Scroll Versions 3.11 introduces content reuse across versioned or translated spaces. Learn about the new Include Library and how to benefit from the updated Include+ macro.
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Matt Reiner, content strategist at NimbleUser, explains why he championed the transition from writing technical documentation in DITA to writing with Confluence and Scroll Versions in this guest blog post.
Scroll Versions 3.3 for Confluence is live now on the Atlassian Marketplace. This major release of the popular version and variant management add-on features advanced Comala Workflows integration – letting you leverage powerful workflows to achieve great results even in complex versioned content projects.
Managing controlled documents such as software specifications, plans, or collaboratively-edited contracts isn’t easy at the best of times. And it’s harder yet if multiple stakeholders from different organizations are involved: project managers, engineers, QA, legal etc. Thankfully, there is a better way. . .
Welcome to the final part of our look at what's new in Scroll Versions 3.0: features to dramatically enhance your publishing capability.
Scroll Versions 3.0 is live in the Atlassian Marketplace, and it boasts a range of new features and functionality. Today, we'll examine some features that give you unprecedented control over your content management: version-based editing permissions, modular configuration. . .
A big thank-you goes out to all who joined us for the Scroll Versions 3.0 webinar. A complete video and all of the submitted questions and a...
Available now in the Atlassian Marketplace We're proud to announce Scroll Versions 3.0, a major release of the best version management tool ...
For a long time, technical writing was like driving down a one-way street. We’ve sent information into one direction, and nothing came back. But since the age of the Web 2.0, this approach is no longer a best practice. Today, being a technical writer means to communicate and to interact with everyone involved – including our readers. Building documentation heavily depends on feedback, and it’s an iterative process – more like a traffic circle. New processes require new technology – it’s time to move from publishing tools to collaboration platforms. This blogpost is part of a series about feedback in technical communication, In this article, read why receiving feedback is crucial to create helpful technical content and how a web-based collaboration platform can enable both internal feedback and customer feedback.
The latest release of our content management add-on for Confluence enables you to publish content to remote Confluence systems. What’s more, it enhances workflow support when making content available to a new or existing Confluence space.
When using Atlassian Confluence collaboratively to write and manage documentation, you will soon find that your content refers to multiple product/documentation versions within one or several spaces. Confluence’s built-in versioning functionality is a great way to track changes – but does it really help you manage multiple versions effectively? And what does our Scroll Versions add-on bring to the table that default Confluence features cannot offer? Let’s find out.
Here's K15t Software http://www.k15t.com/'s weekly social web round-up for technical writers, information architects, and content strategists. This week's top story from the Atlassian Summit 2014: "K15t Software Helps Atlassian Technical Writers Keep Pace with Agile Development Teams"
We're proud to announce that Atlassian uses Scroll Versions for managing their product documentation. Learn how K15t Software and our Confluence add-on Scroll Versions helps Atlassian technical writers keep pace with agile development teams.
My day-to-day work here at K15t Software involves regular contact with users of our Scroll Content Management add-ons. I provide troubleshooting tips and workarounds tailored to their use cases. However, sometimes the tables are turned – and it’s the customers who give me great ideas. A while back, in fact, a Scroll Versions user came up with an innovative way to use variant management functionality for workflows. Let's take a closer look at how this can be achieved.
Did you know that K15t's Scroll Exporters for Confluence are not only convenient for human users, but also for machines and for continuous integration? This blogpost explains how to automatically obtain the latest PDF export files, Word documents, or any other supported export format using the Scroll Exporters' REST interface.
Here's K15t Software http://www.k15t.com/'s weekly social web round-up for technical writers, information architects, and content strategists. This week's top story from Mark Baker (Every Page is Page One): "Content as Furniture"
The new (German) Content Management System study of tekom http://www.technical-communication.org compares wiki-based documentation using Confluence combined with Scroll content management add-ons https://marketplace.atlassian.com/vendors/7016 with 17 traditional content management systems for technical documentation.
Here's the K15t Software http://www.k15t.com's weekly social web round-up for technical writers, information architects, and content strategists. This week's top story: "What makes the best infographics so convincing".
Have you ever wondered whether you can display additional content (such as Atlassian's Confluence support docs) in the navigation sidebar and on each page? Well, I was wondering about this myself. And when I came upon the solution, I was quite surprised about where it was: in K15t Software’s support docs for the Scroll Versions http://www.k15t.com/display/VSN/Documentation theme. A prime example of RTFM (read the fantastic manuals)!
We are delighted to announce the release of Scroll Versions 2.3 https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.k15t.scroll.scroll-versions and Scroll Translations 1.2 https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.k15t.scroll.scroll-translations. This release enables you to delete pages and their children in just a few clicks. We are also introducing a new Content by Label macro https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/DOC/Content+by+Label+Macro that's fully compatible with translated and versioned content. And we've made a raft of UI improvements to enhance usability. Let's check out what's included in the new release.