Madcap Flare: How to Enter the Title tag in HTML Output

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to enter the title tag to your WebHelp. Madcap Flare: How to Enter the Title tag in HTML Output The title tag is one of the most important tag in your HTML output. To enter the title tag: In Content Explorer, right-click on your file, then […]

Madcap Flare: How to Change the Default Logo in WebHelp

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to change the default logo in your WebHelp. Madcap Flare: How to Change the Default Logo You can change the default MadCap logo that appears on the top left of HTML5 outputs. You can remove the logo or replace it with your own logo: In Project Organizer, […]

Madcap Flare: How to add Meta Tags to HTML5 and Web Help

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to add meta tags to your WebHelp. Madcap Flare: how to add meta tags to HTML5 and Web Help You can add meta tags to your web files: In Project Organizer, click Targets, then open your target, for example, HTML5. In the Tag Editor, click Advanced. Click the Add meta […]

Madcap Flare: How to add Mark of the Web

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to add mark of the web to your WebHelp. Madcap Flare: How to add Mark of the Web If you have problems getting Internet Explorer to run web help pages, added Mark of the Web to your WebHelp files: You can add the Mark of […]

Madcap Flare: How to Improve Search Engine Optimization in WebHelp

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to improve the SEO of your web help content. Madcap Flare: how to improve Search Engine Optimization in WebHelp In Project Organizer, click Targets, then open your target, for example, HTML5. In the Tag Editor, click Advanced. Click the Generate Site map check box. Enter the path to your site map. […]

How to Write Technical Documents in an Agile Software Development Project

How do you document a ‘moving’ feature in Agile? Today it’s blue, tomorrow green. One of the dilemmas for technical writers is trying to document new features between sprints. The upside of Agile is that you get to see something, even a prototype, and can start documenting it in tandem with the sprints. That’s the […]

MadCap Flare: Specifying Toolbar Settings for WebHelp

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to specify toolbar settings for WebHelp. MadCap Flare: Specifying Toolbar Settings for WebHelp You can specify web toolbar settings for some online outputs. This includes determining which buttons are displayed in the toolbar. You can also add custom JavaScript for the toolbar. How to specify […]

Madcap Flare: Specifying Navigation Pane Settings for HTML5 and WebHelp Outputs

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to specify navigation pane settings for HTML 5 and WebHelp output. Madcap: Specifying Navigation Pane Settings for HTML5 & WebHelp You can specify navigation settings for HTML5, WebHelp, WebHelp AIR, or WebHelp Plus output. In general, the navigation pane includes the TOC, Index, Search, Glossary, […]

Where is the Character/Word Count in MS Word?

Want to find out how many characters or words there are in your document? There are two ways to find the Word count: Click the WORDS icon in the status bar at the bottom on the screen. It’s next to the Language setting. In the Review tab, click Word Count in the Proofing. It’s fourth from the left. The Word Count dialog box displays […]

Madcap Flare: Specifying Web Browser Settings For Webhelp Output

In this MadCap Flare technical writing tutorial, we look at how to specify web browser settings for WebHelp. Specifying Web Browser Settings For Webhelp Output Open a Standard or HTML5 Select the WebHelp Setup If you opened an HTML5 skin, select the Setup tab. Select the options that you want to include in the browser output window. Select Browser Default Settings if […]