Introduction to Adobe RoboHelp 2017

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Course Number: RBH-116

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

RoboHelp 2017 Training Overview

Accelebrate's RoboHelp 2017 training course teaches attendees how to create and deliver online user assistance via help systems, knowledge bases, and other approaches using RoboHelp. This course can also be taught using RoboHelp 2019.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Create a RoboHelp project from scratch.
  • Add content via importing from Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, PDFs and HTML.
  • Enhance your content with graphics, dynamic effects (DHTML), and multimedia (eLearning content created using Adobe Captivate).
  • Improve the navigation of your content by adding hyperlinks, indexes, and glossaries.
  • Improve your production efficiency by learning about cascading style sheets, variables, snippets, and master pages.
  • Control the look of the final WebHelp output via Skins.
  • Deliver content to the iPad and other tablets, smartphones, and desktops using output formats such as Responsive HTML5, Multiscreen HTML5, WebHelp, Microsoft HTML Help, Adobe AIR Help, PDF, and eBooks.

Prerequisites

No prior experience is presumed.

Outline

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Introduction to Adobe RoboHelp
  • Open an Existing Project
  • Explore the Pods
  • Create a Workspace
  • Create, Edit and manage Topics
  • Explore a TOC and an Index
  • Generate HTML Help
  • Generate WebHelp
  • Generate Responsive HTML5
  • Generate Compliant WebHelp
New Projects and Adding Content
  • Create a Blank Project
  • Create a New Topic
  • Rename and Delete Topics
  • Import an HTML File
  • Import a Word Document
  • Import a FrameMaker Document
  • Import a PDF
  • Edit in Code View
Project Structure and CSS
  • Create Project Folders
  • Create a TOC Book
  • Add Pages to TOC Books
  • Auto-Create a TOC
  • Apply a Style Sheet to a Topic
  • Apply Paragraph Styles
  • Create a Style Sheet
  • Create a Font Set
  • Use Inline Formatting
  • Create a Character Style
Editing Content
  • Use Spell Check
  • AutoCorrect Text
  • Use the Thesaurus
  • Find and Replace Text
  • Create a PDF for Review
  • Import Comments From a PDF
Links
  • Link to a Word Document
  • Edit a Linked Word Document
  • Insert Hyperlinks
  • Insert Bookmarks
  • Insert and work with Popups
  • Use Link View and Resolve Broken Links
Images and Multimedia
  • Insert an Image
  • Add an Image Margin
  • Add a Background Image
  • Add Hotspots to a Graphic
  • Insert an Adobe Captivate Demo
  • Use Dynamic HTML to Create a Drop-Down Hotspot
  • Work with Twisties
Reusing Content
  • Create a Conditional Build Tag
  • Apply a Conditional Build Tag
  • Create a Build Tag Expression
  • Create a New TOC
  • Apply Topic-Level Tags
  • Create Content Categories
  • Work With Variables
  • Work With Snippets
  • Share Dropbox Resources
Tables and Lists
  • Insert a Table
  • Insert a Table Row
  • Work With Table Styles
  • Change Table Properties
  • Add a Horizontal Line
  • Insert a Symbol
  • Add a Bulleted List
  • Create a List Style
  • Edit a List Style
Indexes, Search, and Glossaries
  • Run the Smart Index Wizard
  • Remove and Add Index Entries
  • Add Keywords via Topic Properties
  • Add Subkeywords to the Index
  • Create a See Also Keyword
  • Insert a Link Control
  • Add Custom Search Terms
  • Create External Search
  • Add Glossary Terms
Skins and Master Pages
  • Create a New Skin
  • Customize a WebHelp Skin
  • Customize the Search Highlight Color
  • Create a Master Page
  • Edit a Master Page
  • Add Breadcrumbs to a Master Page
  • Add a Topic TOC
Multi-Device Support
  • Create a Responsive Layout
  • Generate Responsive HTML5
  • Create Dynamic Filters
  • Create a Mobile App
Windows, Browsing, and Context Sensitive Help (CSH)
  • Create a Custom Window
  • Create a Browse Sequence
  • Test an API Call for Help
  • Publish Content
  • Review CSH Source Code
  • Create a WebHelp Window
  • Assign Map IDs
Docs, eBooks, and Scripts
  • Enable Word Macros
  • Generate a Print Doc
  • Create an eBook
  • Generate a Report
  • Work with Scripts
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive courseware covering all topics in the course.

Software Requirements:

  • Core 2 Duo or faster processor with at least 8 GB RAM
  • Windows 7 or later with the latest service packs and updates
  • Web browser with the latest Flash Player installed
  • Microsoft Word 2010, 2013, or later, or Office 365, with the latest service packs installed
  • Adobe RoboHelp 2017 with the latest updates installed
  • Optionally, interaction between RoboHelp 2017 and one or more of the following products can be covered:
    • Acrobat X, XI, DC, or later
    • Captivate 8 or later
    • SharePoint Server 2010, 2013, or later


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