Captivate Swf Events

Adobe Captivate

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.

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

Should be able to import external Flash SWF as well as audio and video in variety of popular formats. I came across this mind map by Cammy Bean which covers nearly all the tools available for creating/authoring eLearning content.

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2010: mLearning Year in Review

mLearning Trends

How our January 2010 Predictions Played Out! As we reach the first anniversary of this blog’s introduction, we thought we’d take stock and figure out how things are going by revisiting our list of predictions for enterprise mobile learning in 2010. A.K.A.

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

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Question About Adobe Captivate 5: What's Up With the "Enable SWF for conversion to iPhone application" Option? I 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."

Over 75 Free Rapid E-Learning Resources

Rapid eLearning

Preview Flash content on your computer: SWF Player and FLV Player [ original post ]. PowerPoint Color Swatch : quickly create custom color themes in PowerPoint 2007 and 2010. The other day this guy asked me how to develop color schemes for his rapid elearning courses.

FMR SWF Edit

Adobe Captivate

Till Adobe Captivate 4, Full Motion Recording (FMR) SWF editing feature existed as a separate application outside captivate. If an FMR SWF is readily available, then inserting a blank slide and changing the slide background to the SWF using the property inspector would create an FMR slide.

Future Of Flash Is Open Source

Upside Learning

Adobe has released SWF specifications till its version 10. Adobe, recently announced moving their open-source development to Sourceforge. Looks like a desire to speed up their open-source development around the Flash platform.

Developing An eLearning Player?

Upside Learning

swf, *.flv, An eLearning player is a building block for more conventional [one with back and next for navigation buttons] eLearning courses. What’s an eLearning player? It’s a simple wrapper having global level functionalities like -.

Yes, your Captivate Sim can drive your Lectora Course

Integrated Learnings

But note that if you simply insert the Captivate simulation as a Flash swf file into Lectora without doing anything to limit the course navigation, then the learner can easily click right on through to the next page in the title.

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Adobe Builds Rome in a Day

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Project Rome offers output in formats such as PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, or FXG or Web files for either an Adobe or third-party-hosted Website." Jackie Dove of Macworld.com introduces you to Project Rome , a new all-in-one content creation and publishing application targeted to consumers, small businesses, and educators.

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Adobe Captivate 5: Preload Your Corporate Brand

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

In fact, the learner will have to wait for a specific percentage of the SWF to downloaded. The time it takes for that percentage to be reached depends on two things: the size of the SWF you published and the speed of the learner's internet connection. You have the ability to use Captivate's Preloader feature to both control what the learner sees as they wait for the lesson to begin, and the percentage of the SWF that must be downloaded before the lesson will begin to play.

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

Adobe Captivate

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.

mLearning: The Time is Now

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

" The article says that a Pew Internet & American Life Project study from July 2010 found that 55% of US mobile web users go online daily, up from 24% the year before. by AJ George   The push for mobile learning (mLearning) has been a surprisingly long one.

Adobe Captivate: Using Aggregator

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

If you publish your Captivate projects as SWFs, you can combine multiple SWF files into one lesson using the Aggregator. Once added to an Aggregator project, you can publish the combined files as a SWF, EXE file, PDF or HTML. The published Aggregator file will include a TOC using the names of the separate SWF files. To ensure the uniformity of Table of Contents (TOC) settings across lessons, you can set any SWF in the TOC as the master. by Kevin Siegel.

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Flash Export in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Along with the FLA file, any dependent SWF files or ActionScript files will be placed in the same folder as the FLA file. Otherwise it will not load all the dependent swf files. Export to Flash is an old feature modeled in a new way. In previous versions of Captivate, for this feature to work, Flash needs to be installed on the same machine from where you want to export.

Editing Text to speech text for Loquendo voices in Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

cptx and SWF file) and attached it here for your reference. To hear how the voices modify the actual text, open the SWF file, plug-in your headphones and listen to the narration. Through my previous blog series on text-to-speech, you have learnt about: The different text-to-speech voices in Adobe Captivate 5 (NeoSpeech and Loquendo). Tweaking the pronunciation of text generated using NeoSpeech voices. Using VTML tags to change speed, pitch, and volume of the NeoSpeech voices.

Adobe RoboHelp 8: eLearning & Help Join Forces

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Here's how you can quickly incorporate Captivate content within a RoboHelp topic: Using Adobe Captivate, create and publish a Captivate video as a SWF. Navigate to the location of your Captivate published SWF and open it. by Kevin Siegel When I teach my RoboHelp class , one of the RoboHelp features that most excites my students is RoboHelp's ability to import eLearning lessons published by Adobe Captivate.

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. Selecting ‘high’ for all slides results in a large SWF output file.

