Latest Blog Entries
- Reduce Word Count Through Integrating Multimedia
March 07, 2013 0 Comments
When determining the design and development of documents such as product manuals, training materials, demos, etc., sometimes a video can help to reduce a tremendous amount of descriptive text or make an explanation simpler. This is especially true if that information is multilingual. You can also integrate that video in an Interactive document with a full range of features including full text searching capability. Interactive content can also increase portability as you can share the files through a website or by email. You may add a personalized link to the multilingual company website based on the language of the file and many other options to enrich and improve audience experience.
- Arabic and Hebrew support in InDesign CS6
November 15, 2012 0 Comments
In order to create Arabic and Hebrew content, graphic designers and desktop publishers need to address several typographical aspects of the Arabic and Hebrew written scripts.
Many people do not realize but the Arabic writing system is the second most widely used script in the world next to the Latin script.
There are many differences between the Arabic and Hebrew languages including the different appearances in their alphabets, Hebrew letters are written individually while Arabic letters are strung together in cursive and the number of letters in each alphabet, Hebrew has 22 and Arabic has 28.
- XML and Structured Frame Optimization using FrameMaker 11
November 06, 2012 0 Comments
In true Adobe fashion they have managed to incorporate more useful tools to help streamline xml authoring. FrameMaker 11 has several new key features to help its users optimize their structured content. Many users have found these features to be essential in the adaptation of FrameMaker11.
- Content Strategy at Adobe Day - Lavacon and Localization World 2012
October 14, 2012 0 Comments
I had the privilege to attend Adobe’s preconference workshop “Adobe Day” at the Lavacon Content Strategy conference in Portland, Oregon last week. For a list of speakers, thought leaders and attendees, please check out Adobe Day at Lavacon.
The theme was accurately summarized as “The future of TechComm is no longer in the future”, and the half day workshop.
- FrameMaker 11 Functionality
August 07, 2012 0 Comments
This blog addresses just a few of my favorite new tools found in FrameMaker 11. To learn more about the product and the other various new tools, you can view Adobe’s webinar “What’s New in FrameMaker 11”. The product feature demonstrations were performed by Adobe’s Senior Product Manager KapilVerma.
- Common Misconceptions about Adobe FrameMaker
July 18, 2012 6 Comments
This blog will address common misconceptions people have about FrameMaker and why they just aren’t true. A common concern I hear from my clients is “I heard that FrameMaker is hard to use, so I am nervous about moving from word”. Well I am pleased to address this and tell anyone who is considering moving to FrameMaker that if used correctly FrameMaker is a great DTP application for many different types of users.
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