Comprehensive Captivate 7 Training


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This Comprehensive Captivate 7 training class will introduce you to the essential Adobe Captivate 7 skills you need to know to get up and running with Captivate as quickly as possible. Using Adobe Captivate 7, you can capture screen shots on your computer and quickly turn them into lessons or movies. The movies you create can be interactive and you can add images, captions, rollovers, clickable areas, typing areas and sound effects. In addition, you will learn Captivate'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 7'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. eLearning and Captivate
    1. Education Through Pictures
    2. Planning eLearning Projects
    3. The Captivate Environment
    4. Workspaces
    5. Previewing
    6. Blank Projects
  2. Recording Demos and Sims
    1. Resolution and Recording Size
    2. The Development Process
    3. Preparing to Record
    4. Access for Assistive Devices
    5. Multi-Mode Recording
    6. Custom Recordings
  3. Captions, Styles and Timing
    1. Text Captions
    2. Caption Styles
    3. Callout Types
    4. The Timeline
  4. Images and Drawing Objects
    1. Images
    2. The Library
    3. Image Editing
    4. Smart Shapes
    5. Image Slideshows
  5. Pointers, Buttons and Highlight Boxes
    1. Mouse Effects
    2. Pointer Paths and Types
    3. Buttons
    4. Highlight Boxes
  6. Rollovers and Zoom Areas
    1. Rollover Captions
    2. Rollover Images
    3. Zoom Areas
    4. Rollover Slidelets
  7. Audio
    1. Object Audio
    2. Slide Notes
    3. Recording Audio
    4. Slide Audio
    5. Silence
    6. Text-to-Speech
  8. Video, Animation and Effects
    1. Video
    2. Animation
    3. Text Animation
    4. Object Effects
  9. Converting Demonstrations Into Simulations
    1. Demonstrations versus Simulations
    2. Find and Replace
    3. Click Boxes
    4. Text Entry Boxes
  10. Working with PowerPoint
    1. PowerPoint as a Starting Point
    2. PowerPoint Collaboration
    3. Rescaling Projects
  11. Introduction to Question Slides
    1. Quiz Setup
    2. Applying a Theme
  12. Publishing
    1. URL Actions
    2. Skins
    3. Preloaders
    4. Publishing
    5. Round Tripping
  13. Essential Skills with a Twist
    1. Plan eLearning Projects
    2. Check Captivate's Recording Settings
    3. Rehearse a Script
    4. Record a Custom Simulation
    5. Edit a Text Capture Template
  14. Video Demos
    1. Record a Video Demo
    2. Zoom and Pan
    3. Smoothen a Mouse Path and Show Visual Clicks
    4. Split a Video
    5. Trim a Video
  15. Custom Styles, Branching and Aggregating
    1. Create a Text Caption Style
    2. Apply a Style Globally
    3. Export and Import a Style
    4. Name a Slide
    5. Copy/Paste Project Assets
    6. Use Buttons to Create a Branch
    7. Explore the Branching Tab
    8. Create a Slide Group
    9. Publish SWFs
    10. Aggregate SWFs
  16. Question Pools
    1. Import a Question from a GIFT File
    2. Rename and Create Question Pools
    3. Add Questions to Question Pools
    4. Insert Random Question Slides
  17. Accessible eLearning
    1. Set Document Information
    2. Enable Accessibility
    3. Add Accessibility Text to Slides
    4. Import Slide Audio
    5. Add Shortcut Keys
    6. Add Closed Captions
    7. Set a Tab Order
  18. Variables, Widgets and Interactions
    1. Add Project 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 and Format a Widget
    7. Insert and Format an Interaction
  19. Actions
    1. Name Objects
    2. Control Object Visibility
    3. Create a Simple Action
    4. Attach an Action to a Button
    5. Group Objects
    6. Create a Variable
    7. Create a Conditional Action
    8. Create Decision Blocks
    9. Create, Export and Import a Shared Action
  20. Reviewing and Background Editing
    1. Send a Project for Shared Review
    2. Add Comments to a Review File
    3. Review and Reply to Comments
    4. Create an Image Mask
    5. Delete a Slide Background
    6. Work With Photoshop Layers
  21. Master Slides, Themes and Project Templates
    1. Add an Image to a Master Slide
    2. Insert a Content Master Slide
    3. Apply a Master Slide to Project Slides
    4. Edit a Master Slide
    5. Apply a Theme to a Project
    6. Edit and Save a Theme
    7. Use and Create a Project Templates
  22. Reporting Results
    1. Configure as an LMS Alternative
    2. Post Quiz Results to
    3. Use The Quiz Results Analyzer
    4. Review and Chart Quiz Data Posted to
    5. Set Quiz Reporting Options for an LMS
    6. Create a Manifest File
    7. Report a Button Interaction
    8. Adjust Slide Object Interaction
    9. Publish a Content Package to an LMS
    10. Create a Live LMS Account
    11. Create an LMS Lesson
    12. Create an LMS Course
    13. Create an LMS Curriculum (Catalog)
    14. Test an eLearning Course from within an LMS

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