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Topic-Based and Structured Authoring Made Simple

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Recorded: January 14, 2014
Presenter:
Neil Perlin, Certified Flare Trainer and Consultant | Hyper/Word Services

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Webinar Highlights

Topic-based authoring and structured authoring are often presented as requiring long and complex analyses, and DITA. Can you do topic-based and structured authoring in Flare – and get going quickly, without weeks of analysis and DITA implementation? The answer is yes. In fact, many of the tools are right in front of your eyes – in Flare.

In this presentation, we’ll look at how. We’ll start by defining topics, structure, topic and information analysis, and template creation in Flare. We’ll then look at how Flare supports those definitions and tasks with its template manager, CSS, table CSS, and other features. Finally, we’ll look at some specifics about how to write in a topic-based and structured world. The result? You’ll be doing topic-based and structured authoring in a few weeks rather than months, resulting in a more consistent, controlled, and efficient writing process for authors and greater readability for users. Without spending a lot of money…