Posts tagged "Adobe Captivate 5"

December 4, 2011

Save Time and Increase Productivity through Advanced Interactions Panel!

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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Posted by Vish8:06 PM Permalink
November 27, 2011

Capture the mistakes… that data might help!

I was reading this wonderful post from Dr. Pooja Jaisingh on how we could make the learning more engaging and interesting by allowing learners to make mistakes. With this thought, I was going through a customer request on how to capture and calculate the incorrect clicks in a course. These thoughts made me think, what would I do by using this data? Continue reading…

Posted by Vish9:12 PM Permalink
November 10, 2011

Where do I specify the correct answer?

A question that is often asked about quizzes is that where does one specify or establish the correct answer for a question.

The answer is: on stage for all types of questions.

Well, the difference is in ‘how’ you specify the answers for the different question types. This list would help as a ready reckoner for those who are trying to find the solution: Continue reading…

Posted by Smitha7:27 PM Permalink
October 10, 2011

Quizzing in Adobe Captivate – Interesting Basics (Part 2)

In my previous blog post on Captivate basics, we discussed how the quiz scope works, how to control the question slides through preferences and how to play around with shuffle option to make the quiz more interesting. In this post we will see a few more options, often hidden inside Properties Inspector. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish9:33 PM Permalink
September 30, 2011

Quizzing in Adobe Captivate – Interesting basics!

How often have you wondered ‘Oh man… it’s so simple and I missed it!!’? Creating a Quiz is no exception, sometimes even I fall in this trap! So, let’s discuss some of the interesting things we can do to make the most out of quizzing in Adobe Captivate. By the way, some of you might already be aware of all this or would be using it. These tips are for those trying to figure out the Quizzing feature or for those who don’t mind a quick refresher… :) Continue reading…

Posted by Vish6:29 PM Permalink
September 22, 2011

Training: Import/Export workflows in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Topic: Import/Export workflows in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn about different import/export workflows available in Adobe Captivate 5.5. In this session, they will show you how to export project captions, preferences, object styles, etc. They will also share some best practices related to these workflows.

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Posted by Vish8:02 PM Permalink

Captivate Hands-on Training: Using Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 5.5 (Part 2)

Topic: Using Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to create exciting eLearning content and add complex interactivity by using Advanced Actions and Variables. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish7:53 PM Permalink
September 16, 2011

10 Reasons to upgrade from Adobe Captivate to Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5-the eLearning Dream Team

The iron is definitely hot when it comes to upgrading your copy of Adobe Captivate to Adobe eLearning Suite. In addition to the discount you get just for upgrading, Adobe is now slashing an additional 200$ US of the overall cost. Here are the 4 more reasons to make your life easier and take home the eLearning Dream team. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish2:44 PM Permalink
September 12, 2011

Distributing Adobe Captivate Courses through LMS

We use various distribution channels to share content created using Adobe Captivate 5.5 depending on the type of audience. One such channel is Learning Management Systems. It is a powerful channel to track and report learner’s activity, but at times can be complex to work with, given a lot of choices available .

This demonstration showcases how to enable reporting and upload the courses to LMS. We have used cloud.scorm.com as an example LMS here.

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Posted by Vish8:44 PM Permalink
September 7, 2011

HTML5 for iPad – Early Preview Now Available!

Thanks everyone for your response to the HTML5 – Coming Soon announcement on Facebook page and Twitter.

Soon is sooner now – You can now have an “Early Preview” of our HTML5 output for the iPad.

All you need to do is:

1. Get onto our Facebook page
2. Leave a comment on our Wall. Tell us why HTML5 interests you. We will get back to you with next steps.

Let the conversations begin!

Posted by Akshay Bharadwaj12:20 AM Permalink
September 6, 2011

10 Reasons to upgrade from Adobe Captivate to Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5-the eLearning Dream Team:

The iron is definitely hot when it comes to upgrading your copy of Adobe Captivate to Adobe eLearning Suite. In addition to the discount you get just for upgrading, Adobe is now slashing an additional 200$ US of the overall cost. Each week for the next ten weeks we’ll be posting the top ten reasons to upgrade now. Here’s the first hot reason to make your Continue reading…

Posted by Allen Partridge2:22 AM Permalink
September 5, 2011

Creating Spry Menus in Adobe Captivate 5.5 Courses

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…

Posted by Vish1:52 PM Permalink
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