Introduction to Captivate 9

Introduction to Captivate 9

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Course Topics
  •  Record and produce software demonstrations and interactive training simulations.
  •  Learn how to control the mouse pointer and add such standard objects as text captions, images, and highlight boxes.
  •  Learn to record, import, and edit audio and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons, and text entry boxes
  •  Leverage and enrich existing Microsoft PowerPoint presentations by importing and linking into new or existing Captivate projects
  •  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.
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Course Overview

In this Introduction to Captivate 9 training class, students will learn the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content.

Course Outline
  1. Exploring Captivate
    1. Explore a Finished Captivate Project
    2. Zoom and Magnify
    3. Navigate a Project
    4. Explore and Reset the Workspace
    5. Preview the Entire Project
  2. New Project and Soft Skills eLearning
    1. Create a Blank Project
    2. Add Images to Placeholders
    3. Insert and Format a Text Button
    4. Disable Click Sounds
  3. Recording Demos and Sims
    1. Rehearse a Script
    2. Review Recording Settings
    3. Review Recording Modes
    4. Record Using Multiple Modes
    5. Record a Custom Simulation
    6. Record a Demonstration that Pans
    7. Manually Record the Screen
  4. Captions, Styles and Timing
    1. Insert and Edit Text Captions
    2. Edit the Default Caption Style
    3. Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
    4. Control Slide Timing
    5. Control Slide Object Timing
    6. Check Spelling
    7. Align Slide Objects
  5. Images and Smart Shapes
    1. Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
    2. Transform an Image
    3. Use the Library
    4. Manage Unused Project Assets
    5. Crop and Rename an Image
    6. Remove a Background Color
    7. Insert Characters and eLearning Brother Assets
    8. Insert a Cloud Callout
    9. Create an Image Mask
    10. Delete a Slide Background
    11. Work with Photoshop Layers
    12. Create an Image Slideshow
  6. Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons
    1. Control Mouse Effects
    2. Edit a Mouse Path
    3. Clone an Object Style
    4. Insert a Highlight Box
    5. Insert an Image Button
    6. Control Appear After Timing
  7. Rollovers and Zooms
    1. Insert a Rollover Caption
    2. Insert a Rollover Image
    3. Insert a Rollover Slidelet
    4. Insert a Zoom Area
  8. Audio
    1. Import Audio onto a Slide Object
    2. Import Background Audio
    3. Add a Slide Note
    4. Calibrate a Microphone
    5. Record Slide Audio
    6. Import Audio onto a Slide
    7. Edit an Audio File
    8. Insert Silence
    9. Convert Text-to-Speech
  9. Video, Animation and Effects
    1. Insert a Flash Video
    2. Set Flash Video Properties
    3. Add Animation to a slide
    4. Insert Text Animation
    5. Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
    6. Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
    7. Edit Effect Timing
  10. Adding Interactivity
    1. Hide the Mouse
    2. Replace Phrases
    3. Insert a Click Box
    4. Insert a Text Entry Box
  11. Working With PowerPoint
    1. Import PowerPoint slides
    2. Resize One Object and Apply to All
    3. Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
    4. Synch With Source
    5. Rescale a Project
  12. Introduction to Question Slides
    1. Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    2. Set the Quiz Preferences
    3. Insert Question slides
    4. Insert Knowledge Check slides
  13. Finishing Touches
    1. Create a Link to a Web Site
    2. Apply a Skin
    3. Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
    4. Create a TOC
    5. Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
    6. Publish a SWF and PDF
    7. Run the HTML5 Tracker
    8. Publish as HTML5
    9. Export Captions
    10. Perform a "Round Trip"
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

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