Re: Evaluation Process - HATs

Subject: Re: Evaluation Process - HATs
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:35:12 -0700

That's great for the first round of revisions, but for second and
later drafts, you want underline / strikeout markup showing reviewers
what has been added and deleted since the previous draft so they don't
have to waste time re-reading stuff they already signed off on.

Neither RoboHelp nor Flare currently support output of their
track-changes markup to PDF or Word. To me, that's a major minus
compared with FrameMaker plus MIF2Go or WebWorks (neither of which is
in that HAT matrix).

On Fri, Jul 22, 2011 at 11:26 AM, Rick Stone <rstone75 -at- kc -dot- rr -dot- com> wrote:
> Hi all
>
> RoboHelp 9 allows review collaboration via PDF and a shared review. In that
> case all reviewers need is a PDF reader and access to the PDF. They can all
> see one another's comments and the help author can suck it all back into
> RoboHelp to accept or reject the comments.
>
> Cheers... Rick :)
>
> On 7/22/2011 12:01 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote:
>>
>> I haven't used RoboHelp in quite a while, but the two companies do
>> seem to make similar mistakes. E.g. they both have track-changes
>> markup, but neither will let you output that markup to a PDF or Word
>> document so you can pass it along to reviewers who don't have Flare or
>> RoboHelp.
>
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References:
Evaluation Process - HATs: From: Matt Moore
Re: Evaluation Process - HATs: From: Bill Swallow
Re: Evaluation Process - HATs: From: Julie Stickler
Re: Evaluation Process - HATs: From: Robert Lauriston
Re: Evaluation Process - HATs: From: Rick Stone

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