About the site
Brief bio about John
This site includes demos, screencasts and other eLearning
tutorials covering AdobeCaptivate 9 and Adobe
RoboHelp (2015 Release)
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in John Daigle'sMayaGlypher.com
blog covering a different kind of "technical writing" - that of
Show Me the Demo!
See you at my sessions for STC Summit 2019!
Monday, May 6: 8-8:45am "Techcomm solutions in financial/highly regulated industries."
I'll be co-presenting with Charles E. Brownrigg, VP of JP Morgan Chase and focus on
strategies for highly complex enterprise content management. We will feature solutions provided by Adobe RoboHelp, Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), Adobe Captivate and Adobe FrameMaker.
Adobe Tech Comm Tools Certificate Workshop
Noon-5:00 PM | Mineral A-C
The Adobe Tech Comm Tools Certificate Workshop is specifically designed to give you an opportunity to meet and learn from renowned technical communication experts, get hands-on with the latest tools, and connect with peers. Consecutive sessions will be presented by Bernard Aschwanden, Matt Sullivan, and Barb Binder. Workshop attendees get an exclusive Certificate of Participation from Adobe. This workshop is free of charge and open to everyone. Click here to register.
Adobe In-booth Demos
I'll be presenting Adobe demonstrations of the ALL-New Adobe RoboHelp (2019 release). Join me at the STC Summit EXPO on Monday and Tuesday
STC Expo Hall Open Monday and Tuesday (May 6, 7)
8:00 AM-5:00 PM | Centennial Ballroom
How a student eLearning class project at Metro State University of Denver “went national” and became an effective organ transplant information campaign.
The non-profit network known as Donate Life, and its affiliate, Midwest Transplant Network of Kansas City needed a way to inform hundreds of medical, DMV and funeral home professionals about this complicated process.
Working with eLearning clients and SMEs remotely
Storyboarding and client approval process
Optimizing video for smooth web delivery
Creating a registration, quiz and certificate of completion with simple technology that does not need an expensive LMS to gather results
Adobe RoboHelp (2019
release) Update 7 ready for download
Radical new clean interface -
properties panel for precise control - preview in place. The
lightweight file structure in
Adobe RoboHelp (2019 release) is very transparent.
What you see in the Contents
panel is exactly what you'll see at the file explorer level. There
are no virtual folders or guesswork as to where to find and manage
project assets like topics, style sheets, graphics and videos.
One huge improvement in Adobe
RoboHelp (2019 release) is preview in place. Instead of
interrupting your workflow to call up a separate dialog, you can
see your changes instantly.
A new Properties Panel in Adobe
RoboHelp (2019 release) lets you make changes and see the effect
of edits immediately.
Video is a crucial need these
days and it's easy to import YouTube, Vimeo and Adobe Captivate
eLearning modules into Adobe RoboHelp (2019 release).
A totally new Search Engine
algorithm with autocomplete and fuzzy logic in Adobe RoboHelp
(2019 release) makes it easy for the end user to find what they
Announcing a free Flare to RoboHelp
Flare™ authors who are upgrading to Adobe® RoboHelp® At WritersUA and
STC Summits, folks have asked me if it was possible to convert a MadCap
Flare™ project to an Adobe® RoboHelp® project. Now with
this converter you can in most cases. It's an easy way to return to the
familiar favorite, RoboHelp, or if you just want to migrate to an easy-to-use
tool that is powerful, author-friendly and is part of the new Adobe Technical
To receive the converter (Please
email firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send it to you directly.)
John Daigle offers
onsite and "virtual" instructor-led classes in Adobe RoboHelp and Adobe
For technical writers and
John Daigle for special training class dates or arrange for your own onsite
Now offering virtual classes
With thousands of authors around the world using RoboHelp in different
environments, Adobe constantly gathers feedback in order to improve the
way it works. Here are some items that will help you make sure your
version of RoboHelp is working smoothly with the latest improvements.