Adobe Announces Technical Communication Suite 5

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Earlier this morning Adobe announced an update to its popular Technical Communication Suite.   You can create print, PDF, or XML/DITA content with Adobe FrameMaker 12. You  You can create responsive Help Systems and ePubs with Adobe RoboHelp 11. And  And you can deliver engaging, interactive eLearning content with graphics, demos, and more using Adobe Captivate 7, and Adobe Presenter 9. 

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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? IconLogic offers multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including Introduction to Adobe Captivate and Advanced Adobe Captivate. by Kevin Siegel.

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Adobe Captivate: System Time Variables

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  Looking to learn Adobe Captivate? Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite e-learning eLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology training UA User Assistance User Experience by Lori Smith    Last week I showed you Captivate's date variables. This week, let's take a look at the Time variables, the System Information variables, and a handy little variable called  cpInfoMobileOS.

Adobe Captivate: Confirmation Messages

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by Kevin Siegel      Adobe Captivate likes to confirm your actions. Display Captivate's Preferences ( Edit  menu if you're using Windows;  Adobe Captivate  menu if you're using a Mac).   Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? We offer multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including  Introduction to Adobe Captivate  and  Advanced Adobe Captivate.

Adobe FrameMaker: Nested Lists

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For more information on restarting lists, see " Adobe FrameMaker: How to Restart a Numbered List." Adobe FrameMaker Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite FrameMaker Technical Communications Technology training UA User Assistance by Barb Binder. A recent FrameMaker student contacted me with a numbering dilemma: I am working with a two-level list. The first level uses numbers and the second list uses letters.

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Adobe Captivate: Pretest Actions

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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. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Online Training Quizzes Technical Communications Technology training by Lori Smith. We recently introduced you to Captivate's Pretest feature.

Review: Adobe Spark

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Adobe Spark is an online and mobile design app. We decided to review Adobe Spark and see just what it can do. Using Adobe Spark. Adobe Spark combines three design apps, Spark Page, Spark Post, and Spark Video. With Adobe Spark it’s easy to invite colleagues to contribute to your projects. Something that’s great about Adobe Spark is that it automatically credits the images, icons, sound tracks etc. Adobe Spark review: Conclusions.

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Adobe Captivate 7.01: Color Swatches

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In addition, you can import existing swatches from either Adobe Photoshop or Kuler by clicking the  Load tool on the Swatches panel. 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. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate mLearning Technical Communications Technology training

Adobe RoboHelp: Multilevel Lists

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Adobe RoboHelp Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology training UA User Assistance User Experience by Willam Van Weelden      Multilevel lists are an often overlooked RoboHelp feature. a shame because multilevel lists are very powerful. As the name suggests, Multilevel lists allow you to create complex lists with multiple levels.

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Adobe Captivate: Anchors Away?

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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. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology by Kevin Siegel. You've seen them. and you've ignored them. But what, exactly, are they?

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.

Already Own TCS5? Adobe Offering Awesome Savings on TCS5 Annual Subscription

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All existing customers of Adobe Technical Communication Suite, Adobe FrameMaker and Adobe RoboHelp are eligible to take advantage of a limited promotional offer from Adobe. You can purchase subscription licenses of Adobe Technical Communication Suite 5 at 40% off for an entire year. While you still have plenty of time to order TCS5 and enjoy the 40% discount, Adobe has indicated that the offer ends sometime in July. 

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Adobe Captivate: Align the Mouse

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If you have recorded a software demonstration using Adobe Captivate, you have likely run across the issue of the dreaded "jittery mouse." 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. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Online Training Technical Communications Technology

Adobe Captivate 7: Trim Video Demos

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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. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning TechComm Technical Communications Technology training

Adobe Captivate 7.01: Twice the Locking Power

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Adobe recently announced a patch for Adobe Captivate 7. If you'd like to see a demonstration of how the new lock feature works in Adobe Captivate 7.01, check out this video on the IconLogic YouTube channel. 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. by Kevin Siegel.

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. It wasn't long before Adobe responded by adding HTML5 as a publishing option.   Adobe Captivate 8 now allows you to create responsive projects.  Join our 3-hour mini course on creating Responsive Layouts with Adobe Captivate.

Adobe Captivate: Replacing Modified Styles

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During my advanced Adobe Captivate class , I stress the value in doing things faster and more efficiently within Captivate. 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. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology training by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe FrameMaker: On-Demand QR Codes

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However, if you own Adobe FrameMaker 12, you have that ability to create QR Codes right now.   Looking for instructor-led training on Adobe FrameMaker? Adobe FrameMaker Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology by Kevin Siegel      Unless you've been deliberately avoiding them, it's a good bet you've come across images similar to the one below.

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Adobe eLearning Community Formed Supporting Maryland, DC, and Virginia

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IconLogic's  Kevin Siegel  has been named the manager of Adobe's eLearning Community supporting eLearning developers living in or around DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Kevin and the IconLogic team will be hosting regular meetings featuring tips and tricks on creating effective eLearning using such tools as Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter.

