9 Google Search Hacks to Make eLearning Development A Whole Lot Easier

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This post will go over how to find the eLearning problems with Google search. So, my fellow developers, let’s learn some Google search hacks that will make your eLearning development a whole lot easier. 1 Search Phrases or the Exact Order of Words.

Adobe Captivate Prime: The Fluidic Player

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The Fluidic Player is the universal content playback experience for Captivate Prime and allows for a simple, unified playback experience, regardless of the type of content being played. The Captivate Prime team also manages the Adobe Captivate and Adobe Presenter products.

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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? Search – Pushes out stuff via metadata, i.e. you type in a letter and move forth.

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.

LMS Review: Adobe Captivate Prime

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Somehow I made it through more than 3 years without reviewing Adobe Captivate Prime LMS. Since I was already logged-in as an Adobe user, I initiated a 30-day free trial of Adobe Captivate Prime with just one click. WATCH JOHN LEH’S VIDEO REVIEW OF CAPTIVATE PRIME NOW!

Adobe Captivate 5.5: YouTube Anyone?

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by Kevin Siegel Adobe announced the immediate availability of Adobe Captivate 5.5 If you are a veteran Captivate 5 developer, you'll appreciate that the 5.5 You can also add tags to make it easier for users to search YouTube and find your video.

3 Spooktacular Captivate Templates

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Alas, it is that time of year again, when children don the masks of ghoulish creatures and roam the streets searching for sugary goodness. You can find these and many other great templates for your next Captivate templates in our Captivate Library.

Adobe Captivate: Custom Cursors Anyone?

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by Kevin Siegel    A student in a recent  online Captivate class  asked me if it was possible to create a custom mouse cursor for a Captivate eLearning lesson. The images can be downloaded and used within a Captivate project.

Adobe Captivate: Troubleshooting LMS Woes

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A Captivate developer created a nifty eLearning lesson complete with a quiz, advanced actions and some nice navigation features. While I had never used her LMS, I have successfully posted and tested several Captivate lessons to myriad systems. Stymied, I appealed to the Adobe Captivate forum in search of anyone who had successfully dealt with her specific LMS. Sometimes utilizing this in the Captivate can cause issues for the LMS. by Lori Smith.

Adobe Captivate 5.5 Question: Will You Be Updating Your Books?

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Question: I'm a certified Captivate trainer who uses your books when I teach. Now that Adobe has officially released Captivate version 5.5, Answer:  The new features in Captivate 5.5 The interface between Captivate 5 and 5.5 Since the new features don't affect the lessons in either of my Captivate books, I am not planning on publishing new 5.5 versions of my Captivate books at this time. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate

Captivate 8: Working with Text-to-Speech and Voices

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An earlier post on this blog offers Adobe Captivate Example Courses for download. Toward the end of that post is a quick mention and “how to” on Captivate’s text-to-speech functionality. ” Surprisingly, a quick web search did not reveal an easy answer!

Adobe Captivate: Removing Words from the Custom Dictionary

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Using Captivate's Spell Check feature is as simple as choosing  Project > Check Spelling. It's a good bet that if you've spent any amount of time developing projects within Captivate, you've used the Check Spelling command at least once. by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: Math Made Easy

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So I'm working with a text caption in Adobe Captivate and the font size is 16 points. On Windows 7 or Vista, choose Start and type Calculator into the Search box. Of course, if you use any of the devices mentioned above to calculate a desired font Size, you'll still need to return to Captivate and type the new Size within Captivate. You can save a bit of time if you let Captivate do the heavy lifting for you. by Kevin Siegel.

Free Template for Captivate 8: Mobile Instructional Design Storyboard

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The first Mobile Instructional Design Storyboard Template for Captivate 8 is now available for download ! You may be asking yourself, can I use this Captivate 8 Template for any mobile design project? 3 Search for the product called, ELB ID Template. #4

How to Hide or Reveal Objects in Adobe Captivate 8

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If you are like most people upgrading to Adobe Captivate 8, you’ve seen the hide objects icon has moved. By clicking any object in your course, (or any object in your timeline), in the top right of Captivate you will reveal, the Properties and Timing tabs.

Adobe Captivate: There's a Widget for That

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" It basically means that if you want to extend the functionality of your mobile device, you should visit the device's App store and Search.   Captivate is an awesome eLearning development tool, and it's loaded with functionality.

Adobe Captivate 7: Publishing Video Demos

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  Over the past few weeks I've shown you how to trim portions of a Captivate Video Demo and how to Pan & Zoom.   Publishing a Video Demo (cpvc) might seem like a no-brainer if you have past exerience working with standard Captivate project (cptx). by Kevin Siegel.

The 2017 upgrade to Adobe Captivate Prime Provides an Amazing Experience

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We’re continuing our quest to redefine the LMS with the latest update to Adobe Captivate Prime. Adobe Captivate Prime’s new learner dashboard kicks things off with a sleek new mobile friendly appearance that is totally flexible.

Top 3 E-Learning Programs To Become A Power Searcher


Hence, mastering search skills is one of the most important skills in today’s workplace. SMART WEB SEARCHING. How do you rate yourself on your web search skills? Take a look at these statements (below): I know how to search for an exact word or phrase.

eLearning & Presentations: More Free Images. A MILLION more!

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I was able to find every letter I searched for, in a variety of styles. by AJ Walther    Want more free images for your eLearning or PowerPoint presentations? How about over a MILLION more?

