What’s New In Flare 6?<br />Paul Stoecklein<br />MadCap Software<br />Technical Writer<br />
Major New Stuff<br /><ul><li>WebHelp Mobile
 Batch Targets
 Link Viewer
 File Tagging</li></li></ul><li>Other New Stuff<br /><ul><li> Topic Reviews (Improved)
 Index/Concept Window Panes (Improved)
 Templates (Improved)
 PDF Output (New Engine/More Settings)
 Multimedia (More Formats)
 And More…</li></li></ul><li>WebHelp Mobile<br /><ul><li> New target type
 Like WebHelp, but much smaller for mobile devices</li></ul>Skin to change appearance<br />CSH, language support, multimed...
Adding WH Mobile Targets<br />
The Output<br />
The Output<br />
The Output<br />
The Output<br />
Mobile Skins<br />
Mobile Skins<br />
Regular Vs Mobile Skins<br />
Skin Styles<br />
Batch Targets<br /><ul><li> Special targets
 Generate and/or publish multiple regular targets
 Schedule processes
 What about command line?</li></li></ul><li>Adding Batch Targets<br />
Selecting Actions For Targets<br />
Scheduling Tasks<br />
Trigger Options<br />
Link Viewer<br /><ul><li> See how files are linked to each other</li></ul>Incoming links<br />Outgoing links<br />Associat...
 Open files
 View broken links</li></li></ul><li>See How Files Are Linked<br />
Lock Pane/Open Files<br />
View Broken Links<br />
File Tagging<br /><ul><li> “Flag” any file for any purpose</li></ul>Authors assigned to topics<br />Topic status<br />What...
 Great for topic reviews</li></li></ul><li>Add File Tag Set<br />
Add File Tag Set<br />
Create Tags<br />
Assign Tags<br />
Create Reports<br />
Topic Reviews<br /><ul><li> Sending topics to reviewers who are usingMadCap X-Edit or X-Edit Review
 Do not need to open a topic
 Send multiple topics
 Can save emails</li></li></ul><li>New Wizard<br />
New Wizard<br />
Best Practice: Use With File Tags<br />
Index/Concept Window Panes<br /><ul><li> Merged old window panes with explorers
 Can now perform tasks from explorer area</li></ul>Create keywords<br />Assign keywords<br />Rename keywords<br />Delete k...
The New Index Window Pane<br />
The New Index Window Pane<br />
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  1. 1.
  2. 2. What’s New In Flare 6?<br />Paul Stoecklein<br />MadCap Software<br />Technical Writer<br />
  3. 3. Major New Stuff<br /><ul><li>WebHelp Mobile
  4. 4. Batch Targets
  5. 5. Link Viewer
  6. 6. File Tagging</li></li></ul><li>Other New Stuff<br /><ul><li> Topic Reviews (Improved)
  7. 7. Index/Concept Window Panes (Improved)
  8. 8. Templates (Improved)
  9. 9. PDF Output (New Engine/More Settings)
  10. 10. Multimedia (More Formats)
  11. 11. And More…</li></li></ul><li>WebHelp Mobile<br /><ul><li> New target type
  12. 12. Like WebHelp, but much smaller for mobile devices</li></ul>Skin to change appearance<br />CSH, language support, multimedia, etc.<br />Place output on Web server<br /><ul><li> Works on the major platforms</li></ul>iPhone<br />Windows Mobile<br />Blackberry<br />Android<br />Palm Web OS<br />
  13. 13. Adding WH Mobile Targets<br />
  14. 14. The Output<br />
  15. 15. The Output<br />
  16. 16. The Output<br />
  17. 17. The Output<br />
  18. 18. Mobile Skins<br />
  19. 19. Mobile Skins<br />
  20. 20. Regular Vs Mobile Skins<br />
  21. 21. Skin Styles<br />
  22. 22. Batch Targets<br /><ul><li> Special targets
  23. 23. Generate and/or publish multiple regular targets
  24. 24. Schedule processes
  25. 25. What about command line?</li></li></ul><li>Adding Batch Targets<br />
  26. 26. Selecting Actions For Targets<br />
  27. 27. Scheduling Tasks<br />
  28. 28. Trigger Options<br />
  29. 29. Link Viewer<br /><ul><li> See how files are linked to each other</li></ul>Incoming links<br />Outgoing links<br />Associated targets<br /><ul><li> Lock the window pane
  30. 30. Open files
  31. 31. View broken links</li></li></ul><li>See How Files Are Linked<br />
  32. 32. Lock Pane/Open Files<br />
  33. 33. View Broken Links<br />
  34. 34. File Tagging<br /><ul><li> “Flag” any file for any purpose</li></ul>Authors assigned to topics<br />Topic status<br />Whatever else you can think of<br /><ul><li> Run reports
  35. 35. Great for topic reviews</li></li></ul><li>Add File Tag Set<br />
  36. 36. Add File Tag Set<br />
  37. 37. Create Tags<br />
  38. 38. Assign Tags<br />
  39. 39. Create Reports<br />
  40. 40. Topic Reviews<br /><ul><li> Sending topics to reviewers who are usingMadCap X-Edit or X-Edit Review
  41. 41. Do not need to open a topic
  42. 42. Send multiple topics
  43. 43. Can save emails</li></li></ul><li>New Wizard<br />
  44. 44. New Wizard<br />
  45. 45. Best Practice: Use With File Tags<br />
  46. 46. Index/Concept Window Panes<br /><ul><li> Merged old window panes with explorers
  47. 47. Can now perform tasks from explorer area</li></ul>Create keywords<br />Assign keywords<br />Rename keywords<br />Delete keywords<br />As a result, you can manage keywords in multiple topics much faster and with much greater consistency. But you don’t lose the benefit of having keywords inserted in individual files.<br />
  48. 48. The New Index Window Pane<br />
  49. 49. The New Index Window Pane<br />
  50. 50. Templates<br /><ul><li> Process is much easier and less manual
  51. 51. Creating templates (save files or entire projects)
  52. 52. Template Manager</li></ul>Create template folders (great for sharing templates on network)<br />Open/edit template files<br />Edit template file descriptions<br />More…<br />
  53. 53. Template Manager<br />
  54. 54. Save a File as a Template<br />
  55. 55. Save a Project as a Template<br />
  56. 56. PDF Output<br /><ul><li> New engine
  57. 57. New options tab in Target Editor
  58. 58. More settings</li></ul>Downsampling (reducing pixels in images)<br />Security options<br />
  59. 59. New PDF Options Tab<br />
  60. 60. Multimedia<br /><ul><li> Flash
  61. 61. Windows Media
  62. 62. QuickTime</li></ul>These multimedia files are embedded in the topic or snippet.<br />
  63. 63. New Menu Options<br />
  64. 64. Settings<br />
  65. 65. Movie Inserted In A Topic<br />
  66. 66. Movie In Output<br />
  67. 67. What Else?<br /><ul><li> HTML/XHTML files (import/convert multiple)
  68. 68. Language skins (text strings only)
  69. 69. Links (improved UI when inserting)
  70. 70. RoboHelp 8 (import)
  71. 71. Source control (merging and other changes)
  72. 72. Structure bars (context menus and moving content)
  73. 73. TOCs (find issues)
  74. 74. Target Editor (improved)</li></li></ul><li>Questions<br />

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