• Introduction to Captivate 5
  • Using Captivate 4
$895 .00
2 days :: 9:00-5:00

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Multiple Registrations qualify for 20% discount

Introduction to Captivate 5

logo This course is for beginning and intermediate Captivate users who want to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. Captivate appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation

 

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Unit 1: About This Book
  • About the Author
  • About IconLogic Books
  • Book Conventions
  • Confidence Check
  • System Requirements
  • Data files
    • Download the Mac Data Files
    • Download the PC Data Files
  • Need More Books?
Unit 2: eLearning and Captivate
  • Education Through Pictures
  • Planning eLearning Projects
  • The Captivate Interface
    • Explore a Project
  • Workspaces
    • Explore the Default Workspaces
    • Modify and Reset a Workspace
    • Create a Workspace
    • Navigate a Project
  • Previewing
    • Preview a Project
    • Zoom Closer to a Slide
Unit 3: Recording Demos and Sims
  • Resolution and Recording Size
  • The Development Process
  • Preparing to Record
    • Rehearse a Script
    • Edit Recording Settings
    • Set Recording Keys
  • Access for Assistive Devices
    • Enable Access for Assistive Devices
  • Demonstrations
    • Record a Demonstration
  • Assessment Simulations
    • Record an Assessment
  • Training Simulations
    • Record a Training Simulation
  • Custom Recordings
    • Record a Custom Simulation
Unit 4: Captions, Styles and Timing
  • Text Captions
    • Duplicate a Slide and Hide the Mouse
    • Insert, Resize and Move Text Captions
    • Modify Text Caption Properties
  • Caption Styles
    • Edit the Default Caption Style
    • Reset an Object Style
    • Change an Object's Position and Style
  • The Timeline
    • View the Timeline
    • Change a Slide's Display Time
    • Use the Timeline to Set Object Display Times
    • Show/Hide Timeline Objects
    • Use the Properties Panel to Control Timing
    • Set Mouse Properties
    • Check Spelling
    • Align Slide Objects
Unit 5: Images and Drawing Objects
  • Slide Quality
    • Change Slide Background Quality
  • Blank Slides
    • Insert and Delete Slides
  • Images
    • Insert an Image
    • Set Image Size and Slide Position
  • The Library
    • Use the Library
    • Manage Unused Project Assets
  • Image Editing
    • Crop an Image
    • Create an Image Watermark
    • Control Image Timing and Transition
    • Work With Image Stacks
  • Mouse Visuals and Sounds
    • Add a Visual Click and Sound
  • Drawing Objects
    • Draw a Line
Unit 6: Pointers, Buttons, and Highlight Boxes
  • Pointer Paths and Types
    • Modify the Mouse Pointer
  • Buttons
    • Edit Slide and Object Display Times
    • Insert a Text Button
    • Set a Button's Timing and Options
    • Work with Image Buttons
  • Highlight Boxes
    • Insert and Format a Highlight Box
Unit 7: Rollovers and Zoom Areas
  • Rollover Captions
    • Insert a Rollover Caption
  • Rollover Images
    • Insert a Rollover Image
  • Zoom Areas
    • Insert a Zoom Area
  • Rollover Slidelets
    • Insert and Format a Rollover Slidelet
    • Format the Slidelet
    • Add a Caption and Image to a Slidelet
Unit 8: Audio
  • Importing Audio Files
    • Add Audio to a Slide Object
    • Add Background Audio
  • Slide Notes
    • Add a Slide Note
  • Recording Audio
    • Calibrate a Microphone
    • Record a Narration
    • Import Voice Narrations
    • Edit an Audio File
  • Silence
    • Insert Silence
  • Text to Speech
    • Convert Text-to-Speech
Unit 9: Flash Video, Animation and Effects
  • Flash Video
    • Insert Flash Video
    • Set Flash Properties
  • Animation
    • Add Animation to a Slide
  • Text Animation
    • Insert Text Animation
  • Object Effects
    • Apply a Fly-In Effect to a Text Caption
    • Apply a ZigZag Motion Path
Unit 10: Click and Text Entry Boxes
  • Demonstrations versus Simulations
    • Hide the Mouse
  • Find and Replace
    • Replace Phrases
  • Click Boxes
    • Insert a Click Box
    • Set Click Box Options
  • Text Entry Boxes
    • Insert a Text Entry Box
Unit 11: Introduction to Question Slides
  • Quiz Setup
    • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
    • Set the Quiz Preferences
  • Add Question Slides
    • Insert Question Slides
    • Format a Question Slide
    • Add an Image to a Question Slide
    • Paste as Background
Unit 12: Publishing
  • URL Actions
    • Link to a Web Site
  • Skins
    • Apply a Skin
    • Edit and Save a Skin
    • Delete a Skin
  • Table of Contents
    • Create a TOC
  • Preloaders
    • Add a Loading Screen
  • Publishing
    • Publish a Flash (SWF)
    • Publish Word Handouts
  • Round Tripping
    • Export Captions
    • Perform a "Round Trip"
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$995 .00
2 days :: 9:00-5:00

Workshop Dates
No classes scheduled. Call 614-888-4179 for more information on workshops.

