FrameMaker 11 and 12 have RoboHelp's core feature set built in, so
they can generate HTML web help and EPUB without any additional
You can avoid the IE security message for local HTML files by using
the "Add Mark of the Web" option:
Help for tablet apps is usually HTML or PDF. You can experiment with
EPUB but you'll probably find it's inferior.
On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 2:40 AM, Carrie Baker <carrie...@gmail.com> wrote:
> As I mentioned some time ago, I am finally moving to a new computer.
> I tried to install on Windows 7, but the patch for Frame 7 wouldn't install,
> so I am working with virtual XP.
> I have Frame 7,
> and ePublisher pro version 9 build 5737 (maybe I have a patch for that too,
> as I thought I have version 9.2....)
> As well as the PDF user guides which they want, I also create for them .chm
> files for one sort of application (which runs on C++)
> and html files in the format of WebWorks Help 5.
> These html files have a security message when you try to open them and only
> open in IE.
> The company has 2 applications which run on the person's computer, and all
> the others run in a web browser integrated with IBM Cognos.
> They are talking about soon making their applications available on a Tablet.
> I would like to request new versions of the software, but I would also like
> to make the ROI for this.
> i.e. I need to tell them that with the new software I can give them
> something better.
> I think that I would like to give ePub for when they use a tablet.
> For the html files, which application will be easy for me to move to, and
> what will the advantages be in the end result.
> Should I still give .chm?
> Or is something else used now?
> I am looking for something that is truly single sourcing (Today I just press
> a button...... once everything was set up).
> Any more insights etc will be helpful.
> Carrie Baker
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