Adobe RoboHelp Beginner Training (Live Online)

During this live, 2-day, instructor-led class, you will learn the essential Adobe RoboHelp skills that will get you up and running in just two short days! Among other things, you will learn how to create projects from scratch, add content (topics, images, and multimedia), add links, create TOCs and Indexes, add variables and conditional content, and output into such popular formats as HTMLHelp, Frameless, and Responsive HTML5.
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Adobe RoboHelp Beginner Training

This live, hands-on, instructor-led, Adobe RoboHelp course is designed for the beginner to intermediate RoboHelp user and will teach you the essential skills needed to create and deliver user assistance as Help systems, policies and procedures guides, knowledge bases, and more.

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You will learn to create RoboHelp projects from scratch and how to add content by importing content from Microsoft Word and HTML files. You’ll learn to enhance content with graphics, and multimedia, and how to improve user navigation by adding hyperlinks, indexes, and glossaries.

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You’ll improve your production efficiency by learning about cascading style sheets, variables, snippets, and master pages.

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This class is project-based and fully interactive. You will be able to speak with and hear from the instructor and fellow attendees as you work in real-time to complete activities within RoboHelp.

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We’ll work in class to produce our own help system. View the finished product here.

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Our public classes teach the most recent version of RoboHelp. If you are using an older version of Adobe RoboHelp, contact us about private training and mentoring at 888.812.4827. If you are using an older version of RoboHelp, you can still attend this class. Download the free RoboHelp trial for this course (new and legacy versions of RoboHelp can co-exist on the same computer). Your instructor will be happy to touch upon the differences between the different software versions throughout the course.

To attend this RoboHelp class, all you’ll need to do is internet access, a headset, and the RoboHelp software. You can download the free trial version of RoboHelp from . We will provide the course workbook and all of the course assets. While not a requirement, virtual students often find it helpful to attend this class using two computer monitors. This will allow for one screen to always display the presenter's screen, and the other for you to use as you follow along with the instructor

Where is this class held? 

This is a live, online class led by a field expert; and just like an in-person class, it is fully interactive and engaging. What's the difference between an online/virtual class and an onsite class? Nothing... except no travel. If you have a reliable Internet connection, you can participate in our virtual classes from anywhere in the world. Many of our students choose to stay home from work on these training days, some never even changing out of their slippers! Where applicable, students are able to speak with and hear from the instructor and other participants throughout the course as they work in real-time to complete activities.

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

You are eligible to receive CEUs for completing this course. Learn more about CEUs here.

Need something a little more personal?

We understand your team might have specific training needs and we would love to work with you. We offer both virtual and on-site instructor-led, fully customizable courses tailored to your Adobe RoboHelp training needs.

Introduction to Adobe RoboHelp

  • Open an Existing Project
  • Set the RoboHelp Application Theme
  • Explore Project Content
  • Create, Edit, and Delete a Topic
  • Explore a TOC and an Index
  • Generate HTML Help
  • Generate Responsive HTML5
  • Generate a Print Version of the Help System
  • Output an eBook

Creating Projects

  • Create a Blank Project
  • Create a New Topic
  • Rename and Delete Topics
  • Import HTML Files
  • Import Word Documents
  • Edit Text Formatting in Source View

Project Structure, TOCs, and Styles

  • Create Project Folders
  • Create a TOC Book
  • Auto-Create a TOC
  • Edit Book Names and Reorder Pages in a TOC
  • Attach a Style Sheet to a Topic
  • Apply Paragraph Styles
  • Create a Style Sheet
  • Remove and Apply a Style Sheet
  • Create and Apply a Character Style
  • Format a Bulleted List


  • Link to a Word Document
  • Insert Hyperlinks
  • Insert Bookmarks
  • Insert Auto-Sizing Popups

Images and Multimedia

  • Insert an Image
  • Add Alternate Text and an Image Title
  • Add Hotspots to a Graphic
  • Import Captivate Demos into a Project
  • Insert Captivate Demos into Topics
  • Create Drop-Down Text

Tags, Expressions, and Variables

  • Create a Condition Tag
  • Apply a Condition Tag
  • Create a Condition Expression
  • Apply Topic-Level Tags
  • Create Dynamic Content Filters
  • Create a Variable
  • Work With Snippets

Tables, Indexes, Search, and Glossaries

  • Insert a Table
  • Work With Table Styles
  • Add Index Keywords from Within a Topic
  • Edit Multiple Topic Properties
  • Create a See Also Keyword
  • Insert a See Also Placeholder into a Topic
  • Add Custom Search Terms
  • Add a Search Synonym
  • Add Glossary Terms

Skins, and Master Pages

  • Add Favicons
  • Specify a Default Topic
  • Modify the Home Page Tile
  • Create a Master Page
  • Edit a Master Page

Windows, Browsing, and Context Sensitive Help (CSH)

  • Create a Custom Window
  • Create a Browse Sequence
  • Test an API Call for Help
  • Publish an Output
  • Review CSH Source Code
  • Create a Map File and Assign Map IDs