Technical communication blog

With bits of copywriting, content design, and other stuff too

Technical communication blog

With bits of copywriting, content design, and other stuff too

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:

Accordion Menu in MadCap Flare – Part Three

This is Part 3 of a series of posts on how to create the following layout, complete with accordion menu and slide-in drill-down menu, in MadCap Flare. If you missed the previous parts, see: Part One Part Two In Part 3, we're mostly going to be looking at how to create...

read more

Accordion Menu in MadCap Flare – Part Two

This post is the second in a multi-part series of posts that explain how to add a Foundation accordion menu and drill-down menu to a skinless output in MadCap Flare. The output will use a layout that looks like this: If you missed Part 1, you can see it here: Part One...

read more

Accordion Menu in MadCap Flare – Part One

NOTE! This solution only works for versions of Flare that are older than Flare 2017 r2. This is because Flare 2017 r2 has a different way of handling the toc and minitocs. But the good news is that Flare 2017r3 had an update that made an accordion menu...

read more

Content design blog posts

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Paligo blog posts

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Freelancing blog posts

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

UX blog posts

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

MadCap Flare blog posts

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

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.

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

XML and XSLT blog posts

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

MS Word blog posts

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Camtasia and Snagit blog posts

Tips and reminders for using TechSmith Camtasia and Snagit.

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

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.

No Results Found

The page you requested could not be found. Try refining your search, or use the navigation above to locate the post.

Let's get your content project started. Get in touch and let me know what you need.

craigwright@straygoat.co.uk

+44 07954141761

Share This