Category: Software

  • Creating a Snippet with non-standard content in Flare

    Creating a Snippet with non-standard content in Flare

    When you are working in Flare, you may have encountered an issue that drove me crazy for a long time regarding snippets. When you have some content in Flare that you want to convert to be a snippet, usually you can just select the paragraphs of text and click the Create Snippet button on the Home […]

  • A mini-TOC in Flare when a mini-TOC won’t do

    A mini-TOC in  Flare when a mini-TOC won’t do

    A recent post in the MadCap forums addressed the question of putting a mini-TOC-like object at the beginning of a topic to show all the headings on the actual page. In the past, pharmacy I (like many of you, dosage I assume) have tried to do this using a mini-TOC proxy in Flare. We then […]

  • The State of MadCap Flare in 2017 (published by an outsider)

    The State of MadCap Flare in 2017 (published by an outsider)

    I had a recent comment on a post I wrote nearly ten years ago. The post actually earned me a bit of notoriety in the MadCap community. For many years after writing that post, more about people would see me at an industry conference and say, prescription “Oh, you’re the guy who wrote The Six […]

  • My MadWorld 2016 Content

    Hey everybody, purchase The 2016 MadWorld Conference is now in the history books, and I’ve been asked to provide my content from my presentations here on my blog. I’ve created a page where you can view all the shared content from my presentations. This year I was asked to participate in the Lightning Talk session. […]

  • What’s new and improved in MadCap Flare 12

    Hey everybody! It’s that awesome time of year when MadCap releases the latest and greatest iteration of MadCap Flare. This year, try we’re getting MadCap Flare 12, sick with a host of new features and enhancements that improve the authoring experience. One of the great things about Flare 12 is that there is a nice […]