Posts tagged "Captivate"

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.

Continue reading…

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 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
August 28, 2011

Using Text Entry Boxes and Advanced Actions to Create Branched Courses

There are a lot of ways to create branched courses. One of the simple yet powerful way is to use the capability of text entry boxes along with advanced actions. Here’s an example where I’ve branched the course based on the user input in a text entry box.

Let’s see a step-by-step demonstration to create such branching. Continue reading…

Posted by Vish6:54 PM Permalink
August 19, 2011

Captivate Training: Let’s Explore the Branching View in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Topic: Let’s Explore the Branching View in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to use the Branching panel effectively in Adobe Captivate 5.5.

What’s in it for you? Continue reading…

Posted by Vish2:12 PM Permalink

Captivate Hands-on Training: Using Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Topic: Using Advanced Actions and Variables in Adobe Captivate 5.5

Date and time: Thursday, Sept 15, 2011 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific

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

What’s in it for you? Continue reading…

Posted by Vish2:06 PM Permalink
April 15, 2011

Creating common Object Styles for all project

I assume by now most of Adobe Captivate 5 users already know how to create a style and use them in project.

Did you ever wished that  “some particular styles” were available in all the new project that you create?  Or did you ever feel that after creating new project, the default/predefined set of styles that Continue reading…

Posted by Arif Ali Saiyed6:21 PM Permalink
April 12, 2011

Captivate Training Now Available: Publishing options in Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate 5 offers multiple ways of distributing the eLearning content, be it web distribution or offline distribution.

The recording of this session is available at Adobe OnDemand Seminars page, you can also click the link below to view the recorded session.

Publishing Options with Adobe Captivate 5

Posted by Vish12:19 PM Permalink
March 31, 2011

Workaround for video streaming issues in Captivate

Problem: 

Videos do not get streamed in Adobe Captivate projects.

 Reason:

The URIs of the videos are specified incorrectly.

Solution: Continue reading…

Posted by Ashwin Bharghav9:00 PM Permalink
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