Technical Writing and Content Management: Latest Tips and Product Information

What to Ask When Migrating Content to MadCap Flare
Edward Gal

Posted by Edward Gal

February 23, 2017

I’ve always been interested in exploring new technology, and one of the things has fascinated me in recent years is the concept of solar power. I’d love to implement a series of solar panels on the roof of my house, but one of my fears is that if technology that we are using today becomes obsolete in 5 years, then what? This is a common issue in today’s ever changing …

New Feature Highlight: Clean XHTML Output in MadCap Flare 2017
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

February 21, 20172 Comments

For those new to MadCap Flare, a target is like a recipe: it tells Flare how to process and generate the raw, neutral content in your project. The target file offers a lot of options in terms of how to process your topic files, and one of the most important ingredients in your target is, “What are we going to create?” You can have any number of target files in a Flare …

MadWorld 2017 Speaker Series Q&A: Jacob Moses, Technical Writer, Rainmaker Digital
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

February 16, 2017

From April 2-5, technical communication professionals from all over the world will gather at MadWorld 2017 in San Diego for a learning and networking experience like no other. The premiere technical communication and content strategy conference gives attendees the chance to learn best practices and take home lessons from experts from the industry. One of the reasons why …

My #1 Tip To Know about Print TOCs in MadCap Flare
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

February 14, 2017

Today, I’m going to share with you my top tip when it comes to Print TOCs in MadCap Flare: Headings in Topics will determine the TOC structure in print based outputs. What do I mean by that? Let’s take a look at an example of a vanilla Flare project with a PDF output. In this project I have five topics. All topics start with a h1 with a bit of text, seen …

MadWorld 2017 Speaker Series Q&A: Denise Peña, Senior Technical Writer, Blackbaud
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

February 9, 2017

Why does MadWorld stand out among other technical communication and content strategy conferences? One look at the speaker list and you’ll see why. Comprised of industry experts, MAD (MadCap Advanced Developer) Certified instructors, MadCap Software team members and technical communication professionals, the lineup of speakers include the best of the best. Speakers come …