Craig Wright, UK Technical Author

Technical Communication Blog

Craig Wright, Technical Writer

Technical Communication Blog

Craig Wright – Technical writer and copywriter

Technical Writer, Craig Wright

Welcome to the StrayGoat Technical Communication Blog.

Here, I’ll be posting technical writing advice, opinion pieces, recommendations, and explanations on how to achieve various tasks with different software tools. (The latter of which is going to be a reminder for me as much as anyone else!).

If you find the technical writing advice posts useful, please leave a comment.

Some of the older posts have some formatting issues, due to conversion problems when I upgraded the site theme. Sadly, the comments were lost in migration too. 

Technical Communication Blog Posts

General posts about technical communication:

Interview with Technical Writer, Tess Walpole

Every so often, I share a discussion about #techcomm that I have had with another tech writer. Here's the latest, which was a chat with contract technical writer, Tess Walpole, who works mainly in the London area. She is a big fan of Confluence and has worked for some...

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A Chat with Dave Lee about MadCap Flare and Tech Comm

Dave Lee is probably the most knowledgable user of MadCap Flare I know - take a look on the Flare forums and you'll see his helpful comments plastered all over the place. A while back, I got the chance to have a little email chat with him about Flare and technical...

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MadCap Flare Blog Posts

Adding Topics in Flare

Are you a Flare 'noob' and struggling to see how to structure your content? Then this article is just for you. Here, you will find out all about adding topics in the TOC rather than in the Content Explorer. Is There any Structure to the Topics? Today, I was asked by a...

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Using JavaScript and jQuery Scripts in MadCap Flare

You can use JavaScript and jQuery scripts to customise your Flare HTML5 output in many different ways, including adding menus, animated sections and much more. To implement these features, you will need to need to know where your scripts can be used, which is what I'm...

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Paligo Blog Posts

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DITA Blog Posts

Here are some posts about DITA. I rarely post about DITA, as I don’t use it, but sometimes post about how to achieve certain things.

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XML and XSLT Blog Posts

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MS Word Blog Posts

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Camtasia and Snagit Posts

Tips and reminders for using TechSmith Camtasia and Snagit.

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Non-Technical Communication Posts

Sometimes, I post things that are nothing to do with tech comm, but people might find useful. You’ll find those posts here.

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