Multiple Registrations qualify for 20% discount

Using Captivate 4

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Using Captivate provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to develop and build software demonstrations and interactive simulations with Captivate. In addition to learning key concepts, students also learn best practices for creating and publishing Captivate projects.

In this course, the participants will learn the following:

  • Understand the workflow process and storyboarding.
  • Record software demonstrations and simulations.
  • Update content by editing captions.
  • Use the Timeline feature to change caption and object timing.
  • Create handouts for reviewers
  • Publish your project to Word documents and SWF files.
  • Add narration by recording or importing audio.
  • Increase user interactivity with click, highlight, and text entry boxes.
  • Add interest by inserting rollover captions and images.
  • Insert question slides and scoring options.
  • Create interest by branching to different slides and projects.
  • Import PowerPoint slides and printable documentation into a project.
  • Creating hyperlinks to websites and to another project.
  • Create a MenuBuilder project tying all projects together.

The audience for this course is beginning and intermediate Adobe Captivate users who want to create software demonstrations and interactive simulations. Adobe Captivate appeals to a wide variety of audiences, typically grouped in training and education, sales and marketing, or technical support and documentation.

 

Adobe Authorized Training Center

Course Outline
eLearning and Captivate
  • Education Through Pictures
  • Planning eLearning Projects
  • The Development Process
  • The Captivate 4 Interface
  • Set General Preferences
  • Explore a Project
  • Explore Project Views
  • Navigate a Project
  • Preview a Project
  • Zoom Closer to a Slide
  • View the Timeline and Library
Recording Demonstrations and Assessments
  • Rehearse a Script
  • Set Recording Preferences and Keys
  • Record a Demonstration
  • Record an Assessment Simulation
  • Record a Training Simulation
  • Record a Custom Assessment Simulation
FMRs, Panning and Image Slideshows
  • Create an FMR
  • Record a Lesson With Panning
  • Create an Image Slideshow
Text Captions and the Timeline
  • Duplicate a Slide and Hide the Mouse
  • Insert, Resize and Move Text Captions
  • Change Text Caption Properties
  • Change an Object’s Slide Position and Size
  • View the Timeline
  • Change a Slide’s Display Time
  • Change Timeline View Settings
  • Use the Timeline to Set Object Display Times
  • Show/Hide Timeline Objects
  • Use Options to Control Object Timing
  • Set Mouse Properties
  • Check Spelling
  • Align Slide Objects
Images and Drawing Objects
  • Insert and Delete Slides
  • Insert an Image
  • Set Image Size and Slide Position
  • Use the Library
  • Manage Unused Project Assets
  • Control Transparency
  • Create an Image Watermark
  • Set Image Timing Options and Transition Effects
  • Work With Image Stacks
  • Add a Visual Mouse Click and Click Sound
  • Insert a Drawing Object
Pointers, Buttons and Highlight Boxes
  • Change the Pointer Path
  • Change the Pointer Type
  • Edit Slide and Object Display Times
  • Insert a Text Button
  • Set a Button’s Options
  • Insert an Image Button
  • Insert and Format a Highlight Box
Rollovers and Zoom Areas
  • Insert a Rollover Caption
  • Set Rollover Area Properties
  • Insert a Rollover Image
  • Insert a Zoom Area
  • Insert a Rollover Slidelet
  • Set Rollover Slidelet Properties
  • Format and Position a Slidelet
  • Insert a Caption Into a Slidelet
  • Insert an Image Into a Slidelet
Slide Labels, Notes and Audio
  • Change Slide Background Quality
  • Add a Slide Label
  • Add a Slide Note
  • Add Sound to a Slide Object
  • Add Background Audio
  • Calibrate a Microphone
  • Record Audio
  • Import Slide Audio
  • Edit an Audio File
  • Insert Silence
  • Convert Slide Notes to Speech
Animation and Flash Video
  • Change a Project’s Frame Rate
  • Add Animation to a Slide
  • Insert Text Animation
  • Insert Flash Video
  • Set Flash Video Properties
Converting Demonstrations Into Simulations
  • Hide the Mouse
  • Replace Phrases
  • Insert a Click Box
  • Set Click Box Options
  • Change a Slide’s Display Time
  • Set a Text Caption Transition
  • Insert a Text Entry Box
Introduction to Question Slides
  • Set Quiz Preferences
  • Insert a Question Slide
  • Add an Image to a Question Slide
  • Reuse a Slide Background
  • Format the Question Title
  • Use the Slide Grid
  • Format the Progress Indicator
Publishing
  • Link to a Web Site
  • Apply a Skin
  • Edit and Save a Skin
  • Delete a Skin
  • Add a Loading Screen
  • Set Project Information
  • Create a TOC
  • Publish a Flash (SWF)
  • Publish Word Handouts
  • Export Captions
  • Perform a Round Trip

 

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