Highly designed content uses presentation to call its audience’s attention to the most important information. This kind of content requires more attention to detail and exceptions to the standard layout than content with a purely functional design. In this podcast, we discuss strategies for producing … Read More
Getting your DITA content into a high-design format like InDesign is a tricky prospect. The biggest stumbling block is the fact that there is no intrinsic link between your ICML and the template that you flow it into. In the end, your InDesign template (you’re … Read More
Last week, I attended the annual DocTrain West event, which was held this year in Palm Springs, California. Weather in Palm Springs was spectacular as always with highs in the 80s during the day. Some of my more northerly friends seemed a bit shell-shocked by … Read More
Last year, small fish started disappearing from my aquarium. Suspicion fell on a rowdy zebra danio, who we promptly christened Hannibal the Cannibal. We put Hannibal in an isolation tank (“fish jail”), but even with Hannibal confined, the little guys kept disappearing. So, we released … Read More
For InDesign, you can get a plug-in to create Sudoku puzzles. FrameMaker has a plug-in to solve Sudoku puzzles. (h/t Content Wrangler and others) That sums up the difference between the two tools quite nicely.