Adobe Captivate: Text Hyperlinks

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  Adobe Captivate Captivate e-learning eLearning mLearning TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology training UA User Assistance User Experience by Kevin Siegel      Over the years I've had more than a few eLearning development clients ask us to create links to web resources on a slide. There's more than one way to accomplish the task. Over the next couple of weeks I'll discuss some of my favorite techniques.

Can Captivate 9 Save Adobe?

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If you haven’t heard yet, Adobe made some news in the elearning industry yesterday. Specifically, they released their learning management system and Adobe Captivate 9. I discussed the new Adobe learning management system previously in this article. Sure, people that are already using Adobe products will likely just pick their LMS, but I wonder if it will have the ability to pull people away from other system? adobe captivate

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Astonishing New Adobe Technology Enables Knowledge Sharing for Everyone

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There’s an astonishing new technology in the newly released Adobe Presenter 8. Adobe Presenter Community eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Training and Tutorials Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" "Video screen capture" adobe presenter Adobe Presenter 8 Adobe Presenter Video Creator iPad knowledge sharing rapid elearning

Adobe Captivate: Grids 'n Guides

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However, if you prefer to control an object's slide placement without using the Transform panel, Adobe Captivate comes with a few other handy features that are often overlooked: Grids and Guides. 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. by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate: Swapping Speech Agents

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Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? We offer multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including  Introduction to Adobe Captivate  and  Advanced Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate Captivate eLearning mLearning Online Training TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology training

Recommended Research: Constructivism & Learning Technology

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In class, we briefly touched on some learning theories and research related to constructivism and the effective use of technology, games and gamification within the overall learning environment. If you haven’t checked out the crazy cool VR features in Adobe Captivate 2019, please take a look!) An overview of the types of educational technology available for use in the learning environment, as well as a historical perspective of how that technology has evolved.

Adobe Captivate: Emailing Quiz Results

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We are also thinking about creating a one-day online class dedicated to quizzing with Adobe Captivate. 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. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology

Adobe Captivate: Bookmarking Without an LMS

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  We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio.We Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate e-learning eLearning mLearning Online Training TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology User Assistance User Experience UX

Adobe eLearning Community Formed Supporting Maryland, DC, and Virginia

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IconLogic's  Kevin Siegel  has been named the manager of Adobe's new eLearning Community supporting eLearning developers living in or around DC, Virginia, and Maryland. Kevin and the IconLogic team will be hosting regular meetings featuring tips and tricks on creating effective eLearning using such tools as Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter.

Adobe FrameMaker 12: Single Source to Responsive HTML5 and ePub

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by Kevin Siegel      Adobe's new  FrameMaker 12  allows you to quickly generate Responsive HTML5 and ePubs. If you'll find both in Adobe RoboHelp 11. What I really like about this area is that the Adobe engineers have labelled everything so you know what each area controls.). Keep in mind that you will only need Adobe FrameMaker 12 to generate these layouts. Looking for training on Adobe FrameMaker?

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Adobe Captivate: Add a Retake Quiz Button

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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. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology Television training by Kevin Siegel. I''ve had several students in my Captivate classes ask if it was possible to allow learners to retake a quiz.

Free Adobe Captivate 8 Template Scenario

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We are excited to announce our Free Adobe Captivate 8 Template Scenario. This template comes with, you guessed it, responsive mobile technology. 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. Read our recent post about What’s New with Adobe Captivate 8. View all our Adobe Captivate 8 Templates. Free Adobe Captivate 8 Template Features.

Adobe RoboHelp: Embed a Vimeo Video

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Adobe RoboHelp Help Help Authoring Help Systems RoboHelp TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology by Willam van Weelden      I have previously taught you how to  embed YouTube videos in a RoboHelp project. While immensely popular, YouTube is not the only video site. This week, let's focus on embedding videos located on the Vimeo website.

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Adobe Captivate: Partial Question Slide Scores

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Say hello to the Partial Score feature available in Adobe Captivate 6 and 7.  Looking for training on Adobe Captivate? We offer multiple live, online Adobe Captivate classes each month including  Introduction to Adobe Captivate  and  Advanced Adobe Captivate. Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technology training

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So Long, Adobe Flash; Welcome, HTML5!

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Learning Technology Flash to HTML5The clock is ticking! You only have a few months to proceed with Flash to HTML5 conversion. If you’re still wondering why convert Flash to HTML5, here’s a must read to know why HTML5 is the best bet.

Why Adobe Captivate for Quick E-learning Development?

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Adobe’s Captivate can take you a lot closer to your goal. Adobe Captivate Learning Technology adobe captivate popular eLearning tool advantages of using adobe captivate new features in adobe captivate8 rapid authoring toolWant to excel at rapid course development? Read on to find out how.

Adobe Captivate: Kill the Click Sounds

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by Kevin Siegel      I received an email from a new Captivate developer who was having a hate-hate relationship with the click sounds he was hearing in his Adobe Captivate demonstrations and simulations.   We offer live, online training on Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Presenter, and TechSmith Camtasia Studio. We

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Adobe RoboHelp: Show Variables in Topics

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Adobe RoboHelp Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Documentation TCS5 TechComm Technical Communications Technical Writing Technology UA User Assistance User Experience Writing by Willam Van Weelden    In previous articles you've learned about RoboHelp's User Defined Variables (how to  create them ,  group them , and use them in  topic titles ).

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