Adobe RoboHelp Beginner On Demand (Class Recording)

This pre-recorded 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 procedure guides, knowledge bases, and more.

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On-Demand Adobe RoboHelp Training

This pre-recorded 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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The current version of RoboHelp that we offer for our public classes is Adobe RoboHelp 2020 (for Mac or PC). While we are no longer offering public courses for older legacy versions of Adobe RoboHelp, you can elect for private training in any legacy version. Contact us for details at 888.812.4827. If you are using an older version of RoboHelp, you are welcome and encouraged to attend this RoboHelp course, but we recommend downloading the trial of the latest version for use during the training.

What will I need?

To follow along with the recording, all you’ll need is internet access, a headset, and the RoboHelp software. You can download the free trial version of RoboHelp from

While not a requirement, students often find it helpful to attend this class using two computer monitors. This will allow for one screen to always display the recording and the other for you to use as you follow along with the instructor

We will provide acess to the course workbook, the recording, and all of the course assets. 

Note: This is a recording of a live class. While it's not a live class, we created the recording with you in mind. Everything taught in the class is step-by-step. You'll follow along with the instructor just as if you had attended the course live.

How Do I Access the Recording?

The class recording is available immediately after purchase. Go to, sign in to your account, click Learning Portal and you'll see this course along with any other courses that you've purchased.

Who Should Attend?

  • Training Managers
  • Teachers
  • eLearning Developers
  • Application Developers
  • Animators
  • Technical Communicators
  • Students

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)

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

Need live RoboHelp training, or 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.

Or, you can find the live, online public RoboHelp class here.

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