Archive for January, 2009

Tutorial on Variables and Advanced Actions in Captivate

The movie covers the process to use variables, and create scripts for Advanced Actions in Captivate. To view the movie, Click Here.
To save the file to your computer, right-click the link, and select Save Target As.

Tutorial on Text to Speech in Captivate

The movie covers the process to convert slide notes to audio using the speech to text converter in Adobe Captivate. The text to audio feature can help you save a lot of money spent on dubbing audio for your movies. To view the movie, Click Here. To save the file to your computer, right-click the link, and select Save Target As.

E learning Suite Presentation

Check out this really cool presentation from RJ Jacquez, Senior Product Evangelist, Adobe on the elearning suite. The presentation has been created using Adobe Captivate and Adobe Flash. It provides a great workflow for the products in the Adobe Captivate elearning suite.

https://admin.adobe.acrobat.com/_a295153/introducingels/

Movie on reviewing projects in Adobe Captivate

The movie covers the review workflow in Adobe Captivate 4. It is a part of the Getting Started Tutorials section in the product.  To view the movie, Click Here. To save the file to your computer, right-click the link, and select, Save Target As. 

Descriptions of features in Adobe Captivate 4

Now that the hint hint wink wink days are gone, I can go ahead and reveal the stuff that these features are made of. Note though that these links might not go to the correct pages if we update the help at a later point in time. For the next month or so at least, I don’t see it happening.

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Contacting the Adobe Captivate 4 product team directly

The Adobe Captivate product team has its own blog http://blogs.adobe.com/captivate. You can shoot all your technical queries to posts in this blog site. For anything related to documentation, you can post comments on my blog.

Tridib has already posted a blog on the elearning suite, and I am sure you will find the material very useful.

Reviewing Adobe Captivate Projects

One of the flagship features of Adobe Captivate 4 is the ability to comment on SWF files. The workflow is described in the following image.

View an image of the Adobe Captivate Review workflow

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Adobe Captivate 4 – The future of elearning is here!

Bring out the bugles, trumpets, trombones, the drums, and the congas! Adobe Captivate 4 is here, and how! The latest avatar of Captivate 4, the grandest yet, comes with a set of useful features that you been asking for, and more! With this version, Adobe Captivate breaks free, and comes into its own. It is now a complete elearning tool by itself, relying minimally on third-party software for support.

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The Adobe Reader survey

Take the Adobe Reader Survey and Influence Future Releases

The Adobe Reader Team would like to know what all of you want most in the next versions of Adobe Reader. Faster? Smaller? Easier to use? Feature additions? OK the way it is?

Please complete the following survey to contribute to the future of Adobe Reader:
Click Here to take the Adobe Reader Survey

The survey should take 5 minutes or less to complete. The survey will run until January 31, 2009.

Please ask your friends and colleagues to take the survey too.

Thanks!

Sincerely,
The Adobe Reader Product Development Team