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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.

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 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 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

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: 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

Adobe Captivate Keyboard Shortcuts

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If you've spent any amount of time at all using Adobe Captivate, it's a good bet that you've used some of the more basic keyboard shortcuts (copy/paste, save, etc). Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite But check out the image below for some keyboard shortcuts you might not have known existed. Looking for Captivate training?

Adobe Captivate Prime: The Fluidic Player

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Content types include MP4, PPTXs, DOCX, Adobe Captivate or Adobe Presenter projects, SCORM or AICC packages, and even xAPI-compliant content for your mLearning projects. The Captivate Prime team also manages the Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter products. by Sean Mullen. Thank you HTML5! Both tools allow you to create customized playback experiences for the learner.

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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.

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.

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 Joins LMS Space Late

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If you haven’t heard yet, recently Adobe announced that they too will be trying their luck in the learning management system market. Perhaps what’s more surprising than this announcement though is that Adobe isn’t already in this space given their Captivate, Presenter, and Connect product line. Adobe is surprisingly quite late to the game.

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Adobe Illustrator: Working with Artboards

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by Sally Cox    I create all my graphics for my eLearning courses in Adobe Illustrator. I try to draw everything myself but also refine stock vector art when I am in a rush. Adobe Illustrator My Illustrator files have a lot of artboards and they can get out of order easily. Let me show you how to rearrange your Artboards to help keep you sane and organized.

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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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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.

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

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 Captivate 8: Geolocation

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        Note:  The CpInfoGeoLocation variable ships with Adobe Captivate 8. Looking for instructor-led training on Adobe Captivate? Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate e-learning eLearning Flipped Learning mLearning Responsive HTML5 Responsive Layout Responsive Layouts Technical Communications User Experience UX

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.

Training Consumed in 60 Seconds: Microlearning Is Made For Today's Growing Teams

development software such as Adobe’s Captivate, Blackboard, or your own. Training the Trainer: How to Create Microlearning Why microlearning matters We live in a world of distractions. In order to drive outcomes, learning. needs to cut through the noise. Microlearning is the answer. And the. most important component of microlearning is the content itself. method starts. action-based. steps.

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!

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.

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 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.

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 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?

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.

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.

Major Update to Adobe Captivate Prime Enhances LMS for Enterprise

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We’ve all been abuzz here inside the Adobe eLearning team as the eagerly anticipated update to Adobe Captivate Prime has finally arrived. After years of research and planning we were pleased to share Adobe Captivate Prime with the eLearning […]. LMS Adobe adobe captivate prime Captivate Prime Learning Management prime update

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.

Adobe RoboHelp: Sitemaps

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And if you'd like to learn more about Dynamic Filters, check out my new 3-hour mini course:  Adobe RoboHelp: Advanced Content Reuse. Adobe RoboHelpby Willam van Weelden      RoboHelp 2015 patch 2  introduces a great feature for Responsive HTML5: sitemaps. sitemap is a file with a list of all topics in your output.     Create a Sitemap.

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Adobe Captivate: Learner Notes

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Thanks to a really slick interaction found in the new Adobe Captivate 7, you can allow learners to add notes throughout an eLearning lesson. To add learner notes, open or create a project in Adobe Captivate 7. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate training? Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning HTML5 mLearning Technical Communications Technology training

Adobe Captivate: Use Smart Shapes Instead of Text Captions

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by Kevin Siegel        I've written about Captivate's Smart Shapes a few times since Adobe first introduced them.   Since Smart Shapes are far more flexible (when it comes to formatting) than standard buttons or text captions, I'd love to see Adobe completely replace text captions and buttons with Smart Shapes down the road (perhaps Captivate 9.

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.

[Video] How to Use GeoLocation in Adobe Captivate 8

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I’d like to talk about a new feature in the Adobe Captivate 8 release that just came out. Thanks to the Adobe Captivate 8 update, this is now possible. How Does GeoLocation Work in Adobe Captivate 8? Using GeoLocation in Adobe Captivate 8. Adobe Captivate 8 Templates. So, the new feature is called GeoLocation (GPS). With Captivate 8, you can do that.

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

[Video] How to Use Adobe Captivate Scenario Templates

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Need to learn how to use Adobe Captivate Scenario Templates? Take a moment to watch this video and increase your knowledge on how to use Adobe Captivate Scenario Templates. The video will cover Scenarios in Captivate blank projects or Adobe Captivate 7 templates only. Unfortunately, this video will not cover the Adobe Captivate Responsive Templates.

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 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!