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Getting the TOC you want from FrameMaker for RoboHelp Output

Already have a TOC in RoboHelp, and just looking for the new troubleshooting tip I discovered? Then read the spoiler alert that follows. Spoiler Alert While I’ve written on using FrameMaker TOCs for linked RoboHelp projects before, I recently came across a client project where the TOC was behaving badly. The source of the behavior…

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Producing eBooks with FrameMaker and RoboHelp

Adobe RoboHelp is a great tool for producing eBook content, including the EPUB and Kindle formats. Combine great online output with tight integration between FrameMaker content and RoboHelp, and you have a powerful combination. Earlier this year I (not surprisingly) used FrameMaker to produce the print version of my FrameMaker 11 book, Publishing Fundamentals: Unstructured…

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Setting up basic FrameMaker and RoboHelp integration

I’ve been using Adobe FrameMaker for over 29 years to produce books. Its long document publishing features re solid, predictable, and (in my opinion) the best answer for producing technical documentation. When Adobe created the initial Technical Communication Suite (currently at TCS 4) they asked me to get more involved with all of the products,…

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FrameMaker 16.0.1 now available

Here’s a list of the issues fixed in November 2020. Use the Help>Updates option to start download, or visit https://supportdownloads.adobe.com/product.jsp?product=22&platform=Windows to download manually. Look for a second update to arrive soon… Check FrameMaker community for solutions, workarounds, or any late-breaking information. FrameMaker Update 1 – November 11, 2020 Fixed Issues For a set of files, the dynamic…

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Achieving Content Nirvana with FrameMaker

Content nirvana: A state of content bliss, free from the repetitive effort and suffering associated with digital publishing and ad hoc formatting. How to get there The first step on this path is to understand where your time is currently being spent, and in particular, where you are spending time on things other than content creation…

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Publishing Context-Sensitive Help (CSH) with FrameMaker

You’ll need to do two things prior to publishing CSH with FrameMaker: Create CSH markers Create and edit a map (.h) file To publish context-sensitive Help, you need markers in your documents that FrameMaker can use to create links in your output for your developers. FrameMaker uses TopicAlias markers to store map ID information in…

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RoboHelp 2019 Update 4 now available

Adobe released RoboHelp 2019 Update 4 today. Use the Help > Updates menu item in RoboHelp 2019 to update, or visit https://www.adobe.com/support/robohelp/downloads.html to download the updater manually. Following is a list of the feature enhancements and fixes. Feature Enhancements Import and link FrameMaker files You can now import and link FrameMaker files (.fm, .mif, and .book) in Robohelp. You…

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