Adobe RoboHelp 7 Video Tutorials on Help Resource Center

Tutorials,Adobe RoboHelp,Technical Communication Suite,Adobe FrameMaker,Adobe Captivate,Help Center I am not too sure if you are aware that the Help for Adobe RoboHelp 7 and Adobe RoboHelp Server 7 is posted on Adobe Help Resource Center (http://www.adobe.com/support/documentation/). You can visit this page and access it even if you do not have Adobe RoboHelp license. Please visit […]

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FrameMaker Chautauqua

FrameMaker,Chautauqua,Technical Communication,XML authoring,XML document,PDF,Review,Commenting Hi I got so occupied with various activities here that I just realized it’s been over 2 months since I made my last post. Now I’ll try to be regular. So folks, I hope you have finalized your plans for the ‘FrameMaker Chautauqua’ conference. I too have planned to attend. I […]

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Track Text Edits in FrameMaker 8

FrameMaker,track text edits,Technical Communication,XML authoring,XML document,PDF,Review,Commenting With FrameMaker 8, we introduced an ability to track edits in text. The biggest benefit is in the review workflow.  As we started planning the documentation for the next version of FrameMaker, it became obvious that track text edits in FrameMaker 8 will be a great time saver for […]

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Technical Communication is a Revenue Driver

Technical Communication,Revenue,Policies and proceures,HAT,knowledge base,XML documents Technical communication goes beyond in-product documentation.  Online help, knowledge bases, policies and procedures, regulatory submissions, tutorials, training materials and data sheets are also technical communication. While in-product documentation is mandated by law in many countries, there is a business reason for technical communication which goes beyond meeting the legal […]

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FrameMaker, RoboHelp or Adobe Technical Communication Suite – Choosing the Right Tool for Technical Communication

HAT,RoboHelp,FrameMaker,Captivate,Acrobat 3D,Technical Communication Suite,Online Help,Knowledge Base,Print,XML,DITA I am seeing a number of debates happening across support forums and mailing lists about which authoring tool (FrameMaker or RoboHelp) is better suited for a specific purpose.  Both RoboHelp and FrameMaker are really powerful authoring tools for technical communication.  FrameMaker provides a print WYSIWYG authoring environment and is […]

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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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