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Captivate Swf Events

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Captivate Swf Events are used to achieve a tighter integration between Captivate SWFs and Flash or Flex.Captivate SWF events are fired with the Captivate SWF file as the event source so that external observers (like loader swfs in Flash/Flex or Java script) can take some action based upon these events. Whats new eLearning Suite

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Integrate Raptivity with Lectora Snap

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presentation rapid eLearning rapid eLearning software shell Slides suggestions Support SWFYou can add an attractive interaction of Raptivity to Lectora Snap! There is no gimmick in it but certainly simple guidelines to be followed. Read them and save the hue and cry. 1.   Download the Shell Creator from the following [.].

Publishing Adobe Captivate Projects: SWF, HTML5, or Both?

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by Kevin Siegel      If you attend our  Adobe Captivate Beginner class , you will learn how to publish projects as SWF (for desktop users) and HTML5 (for mobile users).  Currently, the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files provide the best multimedia experience for your learners.

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SWF speaks to HTML page… through JavaScript!

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Most of us, sometime or the other, have had a need to manipulate the HTML page that contains the Captivate SWF file. The requirement may have been to display a custom message or change an image in the HTML page on click of a button inside the SWF. This can be achieved by sending data [.]. eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Advanced Actions eLearning HTML5 Rapid Authoring

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Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

Upside Learning

This has come just in time for mLearning implementers; there is a new tool out in Google Labs called Swiffy that let’s one convert flash animation (swf files) to a device independent HTML5. We’ve been experiementing with Swiffy for a few hours now and it seems to do quite a decent job of converting SWF files. Weekly Finds Convert SWF Files To HTML5 HTML5 SWF To HTML5 SwiffySimply put, this will allow existing libraries of flash animation content to be ported to devices that run iOS – iPhones, iPads, and iPods.

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Steps to use Flash iPhone packager to create iPhone app. from Captivate SWF

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from your Captivate SWF. Further to Shameer’s post on “Publish to iPhone from Captivate and eLearning Suite“, here are the next steps to generate the iPhone app. These are manual steps and you need to use the terminal/shell to execute the command on a Mac machine where you have your Apple Developer Certificate and Provisioning

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FMR SWF Edit

Adobe Captivate

Till Adobe Captivate 4, Full Motion Recording (FMR) SWF editing feature existed as a separate application outside captivate. This feature supports the following operations – trimming of frames from an FMR SWF, inserting FMR SWFs in to another FMR SWF, splitting of FMR SWFs and merging a set of FMR SWFs. All these operations could be undone and redone. UI components.

Free, Live Tool and Technology Webinars for Instructional Designers

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Irene ID: So, we need to create SWF and HTML5 output files for an [.]. Just this morning, I overheard our Instructional Designers (IDs)—Irene and Ike—talking in the break room (Irene is a senior ID and Ike is a new ID.): Free webinar Instructional Design training Videos workshop

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: Lowering the Size of Published SWFs

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Fortunately, adding interactivity to a lesson does not negatively impact the size of the published SWF. Rather, imported assets such as audio, video and images are the main culprits behind SWF bloat. There are some things that you can do while working in Captivate that may lower the size of the published SWF. However, nothing will bloat a published SWF quite like audio.

What's Up With the "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application" Option?

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Question About Adobe Captivate 5: What's Up With the "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application" Option? I'm confused. know that Apple and Adobe are at war with regards to SWF output playing on the iPhone or iPad. But I just noticed in Adobe Captivate 5 that there is a check box when you publish that says: "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application." The "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application" option was, in fact, going to allow you to use Adobe's Packager for iPhone to get SWFs to play on the iPhone and iPad.

Balancing image quality and SWF output size in CP 5 – 1

Adobe Captivate

In this two part blog series we look at information that you can use in Adobe Captivate 5 to parallel decide the quality of an image and the SWF file size and bring forth the differences between the publishing of images in CP 4 and CP 5. Size of SWF output files is an important consideration for many content developers as it takes longer time for end users to download larger files. JPEG images are still published as JPEG; their compression is controlled by the JPEG quality percentage set in the SWF size and quality preferences. link]. link] /. Under the hood

Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

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Currently the most common way to publish a Captivate project is as a Flash SWF, an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems. Learners using an Apple mobile device such as the iPad, iPod and iPhone (that's millions upon millions of potential learners) cannot use SWF content at all.

