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MadCap Flare icon MadCap Flare Introductory Training Course – Now Bundled FREE with Flare Purchase

Audience

This course was designed for new Flare users. There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Overview

This course uses a combination of feature overviews and demonstrations to introduce the core features of Flare. By the end of the course, you will have the skills you need to get started on your first Flare project.

During this hands-on course, a Certified Flare Instructor will cover introductory topics, including:

  • Getting started with Flare
  • Importing HTML, Word, and FrameMaker® documents
  • Adding and linking content
  • Designing content
  • Single sourcing content
  • Sending topics for review using MadCap Contributor and MadCap Central
  • Publishing single source content to multiple outputs

Duration

1-day Web-based Training

Course Value: $599

Introducing Free Introductory Training with License Purchase*
Now bundled free with your MadCap Flare purchase, get started immediately with a certified training course. Courses are offered monthly, and registering for the course is easy. Contact your sales representative for more details.

*Please note, the Introductory training course must be completed within 30 days of purchase. Certain restrictions apply and cannot be combined with any other offer.

What’s Covered in This Course

Getting Started

Course Overview

  • Welcome
  • Target Audience
  • Course Overview
  • Preparing Your Computer for the Course

Flare Overview

  • What Is Flare?
  • A Tour of the Flare Interface

Projects

  • What Is a Project?
  • Opening a Project

Adding Content

HTML, Word, and FrameMaker® Files

  • About Importing Files
  • Importing HTML Files
  • Importing Word Documents
  • Importing FrameMaker®

Topics

  • About Topics and Topic-based Authoring
  • Creating a Topic
  • Changing a Topic
  • Using the Block and Span Bars
  • Creating a Bulleted List
  • Creating a Numbered List
  • Previewing a Topic
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Spell Checking

Images and Videos

  • About Images and Videos
  • Adding an Image to a Topic
  • Adding a Video to a Topic

Linking Content

Table of Contents

  • About TOCs
  • Adding a TOC Book
  • Adding a TOC Page

Links

  • About Links
  • Creating a Cross Reference
  • Creating a Hyperlink
  • Creating a Drop-down Link Designing Content

Designing Content

Styles

  • About Styles and Inline Formatting
  • Applying a Stylesheet to All Topics
  • Applying a Style

Tables & Table Styles

  • About Tables and Table Stylesheets
  • Applying a Stylesheet to All Topics
  • Creating a Table
  • Applying a Table Stylesheet to a Table

Page Layouts

  • About Page Layouts
  • Adding Content to a Header or Footer in a Page Layout
  • Applying a Page Layout to a Target

Master Pages

  • About Master Pages
  • Changing a Master Page
  • Applying a Master Page to a Target

Skins

  • About Skins
  • Changing a Skin
  • Applying a Skin to a Target

Single Sourcing Content

Condition Tags

  • About Condition Tags
  • Applying a Condition Tag

Variables and Snippets

  • About Variables
  • Creating a Variable
  • Inserting a Variable into a Topic
  • Creating a Snippet
  • Inserting a Snippet into a Topic

Sending Topics for Review and Building Targets

Reviews

  • About MadCap Contributor and MadCap Central
  • Sending a Topic for Review
  • How Reviewers Review Topics
  • Receiving a Reviewed Topic
  • Accepting and Rejecting Review Comments
  • Using PDF or Word Targets for Reviews
  • Applying a Condition Tag

HTML5 Targets

  • About HTML5 Targets
  • Setting Up an HTML5 Target
  • Building an HTML5 Target
  • Distributing an HTML5 Target

PDF Targets

  • About PDF Targets
  • Creating a PDF Target
  • Setting Up a PDF Target
  • Building a PDF Target
Thank you, what an amazing class this is! Well done to all of you who collaborated on the training manual. There is no question about the amount of time and effort that went into that wonderful guide. And, having Scott DeLoach as the instructor just totally blew me away.

Jude Duniho | Senior Technical Writer, Sabre Holdings

Upcoming Introductory Training Courses

October 22, 2018

2018-10-22T07:01:00 - 2018-10-22T14:00:00

2018-10-22T14:00:00

MadCap Flare Introductory Training, Web-based (Europe)

Led by Mike Hamilton, VP of Product Evangelism and Certified MadCap Flare Instructor, this one-day online training course will cover a variety of topics including getting started with Flare, importing content, creating and editing content, publishing your output, and more.

CONTACT YOUR SALES REP FOR MORE INFORMATION

November 1, 2018

2018-11-01T22:00:00 - 2018-11-02T05:00:00

2018-11-02T05:00:00

MadCap Flare Introductory Training, Web-based (Asia-Pacific)

Led by Mike Hamilton, VP of Product Evangelism and Certified MadCap Flare Instructor, this one-day online training course will cover a variety of topics including getting started with Flare, importing content, creating and editing content, publishing your output, and more.

CONTACT YOUR SALES REP FOR MORE INFORMATION

November 13, 2018

2018-11-13T16:00:00 - 2018-11-13T23:00:00

2018-11-13T23:00:00

MadCap Flare Introductory Training, Web-based (North America)

Led by Jennifer Morse, Director, Product Evangelism and Certified MadCap Flare Instructor, this one-day online training course will cover a variety of topics including getting started with Flare, importing content, creating and editing content, publishing your output, and more.

CONTACT YOUR SALES REP FOR MORE INFORMATION