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Optimizing FrameMaker for Localization of Multilingual Document

March 19, 2012 2 Comments

Adobe FrameMaker is one of the most common and powerful XML publishing solutions in the market today. In this blog I will discuss several ways to Optimize FrameMaker for translation. By using Adobe FrameMaker best practices when desktop publishing documents you can save both time and money on curren...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
DTP, Tech Comm, Adobe, FrameMaker
GPI’s Vision for Technical Communications Future

December 20, 2011 Comments

At year-end nearly all of us try to foresee significant trends and tools for the coming year. In this Adobe video, you can hear our own Maxwell Hoffmann share GPI’s vision of where we see Technical Communications heading in 2012. This video interview was taken at the recent Adobe Executive Summit h...

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Category:
Global Conferences
Tags:
Adobe Tech Comm Suite, Adobe, FrameMaker, RoboHelp, technical communication
Optimizing Document Translation with Adobe Captivate Screen Captures

November 30, 2011 Comments

Captivate is an authoring tool designed to assist in creating multimedia eLearning content. If you need to develop branched scenarios for soft-skills training or create software simulations where you need to take a lot of the screenshots for complex branching, then Adobe Captivate is exactly what yo...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Desktop Publishing, DTP, Document Translation, Document Globalization, Adobe, Captivate
Highlights of Lavacon 2011: Going Global

November 28, 2011 Comments

"Developing Content for a Global Audience” was the theme of this year’s Lavacon, held earlier this month in Austin, Texas. The ninth annual conference consisted of many different workshops and presentations accompanied by several hands-on activities/events. GPI’s own Maxwell Hoffmann was a speaker a...

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Category:
Global Conferences
Tags:
Adobe, Mobile apps, CMS, content
Highlights from Adobe Tech Comm Enterprise Summit 2011

October 25, 2011 Comments

The week of October 13th, Adobe held highly informative Tech Comm Enterprise Summit in both Waltham, MA and San Jose, CA, celebrating 25 years of FrameMaker and 20 years of RoboHelp. The events, which were restricted to a relatively small audience, featured various thought leaders who shared their v...

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Category:
Global Conferences
Tags:
Adobe, RoboHelp, FrameMaker, Adobe Tech Comm Suite, DITA, Desktop Publishing
Correctly Setting InDesign Tabs for Post-Translation Text Expansion

October 21, 2011 Comments

Incorrect use of tab settings in InDesign documents may lead to unnecessary formatting “cleanup” after document translation creates text expansion. Many of us heavily rely on the tab key to quickly align information. Most of the time we just use default tab settings in Word or InDesign. If the docum...

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Category:
Document Translation
Tags:
Desktop Publishing, DTP, Document Translation, Document Globalization, Adobe, InDesign

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