Translation Tip: What to Keep In Mind When Using Variables in Your Translation Workflow
Mike McDermott

Posted by Mike McDermott

March 28, 2017

In technical communication, variables are a common way to reuse terms or content (such as the name of your company's product or your company's phone number) throughout your documentation. They're especially good for text that might change frequently, such as version numbers and dates. For all of their obvious benefits, there are some common challenges when it comes to …

A Look at Publishing Multilingual Content in MadCap Flare 12
Mike McDermott

Posted by Mike McDermott

August 2, 20161 Comments

The ability to add language as a characteristic of a target, almost like setting a new font, is about as futuristic as Star Trek’s “Universal Translator”. Of course, MadCap Flare doesn’t translate your content on the fly -- that would be some very futuristic 23rd century technology. Luckily, there’s a way to publish a particular document “on demand” in the …

MadCap Lingo 10: True Multilingual Authoring and Translation is Here
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

June 7, 2016

The latest release from MadCap Software – MadCap Lingo 10 – comes with a rich set of features and enhancements to streamline the translation and localization process. Adding tight integration with this year’s groundbreaking release of MadCap Flare, true multilingual authoring and translation is finally here. New Integration with MadCap Flare 12: Designed to streamline …

5 Reasons to Translate Your Flare Project Instead of the Output Files
Carl Christensen

Posted by Carl Christensen

March 10, 20161 Comments

A common question we see from documentation teams and technical writers revolves around a very key fundamental issue: “Should I translate my MadCap Flare project, or can I translate my output files, such as a PDF or HTML5 website, instead?” While translating the output files may alleviate the worry of filtering out the variety of project files (such as snippets, …

Upcoming Trade Shows: MadCap Software Around the Globe
Ashley Netzband

Posted by Ashley Netzband

October 20, 2015

This fall, MadCap Software will be traveling the globe to showcase the MadPak Professional Suite, our flagship tool MadCap Flare, as well as MadCap Lingo and services such as MadTranslations. You can find us at some of the largest and most renowned technical communications and localization shows in the world - from Silicon Valley to Stuttgart, Germany. If you are out and …