RE: Creating new "files" in Blaze

Subject: RE: Creating new "files" in Blaze
From: "Sharon Burton" <sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com>
To: <quills -at- airmail -dot- net>
Date: Sun, 8 Mar 2009 18:22:05 -0700

Perhaps you were working with an older version of Flare? It's pretty clear
in Blaze and has been from Version 1.0.

Perhaps it's worth taking a new look at. We also have several recorded
webinars about topic-based authoring and some short demo-like ones about it
as well. Go to and then go to the Demos section.

These should help you start getting moving in the topic-based paradigm
thinking. It can be a shift.

OK - Current Husband is starting to make dinner! Off I go.


Sharon Burton

-----Original Message-----
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net [mailto:quills -at- airmail -dot- net]
Sent: Sunday, March 08, 2009 11:10 AM
To: sharon -at- anthrobytes -dot- com
Cc: Technical Writing
Subject: Re: Creating new "files" in Blaze

My searches didn't reveal this.

Sharon Burton wrote:
> Not to sound argumentative, but On the Project menu, click New Topic seems
> pretty straightforward to me... ? Am I missing something with the time
> change?
> I've got Flare 4.2 open and just did a search on To Create A New File and
> got 777 results. We have a topic that explains creating a new topic and
> See Also list has a topic about Topics that explains the concepts, shows
> an example, and has a list of FAQs.
> We at MadCap have been talking about the paradigm shift in our products
> at least 18 months - the time I've been here. We're holding free
> tools-neutral webinars about tech comm topics and talk about topic-based
> authoring all the time.
> Can we do better in the docs? Of course. As tech comm professionals, we
> could do better and we all know that.
> sharon
> Sharon Burton
> 951-369-8590


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