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Flare - Basic/Intermediate MadCap Flare

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£ 1,111 + VAT

*Indicative price

Original amount in USD:

$ 1,399

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  • Duration

    3 Days

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Produce online help with a state-of-the-art content authoring tool that generates output in numerous formats, including HTML5, DotNet help, PDF, XPS and WebHelp.
With our Basic/intermediate MadCap Flare course you will receive comprehensive training in:
- Working efficiently and effectively with Flare.
- Getting used to features including variables, conditional text and multi-format publishing.

Important information


  • CourseOutlineBasicIntermediateFlare.pdf

To take into account

- To gain a thorough grounding in MadCap Flare. - To teach delegates how to use Flare's key features to generate online help in a variety of formats.

- Newcomers to MadCap Flare. - Novices with limited Flare experience. - Anyone who had previously developed inline help using another tool.

No previous experience is required though delegates should be familiar with Windows®, and basic word processing techniques.

Delegates can book in any of the following ways: Phone: call 01527 834783 Online: Email: please email full details, including your name, address, email address and contact phone number to

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Project
  • Basic
  • Basic IT
  • Basic IT training
  • HTML
  • Information Architecture
  • Document Management
  • Content Management Tools
  • Multimedia Tools
  • Information Visualisation
  • Information Systems management
  • Online Help
  • Web Help
  • Technology

Teachers and trainers (1)

Matthew Ellison

Matthew Ellison


Course programme

Course Overview

  • What is Flare?
  • Getting around in Flare
  • About the practice project
  • Opening a project

Creating a Flare Project

  • About topics, folders and templates
  • About the XML editor
  • Creating and editing topics
  • Working with topics
  • Previewing topics
  • Proofing topics

Importing content

  • Importing a HTML file
  • Importing a word document
  • Importing a Framemaker document

Working with multimedia

  • Inserting a picture into a topic
  • Inserting a movie into a topic


  • Table of contents
  • Indexing and text search
  • Links outside a topic
  • Links inside a topic
  • Glossaries

Controlling appearance

  • Inline styles and style sheets
  • Tables
  • Skins
  • Creating a new skin
  • Applying a skin to a target

Efficient single-sourcing

  • Conditional tags
  • Variables and snippets
  • Master pages and page layouts
  • Project linking

Publishing content

  • Targets and output types
  • WebHelp
  • HTML Help
  • DotNet Help
  • Printed documentation - Microsoft Word
  • Printed documentation - Framemaker
  • Printed documentation - PDF, XPS and HTML

Course summary

  • Starting new project
  • Adding content
  • Helping users find the answers
  • Creating links
  • Designing online and print targets
  • Single sourcing
  • Making content available to users
£ 1,111 + VAT

*Indicative price

Original amount in USD:

$ 1,399