Creating Flash Templates for eLearning

eLearning Brothers

Frame labels are an easy way to ensure that the flash movie always goes to the section that it should. Guide layers allow you to put instructional text that won’t appear in the published swf file. Put Actionscript on its Own Layer. Tags: Featured Random Info Tips & Tricks actionscript flash start eLearning Templates We’ve been building a lot of eLearning Flash templates lately and I started to think what I’ve learned that I might be able to share.

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Catching up with the week’s Adobe Captivate blog posts

Steve Howard

SWF movie created using Raptivity uses _root inside its ActionScript. In most cases, SWFs referring to _root do not work inside any container that loads the SWF.” The Adobe Captivate team has been busy blogging about the new features in Captivate 4. Following is a quick list of their most recent posts:-. Variables: Simple Usage. “One of the new features added in Adobe Captivate 4 was Variables and Scripting.

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15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

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 and ActionScript 3.0 You can add text and images with easy-to-use drag-and-drop feature and use multi-touch widgets to include interactive photo galleries, movies, keynote presentations, 3D objects, and lot more, and publish the eBook.

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Captivate Widgets Tutorial: Create your first Widget

Adobe Captivate

Choose Widget type -> Static and ActionScript Version-> ActionScript2.0. It opens up the Actions-Frame window with the inbuilt actionscript skeleton code. wm = 'Stage'; if (wm =='Stage') //Stage is the when the widget swf is on the slide. {. visible = false; pj.addPage(0, {xMin:0,xMax:600,yMin:0,yMax:450}) ; pj.send(); . } . delete pj; movie_mc.cpCmndResume = 1; }. }. //On Greetings, widget enthusiasts!!

Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

It has long been known that we can add Flash video and interactive swf content into Captivate, but doing so is not as simple as we would like, and there is no easy way to communicate data between the imported content and the host Captivate movie. Widgets are specially formatted Flash swf files that know how to communicate with the host Captivate project. ActionScript 2 and 3 projects cannot be mixed.