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Announcing the MadWorld 2018 Call for Papers!
Rachel Kim

Posted by Rachel Kim

July 5, 2017

Calling all prospective MadWorld 2018 speakers and presenters! MadCap Software is pleased to announce that our Call for Papers for MadWorld 2018 is now open and accepting submissions. MadWorld is the premier technical communication and content strategy conference for technical writers, documentation managers and content strategists. Attendees and speakers come from all …

An In-depth Look at Synchronizing Navigation Elements in MadCap Flare 2017 r2
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

June 29, 20171 Comments

In MadCap Flare 2017 r2, a handy option was added to the target file to synchronize navigation elements with table of contents (TOC) entries for HTML5 Top Navigation and skinless outputs.  At first, it may be hard to visualize what this feature is and why you might consider using it, so I’ll explain. You may have an instance where a single topic needs to be linked to …

Can I Run MadCap Flare on a Mac? Oh, Yes!
Nita Beck

Posted by Nita Beck

June 22, 201724 Comments

The 2017 refresh of a MadBlog article originally posted in March 2015, with the modest caveat that the author is not yet familiar with the latest MacBook Pros, newly on the market as of June 2017. I often see discussions at LinkedIn or the MadCap user forums in which posters lament how they wish they could run MadCap Flare on a Mac. I immediately think, “But you can …

A Quick Guide to MadCap Analyzer and How It Will Save You Time
Denise Peña

Posted by Denise Peña

June 15, 2017

Before I let you in on how great MadCap Analyzer is and how much time you’re about to save, I’d like to quickly paint a picture of a scenario that might be too familiar to some. Picture it: you’ve inherited legacy projects, yes, plural, and each project contains hundreds of files you need to review. As you begin to sift through the published online help for guidance, you …

A Step-by-Step Guide: How to Publish MadCap Flare Content Directly to Salesforce Knowledge
Jennifer Morse

Posted by Jennifer Morse

June 1, 201711 Comments

When it comes to adopting a single source workflow, MadCap Flare is a powerhouse tool. Content authors rely on Flare to help maximize the reuse of this source content, and to deliver the right content, to the right audience, in whatever format is needed -- aka multi-channel publishing. One such channel, which has been highly requested as of late, is Salesforce Knowledge. …