Captivate Swf Events

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Captivate Swf Events are used to achieve a tighter integration between Captivate SWFs and Flash or Flex.Captivate SWF events are fired with the Captivate SWF file as the event source so that external observers (like loader swfs in Flash/Flex or Java script) can take some action based upon these events. Whats new eLearning Suite

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SWF speaks to HTML page… through JavaScript!

Adobe Captivate

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?

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

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." " Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate

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Steps to use Flash iPhone packager to create iPhone app. from Captivate SWF

Adobe Captivate

Further to Shameer’s post on “Publish to iPhone from Captivate and eLearning Suite“, here are the next steps to generate the iPhone app. from your Captivate SWF. These are manual steps and you need to use the terminal/shell to execute the command on a Mac machine where you have your Apple Developer Certificate and Provisioning

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Publish to iPhone – From Captivate 5 and eLearning Suite 2

Adobe Captivate

Apple’s recent announcement that it has lifted restrictions on its third-party developer guidelines has direct implications for the publishing options available from Captivate 5 and Adobe eLearning Suite 2. You can now author your elearning courses in Captivate and publish them as a swf to run on any Flash enabled device, or follow the steps below to publish the same as an iPhone app. 5. Now use the ‘Packager for iPhone’ to convert the Captivate 5 swf to an iPhone app.

eLearning Suite Workflow eSeminar

Adobe Captivate

In last week’s eSeminar we focused on the eLearning Suite Workflows. Understanding the Adobe eLearning Suite Workflow. Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist, will present a one hour online e-Seminar for intermediate users of Adobe Captivate and / or Adobe eLearning Suite. The core issue will be expediting eLearning development with the complete toolset provided in Adobe eLearning Suite 2. Below is a SWF of the slides I used in the session.

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Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Following the announcement by Adobe, major browsers including Google and Microsoft followed suit and announced that they would disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus, bringing down the curtains on Flash. Most designers therefore began to shift to alternate languages such as HTML, CSS and Javascript, which are more suited to the mobile environment. Once your pilot runs successfully, you can convert the rest of your SWF files into HTML5 files.

Adobe eLearning Suite Announced

Steve Howard

Adobe , Captivate , ELS , eLearning Suite , Device Central. Adobe has released the eagerly-awaited eLearning Suite. Offering seven innovative applications in one complete, integrated package, Adobe eLearning Suite combines full new versions of: Adobe Captivate® 4 Go beyond screen capture to author rich eLearning experiences. I’ll be presenting on my favourite features of this suite at the eLearning Guild ‘s Annual Gathering in Florida March 11-13.

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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. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning

Training: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver

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Topic: Using Multi-SCO Packager to Create a Single Course out of SCOs from Captivate, Flash and Dreamweaver Date and time: Thursday, November 10, 2011 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Vish and Dr. Pooja Jaisingh to learn how to combine SWF and PDF from Captivate, Learning interactions SWF from Flash and Course Builder SCOs from Dreamweaver into a [.]. eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I.

Adobe Captivate 6: HTML5 At Last!

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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. Your learners will not need Captivate installed on their computer to use a SWF, but they will need a modern web browser and the free Adobe Flash Player (www.adobe.com). As an alternative to publishing a SWF, you can publish as HTML5.

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 6: Delivering Standalone eLearning Lessons

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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. Just remember that neither SWF nor HTML5 are good standalone options.

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.

shifting to adobe eLearning suite - bring existing content to captivate

Adobe Captivate

Adobe eLearning suite is a complete toolbox for authoring rich learning content and you won’t need any additional software to meet your eLearning authoring needs. In my previous post I discussed how you can reuse your old Articulate content when you migrate to the eLearning Suite. In this post we will see how you can reuse your old Raptivity files inside Adobe Captivate 4 which is a part of Adobe eLearning suite. Download this swf file.

HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 is here!

Adobe Captivate

With the HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for your mobile devices that do not support Flash content. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 I’m really excited to share with you that we have HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate 5.5 out on Adobe Labs.

Adobe FrameMaker and Captivate: Merging Multimedia With Print PDFs

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    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. Even better, when I found an error in the Captivate simulation, I was able to return to the FrameMaker document, right-click the imported SWF, and chose  Edit With Adobe Captivate. by Kevin Siegel      There's no trick to creating a PDF these days.

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Adobe Captivate: When It Comes to Images, Choose Your Quality

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While your published SWF will be smaller when compared to using the other modes listed here, this setting will lower the quality of the published images so much, you may not like it. The compression JPEGs is controlled by the JPEG quality percentage via the SWF size and quality preferences (via File > Publish Settings ). This option will result in nice-looking images, but will increase the size of your published SWF dramatically. by Kevin Siegel.

Adobe Presenter 9: Beginning Training

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Finally, you will also learn how to publish the finished eLearning content as both SWF and PDF. Adobe Presenter Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite eLearning mLearning Online Training Quizzes Technical Communications 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 RoboHelp: Embed Captivate HTML5 Output

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

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"Adobe Captivate 7: The Essentials" Workbook Now Available

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Finally, you’ll learn to publish your project in SWF and HTML5 formats so that your content can be uploaded to a web server for consumption on virtually any device, including the iPad, iPhone and other mobile devices. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning Kindle mLearning Mobi Technical Communications Technology training

Adobe Captivate & RoboHelp: Incorporate eLearning within a Help System

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If the learner is going to use a standard Windows PC or Macintosh computer, SWF output is fine. From within the Adobe Captivate Demo dialog box, use the Browse button to the right of Multimedia Name and open the SWF; use the Browse button to the right of HTML5 Output and open the HTML5 start page. When you generate WebHelp or HTML Help, RoboHelp will automatically use the SWF within the generated Help System. by Kevin Siegel.

