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, 201724 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 …

Customizing a Search Results Page in MadCap Flare’s HTML5 Top Navigation Output
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

August 3, 20172 Comments

One of the most wonderful things about my job is talking with MadCap Software customers! I get to learn about all the creative ways they are putting MadCap Flare to use, the problems the software solves, and the …