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…

MathML is XML; Structured Math Authoring for FrameMaker 12

April 8, 2014 @ 12:26 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We recently hosted a fascinating webinar that focused on FrameMaker 12’s new integration with MathML equation editing via a software editor by Design Science. Autumn Ceullar, of Design Science, gave an excellent overview of what MathML is, what it’s advantages are, and how you can use it effectively within structured FrameMaker 12. (For the record, read more…

FrameMaker 12 Feature Focus 5) Productivity Enhancements

April 7, 2014 @ 12:24 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

FrameMaker 12 introduced many productivity enhancements. This blog will focus on the benefits of four new enhancements: Enhancements to Smart Catalogs Automatically “box” paragraphs with colored backgrounds Single-click to restore last session (remember files and locations) New “Open Files” pod to close or save multiple files at once FrameMaker 12 Smart Catalog enhancements A previous read more…

RoboHelp 11 Solution #4) Integration with eLearning via Captivate 7

April 3, 2014 @ 12:02 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

In the 4th and final session of this 4-part webinar series, Beth Gerber of Lightext Inc., covered how to easily integrate Captivate 7 eLearning materials into RoboHelp 11 projects. FYI — both Captivate 7 and RoboHelp 11 are bundled together in a powerful combo of tools (including FrameMaker 12), Technical Communication Suite 12. We provide read more…

FrameMaker 12 Feature Focus 4): QR codes and Equations

April 1, 2014 @ 12:31 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

FrameMaker 12 gives you several ways to enrich content, but two features are of particular interest: QR codes and MathML equations. This video covers highlights from a brief “how to” webinar we recently presented on this topic. You will find a link to the Webinar Recording at the end of this blog. Benefits of QR codes read more…

3x How to Videos on RoboHelp 11 Responsive Layout Editor

March 31, 2014 @ 12:11 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

One of the most popular features in new RoboHelp 11 is the layout editor for HTML5 Responsive Layout. Unlike Single-Source HTML5 layout (introduced in RoboHelp 10), this new “liquid” layout is a “one size fits” all solution that will literally reflow to fit any screen or browser shape. We recently post 3 very short “how read more…

VIDEO HOW TO: Discover hidden power in 12 NEW FrameMaker 12 templates

March 28, 2014 @ 8:57 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

We recently hosted a webinar that did a deep dive on potent FrameMaker feature combinations that are heavily leveraged in the 12 new templates bundled in English versions of FrameMaker 12. Our guest was Bernard Aschwanden of Publishing Smarter, who developed the templates. This blog summarizes highlights of the recorded webinar, provides you with a read more…

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