title to read more…

TCS 5.0.1 is here and Captivate 8 and Presenter 10 are part of it !

July 10, 2014 @ 5:12 AM, By Vikram Verma

Hello Everyone, Today, I am pleased to announce the availability of TCS 5.0.1 update, which includes the latest versions of Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter products. We had included Captivate 7 and Presenter 9 in TCS 5 at launch, however, since we have released Captivate 8 and Presenter 10 recently, we are happy to include these read more…

Upgrade to FM12 Reason #7) Direct XML editing and low-cost FM XML Author

July 9, 2014 @ 2:24 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Amongst the many compelling reasons for upgrading from FrameMaker 7.x to FrameMaker 12, real “out-of-the-box” DITA support would surely be near the top of the list. Although FrameMaker 7.x was a competent and potent structured editor in its day, it was developed before most major milestones in DITA development and approval were achieved. New, less expensive version read more…

Upgrade to FM12 Reason #6) Full DITA Compliance, Accessible Structured Editing

July 8, 2014 @ 2:24 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

FrameMaker 12’s structured editing features and XML support have come a long way from the model introduced ten years ago with FrameMaker 7.0. That earlier release of FrameMaker combined two earlier separate products (Regular FrameMaker and FrameMaker+SGML), granting customers a “two-for-one” authoring solution; every copy of FrameMaker 7.x could produce either traditional unstructured documents, or read more…

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