Something You Won't See on The iPad

eLearning Cyclops

So much e-learning is made in Flash, or published as SWF files, and iPad users will not have access to it. [link] The devices shown have Adobe Flash, but the iPad does not. What a shame. flash

Raptivity: A Review

The eLearning Coach

swf) format. I’m always looking for new ways to add meaningful interactions to courses and have been exploring Raptivity for this purpose. Raptivity is a rapid development software tool that comes with a library of pre-built templates, most of which are interactive.

Frankenstein Course Development

eLearning Cyclops

In this case I will take my Flash course and import the SWF to the first page of Articulate Presenter. A single button in my menu, called Knowledge Check, will move the user from the Presenter page containing the course SWF to the second page where the assessment begins.

Adobe's Project Rome

eLearning Cyclops

The outputs include PDF, SWF, JPG, PNG, SVG, FXG or web files. Project Rome is the latest coming out of Adobe Max. Project Rome is available for download as a free preview. There is also a Project Rome for Education.

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Connection Error in Slide Video

Adobe Captivate

The URL will be [link] This way you can test whether the server can serve FLV files at least outside captivate SWF. There has been some threads in user forum about the connection error which learners get in Slide Video. I got a chance to closely analyze many of these specific issues and in all the cases it turned out to be server configuration problems. Some background Info: When you insert video into Captivate as Slide Video, it by default is configured to be progressive download.

Smokescreen – The Future Of Flash Player?

Upside Learning

Primarily, it reads the binary SWF file and renders its animation and audio content to standard web compliant format. Smokescreen project is an effort to bring Flash player to the iPhone/iPad without installing the Flash plug-in. It’s an open source project implemented in HTML5 and JavaScript.

Games and Interactions for Articulate

eLearning Brothers

swf). Are you an Articulate user? Are you looking for a way to easily create games and interactions to make your courses more engaging? You’re in luck…I’d like to introduce eLearningInteractions.com. This tool is browser-based and has tons of different template interactions and games to choose from. You don’t need to know flash or programming! Now you can quickly create eLearning interactions and games for Articulate. Steps to create interactions: 1.

Development Tools - Should I Cut Out the Middle Guy?

eLearning Cyclops

Of course any sims developed in Captivate (also SWF files) can easily be included, or launched from, a course developed with Flash. Back when I first started developing e-learning courses, I used Macromedia's Authorware. For more interactive elements, I used Flash and imported the SWFs into Authorware. Over the years, I have used ToolBook, Trainersoft, and even Dreamweaver with Coursebuilder.

Apple Vs Adobe: Impact On Mobile Learning Development

Upside Learning

The same Flash file published as SWF or AIR app would work with other mobile devices supporting Flash Player 10.1 The war between Adobe and Apple just got hotter. With the announcement of iPhone OS 4.0

New Tool: Create Awesome eLearning Interactions Online

eLearning Brothers

swf) and use it in your next course. swf) Download. Make your eLearning Awesome! Quickly create eLearning Interactions. We’re excited to announce that you can now build amazing flash activities, quizzes, and games without using Flash or any programming.

The Open Screen Project – Will It Succeed?

Upside Learning

The most important one is Adobe removing restrictions on SWF and FLV/F4V specifications. So one can now develop software that can actually “play” SWF content. Adobe recently announced AIR for Mobile devices.

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #7

Upside Learning

Gordon, a flash runtime written in javascript, is an interesting project that recreates the Flash Player into svg using javascript from a flash source swf file. “Microsoft Research released a community game cum programming environment for the Xbox 360 called Kodu.

Adaptive and Responsive Design for eLearning: Part 2

eFront

A few years ago, when rapid eLearning development tools were in their infancy, the job of eLearning designers was fairly straightforward , and had very little to do with web standards.

Rapid eLearning Through Software Simulations And Screencasts

Upside Learning

Unlike screen capturing tools, the published output is not just a passive video, but is in a fully interactive format such as Flash SWF. Previously when I discussed freeform and template-based rapid content authoring tools, I kept software simulation tools aside. The main reason was that such simulation tools are not always used for developing just any type of learning but focused on training content creation for a specific software application or system.

M-Learning: Landscape Changer: E-Reader

eLearning 24-7

Umm, lets see: Swf (yes, Flash and not Flash lite either) – An e-reader already boosts this as a new feature into the marketplace. I know that there are quite a few out there right now going HUH?? What about the smart phone, I mean they have been pitching the smart phone. Yeah, I am well aware of it.

Blooms Taxonomy Tutorial (Articulate Engage Examples)

Take an e-Learning Break

The links are swf (Flash) files. You can use the tutorials on this page and reuse them (open license, attribution please). You will be prompted to save or open the file most likely. Choose the Flash player to open the file and then you can maximize it for full screen viewing. Check it out: [link

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