In case you missed it, MadCap Software announced that due to the success of the annual MadWorld conference in San Diego, they are adding a new conference in Europe, MadWorld Europe. The conference is scheduled for September 11 to 14, and will be held in Prague, Czechia. If you are interested in presenting at MadWorld …

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll notice that I have changed my domain from paulpehrson.com to docguy.training. I made this change for several reasons. My old site was compromised and spam content and links had been injected into every page and every post (at the database level). I first created my old …

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 …

Hey all, I’ve been talking with a good friend of mine about launching a Flare-specific podcast. We would include interviews with luminaries in the Flare community, tips and tricks in working with Flare, a broader discussion of technical writing in general, and other such topics. To get started, though, I’m interested in hearing from you …

See that person in the picture? That is me. That is me looking at MadWorld 2017, from outside the fence looking in. I’m devastated to report that I have had to withdraw from presenting at and attending MadWorld 2017. Most of my loyal readers probably already know that I do MadCap consulting and training on the …

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, I (like many of you, I assume) have tried to do this using a mini-TOC proxy in Flare. We then discovered that …