When I work with large projects, one of the challenges I face is to debug the project when something is not working correctly. The things that can go wrong are incorrect navigation, incorrect association of actions, number of attempts in question slides, etc. In such cases, one thing that I wish for is a dialog that shows all the interactions in my project. And there comes the Advanced Interactions Panel… a real time saver!
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When we are working on a large course with many topics and sub-topics, it’s a good idea to include all the topics along with sub-topics on the menu page. But this can result into a content heavy screen and doesn’t give a neat look. In such a scenario we can add Spry Menu functionality on the menu page, where when you hover over the topic, the sub-topics appear and become accessible. Here’s an example screen with a Spry Menu. Hover over Menu A to see the hidden submenus.
Let’s see how we can create such a menu page. Continue reading…
I’m thrilled to announce today that Adobe is offering owners of Adobe Presenter 7 and Adobe eLearning Suite a completely free update to Adobe Presenter. Adobe Presenter 7.07 is a fairly significant change in the overall Presenter delivery so users will need to uninstall 7 and then install the fresh copy of 7.07.
Topic: Roundtripping Adobe Captivate Content with Adobe Flash
Date and time: Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM US/Pacific
Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to instantly update Flash applications used in Adobe Captivate projects, invoke Flash from within Adobe Captivate, and synchronize the files in Adobe Captivate and Flash with a single click.
What’s in it for you? Continue reading…
Some of you might have noticed that when you record narration in Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 via SlideShow > Record SlideShow > Start Recording from Beginning and import this PPTX in Adobe Captivate, the slide narration is not available in project’s library. This was happening due to a small bug in PowerPoint 2010 which affected the file when Adobe Captivate attempted to convert PPTX to PPT.
The issue has been fixed by Microsoft Team and the fix is available at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2553916 . Please download and install the PowerPoint hotfix and you will be able edit the narration recorded in Microsoft PowerPoint within Adobe Captivate project.
We’ve just released a new patch for Adobe Captivate 5. This patch contains a new feature, and a few bug fixes.
The issues fixed in this patch are:
- An AICC-compliant Adobe Captivate course does not launch successfully if the web server on which the course is hosted, and the LMS, which is used to track to course, are on different domains.
- When a SCORM-compliant course is launched, the SWF file hangs at the loading screen.
- In a SCORM-compliant course, when the last button in the project is enabled for reporting, the slide duration and status are not updated correctly in the TOC when the project is played. Continue reading…
We had an awesome session featuring amazing contributions from Jayashree who handles the Captivate LMS integration and was an incredible source of information during the session. Also helping out were Continue reading…
Over the past year we’ve been thrilled to present more than 50 eSeminars for thousands of AdobeCaptivate and Adobe eLearning Suite users and now we’re stepping it up another notch. What started as weekly eSeminars every Wednesday has now grown to as many as three sessions a week. Yesterday RJ announced that we’ll be starting weekly open sessions called “Ask the Adobe eLearning Team.” These open format sessions are Continue reading…
When I try to take Captivate SCORM course on some Learning Management Systems (LMS) which support both SCORM and AICC, Captivate SCORM course freezes on load with “Loading…” screen and does not move forward. This is usually seen with only few LMSs which support both SCORM and AICC. When I look at the SCORM API calls to LMS, I don’t see Initialize API being called at all. When dug deeper, I found that Captivate course was loaded as SCORM course by LMS but course was trying to make AICC calls. Continue reading…
The Adobe Captivate, Presenter and eLearning Suite Product Management team will meet with customers in the US during the weeks of March 21 and March 28. These are amazing opportunities to participate Continue reading…
Further to Shameer’s post on “Publish to iPhone from Captivate and eLearning Suite“, here are the next steps to generate the iPhone app. from your Captivate SWF.
These are manual steps and you need to use the terminal/shell to execute the command on a Mac machine where you have your Apple Developer Certificate and Provisioning Profile installed: Continue reading…
On IE, Captivate 4, Action script 2 courses use FS Command as transfer mechanism and Actionscript 3 courses use External Interface based mechanism. Captivate 5 courses only support Actionscript 3 and use External Interface mechanism to transfer reporting data. For Actionscript 2 based courses FSCommand is best transfer mechanism and External Interface mechanism is the best for Actionscript 3 based courses.
So, moving from Local connection based data communication mechanism to External Interface based mechanism on Mozilla based browsers solves the inconsistent data reporting problem. There is simple one line change in SCORM html template which will make Captivate SCORM courses to use External Interface mechanism on Mozilla based browsers.
This issue will be fixed in the upcoming version of Captivate.
Please follow the steps described below. Same for both Captivate 4 and Captivate 5.
• Please go to $CaptivateInstallFolder/Templates/Publish/SCORM/1_2
• You will find Default.htm and Custom.htm
• Please go to line 31, “g_intAPIType = 1;” and change it to “g_intAPIType = 0;”
• Follow the same steps for the Default.htm and Custom.htm in folder $CaptivateInstallFolder/Templates/Publish/SCORM/2004
Modified SCORM1.2 template is also shared on Acrobat.com Default.zip