DITA World 2021

Intelligent Content for an Intelligent World Adobe is again hosting the world’s biggest DITA Online Conference for Marketing and Technical Communication Professionals. Join Stefan Gentz and myself as we host 3 days of fantastic free content on March 16–18, 2021. Once again, the event is FREE AND ONLINE and will run from 9 am to…

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FrameMaker Structured Authoring Workbook (2020) available now

All content, exercises, and screenshots have been updated to align to FrameMaker 16.0.1, the latest version of FrameMaker (2020 Release) This book is perfect for self-study, and is an updated version of the material I’ve used in classes and courses for over 20 years. All files needed to complete the exercises and projects are included.…

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High DPI settings for Windows

Not all apps behave the same with regard to resolution settings in Windows. For example, I saw a sizing issue in Adobe FrameMaker 2020 recently, after I’d adjusted my monitor to resolve a “fuzziness” issue. In all fairness, the fuzziness issue had more to do with Windows running on VMware Fusion, and the fact that…

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FrameMaker 15.0.7 released

With my work on the 2020 Intro to FrameMaker course, the 2020 New Feature videos, and my own books and courses, I haven’t spent much time lately on FrameMaker 2019, but today I noted an interesting thing: When using the FrameMaker connector to Adobe Experience Manager, my Fm 15.0.6 was locking up. Sure enough, when…

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FrameMaker Digital Book Sale!

To celebrate the release of FrameMaker 16 (Summer 2020 release) for the month of August I’m giving the Tech Comm Tools community 40% off of the new digital versions of my books. To be clear, the FrameMaker 2020 Structured EDD workbook is already available (both print and digital), and the update to both the FrameMaker…

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Support Tech Comm Tools on Amazon.com

Amazon Affiliate Links

Here are #techcomm products on Amazon that I’ve purchased and recommend. I use this list to reorder as needed, but they are also Amazon Affiliate links.Using them or clicking the banner above supports Tech Comm Tools without affecting what you pay on Amazon. Networking/Hardware Batteries and cables Not seeing what you need? You can still…

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RoboHelp 2019 and SharePoint

My friend and colleague, Tammy Van Boening recently shared her experiences with RoboHelp 2019 with regard to using SharePoint Online for version control. She’s written two detailed posts about specific issues on her site, and you can get to them using the links contained in this post. Tammy is a fantastic contract scientific technical communicator,…

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