Consolidated list of Adobe Tech Comm Product Reviews

January 14, 2014 @ 2:00 PM, By Vikram Verma

Hello All, I wanted to share a consolidated list of Adobe Tech Comm Products reviews so far. I will be adding to this list as more reviews become available. Hopefully, this serves as a useful central resource for those of you looking for expert, neutral opinions on these products. FrameMaker 12 A review published on read more…

A new solution for doing procedures in a “smarter” way and an opportunity to participate in the beta program!

November 22, 2013 @ 9:14 AM, By kverma

Overview of a new solution with the goal of reducing human performance issues during execution of procedures and tasks related to maintenance, operations, servicing etc. This post also talks about how to participate in the beta program of this solution

GUEST BLOG: From One to Many: Single Sourcing With RoboHelp

November 12, 2013 @ 12:50 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Our guest, Neil Perlin, returns to continue his series of blogs summarizing his current 3-part series on advanced aspects of RoboHelp. _____________________________________________ Welcome to the second of three posts covering questions that I often hear about RoboHelp. In this post, I’ll look at single sourcing – does RoboHelp support it and with what features. As read more…

GUEST BLOG: Setting the Help Hooks: Context Sensitive Help Using RoboHelp

November 7, 2013 @ 12:08 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Help maven, Neil Perlin, is delivering a 3-part webinar series on Advanced RoboHelp. This is the first of 3 guest blogs by Neil that summarize his guest webinars. This blog covers highlights of “Setting the Help Hooks: Context Sensitive Help Using RoboHelp.” If you click on the webinar title in the previous sentence, you will read more…

Adobe Technical Communication Products – Next release plan

September 9, 2013 @ 11:30 AM, By kverma

Hello Tech Comm Professionals, Hope you are well! I am sure many of you would have come across the announcement made by Adobe in May of this year, about the Creative products. Since this announcement was made, there has been plenty of lively discussion in the Tech Comm user community as well about the strategy read more…

RoboHelp 10 Featurette Video, part 13: Formatting RH List Numbers from Linked FM Files

September 5, 2013 @ 2:38 AM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Linking FrameMaker files as source into RoboHelp projects is easy. However, you may hit a glitch if you decide to change fonts for lists; if the CSS style was based on formatting in FrameMaker, you may need an extra step to fix the number’s font when you change fonts for list items. Adobe Certified Expert, read more…

Back-to-School: Advanced RoboHelp 3-part webinar series

September 4, 2013 @ 6:33 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Our summer school 3-part webinar series on FrameMaker was such a success, that many attendees asked for a “part 2″ on more advanced topics. This blog summarizes what you can expect in the 3 episodes we’re delivering in September and October. You can register at: Advanced RoboHelp Sess 1) Advanced tools for Navigation, Graphics read more…

Second looks: White Paper on Flexible Interaction Language with UDVs (RoboHelp)

August 29, 2013 @ 12:07 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Adobe Tech Comm periodically posts “in depth” white papers to help you choose strategies, master tools and overcome production challenges. One paper we posted a few months ago merits a second look. This blog touches on some key points you will discover when you download the paper. You may download the white paper by clicking read more…

#writeright 19) FrameMaker & Word: Calculate Sidehead Savings

August 27, 2013 @ 12:26 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

Our calculator enables you to see savings calculated for FrameMaker advantages over Word. In this video, we “zero out” all categories in the calculator and just enter reasonable values for sideheads on several large projects. We explore how sideheads are commonly created via Tables in Word, and the problems that method leads to. Then read more…

RoboHelp 10 Featurette Videos, part 12: Using FM TOC or IX with Linked FM Files

August 26, 2013 @ 12:18 PM, By Maxwell Hoffmann

When you LINK FrameMaker source files into a RoboHelp project, you can set the single source layout to use the generated FrameMaker Table of Contents. This is an easy, 2-step process. Adobe Certified Expert Matt Sullivan walks you this logical process. Whenever your source FrameMaker book and TOC is updated, you can captured the updated read more…

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