Technical Writing and Content Management: Latest Tips and Product Information

Introducing MadCap Doc-To-Help 5: All-New Enhanced Integration with Microsoft® Word
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

September 14, 2017

With each new release of MadCap Doc-To-Help, we want to streamline your ability to manage and publish policies and procedures documents, online help sites, and more, all without having to leave Microsoft® Word. We’re excited to share the latest release of Doc-To-Help, which adds all-new enhanced Microsoft® Word integration, a new menu in Word to access Doc-To-Help features …

Conference Prep: Your Essential Guide to the MadWorld 2018 Schedule
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

September 13, 2017

We’re thrilled to announce the detailed schedule for MadWorld 2018, featuring 40 conference sessions and 8 advanced workshops presented over three full days in San Diego, California next June. Next year's conference schedule offers more advanced sessions than ever before -- something multi-year attendees requested. We also feature sessions aimed to address the needs of …

MadCap Scholar Program Series – An Interview with Max Troyer, Assistant Professor of Translation & Localization Management at Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

August 31, 2017

Since we’ve started the MadCap Scholar Program, we’ve had the opportunity to work professors and universities all over the world, providing valuable tools for students to grow their technical expertise. We’ve not only worked with technical communication programs – we’ve also worked with translation and localization programs as well. In our interview below with Max …

Elevate Your Design: UX Best Practices on Font, Structure and Hierarchy
Josh McDougall

Posted by Josh McDougall

August 24, 2017

Take a moment to review your team’s published documentation. Squint your eyes at it. The most important information on the screen should be obvious. Hierarchy, or the information’s order of importance, should be obvious. Rich layers of content need to be discoverable with a brief observation. MadCap Flare provides every author with the ability to accomplish these …

CSS Tip: Creating Styled Boxes for Notes, Warnings, Examples, and Tips
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

August 17, 20178 Comments

Need a way to indicate an important piece of information in your documentation? You can create styled boxes within MadCap Flare that calls out notes, warning, tips, or examples, all with CSS. Here’s an example of how they look: You can either copy the styles and paste them into your stylesheet or you can download the Flare project by clicking here. This post focuses …