MadCap Software is an American computer software firm headquartered in La Jolla, California that creates help authoring tools. Several principal managers, software engineers, and support personnel were recruited from rival firms, such as Adobe Systems and Macromedia, to found MadCap Software. MadCap's authoring tools are all based on xHTML.

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MadCap Software, Inc.

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  • What to Ask When Migrating Content to MadCap Flare

    I’ve always been interested in exploring new technology, and one of the things has fascinated me in recent years is the concept of solar power. I’d love to implement a series of solar panels on the roof of my house, … The post What to Ask When Migrating Content to MadCap Flare appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • New Feature Highlight: Clean XHTML Output in MadCap Flare 2017

    For those new to MadCap Flare, a target is like a recipe: it tells Flare how to process and generate the raw, neutral content in your project. The target file offers a lot of options in terms of how to … The post New Feature Highlight: Clean XHTML Output in MadCap Flare 2017 appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

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  • MadWorld 2017 Speaker Series Q&A: Jacob Moses, Technical Writer, Rainmaker Digital

    From April 2-5, technical communication professionals from all over the world will gather at MadWorld 2017 in San Diego for a learning and networking experience like no other. The premiere technical communication and content strategy conference gives attendees the chance … The post MadWorld 2017 Speaker Series Q&A: Jacob Moses, Technical Writer, Rainmaker Digital appeared first on MadBlog: The Off...

  • My #1 Tip To Know about Print TOCs in MadCap Flare

    Today, I’m going to share with you my top tip when it comes to Print TOCs in MadCap Flare: Headings in Topics will determine the TOC structure in print based outputs. What do I mean by that? Let’s take a … The post My #1 Tip To Know about Print TOCs in MadCap Flare appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • MadWorld 2017 Speaker Series Q&A: Denise Peña, Senior Technical Writer, Blackbaud

    Why does MadWorld stand out among other technical communication and content strategy conferences? One look at the speaker list and you’ll see why. Comprised of industry experts, MAD (MadCap Advanced Developer) Certified instructors, MadCap Software team members and technical communication … The post MadWorld 2017 Speaker Series Q&A: Denise Peña, Senior Technical Writer, Blackbaud appeared first on...

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  • Justifying the Use of Single-sourcing – A Case Study

    Single-sourcing refers to the concept of creating content once, but reusing this content across various outputs/media. This concept may not mean a great deal for the user, but for the writer, it is productivity defined. The post Justifying the Use of Single-sourcing – A Case Study appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • Five Ways MadCap Central Makes Content and Task Management Easy

    If you haven’t heard about the brand new MadCap Central yet, here is the basic scoop: MadCap Central is a cloud-based platform that lets you plan, track, and manage the processes, content, and teams that are the heart of your … The post Five Ways MadCap Central Makes Content and Task Management Easy appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • Why Should You Use Cross-References over Hyperlinks?

    In Flare, a cross-reference is a navigation link that lets you connect text in one topic to another topic (or a bookmark within a topic). Hmmm. That sounds like a hyperlink…and a cross-reference looks a lot like a hyperlink, so why not just use a hyperlink? I'll tell you why: because a cross-reference can do so much more. The post Why Should You Use Cross-References over Hyperlinks? appeared first...

  • New Release Now Available: MadCap Flare 2017

    We’re kicking off the New Year with a brand-new release to MadCap Flare! We’re thrilled to announce MadCap Flare 2017, which comes with a number of new features and enhancements. Paired with the official release of MadCap Central, a powerful cloud-based … The post New Release Now Available: MadCap Flare 2017 appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • Let MadCap Analyzer Do the Work – 4 Reports to Correct Hard-to-Find Issues in Your MadCap Flare Projects

    Many issues that can easily creep into new or legacy projects can be hard-to-find and/or fix. MadCap Analyzer can find and repair many of these issues. Four issues that often occur in MadCap Flare projects are multiple instances of the … The post Let MadCap Analyzer Do the Work – 4 Reports to Correct Hard-to-Find Issues in Your MadCap Flare Projects appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of ...

  • Podcast Recap: The Not-Boring Tech Writer Podcast — Implementing Single-Source Authoring

    According to Jacob Moses, a technical writer for Rainmaker Digital (formerly Copyblogger Media), everyone thinks technical writers are boring. “They think we lack creativity; they think we only eat tuna salad for lunch; and they think our work is reserved … The post Podcast Recap: The Not-Boring Tech Writer Podcast — Implementing Single-Source Authoring appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog...

  • Year In Review – Our 10 Popular Blog Posts of 2016

    2016 has been an exciting year for MadCap Software! In the past year, we’ve seen product launches such as MadCap Central, new releases and updates to MadCap Flare, and the annual MadWorld Conference. And not to mention, our MadBlog has … The post Year In Review – Our 10 Popular Blog Posts of 2016 appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • 5 Quick MadCap Flare Tips for New Users

    With 35+ years in IT and a little less than a year in technical communications using MadCap Software, I’m new to tech comm and MadCap’s product suite. So who better to take you on a newbie trip of MadCap Flare … The post 5 Quick MadCap Flare Tips for New Users appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • MadWorld 2017 – Register by November 30 to Save Up to $1,000!

