Flare 2018: The Definitive Guide

With this easy-to-use and comprehensive guide, you can learn how to organize, write, design, and publish online help, user guides, knowledge bases, policies and procedures, and more using the industry benchmark for single source publishing: MadCap Flare.

Flare expert Scott DeLoach shares detailed information about importing content from RoboHelp, Word, and FrameMaker and provides step-by-step instructions for using all of Flare’s features.

Also included is a quick reference list of keyboard shortcuts and an innovative task index. Each section includes sample test questions and answers so you can review what you’ve learned. If you want to use Flare like a pro, this is your guide.

The 2018 edition will be available June 1! This 478-page book contains 15 new pages about all of the new features in Flare 2018, including:

  • Analyzer integration
  • SideNav skins
  • Elasticsearch
  • Find Elements
  • Reviews with MadCap Central

To order for $32, visit our publisher at www.lulu.com/clickstart.


“Invaluable for reminders of functionality. A terrific refresher and a great tool for those just starting out.”

- Jack DeLand, ISTC’s Communicator, Winter 2016

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“DeLoach’s MadCap Flare V11 Developer’s Guide is a helpful, clear manual for any writer who wants to create effective, beautiful, and single source documents using MadCap Flare. By listening to his readers, DeLoach has added content that will only enhance the user’s experience with the software. This is a book worth adding to any MadCap Flare user’s bookshelf.”

- Laura McVay, STC’s Technical Communication, Feb 2016

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Reader Testimonials

“I easily passed my Flare exam using Scott’s power-packed “Little Blue Book”. The MadCap Flare Developer’s Guide is the best Flare book on the market. It goes to the heart of everything about MC Flare. The Developer’s Guide is really the only book you need to start producing quality Flare projects right away. I even carried Scott’s book on vacation, so it was portable, easy-to-read, and targeted to what I needed to deliver my new projects quickly. With a 3 year-old child, it’s hard to get through long books. Brief, informative chapters kept me moving along. I was surprised how much info I picked up within a few short reads and implemented in my Help system. It was instrumental in a large Help conversion project, over 1,000 topics, that I brought over from RoboHelp and styled with no major hiccups. Thanks Scott!”

- Tresha D. Russ, Sr. Technical Writer