At MadCap Software, we’re always looking to give our customers the most advanced and effective tools for creating content, whether you’re a technical writer, HR manager, eLearning specialist, information architect or policy writer. Our latest product release — Doc-To-Help 3 — gives Microsoft® Word users a powerful tool to manage and publish content to multiple outputs, all from a single-source.

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Doc-To-Help 3 Adds New Features and Enhancements for Improved Word™ Authoring, Workflow and More:

  • Improved Look and Feel – Doc-To-Help has been completely re-branded to fit into the MadCap Software suite of products, including an improved start page to help new users get started.
  • DOC to DOCX File Conversion – This lets authors upgrade older Word documents (DOC files) in a project to the newer DOCX format.
  • Multimedia Enhancements – In previous versions of Doc-To-Help, only .swf was supported. We have expanded multimedia support to include the following formats:
    • HTML5 Videos
    • Windows Media Files
    • QuickTime Movies
    • YouTube Videos
    • Vimeo Videos
  • Support for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge
  • New Project Templates – The templates that were provided in previous versions have been polished and updated to the .dotm format, and two additional templates have been added.
  • New Variable Types: When adding a new text variable, you can now select one of three types: text, version, or date/time.
  • Page Orientation Option for Specific Pages in Print Output – In previous versions, page orientation (i.e. landscape or portrait) could be set for the entire output. In this version, authors now have the option to specify orientation for pages within a given section break in a Word document.
  • Plus: Additional Usability Enhancements and Improvements

To read more about Doc-To-Help 3, visit the What’s New topic here.

Free Live Webinar Presentation on Doc-To-Help 3

For those of you looking for a more detailed overview of the workflows and capabilities you can accomplish using Doc-To-Help 3, we have an upcoming webinar scheduled for Tuesday, November 3 at 8:00 AM PST.

An Overview of Doc-To-Help 3

MadCap Doc-To-Help offers rapid authoring and publishing capabilities using Microsoft® Word™ to create online Help, policy & procedure guides, knowledge bases, eBooks and more. Used by technical writers, HR managers, policy and medical writers, and clinical documentation specialists, Doc-To-Help makes it easy to manage and publish content to multiple outputs from a single-source using Microsoft® Word™.

New features added to Doc-To-Help 3 include:

  • A Completely New Look and Feel
  • DOC to DOCX File Conversion
  • Multimedia Enhancements
  • Support for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge
  • New Project Templates
  • Add Date/Time and Version Variables
  • Plus: Dozens of Updates Under the Hood

Join Joey Galeno, MadCap Sales Engineer, as we walk you through an overview of the newest Doc-To-Help enhancements and how to streamline your Microsoft® Word™ content.

Register Now >>

Get Started on a Free 30 Day Trial

As is the case with all of our tools, you can download a free, fully-functional 30 day evaluation.  Our award winning technical support team is available to answer any questions by phone or email as you evaluate the tool.  In addition, we would be happy to facilitate a private demo to get a hands-on overview, as well as discuss workflows and implementation best practices for your organization.

Free 30 Day Trials:
https://www.madcapsoftware.com/downloads/

Request a Private Demo:
https://www.madcapsoftware.com/demorequest/

We want to hear from you. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with feedback and ideas for future features and enhancements.  We hope you enjoy the Doc-To-Help 3 release!

About The Author

Jennifer Morse

About Jennifer Morse

Jennifer Morse, Product Evangelist for MadCap Software, has over 16 years of experience in the technical communication industry. Since joining the company in 2006, Jennifer has played an integral role in MadCap's growth, helping to increase MadCap's market share in the United States and overseas markets including Europe, the Middle East and India.

Last Modified: October 27, 2015

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