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Introducing Doc-To-Help 5: Enhanced Microsoft® Word Integration, New Ribbons, and More

All-new enhanced integration with Microsoft® Word makes authoring policies and procedures documents, online help and more easier than ever, allowing you to access Doc-To-Help’s rich feature set without leaving Microsoft® Word. In this 30 minute webinar presentation, join Justin Bondoc, Product Specialist, as he walks you through the new features and enhancements available in Doc-To-Help 5, including a new Doc-To-Help menu, a redesigned Doc-To-Help ribbon, as well as two new ribbons for Targets and Projects.

Presenter: Justin Bondoc, Product Specialist | MadCap Software, Inc.

Recorded: Sep 21, 10:00-10:30 am (Pacific Time)
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Structuring Your Way to Content Reuse with MadCap Doc-To-Help

MadCap Doc-To-Help scales Microsoft® Word to enterprise class, making it easy to reuse content across documentation and training deliverables. It takes serious standardizing and structuring of content, however, to get there, with strategic considerations and choices. This presentation, hosted by Mary Connor, Lead Technical Writer at Caringo, will walk you all the way from migrating non-Doc-To-Help source file types through structuring files for topic-based assembly. Learn the skills, tricks, and trade-offs that will let your nimble Doc-To-Help platform help you thrive in an under-resourced, just-in-time production environment.

Presenter: Mary Connor, Lead Technical Writer | Caringo

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How to Build an Effective Glossary with Doc-To-Help

Looking for inspiration on how to enhance your documentation with a glossary? Join Doreen Marson, Technical Documentation Specialist at Georgia System Operations Corporation to learn about best practices when creating glossaries. You'll learn how to create a streamlined glossary with Doc-To-Help to improve overall usability and to help you save time. In addition, we’ll give a demonstration on how you can create and manage a glossary of terms and how best to implement this within your own company.

Presenter: Doreen Marson, Technical Documentation Specialist | Georgia System Operations Corporation

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An Overview of Doc-To-Help + What’s New in Version 4

Used by content developers, technical writers, HR managers, medical writers, and subject matter experts, Doc-To-Help is ideal for users who want to unlock content stuck in Word and publish to multiple outputs including responsive web, PDF and mobile.

In this presentation, join Justin Bondoc, Product Specialist, for an overview of Doc-To-Help and how it is used to create online Help, policy and procedure guides, eBooks and more. We’ll take a look at the new features and enhancements available in Doc-To-Help 4, including the new panels, templates, themes and stylesheets, all designed to enhance the authoring and publishing environment without ever leaving Word.

Presenter: Justin Bondoc, Product Specialist | MadCap Software, Inc.

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Become the Policy Management Guru for Your Organization: Policies and Procedures Best Practices

Every company has policies and procedures, and often administrative staff and technical communicators help create and publish these documents. Policies and procedures are broad-reaching, because they affect all employees. Even creating policies and procedures involves more people at every level of an organization given the nature of the content, creating a variety of challenges uncommon in other types of communication projects.

In this webinar, Cheryl Landes, Technical Communications Consultant and owner of Tabby Cat Communications will discuss these challenges and how to overcome them. She will present five best practices that will help you successfully develop and publish policy and procedure documents, regardless of the project size, and become the policy guru in your organization. She will also provide an overview of how Doc-To-Help can work seamlessly with Microsoft® Word in simplifying the process of managing and publishing policies and procedures.

Presenter: Cheryl Landes, Technical Communications Consultant | Tabby Cat Communications

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Case Study: Single-Source Content Development Using Doc-To-Help and Microsoft® Word

Georgia Systems Operations Corporation, a not-for-profit system operations company servicing Georgia’s electric membership cooperatives and the Southeast energy market, relies heavily on technical documentation for their data systems. The GSOC software development and documentation team set out to find a way to create and manage online content that is easily accessible by all company employees.

Using MadCap Doc-To-Help and Microsoft® Word, the team developed a web portal that provides data reports and interactive workflow processes, and uses a database for managing user membership and report data. The portal is single-sourced using Doc-To-Help, allowing GSOC’s technical documentation team to write content in Microsoft® Word, manage project reviews using SharePoint®, and publish to a SharePoint® web server, PDF, and Help for mobile devices.

Join Doreen Marson, Technical Documentation Specialist, for an informative presentation about the benefits of single sourcing using Doc-To-Help and Microsoft® Word.

Presenter: Doreen Marson, Technical Documentation Specialist | Georgia System Operations Corporation

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An Overview of Doc-To-Help 3

MadCap Doc-To-Help offers rapid authoring and publishing capabilities using Microsoft® Word™ to create online Help, policy & procedure guides, knowledge bases, eBooks and more. Used by technical writers, HR managers, policy and medical writers, and clinical documentation specialists, Doc-To-Help makes it easy to manage and publish content to multiple outputs from a single-source using Microsoft® Word™.

