Excel MadCap Flare

Generate a MadCap Flare TOC from Excel using VBA

When you are crafting a content specification table of contents, you might want to first  “brainstorm” a TOC using Excel, and then simply export the structure to Flare once you’re done. You can write a short VBA function that does the trick. The animated GIF shows how it works and here’s a spreadsheet for you to […]

Excel MadCap Flare

Customer specific documentation with MadCap Flare

Are you documenting a product that consists of a bunch of modules? Do customers buy customized products with a unique set of modules? Would you like to deliver customer-specific documentation using MadCap Flare? Keep reading. The idea is to use an existing product module database to generate the condition tags,  apply them to your content, […]

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How to add wiki-words to your HTML5 output in MadCap Flare

Would you like to link certain words or phrases to your internal wiki, or perhaps to Wikipedia? Would you like to build your output only once, but still be able differentiate between “internal” and “external” audiences? Keep reading. The idea 🙂 The idea is to add a span-class to your style sheet, and then highlight […]

Javascript MadCap Flare

Adding a feedback button to your Flare HTML5 output

Are you looking for instructions on how to add an e-mail feedback button to the toolbar of your MadCap Flare HTML5 output? And would you like a copy of the relevant URL included in the e-mails you get? Keep reading. Open your Flare project, and follow these steps to add a feedback button to the […]