Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate

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A recent LinkedIn post asked eLearning developers: which tool is best: Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline? As  As I read through the comments, I was struck by how many people insisted that Storyline was the better choice because it was easier to learn than Captivate because it was so much like Microsoft PowerPoint.   As someone who uses both Captivate and Storyline, I have to disagree with that recurring sentiment.

Adobe Captivate 2019 Advanced Book In Production

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Adobe Captivate 2019: Beyond the Essentials. October.  

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Adobe Captivate: Accessibility Text

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by Kevin Siegel, CTT,  COTP ,   I received the following email last week concerning Adobe Captivate and accessibility.   Accessibility Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 8: Geolocation

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For instance, you can create a Captivate project for learners who live in the United States or Australia.         Note:  The CpInfoGeoLocation variable ships with Adobe Captivate 8. Looking for instructor-led training on Adobe Captivate?

Free Adobe Captivate Template

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We’d like give you a free Adobe Captivate template! This free eLearning template is one of the many new Captivate i nteractions in the Library. Captivate interactions are great to engage your learners in the content. View all our Adobe Captivate Templates.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Importing Photoshop Layers

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I received a Photoshop file the other day for use in a Captivate project. Adobe Captivate imports native Photoshop files, and you don't have to have Photoshop on your computer. Moments later, I received a frantic call from the person who sent it to me.

Adobe Captivate 9: Altered States

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  I'm happy to report that Adobe Captivate 9 now supports multiple states, allowing you to develop interactive content easily without using multiple objects or the "hide and show" technique mentioned above. Looking for training or help with Adobe Captivate?

Adobe Captivate: Mac Cures

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First, quit Captivate and then open your Mac's System Preferences ( Apple > System Preferences ).      Select the  Privacy  category and, from the  Allow the apps below to control your computer area , select Adobe Captivate.app.

Adobe Captivate: Fun and Games

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Of course, visuals can only get you so far which is why I love the ability to quickly add interactive objects, even games, via Captivate's Learning Interactions. Believe it or not, a memory game comes with Captivate.   Looking for Captivate training? Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate: Multi-SCORM Packager

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by Kevin Siegel, CTT,  COTP         If you have created multiple Captivate projects and need to combine them into a single package for upload into a Learning Management System (LMS), the Adobe Multi SCORM Packager is pure gold. Adobe Captivate

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Updating Images Project-Wide

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Adding an image to an Adobe Captivate project is simple: use the Media tool on the toolbar or import the assets into the Library and then drag the imported assets onto Filmstrip slides.     Looking for live, virtual Captivate training?

Adobe Captivate 2019 Advanced Book In Production

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Adobe Captivate 2019: Beyond the Essentials. October.  

Download Adobe Captivate Example Courses

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Looking for Captivate example courses to feed your creativity? Elearning developers need ways to optimize Adobe Captivate, and get more creative inspiration. So, where can you go to get Captivate example courses with source files to download?

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. Adobe Captivate 8.

Adobe Captivate: Confirmation Messages

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by Kevin Siegel      Adobe Captivate likes to confirm your actions. Captivate will prompt you to confirm the action. Since I told Captivate not to bother me, Captivate hadn't.   Looking for training on Adobe Captivate?

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. . Don’t waste any more time, and start learning Adobe Captivate 8.

Introducing the New Adobe Captivate 2017

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Adobe just released the newest version of its popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate. If you have a Creative Cloud account, you can access Adobe’s Typekit font library and use the fonts in your eLearning projects. Captivate 2017 changes that.

Hot Fix for Adobe Captivate Game Templates

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It has been a few months since the release of Adobe Captivate 2017 and most people, by now, have had a chance to play with it and start looking at how the thousands of free assets provided by eLearning Brothers work with the new release – specifically Captivate Game Templates.

Adobe Captivate 2019 release

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Fluid Boxes – Adobe is Listening! When Fluid Boxes were launched in Captivate 2017 Release, I was pleased with this approach to responsive design. Adobe has provided a simple button to distribute these object equally. That dream is now a reality with Captivate 2019.

Adobe Captivate 9 Review

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Captivate 9 was released just in time for my latest project – a series of courses that require a combination of scenarios and software simulations. I’ve been using Captivate for more years than I am willing to admit (RoboDemo anyone?);

Adobe Captivate: System Time Variables

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by Lori Smith    Last week I showed you Captivate's date variables.   Looking to learn Adobe Captivate? We offer several  Captivate classes.

Adobe Captivate: Restricting Keyboard Tabbing

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However, if you've added a Table of Contents and/or a playbar to your Captivate project, you might want to ensure that only slide items can be accessed via tabbing. Back in Captivate, display the  Publish Settings  dialog box via the File menu. Adobe Captivate

[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. With Captivate 8, you can do that. How Does GeoLocation Work in Adobe Captivate 8?

Adobe Captivate: Microphone Calibration

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by Jennie Ruby  Before recording voiceover narration directly in Captivate, you'll want to calibrate the microphone you intend to use from inside Captivate.   Want to learn more about Adobe Captivate? Check out our  live, online Captivate classes.

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 ! If you are an eLearning Template Library member already, you’ll see our Captivate templates being converted to be Captivate 8 compatible.

Adobe Captivate: Web Objects

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Web objects allow you to embed a website directly on a Captivate slide. Notice that it appears directly on the Captivate slide (there's no need to preview in a Web browser first).   Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate: Object Hyperlinks

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Last week I taught you how easy it is add a hyperlink to caption text in Adobe Captivate. And if you'd like to learn more Captivate, Presenter, or Storyline, we've got a great collection of live, online classes for you.    Adobe Captivate e-learning eLearnin

Adobe Captivate: Submit All

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by Kevin Siegel        When a learner takes a quiz created with Adobe Captivate, failure by the learner to click the  Submit  button on each and every question is a recurring problem. Fortunately, there is a Quiz setting available in Captivate that will help. In a future version of Captivate, I'd love to see more information about which questions haven't been answered by the learner (in the first Submit All dialog box).

Beautiful Backgrounds for Adobe Captivate

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With a few hundred assets available to you in our Captivate library alone, you’re bound to find something that makes the statement you want to make with your course, so today we’ll take a look at some captivate classics that really shine.

Adobe Captivate: Custom Freeform Shapes

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Smart Shapes were introduced in Adobe Captivate several years ago. Similar to PowerPoint's Shapes feature, Smart Shapes in Captivate allow you to draw stars, ovals, banners, and more on a slide. Adobe Captivateby Kevin Siegel.

Live Experiment – Building Adobe Captivate Templates

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Adobe Captivate: A Real Topper

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  Alternatively, you can place objects on a Captivate Master Slide.     Looking to learn Adobe Captivate? Check out these live, online and very hands-on Captivate classes.  He has been recognized by Adobe as one of the top trainers world-wide.

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 Captivate: Text Hyperlinks

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And if you'd like to learn more Captivate, Presenter, or Storyline, we've got a  great collection of live, online classes for you. 

Adobe Captivate 7.01: Color Swatches

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Over the past few weeks, I've written about the enhancements you'll find in the recently-released service patch for Captivate 7 (an enhanced lock feature and a new Star Smart Shape ). In the image below, I've added a logo onto a Captivate slide. by Kevin Siegel.