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Translation 101: How Collaboration is Key for a Successful Translation Project
Mike McDermott

Posted by Mike McDermott

June 24, 2015

Before starting a project, clients often ask one very important question: What can we do on our end to ensure a smooth and successful translation project? While this may seem obvious, the spirit of collaboration between the client and translation team must be strong. Without clear and open lines of communication, projects can be mired with delays and cost overruns.

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Spell Check Tools and Options in MadCap Flare 11
Rob Hollinger

Posted by Rob Hollinger

May 15, 2015

With all of the new features added to Flare 11, it is easy to overlook some of the more important but less touted features. The updates made to the spell checker and dictionaries provide greater options when spell checking your content in Flare. What most people will notice about spell checking is that it has been completely revamped. Spell checking is now faster, …

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Can I Run MadCap Flare on a Mac? Oh, Yes!
Nita Beck

Posted by Nita Beck

March 25, 201516 Comments

I often see discussions on LinkedIn or in the MadCap Software user forums in which posters lament how they wish they could run Flare on a Mac. I immediately think, “But you can run Flare on a Mac! I’ve been running Flare on a Mac for years!” I ran early versions of Flare on a now aging iMac from circa 2003 (still works!) and more recently on a MacBook Pro …

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Six Potential Issues (and Recommendations) When Translating Your Content in MadCap Flare
Jennifer Schudel

Posted by Jennifer Schudel

February 3, 2015

You've authored your Flare project, and everything works perfectly – but will it still work well in translation? Have you used Flare’s features in the best way, or will your project have problems in other languages? With our experience in both Flare and translation, we’ve seen a lot of the good and the bad. To help you prepare for your translation effort, we’ve come up …

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MadWorld 2015: The Premier Technical Communication and Content Strategy Conference in North America
David Ferriot

Posted by David Ferriot

December 10, 2014

The MadWorld Technical Communication and Content Strategy Conference – now coming into its third year – brings together some of the best and the brightest in the industry. The conference offers a unique learning experience for MadCap Software users, prospective users, and anyone in the industry looking to learn how companies are utilizing not only MadCap Software …

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