WYSIOO = Absence of WYSIWYG – If you don’t get what you see, and get something else, it is WYSIOO – what you saw was just one of the options – may God bless you! Now that final output has been published, it looks ugly. WYSIOO by definition adds uncertainty about the final form of […]
Today, HTML Help and WebHelp are the two most popular help formats. The main difference between the two formats arises because of the viewer associated with each of the formats. HTML Help relies on CHM Viewer which is available on Windows OS and WebHelp relies on the browser which is today available for different operating […]
WYSISYG (What you see if what you get) is the hallmark of a good authoring and publishing tool. Publishing process is the last stage of any technical communication project. Having a WYSIWYG tool, whether you are authoring for Print, PDF or HTML, enables you to preview the expected output as you develop the content and […]
Hello Framers! I plan to attend Tekom 2008 conference this year scheduled to be held in Wiesbaden, Germany. As I always look forward to meeting you, our valued customers, I plan to reach Wiesbaden, Germany by November 3rd. Conference period is November 5th – 7thth. Please let me know if you would like to meet […]
RoboHelp Packager for Adobe AIR is Live now, after 5 months of public Beta. You can now download the RoboHelp Packager for FREE from Adobe site – http://www.adobe.com/products/robohelp/robohelp-packager-for-air. Feature list includes the following: Auto Update – Adobe AIR applications that can update themselves when online connection is available and that can work perfectly when desktop […]
Acrobat 9 Pro Extended was announced last month. Now, Acrobat Product Management team has joined the blogosphere with a team blog. There are initial posts on the new features in Acrobat 9 Pro Extended. Click here to navigate to the blog.
Technical communication is moving from static documents to richer content. A Picture Speaks A Thousand Words. In the online world, it is not just limited to pictures, end users of technical documents want more – tutorials, videos, 3D objects and so on. A number of technical communicators already use Captivate, Photoshop, Acrobat 3D and related […]
Team authoring is an important requirement for technical communication. Technical communicators are often working in teams and need to collaborate on projects. There are of course several means of collaborating, for example, through e-mails, shared folders, source control repositories and content management systems. Each of these collaboration methods have their positives and limitations. E-Mail E-Mail […]