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.

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.

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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). Looking for Captivate training? Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite

Adobe Captivate: The SCORM Cloud

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by Kevin Siegel      If you need your Captivate project to report learner scores and interactions, you'll likely need to publish as a SCORM-compliant package and then upload it into an LMS.     Looking for training or help with Adobe Captivate?

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. Got other Captivate challenges?  by Lori Smith.

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.

Capture Adobe Captivate Data in Real Time

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In this short blog post (and video), I will give a brief overview of how to use Adobe Captivate’s built-in JavaScript interface to gather data and send it to our data collection service. Essentially, Adobe has a created an API that standardizes the way we communicate with Captivate.

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. You can do this in Adobe Captivate 8.

Adobe Captivate 7.01: Twice the Locking Power

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Adobe recently announced a patch for Adobe Captivate 7. Prior to the patch for Captivate 7, clicking the white dot simply locked the object and the white dot changed into a lock icon (shown in the image below). After installing the Captivate 7.01 After an initial click on the white dot, the lock icon is noticeably different from what was seen in older versions of Captivate. Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? by Kevin Siegel.

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. Captivate 8 has made significant upgrades, improvements, and created brand new features never before used in any eLearning authoring tool. More Awesome Adobe Captivate 8 Upgrades.

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.

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.

Adobe Captivate: Preloaders

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by Kevin Siegel        I received an email last week from a Captivate developer who was concerned with how long it was taking for a published lesson to begin playing for his learners. In fact, lessons created by other Captivate developers in his company downloaded faster than his.   Of course, if one Captivate developer can overlook the role of the Preloader, it's possible others have as well.

Adobe Captivate: The Cure for Blurry Zoom Destinations

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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. by Kevin Siegel        Zoom Areas are typically used to emphasize an important area of a slide background.

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: Custom Color Swatches

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Fortunately, it's easy to create color swatches in Captivate and reuse them again and again.     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.

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. Captivate allows you to type--or copy and paste--the script into Slide Notes, similar to the slide notes you might be familiar with in PowerPoint.

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

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? Adobe asked me not to publish their pricing, since in some areas it can be negotiated.

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 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.

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: Embedding YouTube Videos

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The URL action works wonderfully, but I recently had a student in one of my  Captivate classes  tell me that she needed to embed the YouTube video on her slide. To embed a YouTube video on a Captivate slide, first go to YouTube and copy the URL for the video to your clipboard.

Top 5 Free and Low-Cost Adobe Captivate 9 Alternatives

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Adobe Captivate 9 carries the Adobe name, giving it instant recognition. Like all products, however, even from Adobe, its popularity relies on its usefulness. Adobe Captivate 9 boasts a wide range of features: Blog articles

Adobe Captivate: More Power to Quiz Feedback

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In Adobe Captivate 9, you can convert the interactive and non-interactive objects to multi-state objects and easily add additional objects to the states allowing you to quickly build interactions.  Adobe Captivateby Dr. Pooja

[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.

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: It Takes a Community

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by Kevin Siegel        One of the biggest complaints I hear constantly about Adobe Captivate is the lack of free support for the tool. Sure there's a  Captivate forum  (where you can search for and post questions on Captivate), there's a  Captivate Blog  (hosted by Adobe. you can learn about Captivate updates, features, and attend free webinars), and free YouTube videos abound.

[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?

Free Responsive eLearning Game Template for Adobe Captivate

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Looking for a Free eLearning Game Template for Adobe Captivate 8 with responsive design? If you’ve never used Adobe Captivate 8 responsive templates we invite you to get a Free eLearning Templates account. Free Adobe Captivate Templates.

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. It's a simple set up (assuming you're using Adobe Captivate 8.1), reopen the Preferences dialog box.

Solving Your Development Issues in the Adobe Captivate Community

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In this post, you’ll learn how to solve your development issues using the Adobe Captivate Community. Using Adobe Captivate Community Search. #1 1 Create an Adobe Account. Note: You can even search other Adobe Communities.

Adobe Captivate: Video Demos and the Mouse

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by Kevin Siegel        Captivate's Software Simulation and Responsive modes get all the glory. Nevertheless, there's room in world for a different mode that gets little respect among Captivate aficionados: Video Demo mode.       Looking for Captivate training? Adobe CaptivateAnd why not? Interactive eLearning that works great on mobile devices is important.