Technical Writing and Content Management: Latest Tips and Product Information

Auto-numbering in MadCap Flare: Part 1 – How to Create Legal-Style Numbering
Dee Vincent-Day

Posted by Dee Vincent-Day

March 15, 2018

For most numbering purposes, you may find that an ordered list perfectly meets your needs. However, for certain documentation, you need something a bit more complex that allows you more control over indents and the actual method of numbering. MadCap Flare offers the ability to define your own numbering schemes and to lay them out exactly as you want. This post discusses the …

New Resource: Free Medical Office Policy and Procedure Manual Now Available for Doc-To-Help Users
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

March 8, 20181 Comments

In addition to the Employee Handbook that ships free with MadCap Doc-To-Help, we are pleased to announce that we have now also added a comprehensive medical office policy and procedure manual. This detailed and extensive manual is a vital communication tool between administrative and clinical staff. It serves as a resource for employees on how to comply with medical …

A Guide to the Build Automation Features in MadCap Flare
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

February 22, 20181 Comments

In MadCap Flare, publishing builds is a relatively simple process - your content is added and formatted in the project, the target is developed, and you’re ready to build and publish the final output. But say you’re creating an HTML5-based output that you have to build every day at a certain time. Or you’re a part of a team that uses agile development and requires …

Context is Key: Making the Case for Translating Documentation Before UI
Mike McDermott

Posted by Mike McDermott

February 15, 2018

When it comes to the translation process, what comes first - translating the UI or translating the documentation? For many organizations, it is common to translate the user interface strings prior to documentation. Because UI strings are typically available well before the documentation, they are usually sent off for translation before documentation. Oftentimes, text …

Three Reasons to Join Us at the Upcoming OCSTC Meeting on February 20
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

February 13, 2018

Are you a current MadCap Flare user based in Orange County, or interested in learning more about the latest tools and technology in technical communication? Join me on February 20th for an upcoming event hosted by the Orange County Chapter of STC, where I’ll be joined by Anet Gambina from AAG, the leading reverse mortgage lender in the United States. Anet will be …