Best Practices for Single Sourcing from FrameMaker to RoboHelp for Publishing Online Help and Knowledge Bases

RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Technical Communication Suite,Knowledge base software,HAT,Single Sourcing While responding to one of the comments, I realized the need for summarizing the best practices for single sourcing content from FrameMaker to RoboHelp. We have several posts on this workflow, which is now available as part of Adobe Technical Communication Suite. 1. Importing the TOC and the Index […]

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Using Hierarchical TOC and Index in RoboHelp for Linked FrameMaker Books

Knowledge base software,help authoring tool,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Technical Communication Suite,Single Sourcing Adobe RoboHelp 7 has one of the most innovative and powerful feature of single sourcing, support for hierarchical TOC and hierarchical Index.  When you bring content from several sources in RoboHelp, RoboHelp enables you to add that content in a specific folder.  For example, for a FrameMaker […]

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Including 3D Models in a Knowledge Base and Online Help

RoboHelp,Help Authoring Tool,FrameMaker,Technical Communication Suite,Knowledge Base,3D,Acrobat 3D,Knowledge base software In one of my earlier posts, I elaborated on creating PDF with 3D models (by including them in FrameMaker). You can also include 3D models in a Knowledge base and Online Help. As part of Adobe Technical Communication Suite, you get Acrobat 3D and RoboHelp.  Acrobat […]

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Preserve Changes in RoboHelp for a Linked FrameMaker Book

FrameMaker,RoboHelp,Adobe Technical Communication Suite,Help Authoring Tool,HAT,HTML publishing,knowledge base,knowledge base software Adobe Technical Communication Suite enables a single sourcing workflow from FrameMaker to RoboHelp for HTML publishing.  While it is ideal to maintain all the content in FrameMaker, there are special situations which may require the RoboHelp content to be out of sync from FrameMaker documents […]

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Editing Styles in RoboHelp for Linked FrameMaker Books – Part 2

FrameMaker,RoboHelp,Technical Communication Suite,Help Authoring,HAT,Captivate demo In my previous post, I showed how a style can be edited in RoboHelp by editing the style sheet fmstyles.css.  After you edit the style, the change is preserved on further updates in RoboHelp for changes in the linked FrameMaker book. In the attached Captivate demo (Update- I have added […]

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Editing Style Information in RoboHelp for a Linked FrameMaker Book

RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Technical Communication Suite,HAT,Help Authoring Tool,Single Source,HTML publishing Adobe Technical Communication Suite enables a HTML publishing workflow from FrameMaker to RoboHelp.  While adding FrameMaker files as live links in RoboHelp, you can map FrameMaker styles to RoboHelp styles.  RoboHelp uses a specific style sheet fmstyles.css which can be modified for custom needs.  1. The style information […]

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