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's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning HTML5 PowerPoint

Adobe Captivate: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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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. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files. by Kevin Siegel.

Convert Your Cool Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format!

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With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content. eLearning Suite Extending Captivate How do I. Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 In September, we made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs.

Adobe Captivate 6: One Quick Way to Purge Unsupported HTML5 Objects

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I pointed out that HTML5 is an alternative publishing format to a SWF. For example, Rollover Captions, Rollover Images and SWF animations are not HTML5 compliant. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning HTML5by Kevin Siegel    I wrote about the HTML5 output option available in Adobe Captivate 6 a  few months ago.

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.

Adobe shows off Captivate 4 and the Adobe eLearning Suite

Steve Howard

At the Adobe Learning Summit in San Jose, November 10th, Adobe showed several exciting new features from the next version of Captivate and from the up-coming eLearning Suite. At the Adobe Learning Summit, Adobe demonstrated the next version of Captivate, and also previewed the new Adobe eLearning Suite. Adobe says it’s OK to blog about the next version of Captivate and the up-coming eLearning Suite, so here we go.

Shifting to Adobe eLearning suite – reuse existing Articulate Engage and Quizmaker content

Adobe Captivate

articulate engage , adobe captivate , migration , reuse elearning content , adobe elearning suite. Adobe presenter is a part of Adobe eLearning suite. Publish the Captivate project to a swf. In previous posts we have seen how we can reuse Articulate Presenter files by converting it to Adobe Presenter files. In this post we will see how you can use existing Articulate Engage or Quizmaker output files inside Adobe Captivate 4 project.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

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For example, if you select the 508 Compliance 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. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files.

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? Adobe Captivate Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning TechComm Technical Communications Technology training by Kevin Siegel.

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. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearningby Kevin Siegel    One of the wonderful hidden advantages of using Captivate 5 and 5.5 over older versions of the program is the overall speed of the publishing process.

Adobe Captivate 6: Best Practices for Creating Compliant eLearning

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

For example, if you select the 508 Compliance 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. Password protection (If an Adobe Captivate SWF file is password protected, the prompt for a password is read by screen readers). Tips for Creating 508-compliant Adobe Captivate SWF Files.

Adobe Captivate: Repurpose Preferences

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In the SWF Size and Quality area, I set the quality to Medium. Adobe''s Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearning Technical Communications Technology training by Kevin Siegel. 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?

Captivate Training: Customizing the Project Interface with Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Customizing the Project Interface with Adobe Captivate 5: TOC, skin editor and project resize Date and time: Thursday, April 14, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish for an introductory session on customizing the table of contents, playbar and the appearance of the final SWF. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 playbar Rapid Authoring Rescale project skins Table of Contents

iSpring: How Can I Add a Watermark to My Presentation?

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Learn more about the iSpring Suite program here. The following instructions are applicable for iSpring Pro, iSpring Presenter, and iSpring Suite. iSpring enables you to use not only images as watermarks, but also SWF files. eLearning iSpring Powerpoint Tips Products/Reviews Resources iSpring Suite Guest post by Polina Khizhnyak from iSpring. If you are going to publish your presentation on the Internet, it will be important for you to keep it safe.

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Adobe RoboHelp 8: eLearning & Help Join Forces

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Here's how you can quickly incorporate Captivate content within a RoboHelp topic: Using Adobe Captivate, create and publish a Captivate video as a SWF. Navigate to the location of your Captivate published SWF and open it. Tags: Adobe's Technical Communication Suite eLearning RoboHelp by Kevin Siegel When I teach my RoboHelp class , one of the RoboHelp features that most excites my students is RoboHelp's ability to import eLearning lessons published by Adobe Captivate.

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Adobe Captivate 5.5: Flash Player Version Aversion

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Learners attempting to open a SWF published to a more recent version of the Player than what is installed on their computer will be unable to view the lesson. Adobe's Technical Communication Suite Captivate eLearning mLearningby Kevin Siegel. One of the big decisions you will need to make during the Publish process ( File > Publish ) is which Flash Player to choose from the Flash Player Version drop-down menu. Captivate 5.5

Publish with a Branded Template… Save time!

Adobe Captivate

Sometimes we need to embed the published Adobe Captivate SWF in an HTML page which has the branded template of our organization. Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 This template can be a company website, home-grown LMS, or a portal. If we have the luxury of changing the default HTML template for Adobe Captivate, there is nothing like it! See the [.]. eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Rapid Authoring Rapid eLearning Whats new "Elearning authoring tools" Adobe Captivate 5.5

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Discovering Adobe InDesign for eLearning

Integrated Learnings

Adobe InDesign is probably best suited for creating job aids in a PDF format. Flash Player (SWF). One problem that I did run into with InDesign was using Flash (SWF) files imbedded into the document. By Dean Hawkinson. 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.

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