Adobe released RoboHelp 2017, the latest and greatest version of the popular help authoring tool. When you open RoboHelp 2017 for the first time, you may get the impression that this release is only minor. (The ribbon and pods from RoboHelp 2015 have been unchanged.) But don’t let appreances fool you!
Update: The recordings of all webinar sessions are avaialble. Get an overview of all recordings here: Webinar overview
In this webinar I approach RoboHelp 2015’s new HTML5 layout from a different approach. I demo the new, easy icon-based approach to selecting widgets or configuring where search results will appear, I also briefly remind you of the old approach in previous RoboHelp that required directly editing CSS code. This session will also cover how to provide greater context or end-users in search results, showing more details. Configure search results to appear in topic panes or on the content, use the...Read more
Some time ago I published a Responsive Layout with the TOC only. But since Adobe updated the layouts included with RoboHelp, the old TOC only layout was out of date. I've also created a TOC only version of the new Theme1 Responsive Layout to use instead of the old one.
The features of this new layout:
I just released a new product: the default RoboHelp Black Responsive Layout with added Favorites support. Allow users to mark any page as a favorite and access these favorite pages from within your help system. On any device.
You can find the layout with integrated widget on: Favorites for Black Responsive Layout
The recording of my webinar Session 2: Beyond the Wizard: Editing HTML5 layouts in RoboHelp 11 is now available via https://2535941.meetus.adobeevents.com/
One of the missing features of RoboHelp output is the ability for readers to comment your topics. There are several free commenting systems available you can use on any website, including RoboHelp output. In a previous post I’ve shown you how to add Facebook commenting to Responsive HTML5 output. In this post I will show you how to add Disqus commenting to Responsive HTML5 output.
One of the hottest new features introduced in Adobe RoboHelp 11 is Responsive HTML5 layouts. The Responsive HTML5 output dynamically changes the way the content is presented based on the device the reader is using. For example, while a reader on a desktop might see a traditional table of contents on the right side of the page, someone using a smart phone will see a table of contents that is optimized for touch:
The recording of my webinar Session 1: Beyond the Wizard: Editing HTML5 layouts in RoboHelp 11 is now available via https://2531271.meetus.adobeevents.com/
In this webinar I show you how to edit Responsive HTML5 Screen Layouts in a way unavailable through the HTML5 editor in RoboHelp. In this webinar I dive into the HTML and CSS code needed to remove the Index and Glossary from a Responsive HTML5 layout. These use cases are a...Read more