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 8 now allows you to create responsive projects.

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

4 Captivating Captivate Themes

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Our Captivate themes, in particular, have some first-class designs that will capture your learners’ imaginations. Have a look at a few right now to get an idea for your next Captivate project. The post 4 Captivating Captivate Themes appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

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.

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. A book as cool as the new Captivate 8 update.

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.

Introducing the New Adobe Captivate 2017

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Adobe just released the newest version of its popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate. To access the Typekit web page from within Captivate you just click on the icon in the Character properties panel. Captivate 2017 changes that.

Give yourself a GIFT with Captivate Quizzes

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Well, when it comes to designing your quizzes in Captivate, you can also give yourself a gift. GIFT stands for General Import Format Technology and is a format by which you can create quiz question outside of Captivate and then import them directly into your eLearning.

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.

Free Responsive Captivate 8 Templates

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Are you looking to spruce up your Responsive Captivate 8 Templates? Free Responsive Captivate 8 Templates. Free Responsive Captivate 8 Templates. . The Free Mobile Instructional Design Storyboard Template for Captivate 8 is now available for download!

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 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. Captivate 8 takes the idea of responsive design to new heights.

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 Prime: Adobe's Best LMS Effort to Date

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This will be the first in a series of newsletter articles which cover the Learning Management System (LMS) offering from Adobe Systems--Adobe Captivate Prime. If you're not familiar with this solution, that's fine, we've now got Adobe Captivate Prime. by Sean Mullen.

Webinar: 6 Tips For Moving Your PowerPoint Project to Captivate

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There are many reasons why you might want to move a PowerPoint project into Captivate. This past week, I invited Taylor Ehlert, our resident PowerPoint Evangelist to join me in a webinar highlighting six tips you should follow if you plan to move your PowerPoint projects into Captivate.

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.

Presenting… Captivate Intros!

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Seems like just yesterday we had new fancy animated Captivate intros to show you, but the boys and girls in the graphics department have been hard at work creating more and more innovative ways to open your captivate courses. The post Presenting… Captivate Intros!

Reviewing Adobe Captivate 2017 Responsive Output

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Captivate 2017 (and 9 really) provide great options for you to preview your responsive courses. Blog Uncategorized 2017 captivate 2017 fluid boxes ResponsiveBut did you know your Reviewers can see the course at almost any size by using ReviewMyElearning.com?

Controlling Captivate – Pause IT!

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Welcome to another installment of Controlling Captivate. Let’s go over a couple of examples: Recently on the Adobe and LinkedIn Captivate forums, questions have been. Captivate eLearning Uncategorized Widget In this short post we’re going to show you a simple widget that will pause the last slide or all of your slides automatically. Why do you need this widget?

Adobe Announces Captivate 8: The Most Significant Release Yet

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Since its last release in June 2013, Adobe Captivate 8 leapfrogs the current paradigm of eLearning development and addresses the needs of today’s eLearning developer with it’s all new mobile responsive design. Adobe Captivate 8 jumps us forward significantly on this front.

[Video] Responsive Mobile Design in Captivate 8

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I’m very excited with the recent launch of Adobe Captivate 8. We have been making lots of Responsive Captivate 8 Templates and it’s mobile features are better than anything out there right now. Video of Responsive Mobile Designs in Captivate 8.

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. I found a great example of this on the Adobe Captivate Blog.

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.

Responsive eLearning with Captivate 8 – Our Experience

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Version 8 of Captivate (CP8) has a whole new set of features like gesture-enabled mobile learning, geo-location support, MinMax object sizing, and many more. eLearning Create Responsive eLearning with Adobe Captivate 8 Responsive eLearning with Captivate 8From a developer’s perspective, the user-friendly interface and multi-device authoring canvas certainly makes it easy to create a responsive course.

The brand new Captivate 9 puts Adobe years ahead of the competition

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Back in 2012 you would have been hard-pressed to find anything exciting in version 6 of Adobe Captivate, in fact most of the cool stuff at the time was coming from Adobe’s competitors, namely Articulate with their new Storyline software and their latest iteration of Articulate Studio.

2 Captivate Timeline Interactions

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A timeline interaction, such as the ones we have in our Captivate template library, are handy tools for eLearning, especially in subjects where it is important that learners know the relevant events in the history of the topic at hand. As much as we may protest, time moves continually onward.

Authoring Tool/ Framework Selection for Responsive eLearning Development: Captivate 9

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We’ll end our series on responsive eLearning authoring tools with a look at the features, advantages, and limitations of Captivate 9. Captivate 9 Captivate 9, a proprietary tool from Adobe, supports a desktop-first approach with page turning navigation. eLearning Captivate 9 Captivate 9 Authoring Tool Captivate 9 Features Captivate 9 Limitations Responsive Authoring Tools

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

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.

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.

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. Adobe Captivate

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.