Adobe launched Technical Communication Suite Version 2, with Photoshop CS4 and Presenter 7 along with updated versions of the apps in the previous version.
Apple has released the Xserve Field Guide, a web app for service technicians that need quick access to server maintenance information during on-site repairs.
Keeping up the pace of nearly weekly releases, iChm Version 1.3 now allows you to search the index.
Shortly after the release of iChm 1.1.1, Robin Lu has responded to popular demand and updated his CHM Reader for Mac OS X with support for indexes.
Robin Lu has released iChm, a CHM reader for Mac with Webkit rendering, tabbed interface and a bookmark system so you can save links to favorite topics.
A new Adobe Labs download allows you to roll a RoboHelp project into a standalone app that runs on the Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) platform.
Like so many other applications, Microsoft’s HTML Help Workshop often chokes on project files whose paths contain spaces.
A handful of open source & shareware apps provide Mac users access to Windows help files in the Compiled HTML Help (CHM) format.
If you’re using custom markers to embed context information in FrameMaker source files, there are changes in the new WebWorks version you should be aware of.
Microsoft security “fix” 896358 prevents display of content in CHM files opened from a network. Workaround: Use UNC file paths in links or move your CHMs.
Quadralay support has confirmed that the spurious ”Error communicating with Adobe FrameMaker” messages in the WebWorks AutoMap log are indeed a bug.
These messages in the AutoMap log may have nothing to do with the connection between AutoMap and FrameMaker — the settings in the job schedule may be corrupt.