Professional Print Brochures in MadCap Flare…Single-Sourced…with Online Output…and a Cherry On Top, Part 1
Paul Stoecklein

Posted by Paul Stoecklein

April 28, 20173 Comments

Have you ever wanted to create a cool, professional quality brochure or product foldout as part of your documentation set? Thanks to powerful single-sourcing features in MadCap Flare, you can accomplish this—and more—while simultaneously producing robust online output. For example, I recently created the following two-sided product foldout: This print foldout …

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 Adventures with MadCap Flare and Git Source Control

Posted by Dee Vincent-Day

April 13, 20171 Comments

In this guest post by Dee Vincent-Day, Technical Author at Piksel, she describes her experience of integrating Git and her existing MadCap Flare projects, and the benefits she’s experienced along the way. When I joined Piksel in early 2016, I took over management of two MadCap Flare projects. One project was stored in a SVN version control system and the other was on the …

MadCap Flare 2017 Feature Round Up: Conversion of MS Word Equations to MathML, Add File Dialog Improvements, and Variable Pinning
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

March 30, 2017

We’re at the end of my MadCap Flare 2017 Feature Highlight series, and I couldn’t forget these last new features! Each one provides new options and enhancements to Flare projects, and are designed to make the documentation process easier for the user. Convert Equations in Word to MathML In previous versions of Flare, if you imported Word files that contained equations, …

How to Create a Knowledge Base with MadCap Flare that Your Users Will Love
Gail Lorzing

Posted by Gail Lorzing

March 23, 2017

Does your organization have documents, spreadsheets and other forms of content scattered in various locations? A work environment where each person keeps "notes" on how to do a procedure, fix a problem, or workarounds for existing issues? Knowledge you don't think about until your co-worker is off or moved onto another job? Wouldn't it be great to have all your content in …