Accordion Menu Layout for MadCap Flare 2017 R3

Are you looking for a way to build Flare help with the layout of a tripane, but the looks of a top nav? This post will help. Here, I’m going to give you with a demo project that will give you an output like the image shown here. This works in Flare 2017r3 and is...

Accordion Menu in MadCap Flare – Part Five

This is Part 5 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, here are links: Part One Part Two Part Three Part Four In this post, I’m...

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 that you can now download the script rather than create it from scratch. I still recommend that you read through...

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 possible. For...

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 to the limited amount of space. That’s led a lot of people, including me, to look at alternative approaches, and in this post, I...