High Fidelity Support for Microsoft® PowerPoint Files in Adobe® Captivate 6

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Adobe® Captivate 5.5 : PPTX -> PPT -> SWF Adobe® Captivate 6 supports direct conversion from PPTX to SWF without converting PPTX to PPT. In Adobe Captivate 5.5, PPTX files were converted to PPT files during import and therefore some features of the PPTX files were not imported into Captivate projects. Therefore, PPTX features can [.]. Whats new

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Adobe Captivate: Internalize or Externalize?

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The common way to publish a completed Captivate eLearning video is as a SWF (small web file). When the publish process is complete, you will end up with three files: an HTML file (which is what your learner will need to open the lesson in a web browser), a JavaScript file (called standard.js) and the SWF containing your lesson.      Publish the lesson as a SWF

Adobe Captivate 5/5.5: Removing The Web Page Margin

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by Kevin Siegel    I received an email from a Captivate developer asking if it was possible to remove the white space that appears between the browser toolbars and SWF when a lesson is opened within a browser. In the image below, notice that there is white space above the SWF (just below the browser's menu bar).      Admittedly the space that appears above a SWF isn't huge and it's not something that I had spent time thinking about.   Thankfully, there is a simple solution to removing the white space above the SWF.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

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If the learner is going to access the lesson over the internet (either from a web server or an LMS), publishing SWF and/or HTML5 is the way to go. If you decide to publish a SWF, the learner will use a web browser to access the lesson. In addition to the web browser, the learner must have the free Adobe Flash Player on the computer to view the SWF.

Solution for Adobe Captivate 4 AS3 aggregated SWF not working on Latest Flash Player (10.1.102.64)

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Solution: Close Adobe Captivate 4 and Aggregator if already running. Download the AggGenerator.zip from here and extract the AggGenerator.dll.  In the Captivate 4 installed folder search for the file “AggGenerator.dll ” Rename the file to “AggGenerator_old.dll”. Place the dll downloaded in step 2 into the installed folder of Captivate 4. Relaunch Captivate/ Aggregator and re-publish [.].

Adobe Captivate: When It Comes to Images, Choose Your Quality

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While your published SWF will be smaller when compared to using the other modes listed here, this setting will lower the quality of the published images so much, you may not like it. The compression JPEGs is controlled by the JPEG quality percentage via the SWF size and quality preferences (via File > Publish Settings ). by Kevin Siegel. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5?

Adobe Captivate 6: Scalable HTML Content

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  The  Scalable HTML content  option is off by default, leading me to believe is wasn't necessarily a good idea to use it. I was curious what the option would do, so I enabled it and published a SWF. Yes, Scalable HTML content works if you publish as a SWF or HTML5. by Kevin Siegel    I've published a ton of eLearning lesson using Adobe Captivate, and I have seen the Publish dialog box more times than I can count. Take the  Scalable HTML content  check box for instance.   Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

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Adobe Captivate 9 Introduction Video Course Now Available on Adobe KnowHow

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Learn to publish SWF, HTML5, or both. Get a Jump-Start On Mastering This Awesome eLearning Development Tool! If you're looking to learn Adobe Captivate. and quickly. this beginner course is for you. During the 6 chapters that make up this course you'll learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch. The lesson will include adding slides, applying themes, adding images and text, and adding interactive buttons. You'll learn how to publish your eLearning content for the widest possible audience. and why. Curious how to create software simulations?

eLearning: It's Time for Some Reflection

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and then publish as SWF, HTML5, or both. by Kevin Siegel      I was recently contacted by a client who wanted me to create software simulations of mobile apps. At first I thought he wanted me to create software simulations that could be accessed and used by mobile devices. And there is: mirroring. There's a free trial of the Reflector available. My iPad is using iOS8.

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How to Merge Your Captivate Projects Into One Course

eLearning Brothers

This post will take you through the process of creating a simple TOC using SWF files. The TOC SWF files are the courses/topics of your choosing. Create captivate SWF files for each topic and place in the same folder.  My topics include: Objectives, Warm up, Module 1, Module 2, and Quiz. 2. Publish the file into SWF format exported to HTML. 8. Set up TOC. Enjoy!

