These training materials were created to help authors learn how to use A2J Author version 4.0 and earlier. Many of these materials have been re-created and the videos are posted on our YouTube Channel.
To learn more about A2J Author version 5.0 check out the Authoring Guide.
A2J Author 3.0 Release: This January 29, 2010 training introduced the new features of version 3.0.
A2J Author 4.0 Release: Presentation from January 27, 2011 that demonstrated the new features added to A2J Author in version 4.
A2J Author Program Variables: Learn about the variables that A2J Author automatically creates or uses in the background. Learn what those variables do and how you can use them in your A2J Guided Interviews. This training presentation was used during a New User Workshop Training webinar on September 1, 2011.
Adding Audio to A2J Guided Interviews: Learn the different places audio clips may be added to enhance your A2J Guided Interviews and how to do so. Also, briefly learn about free audio recording and editing software available. This training presentation was used during a New User Workshop Training webinar on September 2, 2010.
Adding Graphics & Video to A2J Guided Interviews: Learn how to add graphics and video clips to A2J Guided Interviews, including: branding logos, end graphics, learn more graphics, and learn more videos. This training presentation was used during a New User Workshop Training webinar on August 5, 2010.
A2J Intro: Introduction to A2J Author presentation used in a New User Workshop Training webinar. The PDF has 2 slides per page with a column for note-taking.
Developer Call - Best Practices: The June 16, 2009 Developer Call highlighted best practices in the design of questions, programming of questions, use of plain language, and document assembly project management.
Field Types v. Variable Types: What is the difference between Field Types and Variable Types in A2J Author? How do they work together? Learn this and more about field and variable types. This slide presentation was used during a New User Workshop Training webinar on March 1, 2012.
Multiple Choice in A2J Author and HotDocs: Learn the difference between the types of multiple choice questions including: radio buttons, pick from list, and check boxes. Learn when to use each type in both A2J Author and HotDocs. This slide presentation was used during a New User Training webinar on April 7, 2011.
Nested Repeat Loops/Dialogs: Learn how to create nested repeat loops within A2J Author and HotDocs. This was created for the Advanced User Training that was presented live in January 2013 and was also used in the Advanced User Forum webinar on March 21, 2013.
- Sample A2J Guided Interview (.a2j)
- Sample HotDocs Template (.rtf)
- Sample HotDocs Component File (.cmp)