Balancing image quality and SWF output size in CP 5 – 2

Adobe Captivate

When the project is published in CP4 with the JPEG option the SWF file size was 2314KB. This how the slide looked in the swf output file. When published as JPEG option, the size of the published SWF file is 1844 KB. Cp 4 SWF size. Cp 5 SWF size.

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

Adobe Captivate

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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Interesting Information via eLearning Learning

Tony Karrer

Again, I'll be curious to see if people find patterns in this information. David Fair - Learning Journeys Talk to him about graphics ( PNG , JPG ) and staying organized ( Tagging , Information Overload ). Joe Deegan - Blender - Training Solutions Freeware , ILT , SWF , ROI , Wondershare , PowerCONVERTER , Adobe Captivate , Photoshop , SharePoint ( SharePoint Examples - Joe, can you help me?) We've implemented a few features in the eLearning Learning Community.

How to steer your client away from an information dump

Making Change

I kept track of the branching by writing the dialog and results in an informal flowchart. To produce the slides and SWF, I used Keynote 08 ( not Keynote 09! ). For a quick overview of the Action Mapping process described in this interaction, see Be an elearning action hero.

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Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

When creating help content (Help Topics), I suggest that the topic contain just enough information to make it easy for a learner to quickly find the information they are looking for. If the learner is going to use a standard Windows PC or Macintosh computer, SWF output is fine.

Common Accessibility Issues

Adobe Captivate

Current solution: This seems to be associated with publishing as a swf – either in combination (swf/html5) or swf only.

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How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

This is where we set the information that we want the SCORM file to send back to LearnUpon. Output Format: Here you can choose to publish your SCORM as Flash (SWF), or HTML5, or both. If you publish to Flash (SWF), your learners can view the course on their desktop computers.

Adobe Presenter 9: Beginning Training

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Finally, you will also learn how to publish the finished eLearning content as both SWF and PDF. More information. Have you created a PowerPoint presentation and need to convert it into an eLearning course? Perhaps you need to add a quiz to the presentation and be able to track learner success? Adobe Presenter 9 allows you to transform your existing PowerPoint deck into eLearning complete with voiceover recordings, interactive objects, screen characters and videos.

How to Publish SCORM Content in Adobe Captivate

LearnUpon

This is where we set the information that we want the SCORM file to send back to LearnUpon. Output Format: Here you can choose to publish your SCORM as Flash (SWF), or HTML5, or both. If you publish to Flash (SWF), your learners can view the course on their desktop computers.

10 Random ELearning Facts You Should Know

LearnDash

People who take elearning courses in their native language learn faster, and retain the information better than people who take elearning courses in a non-native language. jpg, gif,swf) take more time to recreate than editable source files (.psd,eps,fla).

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We were just getting ready to cover the accessible features found in Captivate when I was informed that I could skip the section because Canadians were not required to create accessible content. If compliant eLearning is a requirement for you, I would encourage you to review your local laws to familiarize yourself with as much information as possible. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers).

Creating PDF Forms

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Above, I took the same information and created a postcard with colored boxes where I want the text fields to go. Publish your SWF videos in a PDF directly from Adobe Captivate. by Sally Cox    PDFs are everywhere, and forms are still one of the most popular PDF types.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We were just getting ready to cover the accessible features found in Captivate when I was informed that I could skip the section because Canadians were not required to create accessible content. If compliant eLearning is a requirement for you, I would encourage you to review your local laws to familiarize yourself with as much information as possible. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers).

The 4 S’s of mobile design

E-Learning Provocateur

Given the iPhone can’t play swf files, I have to make sure I either don’t use them or I use an alternative format – potentially HTML5. Who knows… maybe Apple will do a backflip and start playing swf’s after all?

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Creating Captivate Courses from Multiple Merged Microlearning Modules

eLearning Brothers

It’s a concept that applies to many parts of our lives from all the tiny bits and bytes of data that come together to make the Information Superhighway, to the myriad nuts, bolts, gears and tubes that comprise our motor vehicles. E Pluribus Unum, the motto of the United States.

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Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

We were just getting ready to cover the accessible features found in Captivate when I was informed that I could skip the section because Canadians were not required to create accessible content. If compliant eLearning is a requirement for you, I would encourage you to review your local laws to familiarize yourself with as much information as possible. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers).

About Slides and Frames – Intro to Micro-navigation

Adobe Captivate

Time to upgrade this article to integrate the changes within newer versions (system variable names) and the switch from SWF to HTML output. If you have a look at that article, please use a Flash Player enabled browser to watch the embedded interactive movie (SWF).

Articulate Storyline: Adding Accessibility

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

If you publish Flash content (SWF), the content can be made compliant. Screen readers are programs that use auditory feedback to read screen information to a learner.

Adobe Captivate: Repurpose Preferences

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

In the Project Information area, I added information about the Author (Biff, as usual, gets all the credit around here), Company name, Project Name and the Description. In the SWF Size and Quality area, I set the quality to Medium. by Kevin Siegel.

Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Flash Player (SWF). However, squeezing too much information into a web-based course can be overwhelming for the learner and impact retention of the information. These resource guides are accessible at any time and include more detail and information than the web-based courses. This makes it easy to include interactive menu items, copyright information that needs to be on each page, or other elements that would be the same throughout a series of pages.