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Adobe FrameMaker and Captivate: Merging Multimedia With Print PDFs

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    After clicking where I wanted the simulation to appear, I chose  File > Import > File  and opened a SWF I had published earlier using Adobe Captivate. Even better, when I found an error in the Captivate simulation, I was able to return to the FrameMaker document, right-click the imported SWF, and chose  Edit With Adobe Captivate. Interested? 

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Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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For example, if you select the Enable Accessibility option and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. by Kevin Siegel. A few years ago I was in Canada teaching Captivate for a large Toronto-based company. shutdown. Slide accessibility text.

Adobe Presenter 9: Replacing the Default Playbar Logo with Your Own Logo

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First, create a SWF file of the logo you would like to use on the playbar in place of the Adobe logo. Give the new SWF the following name:  logo.swf. by Jennie Ruby    When you publish an Adobe Presenter presentation, a small Adobe logo appears at the beginning of the playbar.  But then again, maybe they will.   Looking for training on Adobe Presenter?

Balancing image quality and SWF output size in CP 5 – 2

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When the project is published in CP4 with the JPEG option the SWF file size was 2314KB. This how the slide looked in the swf output file. When published as JPEG option, the size of the published SWF file is 1844 KB. Cp 4 SWF size. Cp 5 SWF size. In this post we will look at the major changes in the way we publish images from CP4 to CP5. Fig 2 - CP4 JPEG 82%.

Publish to iPhone – From Captivate 5 and eLearning Suite 2

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You can now author your elearning courses in Captivate and publish them as a swf to run on any Flash enabled device, or follow the steps below to publish the same as an iPhone app. Apple’s recent announcement that it has lifted restrictions on its third-party developer guidelines has direct implications for the publishing options available from Captivate 5 and Adobe eLearning Suite 2.

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10 Random ELearning Facts You Should Know

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jpg, gif,swf) take more time to recreate than editable source files (.psd,eps,fla). One thing that I have come to realize in my years as a learning & collaboration consultant is that elearning is fun, effective, and a great industry to take part in. Personally, I find myself learning new facts, tips, and strategies every day. 10 ELearning Facts. Static files (.jpg, psd,eps,fla).

TechSmith Camtasia Studio 8: One Smart Player

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Arguably, the most common way to publish a Camtasia project is as a Flash SWF. This is an excellent solution because SWF files can be used by the vast majority of the world's personal computers, browsers and operating systems. Although your learners will not need Camtasia installed on their computer to use a SWF, they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). Learners using an Apple mobile device, such as the iPad, iPod and iPhone (that's millions of potential learners), cannot use SWF content.

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HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 is here!

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With the HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for your mobile devices that do not support Flash content. I’m really excited to share with you that we have HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 out on Adobe Labs. Here’s the [.]. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Whats new Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 HTML5 Converter iOS iPad iPhone rapid elearning

Adobe Captivate 6: One Quick Way to Purge Unsupported HTML5 Objects

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pointed out that HTML5 is an alternative publishing format to a SWF. For example, Rollover Captions, Rollover Images and SWF animations are not HTML5 compliant. by Kevin Siegel    I wrote about the HTML5 output option available in Adobe Captivate 6 a  few months ago.    Removing the unsupported objects is simple enough.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

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If the learner is going to use a standard Windows PC or Macintosh computer, SWF output is fine. From within the Adobe Captivate Demo dialog box, use the Browse button to the right of Multimedia Name and open the SWF; use the Browse button to the right of HTML5 Output and open the HTML5 start page. by Kevin Siegel. There was rarely talk of combining the two technologies.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. by Kevin Siegel    Several years ago I was in Canada teaching Captivate for a large Toronto-based company. Slide accessibility text.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

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Swiffy converts SWF files to HTML5. Apart from supporting many common SWF features such as vector graphics, embedded fonts, images and timeline animation, it also converts basic ActionScript 2.0 So here’s a few – 15 actually! – pointers on some of the tools out there, that you can use to help you take that ‘leap of faith’ into mLearning. Adobe Edge Animate. It’s free! 2.

