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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 obvious. Rich layers of content need to be discoverable with a brief observation. MadCap Flare provides every author with the ability to accomplish these …

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

Posted by Justin Bondoc

August 17, 201717 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 they look: You can either copy the styles and paste them into your stylesheet or you can download the Flare project by clicking here. This post focuses …

MadWorld 2018 – Save Big With the Early Registration Discount
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

August 10, 2017

Mark your calendars -- the MadWorld 2018 conference returns June 3-6, 2018 to the Hotel del Coronado, San Diego’s legendary beachfront resort overlooking the Pacific. This one-of-a-kind conference is your chance to learn best practices and latest trends in technical communication and content strategy. With 40 conference sessions, more than 20 expert speakers, and an …

Announcing MadCap Lingo 10.1: New Features and Enhancements for Translation Management
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

August 8, 2017

We are thrilled to announce the release of MadCap Lingo 10.1, our translation and localization tool designed to streamline the translation of your technical documentation. Whether you are a technical author preparing MadCap Flare projects for translation, or a translator managing the translation, MadCap Lingo provides a tightly integrated workflow to manage the translation …

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 innovative ways content is presented so end users can find what they need quickly and easily. In fact, if you view our Customer Showcase page, you can see a small …