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Scott DeLoach

CEO

@clickstartinc

Scott DeLoach is the founder of ClickStart, a UA/UX design, consulting, and training company. Over the last 25 years, he has given more than 150 presentations about MadCap Flare, embedded user assistance, web-based Help, UI design, and CSS at conferences around the world. Scott is a certified MadCap Flare and MadCap Doc-to-Help instructor and consultant, the manager of MadCap’s certification program, and the author of “MadCap Flare Developer’s Guide,” “CSS to the Point,” and “HTML5 to the Point.”

Sessions Presented by Scott DeLoach:

Wednesday, September 12

11:30 AM-12:25 PM

Introduction to CSS

Track 1 MadCap Flare CSS

In this session, Scott DeLoach will provide an introduction to cascading style sheets (CSS): what it is, what it does, how it works, and how you can use it in MadCap Flare. This session is designed to appeal to a wide audience. If you’re migrating to Flare, Scott covers how your formatting will be imported into Flare and how you can maintain and customize it. For experienced CSS users, learn how MadCap Flare enhances CSS and how you can use these enhancements. And for managers, Scott explains how you can use CSS to maintain consistency within and across Flare projects. At the end of the session, you’ll walk away with recommendations for learning more about CSS and options for using CSS to enhance and customize your content’s design for different targets.

Friday, September 14

10:30-11:30 AM

Extreme CSS Techniques for Technical Communicators

Track 1 Advanced Training

In this session, Scott DeLoach will demonstrate expert-level CSS techniques, including how to use future CSS features today. Scott will discuss what’s being developed in the latest CSS recommendations, what works now, and tricks that can be used to make next-level CSS work in MadCap Flare and in today’s browsers. All attendees will receive a sample project that includes the demonstrated techniques. Note: This is an advanced session. Attendees should be familiar with creating HTML5 Top Navigation targets and have intermediate/advanced knowledge of CSS.

Friday, September 14

11:40 AM-12:40 PM

Extreme CSS Techniques for Technical Communicators (Continued)

Track 1 Advanced Training