Save Money! RoboHelp 2015’s new productivity boosters
Adobe RoboHelp 2015 introduced a host of new features and tools that can save you a great deal of time and money. These productivity boosters are covered by Maxwell Hoffmann in the following recording, which you can view by clicking on the TITLE below:
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View of OLD user interface with RoboHelp 11 (previous release) = more busy and crowded than the newly redesigned UI.
Views of NEW RIBBON-BASED user interface = bigger icons … commands are clustered together in tabs, rather than using many window panes
Many different workspaces out-of-box
How to change color of UI, size of icons and color combos
REVIEW over each of the category TABS that cluster commands together. Notes on how to open additional pods
Quickly customize the QAT (Quick Access Toolbar) for frequently used commands that you use when ANY of the tabs might be open
Category TABS which contain commands will DYNAMICALLY RESIZE if the RoboHelp window is squeezed or resized
LIVE DEMO: Notice how new CBT color indicators have changed to display more logically, making content marked for filtering more readable
Using OUTPUT SSL pane to select a publishing profile and easily modify skins or layouts for DYNAMIC HTML5 with improved, easier-to-use layout editor
Context sensitive menus … some icon commands appear based on your insertion point
DESIGN VIEW vs HTML VIEW
DEMO of how tabs resize when width of RoboHelp window is reduced … what were exposed icons automatically become pull-downs.TAKEAWAY MESSAGE: common commands are MORE EXPOSED and user retention of how/where to find commands is improved.
How to CUSTOMIZE USER INTERFACE
Viewing RoboHelp User Interface with OPTIONAL Dark background and COLORED ICONS for actively selected command icon
Adding commands to Quick Access Toolbar
Demo of advantaged of customized QAT and SHOW KEYBOARD TIPS
FIND/REPLACE = what is new from before … NEW: you can FIND instances in the DESIGN VIEW … you now longer have to view HTML CODE while doing search and replace
When you open a project, it will OPEN THE TOPICS WHICH WERE EXPOSED the last time it was open.BENEFIT: you no longer have to make screen captures to keep track of your active files
Working with IMPROVED ONLINE HELP which is now in RESPONSIVE HTML5