New features added to Doc-To-Help 3 include:

  • DOC to DOCX File Conversion
  • Multimedia Enhancements
  • Page Orientation Option for Specific Pages in Print Output
  • Support for Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge
  • New Project Templates
  • Add Date/Time and Version Variables
  • A Completely New Look and Feel
  • Plus: Dozens of Updates Under the Hood

Joey Galeno, MadCap Software Sales Engineer, as we walk you through an overview Doc-To-Help, the enhancements added to this latest release, and how you can streamline the authoring and publishing of your Word™-based content.

Presenter: Joey Galeno, Sales Engineer | MadCap Software, Inc.

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Using MadCap Lingo to Manage Your Doc-To-Help Localization Workflow

MadCap Doc-To-Help offers rapid authoring and publishing capabilities using Microsoft® Word™ to create online help, policy & procedure guides, eBooks and more. With the addition of Doc-To-Help import support, MadCap Lingo can now be used to significantly improve your translation efficiency and reduce translation costs with translation memory support, terminology management, detailed reporting capabilities and more.

Join Jose Sermeno, MadCap Software Product Evangelist, as we walk you through an overview of MadCap Lingo and how it can be used to streamline the translation and localization of your Doc-to-Help content. We’ll cover the steps you’ll follow when sending and receiving files for translation, generating quality assurance reports, and creating key translation assets such as a translation memory, which stores translated content for future use.

Presenter: Jose Sermeno, Product Evangelist | MadCap Software, Inc.

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Transform Word Documents to Online Content (and More) in Minutes with Doc-To-Help

MadCap Doc-To-Help unleashes the power of your MS Word content to produce modern, searchable web-based online and responsive mobile formats in minutes. User guides and other technical publications, policy & procedures documents, business proposals, contracts, or medical & regulatory documents can be better managed using Doc-To-Help’s easy to use single source publishing capabilities. All of this while continuing to use the familiar interface of MS Word.

Over the course of the hour, you will learn how to:

  • Convert Word Documents to Online Help (including collapsible text, videos and more)
  • Convert Multiple Word Documents to a Single PDF
  • More Effectively Manage Content Using Single Sourcing Techniques

Join Joey Galeno, Sales Engineer at MadCap Software for an informational webinar on the benefits of using Doc-To-Help to publish and manage your Word-based content.

Presenter: Joey Galeno, Sales Engineer | MadCap Software, Inc.

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Multi-Channel Publishing: Taking Word-based Content to the Web, Print and More

Using the familiarity of authoring in Microsoft® Word™ combined with the power of content reuse and multi-channel publishing can help you and your team save huge amounts of time creating and managing content. Join Jose Sermeno, MadCap Product Evangelist, for an overview of the process of authoring and publishing using Microsoft® Word™ and Doc-To-Help so you can write once and publish to the Web, desktop Help formats, mobile devices, eBooks and print-based formats including PDF.

Over the course of this live one hour presentation, we’ll also cover adding your existing Word documents to a Doc-To-Help project, identifying what the site will contain, adding dynamic effects to your content and branding your site using Doc-To-Help’s all-new Theme Wizard.

Presenter: Jose Sermeno, Product Evangelist | MadCap Software, Inc.

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Designing Responsive Online Help with Doc-To-Help 2014 V2

The concepts of responsive design are becoming the standard practice in web development. Doc-To-Help’s new theme wizard makes it easier than ever to brand and customize your responsive online (NetHelp) output viewable on any desktop, tablet and mobile device.

In this webinar, Product Evangelist Jose Sermeno will demonstrate the new features and functionality of the Doc-To-Help Theme Wizard, and will walk you through the steps requires for the creation and customization of a responsive online theme. Additional key concepts covered will include responsive design best practices as well as how to create Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) files using the jQueryUI ThemeRoller.

Presenter: Jose Sermeno, Product Evangelist | MadCap Software, Inc.

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Technical Authoring for Word Users: An Overview of Doc-To-Help 2014 V2

Whether you need to create policies & procedures documents, training manuals, knowledge bases or user guides – and you prefer to use Microsoft Word – this live product overview will show you how Doc-To-Help allows authors to import or create new Word content and automatically format and publish it to the Web, desktops, mobile devices, and press-ready print.

During the overview webinar, you will learn how to:

  • Transform Word documents such as manuals into searchable online content
  • Create multiple types of output from a single project
  • Use conditions to map content for different users and/or outputs
  • Collaborate with team members and subject matter experts to improve your content creation workflow
  • Add quality design to your output
  • Make your content easier to find by automatically adding navigational items such as a table of contents and glossary

Presented by Mike Hamilton, VP Product Evangelism at MadCap Software.

Presenter: Mike Hamilton, VP of Product Evangelism | MadCap Software, Inc.

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