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February 23 Video Newsletter

It’s amazing how much time it takes to do the “little” stuff! Here’s a peek at what I’ve been up to in February. Things I mention/demo in the video: TC Camp Mammoth Mountain Example of Recordings Only option for courses Gear List page Testimonials page Next week: Info on new 3-part webinar/blog/video series with Adobe…

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Book size poll results

The results are below. Reference books Slightly more folks (56% to 43%) prefer a larger format for a reference book.​​​​​​​ This one was a bit surprising to me, and will be something I consider for future titles I publish. However, the difference isn’t enough to go back and change the size if the current (2017 Release)…

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What are your favorite book dimensions?

I’m getting ready to publish my Structured FrameMaker workbook, and would love hear your opinion on overall book size. What do you prefer… large thin books, or short thick books? I’ll post the results in a few weeks, and if you include your email below I will email you the results directly.

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Tackle tedious text tasks with timesaving techniques

The next time you get cross-eyed with repetitive text processing, do a little research into RegEx. RegEx, or regular expressions, is a syntax for describing text patterns. By describing text patterns, you can expand what Find/Change can do for you. RegEx is available in many applications, including FrameMaker, RoboHelp, and Dreamweaver. Last week I was working with…

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FrameMaker 2015 Update 1 released

Adobe released FrameMaker 2015 Update 1 on August 26, 2015. FrameMaker 2015 users should take advantage of additional features and functionality covered in this post by downloading it using the Help > Updates option within FrameMaker. Of course, there are also minor bug fixes in the release as well. I’ve also added this patch to material in…

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