Customize FrameMaker 2015 DITA Templates for your Corporate Design

[Guest Post] “Customize FrameMaker 2015 DITA Templates for your Corporate Design” by Bernard Aschwanden

In about 1,500 words I plan to teach you how to change the look of the default templates provided by Adobe for authors who create DITA content. I include step-by-step illustrated exercises to get you started. Even with no real FrameMaker experience you can quickly update the appearance of a format. You can change formatting […]

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Moving From Word To FrameMaker Business Case

Word to FrameMaker Basics

Are you dealing with big and bigger technical documentations? Are you still working with Microsoft Word? You want to become more productive and want to use a rock-solid, reliable, and industry-wide accepted Authoring and Publishing solution? Word has no book functionality and the master document concept is, well, a concept only. This is why most […]

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iPad with Mobile Help App with Dynamic Content

[Guest Post] “Finding Relevant Content Faster with Dynamic Content Filters”, by Robert Desprez

Adobe RoboHelp (2015 release) gives users more control over the content they want to see while saving technical writers much-needed time. In the past, technical writers decided on the type of content that appeared in an online help project. For example, if there were three primary audiences for a project, the writer would write the […]

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Adobe at tcworld India 2016 Conference in Bangalore

3 Free Adobe TechComm Certificate Workshops at tcworld India 2016 Conference

“Learning never exhausts the mind” The sixths annual tcworld India 2016 Conference is approaching fast! On February 25 and 26 over 300 technical communicators, documentation managers, technical editors, and language professionals from across India will gather at the ITC Gardenia in Bangalore. Sarah Maddox (Google, Australia) will deliver the keynote presentation “The future *is* technical […]

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SQUIDDS TERM CHECK for Adobe FrameMaker

Adobe & SQUIDDS: Terminology Management with Finalyser TERM CHECK

An engineering company’s technical documentation manager reported the following incident: One of their customers wanted to order a “cam” as the part was identified throughout the online documentation. The spare part catalog however only mentioned a “control disc.” So a reliable order of the spare part was only possible after the documentation department’s intensive research. […]

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