5 Reasons to Migrate from Word to FrameMaker

April 10, 2015

 Over the years, FrameMaker has proven to be a wise investment for many Word users who have demanding and growing workloads. In this 45 minute session, Adobe Product Evangelist, Maxwell Hoffmann, will cover the "top 5" reasons for migrating to FrameMaker. 

The product features focused on in this event are drawn from years of interaction and research with Word users. Whether you use Word, or know someone who has outgrown the limits of that product, this session is for you.

About the presenter:  Maxwell Hoffmann is Adobe's Product Evangelist for Tech Comm. With over 20 years experience in tech comm production and 15 concurrent years in translation/localization, Maxwell has trained over 1,200 people in hands-on sessions covering scalable, multi-channel publishing resources. He has focused on publishing solutions "beyond paper" for the past 18 years.

5-part series: Everything You Need to Know About FrameMaker

April 21, 2015 - May 14, 2015
Tuesday, April 21,2015
Tuesday, May 05,2015
Thursday, May 14,2015

Sess 1: Advanced Template Tips in Regular and XML FrameMaker

Looking to get more out of your templates? Get to know more about reference pages, master pages, and the way that paragraphs and elements in XML interact with them. When and how do you create a single "master template" as opposed to multiple templates for front matter ... [Click to read more]

Sess 2: Strategies for Publishing Rich Media to Print & Mobile

Conditional text, insets, variables, and a broad mix of unstructured or structured content means you run the risks of time consuming--or even worse, broken--procedures when it comes to publishing to multiple channels and multiple audiences. Reduce the risks by following a set of clear step-by-step rules when ... [click to read more]

Sess 3: Plan, Write, Publish. Using FrameMaker XML Author

Getting started with XML? Planning to? Get to know how FrameMaker XML Author and the related workspace needs to be configured to enable you to plan your DITA content, create and edit topics, and publish to output using either the DITA Open Toolkit, or FrameMaker's default templates and ... [click to read more]

Sess 4: Back to basics. Tips and trips for unstructured FrameMaker

There are still great use cases for unstructured FrameMaker and this session touches on ideas that every writer, template developer, and user of FrameMaker should be aware of. Tips for templates, customizations of tables, development of cross-reference formats, paragraph and ... [click to read more]

Sess 5: The 1-2-3s of FrameMaker EDDs

The Element Definition Document. It drives element order, element frequency, and formats for every structured template. The templateis in use by every XML file you open including DITA defaults. What does the 'stuff' in the EDD mean? Lines like "title, shortdesc?, body?" or "cmd, info | stepxmp | choices*, stepresult?" and related rules? And where does formatting comes from?... [click to read more]

About our Presenter: Bernard Aschwanden solves documentation based problems and helps companies generate more revenue. He is the founder of Publishing Smarter, an Associate Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication STC, and the Vice President of STC. Bernard has helped hundreds of companies implement successful solutions.

RoboHelp HTML and the Inline Frame (IFRAME)

April 23, 2015

 There are many reasons to consider using IFRAMES in Adobe RoboHelp HTML. Join 20+ year RoboHelp veteran Rick Stone as we explore a few of the use cases. At the end of this free webinar, you will have learned why they are helpful and how to insert and configure them.

FrameMaker Automation Ideas with Examples

April 29, 2015

FrameMaker and ExtendScript expert Rick Quatro demonstrates some of the most useful scripts that he has written. See what kind of FrameMaker automation is possible with ExtendScript. You will be surprised what FrameMaker can do with some help from ExtendScript.

About our Presenter: Rick Quatro is president of Carmen Publishing Inc. and has been providing FrameMaker support and automation for over 20 years. He is a renowned FrameScript expert that has written thousands of automation scripts for clients all over the world. Rick also provides automated, data-driven publishing solutions for Adobe InDesign.

Getting Your RoboHelp Projects “Fit” for an Upgrade

April 30, 2015

In this webinar, Beth Gerber, from Lightext, Inc. will provide insights and techniques for getting your RoboHelp projects “fit” for an upgrade. This includes ways to eliminate inline styles, create and apply robust style sheets and master pages, and how to ensure your conversion goes as smoothly as possible.

We will look “under the hood” at projects that are properly designed for upgrades and will also discuss the benefits for staying on top of software releases. Insights are based on assisting customers with RoboHelp implementations, upgrades and content redesign for the past 20 years.

Lightext, Inc. is a consulting firm that provides technical writing and training solutions, primarily for the financial services industry, but their 20 years of knowledge of working with RoboHelp can be applied to all industries and applications.

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