Adobe RoboHelp 9 ACE exam is now available!


Dear All,


Become an ACE in Adobe RoboHelp 9 by taking the Adobe Certified Expert exam. The Adobe RoboHelp 9 certification exam comprises of 66 multiple-choice questions and you will need a minimum of 62% to pass the exam. The certification exam has a time limit of 75 minutes, and includes a timer to mark the remaining time.


Exam Registration:


Follow this link to register for the exam and take your first step to become an ACE in Adobe RoboHelp 9!


Exam Preparation:


The following are typical tasks that you should already be able to perform:


  • Author content targeted toward end users including manuals, online tutorials, and knowledgebase articles
  • Manage content workflows that incorporate collaboration with other authors and subject matter experts
  • Create help content that provides access to external Web content
  • Create context-sensitive help
  • Create content that can be distributed/published via multichannels and multidevices including CHM/HTML, Adobe AIR, PDF, and EPUB
  • Use supplied scripts
  • Use existing skins and edit skins (WebHelp and AIR Help)
  • Imports external content (for example, Microsoft Word, Adobe FrameMaker, XML, and HTML files)
  • Create content such that it can be easily reused


Exam Topics include:


  • Customizing the environment (workspace) and application
    • Given a scenario, create an environment
    • Given a scenario, configure application- and project-level settings (General, Recent Projects, and File Association tabs)
  • Creating and managing projects
    • Create a project by selecting the appropriate settings in the New Project Wizard dialog box
    • Create and import topics into a project
    • Given a scenario, create a merged project
    • Given a scenario, generate reports and identify solutions for reported problems
  • Editing topics
    • Given a property of a topic, explain the purpose of that property. (Properties include: title, master page, status, indexing, search keyword, exclude from search)
    • Change the appearance of a topic by using style sheets and master pages
  • Importing content
    • Evaluate and modify a Microsoft Word document to ensure it can be efficiently imported into RoboHelp
    • Evaluate and modify a FrameMaker doc to ensure it can be efficiently imported into RoboHelp
    • Import XML files
  • Working with styles and master pages
    • Create style sheets
    • Create master pages
    • Create and use styles
  • Creating and managing lists and tables
    • Create and manage lists
    • Create and manage tables
  • Creating links and user navigation
    • Create and edit links
    • Create and manage bookmarks
    • Create and manage TOCs
    • Create and manage indexes
    • Create and manage See Also and Related Topics buttons
    • Create an image map link
    • Create and manage breadcrumb navigation
    • Create and manage glossaries
  • Inserting graphics and multimedia
    • Insert and manage graphics
    • Given a multimedia type, insert and manage that multimedia type. (Multimedia types include: Captivate, MP3, SWF, AVI, FLV)
  • Creating and editing reusable content
    • Create and manage User Defined Variables
    • Create and manage snippets
    • Use Resource Manager to create, manage, and share resources
  • Inserting DHTML
    • Create and manage User Defined Variables
    • Create and manage drop-down menus
    • Create and manage expanding hotspots
    • Create and manage text-only popups
  • Creating conditional build tags
    • Create and manage conditional build tags
    • Attach conditional build tags to project assets
    • Create conditional output
  • Implementing context-sensitive Help
    • Given a scenario, identify the tasks a content author performs to implement context-sensitive Help
    • Implement automatic CSH mapping
    • Given a scenario, identify the steps to test context-sensitive Help
  • Managing the spell checker and search
    • Manage language settings and dictionaries
    • Create and manage keywords and synonyms
    • Given a set of user requirements, set up search
    • Implement external content search
  • Generating and distributing output
    • Given a Single Source Layout, select the appropriate properties for that Single Source Layout. (Single Source Layouts include: FlashHelp, HTML Help, WebHelp, Adobe AIR, Printed Documentation, XML Layout ePub Format).
    • Given a set of user requirements, generate a Single Source Layout
    • Given a Single Source Layout, create a checklist for distributing the output
  • Implementing review and collaboration
    • Implement different types of review and collaboration
    • Import and manage comments and tracked changes
  • Working with skins
    • Create and manage skins
    • List and describe the functionality of the WebHelp Skin Editor
    • Given a scenario, determine which type of skin should be used. (Skin types include: AIR Help, FlashHelp, and WebHelp)
  • Automating tasks
    • Given a scenario, configure a script
    • Create, manage, and run scripts
  • Working with other applications
    • Manage linked FrameMaker and Word documents
    • Given a scenario, identify the benefits of hosting the output on a RoboHelp server
    • Given a scenario, identify the benefits of using RoboSource Control
    • Create, edit, and manage screen captures by using RoboScreen Capture


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Good luck!