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Tune in to my Adobe RoboHelp Server Webinar

RoboHelp Server 10 – Setup 1-2-3
September 01, 2016
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm CEST (UTC+02:00)

for free!

If you are looking to try out RoboHelp Server 10, join me and my colleague, Willam van Weelden in this webinar.

We will show you how you get started with installation and configuration to try out RoboHelp Server. John and Willam will show a live installation of the product and how to start publishing in half an hour of work.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • What RoboHelp Server 10 is and what the benefits are
  • How to install RoboHelp Server for testing
  • How to set up an area to publish a project
  • How to publish from RoboHelp (2015 release) to RoboHelp Server 10
  • How to use permissions in RoboHelp Server 10 to secure access to help

About the Presenters

John Daigle

John Daigle is president of Evergreen Online Learning, LLC, based in Evergreen, Colorado. A frequent speaker at national online help conferences, John is an Adobe RoboHelp and Adobe Captivate Instructor. He has taught RoboHelp since 1992 and Adobe Captivate since it was introduced. His speaking engagements include the STC Summits in Minneapolis, Atlanta, Philadelphia, WritersUA in Seattle, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Austin, Texas.
John is a member of the Society for Technical Communication (Rocky Mountain Chapter) and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism from the University of Houston. He began his career in broadcast news as a reporter for the NBC television affiliate in Houston, Texas. He is also a member of the Adjunct Faculty of Metro State University of Denver where he teaches RoboHelp and Captivate for college credit toward a four year degree in Technical Communications.

You can also follow John on Twitter: @hypertexas

Willam van Weelden

Willam van Weelden is technical communicator and Adobe partner from The Netherlands. As consultant, he focuses on mobile support, RoboHelp and automation. He is also part-time employed at Centric in the role of Product Owner of the Enterprise Collaboration Suite, an MS SharePoint based DMS and collaboration platform. Willam has a background in education and philosophy.

Willam is one of the people behind HelpEssentials.com. Together with Jonathan Smith he strives to bring better customisation and automation to the RoboHelp community.

You can also follow Willam on Twitter: @WvWeelden

Adobe RoboHelp (2015 version) released

"There is a new, innovative way to increase findability and personalize end-user content in the new release of Adobe RoboHelp. Dynamic Content Filtering lets authors create content categories (such as Roles, Locations, Products, etc.) that allow the end user to ‘self-select’ the content they want to locate. This personalized content is then delivered in topics, as well as ‘on the fly’ from the Table of Contents, Index and even the Search results." 
John Daigle, Adobe Certified RoboHelp and Adobe Captivate Instructor, Evergreen Online Learning, LLC 
New Adobe Captivate 9.02 Launches


Major New Features and Enhancements from the Adobe Captivate 9.02

    More Videos here!

    • Adobe Captivate Draft — Convert your ideas into storyboards complete with eLearning elements such as content and question slides, branching, and more.
    • Enhancements to Responsive — Creating responsive courses is even more powerful with ability to add five breakpoints and many more enhancements.
    • Multi-state objects — Convert objects to multi-state objects to easily create interactive content.
    • Effects and motion paths — Apply motion path effects and transitions to your responsive projects.
    • Asset store — Get free access to a library of 25,000+ exclusive eLearning assets.
    • In-product LMS preview — Directly preview content on SCORM Cloud.
    • iOS device capture — Record your iOS device screen as a full resolution HD video.
    • Knowledge check questions — Add knowledge check questions which do not interfere with the quiz score and LMS reporting.
    • SVG support — Create high-quality responsive courses with vector graphics that scale across devices and sizes with absolutely no loss of quality and edit and roundtrip with Adobe Illustrator.
    • Publish to Adobe Captivate Prime — Directly publish your courses to Adobe Captivate Prime LMS.
    • Quiz review buttons — Use Back and Next buttons, that show up just during Quiz review.
    • Geo-location enhancements — Apply project level geo-location action and emulate locations during preview.
    • Delay next action — Delay the next actions or a set of actions by a defined wait time.
    • Actions in PI – Continue action optional — Detach Continue action from the simple actions in Properties Inspector.




I am "archiving" the HyperTexas website and asking my loyal visitors to go to my new sites:

I will be updating more frequently. Since 1993, I'm proud to have participated in the growth of the WWW and will devote more time to creating fresh and relevant content for both Adobe RoboHelp and Adobe Captivate at the new site. I wanted to keep this site up for archival purposes, so it will remain indefinitely.

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John Daigle offers onsite and "virtual" instructor-led classes in Adobe RoboHelp and Adobe Captivate

Students rave about our training classes! 
Here are verbatim comments from recent classes

Adobe Certified Training in:

  • Adobe RoboHelp 
  • Adobe Captivate 
  • Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional

For technical writers and instructional designers email John Daigle for special training class dates or arrange for your own onsite custom training.

For more information contact John Daigle for an eSeminar. John is an Adobe Certified RoboHelp and Adobe Captivate instructor (Adobe Community Professional) and has consulted on Adobe RoboHelp Server since its inception.

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Adobe RoboHelp News
With thousands of authors around the world using RoboHelp in different environments, Adobe constantly gathers feedback in order to improve the way it works. Here are some items that will help you make sure your version of RoboHelp is working smoothly with the latest improvements.

RoboHelp tips and techniques are often contributed by my instructor/author colleagues. Here is a list of those resources:

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Featuring Adobe RoboHelp Sample Project

Clownfish School is a sample project that ships with Adobe RoboHelp 7. It is a demonstration of how RoboHelp can be used as an eLearning platform. Click here to view Clownfish School.

Check Rick Stone's new Goober Guides. Excellent Adobe RoboHelp tutorials.

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Announcing a  free Flare to RoboHelp converter

A migration path for Flare authors who want to return to RoboHelp
Last year at WritersUA and STC in Minneapolis, several folks asked me if there is such a thing as a converter for taking a MadCap Flare™ project and converting it to an Adobe® RoboHelp®  project. Now there is a Flare replacement for those who want to return their familiar favorite, RoboHelp.  Read more and download the Flare to RoboHelp Converter for free

"With a tight deadline looming, and with other people on the doc team using RoboHelp, I was faced with having to convert my Flare project to RoboHelp as quickly as possible. John Daigle's "Flare to RoboHelp Converter" was a blessing in disguise. I was able to convert the HTML files, TOC, and Index entries into RoboHelp in a matter of minutes. Even the conditional build tags converted (although I did have to apply them to a very complex TOC afterward). John's excellent customer service also made the conversion a pleasure! Highly recommended on all counts."

Denise Tyler
Author and Technical Writer for these publications:
Macmillan Publishing, Pearson Education, Sybex, 
Charles River Media, Thomson Learning, eFrontier, 
DAZ Productions 


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Online user assistance info, links and references

© 2015 - Evergreen Online Learning, LLC
Adobe® RoboHelp® (2015 Release)  is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved
MadCap Flare™ is a trademark of MadCap Software, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries.  All other trademarks and registered trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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About HyperTexas | RoboHelp Resources
www.showmethedemo.com | Society for Technical Communication
About HyperTexas | RoboHelp Training Resources  
www.showmethedemo.com | Society for Technical Communication 
John's MayaGlypher Blog