Prior to RoboHelp 7 you were a little limited if you wanted to create projects, topics or topic content in different languages. You set the language for your project and away you went. If you wanted to add a French topic inside an English project, you could still do so, just so long as you …
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IN HONOUR OF INTERNATIONAL CAPS LOCK DAY, YES THERE REALLY IS SUCH A THING, TODAY’S POST IS IN CAPITALS. THE IDEA IS TO CELEBRATE THAT UNDERUSED YET USEFUL KEY. THERE IT SITS FORLORNLY IN THE HOPE YOU PRESS IT, YET WHEN YOU DO, YOU DON’T MEAN TO. TO MAKE MATTERS WORSE YOU PROBABLY CURSE AND …
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There are occasions where one’s reach within the technical communication community surprises me. Recently I was asked by Scott Nesbitt of DMN Communications to write a guest entry on his company’s blog. I was only too happy to oblige, but what to write about? Why not head over to their site and find out.

A script to count on

October 12th, 2010 | Posted by The Robocolum(n) in Adobe RoboHelp - (0 Comments)

Every now and again on the RoboHelp forums, questions arise relating to finding out how many words exist inside a project. Perhaps this is to provide management with a progress report, although in my mind typing mere words is only part of the story. Maybe it is to get a localisation quote. Then again, it …
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I was struck by a story on the BBC News yesterday about a local council in Suffolk, UK that had placed a notice on some trees warning people not to walk underneath them. The said trees were of the Chestnut variety that at this time of year produce hundreds of conkers. Apparently one passer by suffered a minor …
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