Technical Writing and Content Management: Latest Tips and Product Information


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

Posted by Nita Beck

June 22, 201720 Comments

The 2017 refresh of a MadBlog article originally posted in March 2015, with the modest caveat that the author is not yet familiar with the latest MacBook Pros, newly on the market as of June 2017. I often see discussions at LinkedIn or the MadCap user forums in which posters lament how they wish they could run MadCap Flare on a Mac. I immediately think, “But you can …

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A Quick Guide to MadCap Analyzer and How It Will Save You Time
Denise Peña

Posted by Denise Peña

June 15, 2017

Before I let you in on how great MadCap Analyzer is and how much time you’re about to save, I’d like to quickly paint a picture of a scenario that might be too familiar to some. Picture it: you’ve inherited legacy projects, yes, plural, and each project contains hundreds of files you need to review. As you begin to sift through the published online help for guidance, you …

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A Step-by-Step Guide: How to Publish MadCap Flare Content Directly to Salesforce Knowledge
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

June 1, 20175 Comments

When it comes to adopting a single source workflow, MadCap Flare is a powerhouse tool. Content authors rely on Flare to help maximize the reuse of this source content, and to deliver the right content, to the right audience, in whatever format is needed -- aka multi-channel publishing. One such channel, which has been highly requested as of late, is Salesforce Knowledge. …

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MadCap Flare Tip: How to Use Custom Fonts in Your Flare Outputs
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

May 25, 20172 Comments

A major benefit of MadCap Flare is that it lets you take control of the look and feel of your outputs, creating and maintaining consistency through all your help files. But what do you do when you need to use custom fonts (such as Google Fonts) in your Flare outputs? Maybe your company requires you to use a custom font in MadCap Flare to match with the overall brand? Here’s …

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

Posted by Neil Perlin

May 18, 201711 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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