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Captivate Preferences Tutorial

By on Oct 26, 2012 in Captivate | 0 comments

Why are setting Captivate Preferences important? The Preferences dialog box allows you to set defaults for a Captivate project or template. Setting preferences improves workflow and substantially saves on editing time. What preferences can be pre-set? Slide and object timings, recording (screen casting) settings, project settings, publish settings and quiz settings...

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Format & Customise Captivate Widgets

By on Aug 1, 2011 in Captivate |

The example provided below looks specifically at the Certificate widget available in Captivate 4. However, the same process can be used for modifying any on the widgets that are packaged with Adobe Captivate. Lets begin… Using Windows Explorer, navigate to the folder: C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 4\Gallery\Widgets\ The sub-folders that display,...

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Styling with Object Styles

By on Jun 3, 2011 in Captivate | 0 comments

Article by Kevin Siegel How many times have you had to update the appearance of objects in Captivate and the pesky Apply to All feature simply didn’t work? If you’ve tried to updated Captivate’s text captions across an entire project, then you know how truly hit or miss the process can be. Over the past couple of weeks I’ve touched on some of...

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Analyze Quiz Data – LMS Not Rqd, Part 1

By on Jun 2, 2011 in Captivate | 2 comments

Article by Kevin Siegel In the past, if you created an eLearning quiz and needed to track the results, your only option was to use a Learning Management System (LMS). Adobe Captivate 5 offers an alternate reporting option to using an LMS: you can create a free account on Acrobat.com, and set the reporting preferences in a Captivate project so that the quiz results...

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Analyse Quiz Data – LMS Not Rqd, Part 2

By on Jun 2, 2011 in Captivate | 0 comments

Article by Kevin Siegel Last week I wrote about how Adobe Captivate 5 offers an alternate reporting method for posting quiz data instead of an expensive LMS: Acrobat.com and the free Adobe Captivate Quiz Results Analyzer. To recap, you can set up Acrobat.com to receive your learner’s posted quiz data. Once posted, you would then use the Adobe Captivate Quiz...

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Closed Captions & Audio Editing

By on Jun 2, 2011 in Captivate | 0 comments

Article by Kevin Siegel Closed captioning allows you to provide descriptive information that explains the audio recording in written text. If your playbar contains a CC button (most playbars do by default), a learner has the option to click the CC button which will display a panel where the closed caption text will appear. Adding closed captions to a slide is...

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