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Evaluating the Usability of Collapsible Sections (or jQuery’s Content Toggle)

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After my post on Organizing Page-Level Content, a couple of people asked me about the usability of collapsible sections, also known as content toggles or dropdown hotspots. These are sections that are collapsed upon initial display and then expand when clicked. You can implement collapsible sections in several ways. In Flare, you can insert drop-down Continue Reading »

Madcap Flare’s Extensibility: Adding jQuery to Flare

Alistair Christie recently published a podcast about Unscripted Screencasts and Flare Extensibility. In the podcast, he considers whether scripts are necessary for corporate screencasts –  a good topic for exploration and testing. But he also gets into something a little more interesting: extending Flare with jQuery. jQuery is the new Javascript. It provides smooth functionality Continue Reading »