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Flash To HTML5 – Essential Toolkit For Successful Migration

EI Design

Before we discuss the migration from Flash to HTML5, let us share some background information: The need and the challenge: With every passing decade, the world is getting more technology-savvy.

mLearning: The Time is Now

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

an audience that needs mobile information? My first thought about Swiffy was that it would solve a LOT of the problems I hear with SWF content not playing on Apple devices like the iPad. by AJ George   The push for mobile learning (mLearning) has been a surprisingly long one.

How to Record Software Simulation in Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

You can either publish to the SWF and HTML formats together, or publish them individually. To know more about what Captivate is capable of, check out this informative resource. .

My Top 10 e-Learning Tools

eLearning Cyclops

Being able to create SCORM/AICC compliant courses that imports Flash SWF files and plays well with the LMS makes my ability to implement e-learning much easier. I expect either it or Yammer to play a larger role for informal learning at my company. Jane Hart is gathering top ten lists for e-learning tools. Thus far, 203 people in the e-learning field have submitted their list.

5 Advantages of using Adobe Captivate 9

CommLab India

HTML5, SWF (Flash), iOS and Android devices, also the leading Tin Can-(xAPI), SCORM- and AICC-compliant LMSs are the formats supported by Captivate. To know more about making the most of this feature, check out this informative blog.

Enhance Lectora e-Learning Courses with Embedded Objects

Trivantis

Helpful Information. -->. Mike and Damian went through the steps needed to set up communication between Lectora and Flash SWF files using JavaScript to: Maintain a button state. Trigger Lectora Action Groups from within a SWF on the page. Forum. Logins. Lectora Online - USA.

3 Best Tools to Develop Web-based Training (WBT) Courses

CommLab India

You use the e-learning development software to publish courses to HTML5, MP4, EXE, SWF, and PDF formats. To know more, check out the informative post Developing Mobile Learning Apps with Lectora and PhoneGap. How can you develop a good web-based training (WBT) material?

eLearning: Interesting Weekly Finds #7

Upside Learning

Gordon, a flash runtime written in javascript, is an interesting project that recreates the Flash Player into svg using javascript from a flash source swf file. “Microsoft Research released a community game cum programming environment for the Xbox 360 called Kodu.

Camtasia Training in Philadelphia

Visual Lounge

MP4, SWF, FLV, WMV - which one? Need more information? Get hands-on Camtasia Studio training from TechSmith's top trainers! We're coming to Philadelphia to give you the one-on-one Camtasia Studio training experience.

Here’s An Easy Way to Create Whiteboard Lectures for Your E-Learning Courses

Rapid eLearning

We take information that’s in our minds and then try to package it so that the learner can “see” and use the information. I get to review a lot of elearning courses and what strikes me is how often the courses are information heavy. I’m a doodler. It helps me think.

Adobe eLearning Suite Announced

Steve Howard

Adobe Acrobat® 9 Pro Protect documents and accelerate information exchange with PDF. Professionals can take advantage of more than two dozen new features including single SWF file publishing, text-to-speech conversion, a drawing toolbar for simple graphics, enhanced project templates, and round-trip Microsoft® PowerPoint® workflows, which let users import and edit PowerPoint slides with audio and interactivity. For more information, visit www.adobe.com.

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LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

These tools are preconfigured so you can easily drill down into information about individual and team users, courses, modules and paths. Supports multiple formats — avi, wmv, mpg, mov, flv, m4v, ppt, pptx, pdf, mp3, zip, doc, or swf. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

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10 Design Standards to Create Better eLearning!

eLearning Brothers

Should you be formal or informal? mov,swf,avi,png,wmv, etc.). If you’re thinking about creating online courses you’ve probably started to think about standards. eLearning content needs to follow standards just like classroom manuals and material. When content is standardized it makes it easier for the learner to understand and quickly process the content. They stop noticing inconsistencies and focus on what you’d really like them to – the meat!

Latest E-Learning Trends – Some good, some bad

eLearning 24-7

are telling me of problems when they try to use a SWF from the program into Articulate. As a result of this issue, people have to insert the SWF as a web object. I will not be able to solve the issue for you, nor be able to connect you with a contact to solve it, but presenting this information to a greater audience, I believe will speed up the vendor’s response time to fixing it.

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Adobe Captivate 6 Tutorials

Adobe Captivate

Learn how to insert text hyperlinks to direct learners to other sections of the course or external sources for more information. Learn about Adobe Captivate from Experts. Below are links to videos that will guide you through the extraordinary features of Adobe Captivate.

eLearning Development: 4 Tech Considerations When Using Videos

Upside Learning

The embedded videos are played back from within SWF, so you can create your own components to control the video playback. Please comment if you find this information useful or have other thoughts about using video.

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Knowledge and Learning In The News - 10/16/2005

Big Dog, Little Dog

Folksonomy' Carries Classifieds Beyond SWF and 'For Sale' - New York Times. Information is no longer a scarce resource - attention is. October 16, 2005. Reflections. Awakening Faith in an Alternative Future" by Peter Senge, C. Otto Scharmer, Joseph Jaworski, and Betty Sue Flowers.