Technical Writing and Content Management: Latest Tips and Product Information

Webinar Recap — An Overview of MadCap Flare: Topic-Based Authoring and Single-Source Publishing
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

September 22, 2016

Last month, I gave a webinar on MadCap Flare and the benefits of topic-based authoring and single source publishing. For those of you that missed the webinar, here’s a high level recap of what I covered: What’s the Traditional Approach to Authoring? When it comes to a traditional single source publishing model, content authors are often doing three things at once: …

Why the Documentation Bible May Be Your New Secret Weapon
Kate Schneider

Posted by Kate Schneider

September 15, 20162 Comments

Starting a new job is always a ton of fun. You go through training, learn new stuff, and it’s always incredibly organized, right? Right? … Okay, so maybe not. You open that legacy project and realize that you have no idea what the previous writer was thinking. The formatting is inconsistent. The standards are all over the place. And to make things worse, the other …

Introducing Doc-To-Help 4: With New Features, Enhancements and More!
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

September 13, 2016

MadCap Software is thrilled to announce a new release of MadCap Doc-To-Help. Version 4 adds greater integration with Microsoft® Word, providing enhanced authoring capabilities and functionality. Creating and editing content is easier than ever with all-new dynamic add-in modes that adjusts the Doc-To-Help ribbon based on functionality needs for the document. Builds can now …

The MadWorld 2017 Conference and Workshop Registration Is Now Open
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

September 8, 2016

MadCap Software is thrilled to announce the conference and workshop registration is now open for MadWorld 2017. The conference returns April 2-5, 2017 to the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown San Diego’s iconic Gaslamp Quarter. In its fifth year, the conference sets the stage for technical writers, documentation managers, and content strategists to gather from all around …

Guest Post: Thoughts on My Transition from FrameMaker® to MadCap Flare
Robert Plano

Posted by Robert Plano

September 1, 2016

I started in the field of technical writing when I began writing the procedural documents for the hardware and software the company I was working for at the time was selling. The task came to me because I showed an interest, knew the products, and the technical writers hired under contract kept leaving with short notice. At the time, my company was using FrameMaker® and …