Coloring code in Flare with Prettify

Recently I worked on some API documentation with dozens of examples of code snippets. Anyone who reads code will tell you that color coding (syntax highlighting) makes code much easier to read. Since I was writing the API documentation in Madcap Flare, I needed a tool that I could use in that environment. Initially I tried the Syntax Highlighter, but I couldn't get it to work for me. So I did another search, and discovered Prettify, a syntax highlighter by Google, and that worked like a charm...
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Making PDFs in Confluence

In the mailbag this week, a reader asked if there's a way to convert a Confluence wiki into a PDF. When we get our Confluence wiki off the ground, this will be an absolute necessity for our team too since we have some customers who are not online 24/7. I've found two ways to make a PDF: 1. Make a PDF of a single Confluence page In Confluence, find the page that you want to turn into a PDF. Click Tools, then select Export to PDF. Save the PDF somewhere you'll be able to find it. 2....
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Blogging with Confluence

A new requirement for our customer portal is to add blogging. Our marketing team have been using Typepad, so they want a platform that is just as easy to use. But we also need a tool that can integrate with our Umbraco/Confluence site and one that can use our existing security. Someone else on the team is looking at Umbraco, but I thought I'd share what I learned about blogging in Confluence. 1. Blog posts can be published from any space Blog posts can be created from any space in your C...
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