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HTML to MadCap Flare by Peter Lavin

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Chapter 4. CSS and Flare

If you are familiar with CSS, then you probably have questions about using CSS in Flare. For example, Can I reuse existing style sheets, or do I need to start from scratch? If I bypass the UI and directly manipulate CSS files, will I run into problems? Will my styles conflict with built-in Flare styles, and which ones take precedence? To answer these kinds of questions, let’s look at how Flare handles CSS.

In standard HTML, you manage CSS by including a style block or link to a CSS file in each HTML file. Since Flare generates HTML files, it can manage CSS at a higher level. This difference is critical when you are importing HTML files into Flare.

The best starting point is to look at the standard ways of associating ...

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