Adobe RoboHelp HTML Beginner Training Online

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Adobe RoboHelp is an authoring and publishing solution that allows for help content delivery on the iPad and other tablets, smart phones, and desktop units in output formats ranging from multi-screen HTML5, WebHelp, CHM, Adobe AIR Help, PDF, eBook, and native mobile apps. The RoboHelp Beginner course is designed for the beginner to intermediate RoboHelp user and will teach you the essential skills needed to create and deliver user assistance (Help systems, policies and procedures, and knowledge bases). You will learn to create RoboHelp projects from scratch and to add content via importing from Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, PDFs, and HTML. You’ll learn to enhance content with graphics, DHTML, and multimedia and to improve content navigation by adding hyperlinks, indexes, and glossaries. You’ll improve your production efficiency by learning about cascading style sheets, variables, snippets, and master pages. You’ll also learn how to control the look of the final output via Skins.

This class is fully interactive, as you will be able to speak with and hear from the instructor and other students as you work in real time to complete activities within the software. While not a requirement, some students find it helpful to attend this class using two computer monitors. This will allow for one screen to always display the instructor's screen, and the other for you to use as you follow along with the instructor.

Cost: $795.00
Register more than a week prior to the class start date to take advantage of our early bird rate of $695.00

To register for this class, click the registration link above or call 215-643-8580 option 3.

Course Outline

 

Introduction to Adobe RoboHelp

What is RoboHelp? And what can you do with it? According to Adobe, “RoboHelp is an easy-to-use authoring and publishing solution.” Adobe also says that RoboHelp will allow you to “deliver content to the iPad and other tablets, smartphones, and desktops using output formats such as multi-screen HTML5, WebHelp, CHM, Adobe AIR Help, PDF, eBook, and native mobile apps.”

Everything Adobe says about RoboHelp is true, and you’ll see that for yourself as you work and learn RoboHelp during this training.

 

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

 

Note: The lessons outlined above comprise activities typically covered in a class of this skill level. The instructor may, at the instructor's discretion, alter the lesson plan to meet the needs of the class participants.


Our facility is conveniently located near these major cities:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, PA
Princeton, New Jersey, NJ
New York, New York, NY
Baltimore, Maryland, MD
Wilmington, Delaware, DE
Washington DC