Guest Post – MadCap Flare 101.8: Variables and Snippets
Kelly K.

Posted by Kelly K.

February 28, 20134 Comments

Chances are good that there will be some information in your Flare project that you want to use over and over again. If it’s just a little bit of information (like a phone number), you’d use a variable instead of entering the information every single time you want it to appear in your work. If there’s a lot of information you’d like to use over and over again (text, tables, pictures, and whatever else can be included in a normal topic) you can use a snippet.

Moving Your Excel Table Data to Flare
Jennifer White

Posted by Jennifer White

February 28, 20139 Comments

A great question was posted in the Users of MadCap Flare group on LinkedIn: Any helpful hints for getting data out of Excel cells and pasting into a Flare table other than tedious copying and pasting each one? Yeah, copying and pasting cell after cell sounds pretty excruciating. Here’s a much less time-consuming alternative.

Meet Your MadWorld 2013 Presenters: Scott DeLoach
Jennifer White

Posted by Jennifer White

February 27, 2013

MadWorld 2013 is almost upon us! What is MadWorld, you ask? Only the most fun and informative technical communication conference you’ll ever attend, that’s what. Join the MadCap team, industry thought leaders and your peers at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego from April 7-9 2013 and stuff your brain with more skills, ideas, and best practices than you can handle. Oh, and did someone say “networking?” ‘Cause there will be plenty of opportunities for that.

Guest Post – MadCap Flare 101.7: The Glossary
Kelly K.

Posted by Kelly K.

February 21, 2013

So you have a Table of Contents and you have an Index… now how about a Glossary? According to Wikipedia, a glossary is “an alphabetical list of terms in a particular domain of knowledge with the definitions for those terms.” Luckily, that’s what a glossary is in Flare, too.

Meet Your MadWorld 2013 Presenters: Thomas Tregner
Jennifer White

Posted by Jennifer White

February 20, 2013

MadWorld 2013 is almost upon us! What is MadWorld, you ask? Only the most fun and informative technical communication conference you’ll ever attend, that’s what. Join the MadCap team, industry thought leaders and your peers at the Hard Rock Hotel San Diego from April 7-9 2013 and stuff your brain with more skills, ideas, and best practices than you can handle. Oh, and did someone say “networking?” ‘Cause there will be plenty of opportunities for that.