Re: Alternatives to MadCap Flare

Subject: Re: Alternatives to MadCap Flare
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: "Cardimon, Craig" <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com>, TECHWR-L Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2016 10:34:18 -0700

Flare templates are CSS with proprietary extensions. Nothing but Flare
can use them.

He needs a copy of Flare to do what he wants to do. Flare's integrated
stylesheet editor will properly display the inheritance and stop him
from screwing things up. Any web designer should have no trouble using
that editor. The only other thing you'd have to show him is how to
generate output for the relevant targets to check the results.

help.madcapsoftware.com/flare12/Content/Styles/Editing_Styles.htm

On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 7:49 AM, Cardimon, Craig <ccardimon -at- m-s-g -dot- com> wrote:
>
> I am researching inexpensive alternatives to MadCap Flare.
>
> I have a new collaborator in the office: our web designer. He wants to be able to able to edit the stylesheet/template and then hand it back to me.
>
> He wants a potential authoring system to run on Mac. He doesn't bother with Windows. He doesn't want to bother with MadCap Contributor. He doesn't understand Flare, and I can't explain it to him as I learned how to use it on the forums.
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