Justin Bondoc

About Justin Bondoc

Justin Bondoc, Product Specialist, started at MadCap Software as a technical support engineer and turned to the evangelism team to promote the value of MadCap’s products and services to the community. In addition to spending his time educating potential and existing customers about all things MadCap Software, Justin likes listening to hip-hop, tackling his next art project, and exploring his creative side.

MadCap Flare Tip: Controlling Page Breaks Using Grouping and CSS
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

April 20, 20178 Comments

When working out of a limited authoring environment such as Microsoft® Word, you might be used to adding in manual page breaks. However, if you have ever changed that document later, you might find that manual page breaks can be a nuisance due to content changing. In MadCap Flare, there are several reasons that content will change due to the nature of Flare’s …

My #1 Tip To Know about Print TOCs in MadCap Flare
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Posted by Justin Bondoc

February 14, 2017

Today, I’m going to share with you my top tip when it comes to Print TOCs in MadCap Flare: Headings in Topics will determine the TOC structure in print based outputs. What do I mean by that? Let’s take a look at an example of a vanilla Flare project with a PDF output. In this project I have five topics. All topics start with a h1 with a bit of text, seen …

Why Should You Use Cross-References over Hyperlinks?
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Posted by Justin Bondoc

January 19, 201716 Comments

In Flare, a cross-reference is a navigation link that lets you connect text in one topic to another topic (or a bookmark within a topic). Hmmm. That sounds like a hyperlink…and a cross-reference looks a lot like a hyperlink, so why not just use a hyperlink? I'll tell you why: because a cross-reference can do so much more.

5 Helpful MadCap Flare UI Features You May Have Missed
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

October 13, 2016

MadCap Flare is full of features that are designed to help you reduce the time it takes to write, edit, and manage documentation. Many long-time Flare users have seen the user interface change and grow over multiple versions. But for the first-time user, taking the initial dive into Flare’s workspace can be overwhelming. There’s a few features that may not seem …

MadCap Flare Tip: How to Align Content with Your List Items
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Posted by Justin Bondoc

August 23, 20162 Comments

When creating technical documentation, a common practice is to place content at the same level as your list item. However, users without a technical background may come across the issue of aligning content with list items. A great workaround for this issue in MadCap Flare is to add a paragraph item within the lists. With this method, you can have greater control over the …