Demonstrates the core features of RoboHelp 9 HTML, the industry-standard authoring tool for creating help systems for desktop or web-based applications.
- [Voiceover] Hi and welcome to RoboHelp 9 HTML Essential Training. I'm David Rivers. You know, Adobe RoboHelp truly is the industry standard for authoring help systems. It is the preferred software program for help authors, technical writers, and programmers who are tasked with authoring help systems, whether they are desktop or web based applications. Now this course is targeted to users who are new to RoboHelp in general as well as those who may be new to Adobe's latest rendition of RoboHelp HTML version 9.
We'll begin with the basics like touring the user interface and learning about workspaces, pods, and environments before we get into creating and exploring the various types of projects one can create with RoboHelp. Then it's on to more advanced topics that will familiarize you with the various components, content and formatting of your projects. So, with so many topics to cover, let's get started.
- Touring the interface and workspaces
- Creating a project and importing content
- Auto-creating a TOC
- Merging help projects
- Generating FlashHelp output
- Controlling page layout with tables and DHTML
- Creating indexes, search terms, and glossary terms
- Building forms with buttons and check boxes
- Controlling output with conditional text
- Creating skins and master pages
- Reviewing projects and managing comments and changes
- Applying ActiveX controls
- Generating printed documents
Skill Level Beginner
Q: When I insert the ActiveX Calendar control and try to hide the title by setting the ShowTitle property to false, the title is not removed and remains visible. Why is this happening?
A: There are many ActiveX controls available and many versions of a control may exist. Different versions of a control can behave differently. Certain properties may work in one version of a control and not in another. ActiveX controls can be installed on your computer by different programs other than RoboHelp, such as Microsoft Excel and Access. In this title, version 11.0 of the Calendar control is used. If you are using a different version of the Calendar control, the ShowTitle property may not work properly. Go to www.microsoft.com to learn more about ActiveX controls and their properties.
1. Getting to Know RoboHelp
2. Creating WebHelp Projects
3. Merging Projects
4. Formatting Topics
5. Creating FlashHelp Projects
6. Using Graphics and Multimedia
7. Using Tags, Variables, and Snippets
Using multiple TOCs2m 56s
8. Working with Tables and DHTML
9. Working with Indexes and Searches
10. Using Forms and Frames
11. Using Skins and Master Pages
12. Reviewing Projects and Collaborating
13. Using ActiveX Controls
14. Generating Printed Documents
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