Adobe RoboHelp (2017 Release), part of the latest version of Adobe Technical Communications Suite, was announced recently with the usual marketing fanfare. So what are the main new or improved features that will excite technical writers like myself? And do
I recently wrote a blog with four of my wishlist items for Adobe RoboHelp (2015) release. I called it ‘part one’ for a reason, the reason being I’ve some more wishes…
Adobe RoboHelp has, for two decades, been my Help Authoring Tool (HAT) of choice.
In a previous blog I provided lesser known top tips for users of Adobe RoboHelp 11. They were described as “valuable hints learnt by technical writers who attend my Adobe RoboHelp training courses”. And now, back by popular demand, I
Recently, I’ve been considering my style of writing style. One of the things most of us are taught when we first become technical authors is that a user/reader shouldn’t be able to tell which technical author wrote the help or
So, what are the major new features in Adobe RoboHelp (2015 Release)? First thing you notice is there’s now a ribbon, great for those who love ribbons or thought that pods + menus + toolbars + shortcuts + right-clicks wasn’t
As a busy technical writer, I like to work efficiently. This means optimising the use of my keyboard and mouse, for example by using keyboard shortcuts and right-clicks. I find it a little odd that I can remember so many
Undoubtedly, one of the most important skills I bring to technical authoring is being precise… to the point of pedantry… and, yes, I’m proud of it! Accuracy is critical. In fact, there’s probably nothing more important for a technical author
“What makes a good technical writer?” … a question frequently asked on Armada’s Technical Writing, RoboHelp, FrameMaker and Flare training courses, particularly those relatively new to technical writing. The answer, of course, cannot be both concise and comprehensive, though below
Here are six useful tips for getting the most out of RoboHelp. These are the types of valuable hints learnt by technical writers who attend my Adobe RoboHelp HTML training courses.