RE: FrameMaker Document Conversion to HTML through RoboHelp - PLEASE HELP!

Subject: RE: FrameMaker Document Conversion to HTML through RoboHelp - PLEASE HELP!
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbri -at- haestad -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2002 10:45:53 -0400

It's like creating HTML-based online help, only you don't call it online

Seriously, I'd not sweat it. I'd talk about the online help you've
created, mention in passing that there are more efficient ways to get FM
to HTML, including WebWorks Publisher Pro, and indicate your training,
education, and experience will cause you to be all over this like a
cheap suit on a used-car salesman.

Great luck with the interview!!!



Sean Brierley
Software Documentation Specialist
Haestad Methods
203-805-0572 (voice)
203-597-1488 (fax)

-----Original Message-----
From: Anthony [mailto:anthony_colello -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Well, the plot thickens...I now have an interview!

The company uses FrameMaker to write its documents and
then converts them for online use to HTML using

Although I have used SGML, XML, HTML, and PDFs for
online documentation in the past, I have never used
Robohelp in quite this way. Having used Robohelp for
strictly help screen development I have never seen it
used to publish entire documents online. I'm an
experience Robohelp user and certified in FrameMaker,
but have never used the two together in quite this
way. So I obviously have the skills, but have never
used them in this combination. As I'd really like to
work for this company and quite frankly need the work
I would really appreciate some help in understanding
the specific steps involved in migrating a document
through this chain of events and software packages.

Can someone walk me through the chain of events in
getting a FrameMaker document from Frame through
Robohelp, converted into HTML, and deployed onto the

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