Learn how to use MadCap Flare 11 to author technical documentation—help systems, software manuals, knowledge bases, and more—in various print and online formats, including HTML5 and PDF.
- Hello, my name is Neil Perlin. More and more information comes to us on computers and mobile devices. How that information gets into online form in the first place, specifically using a tool called Flare, is the subject of this course. Flare lets us focus on creating our material while taking care of most of the technical details behind the scenes. Flare lets us create information in text and graphic form, in small chunks called topics. Flare lets us add navigation, that helps our users find information in these topics quickly and easily.
Flare also lets us control the formatting of that content to make it attractive and usable. Knowing Flare will be a strong addition to your professional skills. This course will get you started.
- Creating content using topics
- Adding and managing topics
- Importing files
- Inserting graphics
- Creating a table of contents, glossary, and cross-references
- Adding hyperlinks
- Formatting documents with stylesheets
- Creating master pages
- Single sourcing content
- Using variables and snippets
- Generating output
Skill Level Beginner
Universal Principles of Designwith William Lidwell5h 4m Appropriate for all
Word 2013: Creating Long Documentswith Maria Langer3h 19m Appropriate for all
1. Basic Concepts
2. Creating Content Using Topics
4. Add Formatting
5. Single Sourcing
6. Understanding Outputs vs. Targets
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