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Adobe Captivate 8: Responsive Projects for mLearning

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by Kevin Siegel      Creating eLearning for mobile devices was high on the wish list a few years ago when Adobe asked users for the top features they'd like to see added to Adobe Captivate. It wasn't long before Adobe responded by adding HTML5 as a publishing option.   Adobe Captivate 8 now allows you to create responsive projects.

Adobe RoboHelp 2015: New Book Now Shipping

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Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials.   We are proud to announce that our "Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials" workbook is now shipping.   "Adobe RoboHelp 2015: The Essentials" is a self-paced, step-by-step workbook that will teach you the essential skills needed to create and deliver user assistance (Help systems, policies and procedures, and knowledgebases).   You will learn to enhance your content with graphics, dynamic effects (DHTML), and multimedia (eLearning content created using Adobe Captivate).   More information.

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Adobe Captivate: System Time Variables

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  Looking to learn Adobe Captivate? Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite e-learning eLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology training UA User Assistance User Experience by Lori Smith    Last week I showed you Captivate's date variables. little advanced action can easily convert military time to 12 hour time.

Adobe Captivate Prime: Adobe's Best LMS Effort to Date

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This will be the first in a series of newsletter articles which cover the Learning Management System (LMS) offering from Adobe Systems--Adobe Captivate Prime. In the title I mentioned "best LMS effort to date" because it's good to know where Adobe has been on the topic of LMSs.  In the image below you can see the Publish options in Adobe Captivate 9.

What's New In Adobe Captivate 9!

Adobe eLearning Evangelist, as she showcases the latest features & enhancements in the all-new Adobe Captivate 9. Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr. You will learn about the stellar features of this release along with Captivate Draft –the new storyboarding app

Adobe Captivate: The SCORM Cloud

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    Looking for training or help with Adobe Captivate? Adobe Captivate e-learning eLearningby Kevin Siegel      If you need your Captivate project to report learner scores and interactions, you'll likely need to publish as a SCORM-compliant package and then upload it into an LMS. Then choose  Preview > Preview in SCORM Cloud.

Adobe Captivate: Mac Cures

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    Select the  Privacy  category and, from the  Allow the apps below to control your computer area , select Adobe Captivate.app.   Looking to get a jump start on creating software simulations with Adobe Captivate? Check out our newest mini course:  Adobe Captivate: Creating Software Simulations. Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate: No More Empty TEBs

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During my beginner Adobe Captivate class , I am often asked if it's possible to ensure that learners do not leave a Text Entry Box (TEB) blank.   We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We can also bring the same great training onsite to your facility. by Lori Smith. And there you have it.

Adobe Captivate 7.01: Twice the Locking Power

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Adobe recently announced a patch for Adobe Captivate 7. If you'd like to see a demonstration of how the new lock feature works in Adobe Captivate 7.01, check out this video on the IconLogic YouTube channel. Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? IconLogic offers multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including Introduction to Adobe Captivate and Advanced Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology training

Just-in-place learning for a Mobile Workforce

Adobe eLearning Evangelist, to learn how to create location-aware courses. You will learn how to utilize the GPS capabilities of mobile devices to deliver timely, location-aware content to learners using Adobe Captivate 8 Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr.

Top 5 Free and Low-Cost Adobe Captivate 9 Alternatives

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Adobe Captivate 9 carries the Adobe name, giving it instant recognition. Like all products, however, even from Adobe, its popularity relies on its usefulness. Adobe Captivate 9 boasts a wide range of features: Blog articles

Adobe Captivate: The Cure for Blurry Zoom Destinations

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Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate e-learning eLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications training UA User Assistance User Experience UX by Kevin Siegel        Zoom Areas are typically used to emphasize an important area of a slide background.   Then I positioned and resized the Zoom Destination on the slide.

Product Review – Adobe Captivate Prime LMS

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Adobe Captivate Prime brings forth a modern UI, along with a simple UX (user experience), but along the way misses the boat on several items that leaves one wondering why? FTP overnights for the HRIS system or HR database – Captivate Prime learns it on the first upload (I did not test this – this is according to Adobe). Nor does it come with Adobe Connect.  Great.

