RoboHelp 101 – Adobe RoboHelp

Class Description
In this 3-day class Participants will learn the concepts and skills to use RoboHelp effectively. Through hands on practice Participants will learn to create effective online Help in a range of HTML-based formats including WebHelp and Adobe FlashHelp and Microsoft’s HTML Help. RoboHelp is the industry standard for Help authoring. Aimed at Help authors, technical writers, instructional designers, and others who need to create electronic documentation, the course provides an excellent foundation for creating state-of-the art context sensitive Help.

Course Benefits

  • Explore the RoboHelp Interface
  • WebHelp
  • Create a TOC
  • Custom Style Sheets
  • FlashHelp
  • Custom-Sized Popups
  • Add Graphics to a Help Project
  • Add Hotspots to a Graphic
  • Import an Adobe Captivate Demo
  • Create a Custom Skin
  • Create a Map File and Assign Map IDs

Suggested Prerequisites
This class is appropriate for novice to intermediate level users of Robohelp. We also recommend that you have the Adobe Robohelp software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to RoboHelp for HTML
  • WebHelp and Topic Formatting
  • New Projects and Adding Content
  • Project Structure and CSS
  • Editing Content
  • Linking
  • Images and Multumedia
  • Reusing Content
  • Tables and Lists
  • Master Pages
  • FlashHelp, Links, PDFs and Pop-Ups
  • Graphics and Multimedia
  • Build Tags and Variables
  • Tables and DHTML
  • Indexes, Glossaries, Printed Docs and PDFs
  • Forms and Frames
  • Skins and Templates
  • Windows, Browsing and Help
  • Docs, eBooks, and Scripts

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Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.