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, …

MadCap Flare Best Practices: Starting a New Project from Scratch
Neil Perlin

Posted by Neil Perlin

October 12, 20178 Comments

MadCap Flare is a very powerful tool. It has so many features and options it can be a challenge determining the best place to start, particularly on a project level. New Flare users often jump right in and begin …

How to Enhance Your Top Navigation Menus with Separators in MadCap Flare
Brigitte Gagne

Posted by Brigitte Gagne

September 28, 20177 Comments

Recently, while working on a new project, I realized my MadCap Flare TopNav design could use some improvements. Despite my best efforts, I couldn’t find a way to do this by colouring inside the lines. So this is the …

Elevate Your Design: UX Best Practices on Font, Structure and Hierarchy
Josh McDougall

Posted by Josh McDougall

August 24, 2017

Take a moment to review your team’s published documentation. Squint your eyes at it. The most important information on the screen should be obvious. Hierarchy, or the information’s order of importance, should be …

CSS Tip: Creating Styled Boxes for Notes, Warnings, Examples, and Tips
Justin Bondoc

Posted by Justin Bondoc

August 17, 201725 Comments

Need a way to indicate an important piece of information in your documentation? You can create styled boxes within MadCap Flare that calls out notes, warning, tips, or examples, all with CSS. Here’s an example of how …