© Ugur Akinci I’ve recently sat in a 2-hour webinar hosted by Adobe on the new Adobe FrameMaker 12, released just this month (January 2014). I really liked what I saw and will upgrade to it soon by taking advantage of Adobe’s great limited-time offer to existing registered FM customers: now for only $29.99 a […]
Monthly archives for January, 2014
© Ugur Akinci Adobe FrameMaker is such a smart program that if you have any fonts missing, if any of the cross-reference links are broken, it’ll let you know right away when you are opening the file by displaying an alert message. Alert messages are a great way to correct what’s wrong with your document […]
© Ugur Akinci Adobe FrameMaker offers many ways to organize and display your paragraph style catalog that comes in very handy when your are working on a document or creating a template out of the document you are currently working on. 1) Display the paragraph style catalog (Format > Paragraph > Catalog). 2) Scroll down […]
The Association of Independent Information Professionals (Baton Rouge, LA) and the Society for Technical Communication (Fairfax, VA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate information exchange and cross-promotion of educational and professional networking opportunities. via Association of Independent Information Professionals and Society for Technical Communication Announce Partnership – Press Release – Digital Journal.
Adobe Launches Technical Communication Suite 5 – WSJ.com. From Adobe’s press release: “All major components of Adobe Technical Communication Suite were updated today, including: Adobe FrameMaker(R) 12, a powerful authoring solution now complete with out-of-the-box multichannel publishing at no extra cost and without any plug-ins; and Adobe RoboHelp(R) 11, a user-friendly authoring and multichannel HTML5 […]
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© Ugur Akinci Are you sending the same letter over and over to different individuals on different dates? There is a way to automate that process. You can actually create such a form letter within 15 seconds: 1 second to create the letter, and 14 more to change the name and address as appropriate. In […]
© Ugur Akinci Here are two Windows 7 productivity techniques that I use on a regular basis: 1) Title-bar double-click to Maximize and Minimize a Single Window Let’s say you have 10 windows open on your desktop and you’d like to maximize the one you are working on. Just double-click its title bar and your […]
© Ugur Akinci Imagine you have a long text made up of a single paragraph. How would you split it into individual sentences, each forming its own mini paragraph? Obviously, if we are talking about a single paragraph with a few sentences, the answer is no brainer: you do it manually by placing your cursor […]
© Ugur Akinci A couple of days ago I found myself thinking: “Why can’t we keep our new year resolutions?” January is famous for infamous “resolutions” that are kept for a brief time and then forgotten. My theory is, resolutions are forgotten because we do not arrive at them after meditating on what we really […]