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The post Swf compilation failed. HTML5/SWF Preview/Publish Question Adobe Captivate 2019 error_message html5/swf preview/publish question SWFI received this error when I attempted to Preview my project. What did I do wrong? Alternatively, how do I correct it? appeared first on eLearning.

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HTML5 and SWF

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drag and drop) rely on swf?? The post HTML5 and SWF appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question Flash FLV HTML5 q&as question SWF ComponentsI have a couple of questions about these formats. If I publish so that both of these buttons are gray, will my module work in an LMS when Flash is no longer supported? Which if your current features (e.g., What’s the easiest way to determine if a Captivate 9 course contains things that require Flash?

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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. While HTML5 may one day completely replace SWF, today is not that day. Adobe Captivat

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eLearning: Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint

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Earlier this year I wrote an article teaching you how to take PowerPoint content and create  eLearning using either TechSmith Camtasia Studio or Adobe Presenter. Over the next two weeks, I'm going to show you how to use your PowerPoint content in Adobe Captivate and Articulate Storyline. Adobe Captivate and PowerPoint.   During a standard import process, PowerPoint pptx presentations are first converted to the ppt format and then converted to SWF.

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 Given that Adobe upgrades Captivate approximately once each year, and you get the upgrades for free as part of your subscription, subscribing is a pretty good deal.   When it comes to output, both Captivate and Storyline can publish SWF and HTML5 content.

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

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If you have been developing eLearning for any period of time, you have probably used several of Adobe’s applications to create engaging and interactive courses. With Adobe Captivate , you can create some great system simulations. With Adobe Flash , you can create interactive elements that take your courses to the next level of engagement and even create entire courses. You can create and edit images for your eLearning using Adobe PhotoShop and Illustrator.

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Video files not embedding and loading properly on swf publish

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I am attempting to embed short (10 sec) video files to a captivate 2019 project and publish it as an swf file. When viewing the swf file, the videos appear to be attempting to load (i get loader icon indications) but the video never loads. The publish format HAS to be swf, as the intranet i’m uploading to has permission issues with some files associated with HTML publishing. I need this video saved into the swf file, if at all possible.

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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. Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5

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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 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." Adobe has officially stopped ceased further development of the Packager.

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MP4 videos won’t open when published to an SWF in Captivate 2017

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When I publish in Captivate 2017 in a SWF format, MP4 videos inserted into a frame does not open. The post MP4 videos won’t open when published to an SWF in Captivate 2017 appeared first on eLearning. Adobe Captivate Q&As Question Adobe Captivate2017 q&as questionI receive “connection error” or “error” I get this error on MacBook and Windows PC. Preview works fine, just publishing issue.

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Old project(published as SWF in CP6), not working when republished for HTML5 in CP2017

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At that time), I preferred all my O/P publication in SWF. Also checked for any transient effect and similar SWF component…. The post Old project(published as SWF in CP6), not working when republished for HTML5 in CP2017 appeared first on eLearning. Question Question Pool/Random Questions Quizzing Adobe Captivate2017 question question pool/random questionsI used captivate CS 5.5 and then CS6 a lot in 2014. (At

Flash to HTML5 – Swiffy From Google

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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. This also helps us poor elearning developers circumvent the continuous war between Adobe and Apple over flash technology, and allow delivery across devices/platforms. Incidentally, Adobe had worked on just such a tool called Wallaby.

Adobe Presenter 9: Beginning Training

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Adobe Presenter 9 allows you to transform your existing PowerPoint deck into eLearning complete with voiceover recordings, interactive objects, screen characters and videos. During this full-day, online instructor-led class, you will learn how to create an eLearning lesson from scratch using both Microsoft PowerPoint and Adobe Presenter. Finally, you will also learn how to publish the finished eLearning content as both SWF and PDF.

Resolve issues in published output (SWF) when your Captivate 2017 project contains YouTube Widget

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When you insert YouTube widget in your Adobe Captivate 2017 project using Interactions menu > Learning Interactions and view the SWF output, you may experience the following issues: Video content getting truncated/cut-off in IE 11. Publish the SWF output and YouTube widget will work fine on IE11, Chrome and Firefox.

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Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

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by Kevin Siegel    You've probably heard by now that Adobe released Adobe Captivate 6 late last week. 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. According to Adobe, the Flash Player is installed on the vast majority of the word's computers.

Conversion from Flash Based Technologies with the DOD

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Adobe Captivate Discussion Project Upgrade differences html swf discussion HTML5 project upgrade SWF

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Adobe Captivate: Repurpose Preferences

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Have you ever visited the Preferences dialog box in Adobe Captivate (Windows users, Edit > Preferences ; Mac users,  Adobe Captivate > Preferences ), made several changes and later, maybe months later, needed those settings on another computer running Captivate? When I teach Adobe Captivate, I try to stress the value of creating a project template (and creating templates from scratch is a big part of my Captivate 6 Advanced class ). by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe FrameMaker and Captivate: Merging Multimedia With Print PDFs

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Simply open a document and, if you've got Adobe Acrobat on your computer, choose  Adobe PDF  when you print. You can see there's nothing particularly special about the text (beyond the promise of an Adobe Captivate simulation).      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.

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My date with Adobe Captivate 5.5 and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3… at HTML5 Restaurant!