Adobe Captivate 8 Templates Are Here!

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If you didn’t already hear the buzz, Adobe Captivate 8 is out! We carry Adobe Captivate 8 templates ! Read our post about What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8. If anyone asks, we did stay up late making awesome Adobe Captivate 8 templates. Featuring Adobe Captivate 8 Templates. Here is a general overview of the Adobe Captivate 8 templates.

How to Choose the Best eLearning Authoring Tool!

eLearning evangelist at Adobe Systems, as she shares some helpful and time saving insights that will enable you to take an informed decision in selecting an appropriate tool for eLearning or mLearning authoring Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh, Sr.

6 Responsive eLearning Design Tips for Adobe Captivate 8

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As you may know, when using Adobe Captivate 8, you can design for responsive courses to adapt to the device or the devices you are using. You’ll find Adobe Captivate has three breakpoints for desktop, tablet, and mobile. Here are some options you have when publishing projects in Adobe Captivate 8: - Long Taps. found a great example of this on the Adobe Captivate Blog.

Adobe Captivate: Six Ways to Use Voiceover Scripts

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Let's say for example that your eLearning project will be developed in Adobe Captivate.   So, let me count them up--yep, that would be six (6) ways to use a voiceover script to help in the development of eLearning with Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite e-learning eLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications voiceover audio

What’s new in Adobe Captivate 9.0.1

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We’ve just released a free update for Adobe Captivate 9 with some new features, enhancements, and bug fixes. To get the new update, open Adobe Captivate 9, and click Help > Updates and install the new update. Adobe Captivate Draft Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" adobe captivate 9 Adobe Captivate 9.0.1

Adobe Character Animator and eLearning

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Adobe’s Character Animator software has us excited for the future of eLearning. Enter Adobe Character Animator, a fairly recent addition to Adobe After Effects. Adobe’s sophisticated software maps your facial features and the position and scale of your head, transcribing your movements onto a wire-frame model and moving the selected character accordingly.

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What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8

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Most of you may be wondering what are some of the new features to Adobe Captivate 8. Let’s get down to brass tacks and see what’s new with Adobe Captivate 8: Responsive Project Design. More Awesome Adobe Captivate 8 Upgrades. See More Adobe Captivate 8 Templates. The post What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8 appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Adobe Presenter: Managing Voiceover Scripts

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Adobe Presenter has a pretty nifty way to help you display your voiceover script while recording audio. Adobe Presenter Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications by Jennie Ruby. All is well and good until you find an error in your script or want to make a change in the voiceover. Then edit the script as needed.     That's it.

A Book to Elevate Adobe Captivate 8

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Pull up your sleeves everyone, it’s time to Elevate Your Captivate 8 knowledge with Diane Elkins’ new book,  E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8. . We’ve teamed up with Artisan E-learning to offer the new  E-Learning Uncovered: Adobe Captivate 8 book along with an eLearning Template Library subscription for just $499 and receive the Book FREE, a $29.99 value!

Adobe Captivate: It Takes a Community

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by Kevin Siegel        One of the biggest complaints I hear constantly about Adobe Captivate is the lack of free support for the tool. Sure there's a  Captivate forum  (where you can search for and post questions on Captivate), there's a  Captivate Blog  (hosted by Adobe. Adobe has taken a step toward filling that gap by integrating the all-new eLearning Community with Adobe Captivate. For years Adobe has lagged behind its competitors when it comes to free, accessible, friendly, neighborly, helpful support. While

Adobe Captivate: Custom Color Swatches

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    Looking for Adobe Captivate training? Adobe Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel        When creating a template (you can learn how by attending my  3-hour mini course on building templates ), you'll likely need to add colors that meet your corporate brand. Fortunately, it's easy to create color swatches in Captivate and reuse them again and again. To create a custom swatch, create or select an existing text caption. On the Properties Inspector,  Character  group, click  Color.   Click  Pick Color.

Adobe Captivate: Restricting Keyboard Tabbing

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by Kevin Siegel        Allowing a learner to use the keyboard to navigate around a published Adobe Captivate project is a large part of ensuring that your project is accessible (you learn about accessibility and Section 508 compliance during  our live, online, 2-day advanced Captivate class ).   Looking for Adobe Captivate training? Adobe Captivat

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

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Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio. Adobe Captivate Draft for iPad. Adobe Captivate Draft on iPad. Conclusion.

