Advanced Captivate 5 Training


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In this advanced Captivate training class, you will learn Captivate 5's higher-end functionality while improving your production skills via project templates, design templates, advanced actions and scripts. You will learn to collaborate with team members via Captivate's powerful commenting features. You'll enhance your users experience via variables that will make it seem like each eLearning lesson you produce has been customized for and is talking directly to your customer.

  1. Reviewing the Essentials
    1. Set General Preferences
    2. Rehearse a Script
    3. Set Recording Preferences and Keys
    4. Record a Custom Simulation
    5. Edit a Text Capture Template
  2. Importing and Branching
    1. Import a PowerPoint Presentation
    2. Edit a PowerPoint Presentation
    3. Resize a Project
    4. Import Project Slides and Objects
    5. Label a Slide
    6. Use Buttons to Create a Branch
    7. Explore the Branching Tab
    8. Create a Slide Group
    9. Aggregate Published SWFs
  3. Question Pools
    1. Insert a Question Slide
    2. Create and Rename Question Pools
    3. Add Questions to Question Pools
    4. Insert Random Question Slides
  4. Accessible Projects
    1. Set Document Information
    2. Enable Accessibility
    3. Add Accessibility Text to Slides
    4. Import Audio
    5. Add Shortcut Keys
    6. Add Closed Captions
  5. Commenting, Image Editing and PhotoShop Layers
    1. Send a Project for Review
    2. Create a Background Mask
    3. Edit a Slide Background
    4. Delete a Slide Background
    5. Import a PhotoShop File
    6. Work with PhotoShop Layers
  6. Variables, Widgets and Buttons
    1. Add Document Information
    2. Insert a System Variable
    3. Edit a System Variable
    4. Create a User Variable
    5. Use a Variable to Gather Data
    6. Insert a Question Widget
    7. Insert a Certificate Widget
    8. Create Custom Buttons
  7. Project and Design Templates
    1. Create a Project Template
    2. Create a Project From a Template
    3. Record Additional Slides
    4. Delete Unused Objects
    5. Create a Mask
    6. Add a Text Animation Placeholder
    7. Create a Design Template
    8. Format Design Template Objects
    9. Apply a Design Template to a Project
  8. Advanced Actions
    1. Control Object Visibility
    2. Name Items
    3. Attach Multiple Actions to Objects
    4. Create Variables
    5. Add Text Entry Boxes
    6. Create a Script
    7. Attach a Script to a Slide
    8. Test and Edit a Script
  9. Learning Management Systems
    1. Set Quiz Reporting Options
    2. Create a Manifest File
    3. Report a Button Interaction
    4. Adjust Slide Object Interaction
    5. Publish a Content Package
    6. Create an Inquisiq LMS Account
    7. Create an LMS Lesson
    8. Create an LMS Course
    9. Create an LMS Curriculum
    10. Test an eLearning Course

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