MadCap Flare some simple tips & tricks (20)

In this short blog how to handle two stylesheets in one project, levels that don't show up in your TOC and how to set your chapter numbering right. Where is my content? You have set up your stylesheet, build a TOC file but in the output a level is missing. Let it be level 3... Lees verder →

Seven tips for a better Search

Do the users of an application or a machine read a manual? Forget it! They might scan the Requirements section and that's it. Until something drastically goes wrong. Their phone is dead, so they cannot call support. Where is that manual? Oh..,<peep> how do I access this online help. Your user will not be in... Lees verder →

MadCap Flare some simple tips & tricks (9)

Still enough to learn about MadCap Flare. Let's start: How to edit a snippet Sometimes you need to change the content of a snippet. It is plain and simple. Select the snippet in a topic. Right-click the snippet. From the menu select Open link. How to link to a snippet Snippets are handy when you... Lees verder →

Alerts are precious, use them sparsely

You find them in nearly every manual; alerts. They tell the reader something special. Be it info or note, caution or warning. There are guidelines on how to create them, but no standards, which is strange. Let's have a look at definitions, stylisation and more. Definitions Note / Info/ Tip: handy information for the user... Lees verder →

MadCap Flare – Micro content

The 2019 release of MadCap Flare might contain the buzzword of the future: micro content. They describe it as: Text, images, video that can be consumed by a reader in about 10-20 seconds. MCF rightly sees that the demand for micro content is growing; online FAQs, chatbots, augmented reality instructions, call outs, tooltips..a lot comes... Lees verder →

Documentation trends 2018

2017 nearly down the drain. Hope it was a good year for you full of things to remember. If not, there is always 2018.  What it will bring is still written in the clouds. But having a look at many sources you could come up with some trends for documentation. What will 2018 bring for... Lees verder →

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