    Looking for a networking opportunity to meet technical writers, content strategists and documentation managers from all around the world? Want to stay ahead of the latest best practices and trends in technical communication? If so, look no further than MadWorld, … The post MadWorld 2017 – Register by November 30 to Save Up to $1,000! appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • Creating a Searchable Site with MadCap Flare 12

    At Tenable Network Security, our team of writers currently supports six major help systems that are available via the documentation website. Each help system has multiple versions, some in tripane format, and some using top navigation output. So when I … The post Creating a Searchable Site with MadCap Flare 12 appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • 4 MadCap Analyzer Reports You Should Run on Every MadCap Flare Project

    MadCap Analyzer is a powerful tool that analyzes many different areas and features of MadCap Flare projects, generating reports on issues that need to be corrected and making suggestions on how to efficiently and easily maintain your Flare project. This … The post 4 MadCap Analyzer Reports You Should Run on Every MadCap Flare Project appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • Announcing MadCap Central (Beta) – Powerful, Cloud-Based Content Management

    We’re thrilled to announce the release of MadCap Central (Beta), a powerful cloud-based content management solution for technical writers and content developers. Extend the authoring capabilities of MadCap Flare with a powerful platform for content, task and project management, hosting, … The post Announcing MadCap Central (Beta) – Powerful, Cloud-Based Content Management appeared first on MadBlog...

  • Announcing the Official MadWorld 2017 Schedule and Speaker Lineup

    Returning for its fifth year, the MadWorld technical communication and content strategy conference is set for April 2-5, 2017, taking place at the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown San Diego’s iconic Gaslamp Quarter. Attended by technical writers, documentation managers, and content … The post Announcing the Official MadWorld 2017 Schedule and Speaker Lineup appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog ...

  • 5 Helpful MadCap Flare UI Features You May Have Missed

    MadCap Flare is full of features that are designed to help you reduce the time it takes to write, edit, and manage documentation. Many long-time Flare users have seen the user interface change and grow over multiple versions. But for … The post 5 Helpful MadCap Flare UI Features You May Have Missed appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • 5 Questions Every Technical Writer Faces with API Documentation

    As a technical writer, you may have asked the question of how to move from writing about end-user or GUI-based products to successfully writing API documentation. While good technical writers already possess the skills and best practices needed as a foundation … The post 5 Questions Every Technical Writer Faces with API Documentation appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

  • Making the Business Case for MadCap Flare – A 3 Step Guide

    For any organization considering migrating to MadCap Flare, several fundamental design questions should be addressed before starting a project. In an industry as highly regulated as aerospace, making the business case for transitioning from Word to Flare is a challenge. … The post Making the Business Case for MadCap Flare – A 3 Step Guide appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Soft...

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  • Webinar Recap — An Overview of MadCap Flare: Topic-Based Authoring and Single-Source Publishing

    Last month, I gave a webinar on MadCap Flare and the benefits of topic-based authoring and single source publishing. For those of you that missed the webinar, here’s a high level recap of what I covered: What’s the Traditional Approach … The post Webinar Recap — An Overview of MadCap Flare: Topic-Based Authoring and Single-Source Publishing appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap So...

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  • Why the Documentation Bible May Be Your New Secret Weapon

    Starting a new job is always a ton of fun. You go through training, learn new stuff, and it’s always incredibly organized, right? Right? … Okay, so maybe not. You open that legacy project and realize that you have no … The post Why the Documentation Bible May Be Your New Secret Weapon appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

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  • Introducing Doc-To-Help 4: With New Features, Enhancements and More!

    MadCap Software is thrilled to announce a new release of MadCap Doc-To-Help. Version 4 adds greater integration with Microsoft® Word, providing enhanced authoring capabilities and functionality. Creating and editing content is easier than ever with all-new dynamic add-in modes that adjusts … The post Introducing Doc-To-Help 4: With New Features, Enhancements and More! appeared first on MadBlog: Th...

  • The MadWorld 2017 Conference and Workshop Registration Is Now Open

    MadCap Software is thrilled to announce the conference and workshop registration is now open for MadWorld 2017. The conference returns April 2-5, 2017 to the Hard Rock Hotel in downtown San Diego’s iconic Gaslamp Quarter. In its fifth year, the … The post The MadWorld 2017 Conference and Workshop Registration Is Now Open appeared first on MadBlog: The Official Blog of MadCap Software.

MadCap Software, Inc.

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  • Meet Doc-To-Help

    Meet MadCap Doc-To-Help, the quickest way to author and publish online help, policy & procedure guides, eBooks and more using Microsoft® Word.

  • Themes in Doc-To-Help 4

    Take a quick look at themes in Doc-To-Help. Doc-To-Help uses themes to design the skin that surrounds your content and online outputs. A theme controls the button displays, layout, icons, colors, and much more.

  • What's New in Doc-To-Help 4

    Learn what's new in Doc-To-Help 4, the leading authoring and publishing tool used to create online Help, policy & procedure guides, eBooks, and more. Learn more: http://www.doctohelp.com/doc-to-help-4/

  • Building Output in Doc-To-Help 4

    The ultimate goal of any Doc-To-Help project is to produce streamlined, effective outputs. Here's a quick look into building outputs in Doc-To-Help.

  • Developing Targets in Doc-To-Help 4

    Explore how to create targets in Doc-To-Help. With customizable rules and easy navigation, you can tweak the target to create elegant web and print documentation.

  • Getting Started with Doc-To-Help 4

    Get started with Doc-To-Help! Watch this tutorial to learn what to do once you create a project.

  • Source Documents And Content in Doc-To-Help 4

    Did you know - you can add as many Word source documents to a Doc-To-Help project as you want. When you build the target, Doc-To-Help will take the source document and the various settings, put them together and process your outputs.

  • Templates And Styles in Doc-To-Help 4

    When you work in a Doc-To-Help project, it's important that you understand what's going on with templates and styles. Here's a quick look at what you need to know.

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MadCap Software, Inc.

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