Posts Tagged ‘#techcomm’

Free Captivate 9 upgrade available to TCS 2015 customers

On August 26, 2015, Adobe released Adobe Technical Communication Suite (2015 release) Update 1. For TCS 2015 customers, the significant feature is the inclusion of Captivate 9 in the suite. To upgrade from Captivate 8, do one of the following: Please follow the following instructions to install this update. Volume customers (CLP/TLP/ETLA) may download the latest…

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ScreenFlow: Easy video editing

Scared to edit video? Too many moving parts? I can relate! Over the years I’ve tried everything from Adobe Premiere (a pro-level video editor) to the GoPro free video application. Unfortunately, while every product has its target audience, I wasn’t in the target audience for any of them! I needed something with teeth, that didn’t…

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Adobe STC Workshop

Here are additional resources mentioned during the session Class file download (valid June 2015) http://bit.ly/adobe-sample-stc2015 https://www.dropbox.com/sh/yt9y24flu02vqaf/AADxn4b-oFEyyRVqaeOE4OAca?dl=0 Courseware on FrameMaker 2015 Publishing training.techcommtools.com Training on FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Captivate, and TCS-related topics matt@mattrsullivan.com Simple Favicon tool favicon-generator.com Full featured favicon tool realfavicongenerator.net Font Awesome resources http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/icons/ http://fortawesome.github.io/Font-Awesome/cheatsheet/ Color for Blue header 24/121/231 Download sample app to device https://build.phonegap.com/apps/1514503/install/wdKVsJpRxresS8ZVjzqc…

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STC Summit 2015 Sessions Reference page

I’m excited to head out today for the 2015 STC Summit in Columbus, OH. I’ll be presenting three sessions, and a half dozen booth sessions on behalf of Adobe. I’m creating this page as a reference for attendees to be able to get to files and services I discuss at the conference. It’ll be a…

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7 Steps to Effective Screencasts

Thanks to everyone in OCSTC for coming out to see my presentation on effective screencasting. I was honored to see a fairly large turnout. Thanks also to Michael Opsteegh for suggesting the session for his Long Beach State tech writing students! The session was lively, and I think I went about 25 minutes over my expected…

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RECAP: Producing Effective Tech Comm Video class – Week 1 of 6

Interested in doing better tech comm videos? I teach a six-week course for the Society of Technical Communication that can help! This video is a recap of what we discussed.Thanks to everyone who helped fill this STC course to capacity! If you’re interested in attending the next session, please Rate, Comment, and Subscribe. Then, check…

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Mobile PDF commenting workflow in FrameMaker 12

For the 2014 STC Summit (the annual Society for Technical Communication national conference) Adobe asked me to do a presentation on the FrameMaker mobile PDF review workflow available in FrameMaker 12. I thought to myself, “Hmm, marking up a PDF on a phone/tablet, then transposing those edits back into a FrameMaker file…Even if you could do it, I’m…

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