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Adobe Captivate 9: Fixing the INI Error

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According to the post, you need to edit the AdobeCaptivate.ini file found within Captivate's application folder. It appears that Captivate sets some restricted permissions in the /Program Files/Adobe/Adobe Captivate 9 x64 folder. Captivate now appears to operate normally.

ADOBE CAPTIVATE: Free Matching Images and Videos

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During the first day of my Adobe Captivate Beginner class , attendees learn how to import and work with both images and videos. Best of all, the assets are free if you’ve got Adobe Captivate 9 or 2017.   Looking for Captivate training? by Kevin Siegel, COTP, CTT.


Caveat Auditor: The Role Of Critical Thinking In Modern Business Training

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Using a search engine at the point of need has become the most common first inquiry in learning virtually anything (Wang-Audia & Tauber, 2014). Adobe LMS Blog Captivate Prime Community eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I.

Preparing Adobe Captivate Content for an LMS

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 Over the next few weeks, I'm going to show you the LMS setup process in the top eLearning development tools (Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, and Trivantis Lectora).   Reporting Scores with Adobe Captivate.   Manifest Files   The Manifest file allows your published Captivate projects to be used and launched from a SCORM 1.2- Duration lets you show how long it takes to complete the Captivate project.

Staying Relevant in E-Learning in 2014

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I’ve solved many of my development issues by searching or posting on this forum. Although the Lectora forum and the Captivate forum do not have quite as many contributors, you will find quality information on each of these, too. There are groups for Lectora , Captivate , and Articulate Storyline and Studio. Books: Search Amazon.com for “e-learning” to find over 74,000 results. As you dive into the new year, keep your sights on what is possible for e-learning.


Link to download the Adobe Captivate Reviewer 2.0 Installer

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I've heard from several Captivate 5 developers that they do not have the Adobe Captivate Reviewer 2.0 That's strange because the Reviewer is usually installed when you install Captivate 5. If the installer is not on your system, you'll find that the download link isn't easy to find via a Google search. FYI:  You'll need the Adobe Captivate Reviewer 2.0 application Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate

Solution for Adobe Captivate 4 AS3 aggregated SWF not working on Latest Flash Player (

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Solution: Close Adobe Captivate 4 and Aggregator if already running. 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 [.]. Tags: Uncategorized Adobe Captivate 4 Aggregator captivate 4 Issue with Latest Flash Player

Adobe RoboHelp 2015: First Look

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Lesser known features like search synonyms are much easier to find and use. Open a topic and select an image or a Captivate movie. Improved search results: Control the topic preview text in search results. by Willam van Weelden.

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Showing Some Love For Captivate

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I started my career back in July 2015 when I had no experience of developing elearning content, and had never heard of Adobe Captivate before. With the tight deadlines I have at work, Captivate makes it easy to accomplish them and I don’t spend forever searching for the tools I need. Testimonial Adobe advance action Captivate captivate 2017 Responsive testimonial

Captivate Tips for Beginners Part III: Adding Text Animation

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Need to add text animation to your Adobe Captivate course? This post is the last of a three part series, Captivate Tips for Beginners. This post will cover three areas of text animation: How to Use Captivate Text Animations. How to Move Text with Captivate Effects.


Review: Course Review and Comment Systems

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I thought it would be a good time to review its capabilities along with that of two similar products: Adobe Captivate Reviewer and REVIEW by Rapid Intake. Adobe Captivate Reviewer is also free. Comment interface for Adobe Captivate Reviewer. Lectora version X.6

An Overview of HTML5

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This also makes it better for search engines to find the right content. Expect better quality searching once HTML5 is in wide use. Tools like Captivate and Articulate, which are Flash-based, will probably need to adapt or change over to HTML5 in the long run. Lectora Captivate HTML5 Articulate Flash Appleby Jonathan Shoaf.

Adobe Announces Major Updates its Technical Communication Suite

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The suite, which is available now, is a collection of tools including FrameMaker, RoboHelp, Captivate, Presenter, and Acrobat. Here's Explore FrameMaker’s endless possibilities faster with reorganized and more logial menus and the new Command Search. Help users find relevant content faster with best-in-class search, including search auto-complete.   Adobe Captivate 9.

Adobe Captivate & the eLearning Brothers: Free Matching Images and Videos

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During the first day of my Adobe Captivate Beginner class , attendees learn how to import and work with both images and videos. Best of all, the assets are free if you’ve got Adobe Captivate 9 or 2017. Looking for Captivate training? Blog Captivate eLearning eLearning Brothers


Creating Custom Shortcuts Using the Quick Access Toolbar in Articulate Storyline

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When working on a project in Articulate Storyline, you may sometimes find it hard to remember where a feature is located in the tool, you may sometimes find it cumbersome to do a search to find a feature that you use regularly such as alignment, inserting characters, or adding animation effects.

Issues of Special Characters While Uploading Storyline courses to LMS

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You can search for other special characters in the <organization> tag. Related Posts How to Combine Your Adobe Captivate Projects Into Single Course? Publishing courses to an LMS using Articulate Storyline is just a click-and-publish job.

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eLearning/mLearning: Easy Font Resources

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I've tried fontifier.com and was happy with the results, but if you'd like more options, a quick Google search will turn up many more. Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Camtasia Captivate eLearning mLearning by AJ George.