Webinar: Customizing An eLearning Trivia Game for Adobe Captivate

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The post Webinar: Customizing An eLearning Trivia Game for Adobe Captivate appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Adobe Captivate Resources eLearning eLearning Template Library Free Captivate Templates Resources Webinar adobe captivate Adobe Captivate templates elearning games elearning templates TemplatesIt was distracting enough that I decided to re-record it.

Adobe Captivate: Preloaders

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First, with a project open, display Captivate's Preferences ( Edit > Preferences  for Windows users;  Adobe Captivate > Preferences  for Macintosh users).   We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We can also bring the same great training onsite to your facility.   Adobe Captivate Captivate e-learning eLearning mLearning Online Training TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology training UA User Experience UX   What's a Preloader?

Adobe RoboHelp: Embed a Vimeo Video

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Adobe RoboHelp Help Help Authoring Help Systems RoboHelp TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology by Willam van Weelden      I have previously taught you how to  embed YouTube videos in a RoboHelp project. While immensely popular, YouTube is not the only video site. This week, let's focus on embedding videos located on the Vimeo website.

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Adobe Announces Captivate 8: The Most Significant Release Yet

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Since its last release in June 2013, Adobe Captivate 8 leapfrogs the current paradigm of eLearning development and addresses the needs of today’s eLearning developer with it’s all new mobile responsive design. This is the most significant release of Adobe eLearning software yet because of the totally reimagined user interface. Congratulations to everyone at Adobe!

Introducing A Brand New LMS from Adobe – Adobe Captivate Prime

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Adobe Captivate Prime is a ground breaking new Learning Management System (LMS) from Adobe, aligned to modern business needs. Adobe LMS Adobe Presenter Captivate Prime Community Documentation eLearning this week Extending Captivate LMS Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new adobe captivate 9 adobe captivate draft adobe captivate prime primeIt was designed from the ground […].

Adobe Captivate: Video Demos and the Mouse

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Adobe Captivateby Kevin Siegel        Captivate's Software Simulation and Responsive modes get all the glory. And why not? Interactive eLearning that works great on mobile devices is important. Nevertheless, there's room in world for a different mode that gets little respect among Captivate aficionados: Video Demo mode. When you choose  File > New Project , you can also elect to create a  Responsive Project  (which takes you into Responsive mode. none of that).   File > Record a New > Video Demo ).

Adobe RoboHelp: iFrames

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Unlike an image, the PDF within the iFrame is scrollable, you can zoom in and out for a closer look, jump between pages, and (coolest of all) use the  Show Acrobat toolbar  button to display the PDF in Adobe Reader so it can be printed, etc.  Looking to learn Adobe RoboHelp? Adobe's Technical Communication Suite RoboHelpGive the iFrame a name.

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Adobe Captivate 7.01: Color Swatches

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In addition, you can import existing swatches from either Adobe Photoshop or Kuler by clicking the  Load tool on the Swatches panel. Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? IconLogic offers multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including Introduction to Adobe Captivate and Advanced Adobe Captivate. by Kevin Siegel.

Free Adobe Captivate 8 Template Scenario

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We are excited to announce our Free Adobe Captivate 8 Template Scenario. Adobe Captivate came out with a new update with new features that support mobile. That’s a good enough reason to go get Adobe Captivate 8 right now. Read our recent post about  What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8. View all our  Adobe Captivate 8 Templates. Adobe Captivate 8.

Designing Mobile Learning with Adobe Captivate (Free Online Adobe eLearning User Group Event)

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Adobe Captivate Captivate e-learning eLearning Mobile TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology training UA User Assistance User Experience UX Wednesday, February 25, 7:00-8:00 p.m., Eastern Location:  Live, Online. You Can Attend from Anywhere in the World!   Price:  Free! Presented by  Joe Ganci More and more people are using mobile devices to access content. You know this and realize that the mobile world is different than the desktop world. Avoid features that will cause you problems in your design.