Category Archives: CPD


Is Your Technical Communication Job Affecting your Health?

Could the way you think when creating technical communication be affecting your health? If you find it difficult to relax, are often anxious,…
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Accordion Menu in MadCap Flare – Part Four

UPDATE - Thanks to Nita Beck for pointing out the WordPress-introduced weirdness in the script in this section. I've changed the content so…
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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…
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Namespaces (XML): Learning XSLT CPD Diary

This series of XSLT posts are designed as a learning diary, to aid my Continuing Professional Development which is a requirement for fellowship…
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Modifying the Top-Nav Skin for a Custom Flare Layout

One of the problems with Flare 11's Top-Nav skin is that the menu isn't really suitable for a long table of contents due…
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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…
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Fellow of the ISTC…and now the obligatory CPD

Committed to Continuing Professional Development¬†in Technical Communication In January 2015, I was accepted as a fellow of the ISTC ¬†(Institute of Scientific and…
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