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 …

I had a recent comment on a post I wrote nearly ten years ago. The post actually earned me a bit of notoriety in the MadCap community. For many years after writing that post, people would see me at an industry conference and say, “Oh, you’re the guy who wrote The Six Things I Hate …