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Adobe RoboHelp: Embed Captivate HTML5 Output

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In the Multimedia Name field, open the swf you published from Captivate. by Willam Van Weelden. Adobe Captivate 6 introduced HTML5 output, allowing eLearning content to be interactive on mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad. By combining Captivate's and RoboHelp's HTML5 outputs, you can easily support interactivity for iPhones and iPad in your help system. Click the OK button.

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Flash in eLearning - Seven Traps to Avoid

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

SWF) will play okay regardless of the frame rate. When delivering the SWF, make sure to maintain the relative path, or else your content will not play because of broken link. 4. Flash is a free cross-browser plug-in that allows interactive content to play on most browsers and computers.The sophisticated Flash development environment allows programmers and designers plenty of room for creativity. No wonder then, a lot of e-learning is built using Flash. If you are considering the on-going use of Flash for developing e-learning, here are seven traps to avoid. 7.

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The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5. Who knows… maybe Apple will do a backflip and start playing swf’s after all? While I am no m-learning expert, I thought I’d share with you several tips that I have collected on my journey so far. Simple. Swfless.

mLearning: The Time is Now

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My first thought about Swiffy was that it would solve a LOT of the problems I hear with SWF content not playing on Apple devices like the iPad. by AJ George   The push for mobile learning (mLearning) has been a surprisingly long one. Last year we talked about how mLearning wasn't quite ready , but we threw out some technical tips in case you were ready to dive in. Do you have.

Content Authoring with Video Interactions

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Various types of video such as AVI, MPG and SWF are supported. Trainers have long known the importance of video in all types of training. Digital video has now become so commonplace that nearly everyone knows how to shoot video using a camera or a smart phone, upload it to Youtube and share it with others. It is high time these two trends converged. Content authoring needs to embrace digital video. The newly announced version 8.0 of Elicitus, a leading desktop authoring tool for trainers, educators, subject matter experts and other e-learning creators worldwide, makes this happen.

Adobe Presenter 9: Beginning Training

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Finally, you will also learn how to publish the finished eLearning content as both SWF and PDF. Have you created a PowerPoint presentation and need to convert it into an eLearning course? Perhaps you need to add a quiz to the presentation and be able to track learner success? Adobe Presenter 9 allows you to transform your existing PowerPoint deck into eLearning complete with voiceover recordings, interactive objects, screen characters and videos. Among other things, you will add characters and scenes to add personality to your presentation. More information.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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For example, if you select the 508 Compliance and you have filled in the project name and project description text boxes in Project preferences, a screen reader will read the name and description when the Adobe Captivate SWF file is played. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. by Kevin Siegel    Several years ago I was in Canada teaching Captivate for a large Toronto-based company. Slide accessibility text.

Convert Your Cool Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format!

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With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content. In September, we made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. We received a lot of positive feedback from customers who were [.]. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Assessment HTML5 iPad iPhone Quiz rapid elearning test

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Convert Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format

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According to Adobe, "With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content." In September, Adobe made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs. " Adobe said "We received a lot of positive feedback from customers who were looking for an HTML5 solution and tons of requests for supporting more objects and functionalities, from which quiz and LMS support topped the charts." Learn more here.

Adobe Captivate 6: High Fidelity PowerPoint Imports

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During a standard PowerPoint import process, PowerPoint pptx presentations are first converted to the ppt format, and then converted to SWF. In Captivate 6, if you select the new  High Fidelity  option, the import process will take native pptx files directly to Captivate SWF (the ppt conversion is skipped). by Kevin Siegel    Have you, or a Subject Matter Expert, created a presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint? Are you moving away from presentations and toward eLearning lessons created with Captivate?   Looking to learn Captivate quickly?

Get Adobe Captivate 5 content with Text Animations working in latest Flash Player without republishing

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We have an application ‘CaptivateFP10Fixer’ which when given an affected Adobe Captivate 5 SWF with Text Animation, will give an Adobe Captivate 5 SWF [.]. We now have a fix for Adobe Captivate 5 content with Text Animations not playing in the latest Flash Player issue, which does *NOT* require a republish of the entire project! How do I

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