Technical Writing and Content Management: Latest Tips and Product Information


 
How to Convert a MadCap Flare Target to a Mobile App
Neil Perlin

Posted by Neil Perlin

May 18, 20173 Comments

You just got word from management that your company is shifting to a mobile orientation. That means the user documentation has to become mobile too. What do you do? The easy solution is to make your MadCap Flare project responsive. The formatting, layout, even the content will automatically change depending on the size of the display screen. Perfect! But management might …

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A Guide to Reviewing Documents using MadCap Flare, MadCap Contributor, JIRA, and Confluence
Vrej Hezaran

Posted by Vrej Hezaran

May 11, 20174 Comments

When I first started at CM Labs, one thing was apparent: we needed MadCap Flare. Having used Flare at previous jobs, I recognized it to be the premiere tool for authoring attractive documentation quickly and easily. Unfortunately, the help system I inherited was a DITA/Doxygen system predicated upon a dizzying array of scripts that called each other to build a CHM …

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Announcing MadCap Flare 2017 r2: Salesforce Integration, Top Nav Enhancements and More!
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

May 10, 2017

Fresh off the heels of a few dozen live demos and presentations to eager eyes at the STC Summit, I’m thrilled to share details about our latest release, MadCap Flare 2017 r2, announced earlier this week. This new version comes packed with a number of new features and enhancements, designed to give you even greater control over how you create, manage, and deliver your …

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Professional Print Brochures in MadCap Flare…Single-Sourced…with Online Output…and a Cherry On Top, Part 2
Paul Stoecklein

Posted by Paul Stoecklein

May 2, 2017

Want to create a professional-looking, polished brochure or print foldout as a part of your documentation set? In my previous post, I set the stage on getting started in MadCap Flare, with the essential questions to ask before getting started on the project. With that out of the way, here's an in-depth tutorial on how to create a brochure in Flare: Create the Topics With my …

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Professional Print Brochures in MadCap Flare…Single-Sourced…with Online Output…and a Cherry On Top, Part 1
Paul Stoecklein

Posted by Paul Stoecklein

April 28, 20173 Comments

Have you ever wanted to create a cool, professional quality brochure or product foldout as part of your documentation set? Thanks to powerful single-sourcing features in MadCap Flare, you can accomplish this—and more—while simultaneously producing robust online output. For example, I recently created the following two-sided product foldout: This print foldout …

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