Generating a Consolidated Output from Multiple MadCap Flare Projects – Part 2
Joe Cheverie

Posted by Joe Cheverie

December 21, 201711 Comments

In his previous post, Joe Cheverie discussed the business problem at his previous company that required splitting a massive MadCap Flare project into smaller child projects. This post will cover how these child projects relate to one another, and how to pull content from each of these child projects to create a converged output. Importing Global Files The parent repository …

Generating a Consolidated Output from Multiple MadCap Flare Projects – Part 1
Joe Cheverie

Posted by Joe Cheverie

December 7, 20175 Comments

Joe Cheverie is a technical writer at MadCap Software, with extensive experience writing installation guides, online Help systems, and user guides for software products. In the first part of this two-part series, he describes his experiences and the challenges of creating one output from a single project combined from multiple Flare projects. Prior to working at MadCap …

A Follow-Up Tip on Customizing Search Results Pages in MadCap Flare’s HTML5 Top Navigation Output
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

November 28, 20171 Comments

A few months back, I wrote a post about customizing search results pages in MadCap Flare’s HTML5 Top Navigation output. I received some great questions, and based on those, I wanted to post a follow-up. For this technique to work as described in the initial post, you must go into the Advanced tab of your target, and uncheck the box “Exclude content not linked directly …

A Guide to Improving Content Readability with the Text Analysis Tool in MadCap Flare
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

November 7, 2017

In MadCap Flare 2017 r3, we introduced a new feature that lets you evaluate your Flare project content for readability, average sentence length, and more. To run a text analysis, open your content file (e.g., topic, snippet). Select the Tools ribbon. In the Proofing section select Text Analysis. The Text Analysis window pane opens. When you use the Text Analysis tool, …

Five Ways to Customize Your HTML5 Top Navigation Site with Project Templates
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

October 26, 20174 Comments

Since adding the ability to create HTML5 Top Navigation outputs to MadCap Flare, we’ve seen our customers create amazing online help sites with Flare. Just take a look at our Customer Showcase and you’ll see dozens of companies with stunning documentation portals, help centers, knowledge bases, and more. If you’ve ever browsed the Showcase and wondered, “How can I …