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When I thought of creating some content in HTML5 for my iPad, the first thing that crossed my mind was Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3. Extending Captivate Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Adobe Captivate Adobe Captivate 5.5 captivate training HTML5 iPad publish to HTML5 rapid elearning authoring tools SWF to HTML5

Adobe Captivate 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

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The client informed the developer that he could not open the email attachment since he didn't own Adobe Captivate. 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.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

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Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. Presently, the HTML5 vs SWF/ Flash debate has all but disappeared, with the former appearing as the clear winner. If you too intend to convert your SWF files into HTML5 and are looking for ways to do it, then look no further. Why Convert Flash/SWF to HTML5? 5 Steps to Convert SWF Files to HTML5.

Adobe RoboHelp: Embed Captivate HTML5 Output

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Adobe Captivate 6 introduced HTML5 output, allowing eLearning content to be interactive on mobile devices such as the iPhone and iPad. Choose Insert > Adobe Captivate Demo. In the Multimedia Name field, open the swf you published from Captivate. Select Use Adobe Captivate HTML5 output. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Help Authoring Help Systems RoboHelp Technical Communications Technology training by Willam Van Weelden.

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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.  But it is possible to publish your Captivate video so that the Skin, Widgets, FMR's and Animations are split apart from the SWF.

Adobe Captivate: Force Re-Publish

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In legacy versions of Captivate, it could easily take 3-5 minutes to publish a moderately-sized project as a SWF. Kudos to the Adobe engineers for working this out.   Adobe Captivate Essentials  and  Adobe Captivate Beyond the Essentials (Advanced). Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel    One of the wonderful hidden advantages of using Captivate 5 and 5.5

Adobe Captivate 9 Hot Fix: Update Fixes Several Known Issues

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Adobe recently posted a fix for Captivate 9 that, according to Adobe, addresses the following issues in Adobe Captivate 9. Effects are not played fully in SWF, when the effect duration is less than the default effect duration. Adobe CaptivateConditional actions get converted to standard actions in upgraded project. Operands in advanced actions appear blank in upgraded project. Autoshape buttons fill and stroke is not retained during upgrade.

Adobe Captivate: Using Aggregator

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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.

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. Tags: Uncategorized Adobe Captivate 4 Aggregator captivate 4 Issue with Latest Flash Player 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 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, if you can trim the lesson down to 2-3 minutes of playtime, you'll save on SWF file size. Looking to learn Adobe Captivate 5 or 5.5?

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

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by Jennie Ruby    When you publish an Adobe Presenter presentation, a small Adobe logo appears at the beginning of the playbar.  You can replace the Adobe logo with your own by doing a little bit of setup work. 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.   Looking for training on Adobe Presenter?

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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Selecting the Enable Accessibility option ( Edit > Preferences > Publishing ) makes certain elements in Adobe Captivate projects accessible or open to accessibility technology. 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. Looking for training on Adobe Captivate?

Adobe Captivate 6: Scalable HTML Content

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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. I was curious what the option would do, so I enabled it and published a SWF. However, with  Scalable HTML content  enabled in my test project, the published SWF always resized to fit my browser window (proportionally), no matter how big or small I made my browser window.

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Adobe Captivate 7: Publishing Video Demos

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  Here's what the standard Publish dialog box looks like:     When publishing a cptx project, you can elect to publish as SWF, HTML, PDF, or all of the above. However, the Publish dialog box that appears couldn't be more spartan:     SWF? Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? IconLogic offers multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including Introduction to Adobe Captivate and Advanced Adobe Captivate.

5 Reasons Why You Should Convert Flash to HTML5

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5 Steps to Convert SWF to HTML5 . Thus, forcing Adobe to announce its plan to kill Flash by the end of 2020. If you too intend to convert your SWF files into HTML5 and are looking for ways to do it, then look no further. This article will provide a step-by-step method to convert SWF into HTML5 and will also explain why HTML5 is such a compelling alternative to Flash (Hint: the answer lies in interoperability!). Steps to Convert SWF Files to HTML5.

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).   Adobe Captivate Essentials  and  Adobe Captivate Beyond the Essentials (Advanced).

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.

Adobe Captivate 9 Introduction Video Course Now Available on Adobe KnowHow

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If you're looking to learn Adobe Captivate. Learn to publish SWF, HTML5, or both.   Adobe Captivate e-learning eLearningGet a Jump-Start On Mastering This Awesome eLearning Development Tool! 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.

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

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For instance, I use Adobe Captivate to create most of my eLearning content, and Adobe RoboHelp to create my Help Systems. If you have created an eLearning lesson using eLearning tools such as Adobe Captivate, TechSmith's Camtasia Studio or Articulate's Storyline, you can insert the multimedia directly into RoboHelp Help Topics. If the learner is going to use a standard Windows PC or Macintosh computer, SWF output is fine. by Kevin Siegel.

"Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials" Workbook Now Available

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I'm happy to report that my newest book, "Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials"  is now available for purchase. "Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials" is a self-paced training manual that teaches the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning Kindle mLearning Mobi Technical Communications Technology training

Adobe Captivate 8 Tutorials

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Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate 2017 – Tutorials. Adobe Captivate 8.0.1. Adobe Captivate 8. Introduction to Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about the basic functionalities of Adobe Captivate 8. What’s new in Adobe Captivate 8. Learn about the new features and enhancements in Adobe Captivate 8.

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

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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.

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