Programming & Development

Adobe Captivate 2019 - The Essentials


A course that teaches the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create eLearning courses.

Course Objectives
You will learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch.
You will learn to record and produce software demonstrations, interactive training simulations, and Video Demos.
By the time you finish, you will know how to add such standard objects to a slide as text captions, images, characters, videos, Smart Shapes, and more.
You will record, import, and edit audio.
You will also further enhance the learner experience by adding interactivity via click boxes, buttons, text entry boxes, and quizzes.
You will learn how to import existing PowerPoint content into Captivate.
You will learn to publish a Captivate project as SWF, PDF, or HTML5 so that your content can be used on virtually any device including desktop computers, laptops, smart phones, and tablets.

Course Outline:

Explore a Finished Captivate Project
Zoom and Magnify
Navigate a Project
Explore and Reset the Workspace
Preview the Entire Project
Create a Blank Project
Add Images to Placeholders
Import Images
Use a Smart Shape as a Button
Disable Click Sounds
Rehearse a Script
Review Recording Settings
Review Recording Modes
Record Using Multiple Modes
Record a Custom Simulation
Record a Demonstration that Pans
Manually Record the Screen
Record a Video Demo
Add a Video Zoom
Add a Video Pan
Smooth a Mouse Path and Show Visual Clicks
Split a Video
Trim a Video
Insert a Video Project into a Standard Project
Publish a Video Demo
Insert and Edit Text Captions
Edit the Default Caption Style
Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
Control Slide Timing
Control Slide Object Timing
Check Spelling
Align Slide Objects
Export Captions to Word
Import Captions from Word into Captivate
Control Mouse Effects
Edit a Mouse Path
Clone an Object Style
Insert a Highlight Box
Insert an Image Button
Control Appear After Timing
Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
Import Images into the Library
Resize, Transform, and Align Images
Manage Unused Library Assets
Create an Image Slideshow
Insert a Video
Set Video Properties
Work with Rollover Captions
Import Audio onto a Slide Object
Import Background Audio
Add a Slide Note
Calibrate a Microphone
Record Slide Audio
Import Audio onto a Slide
Edit an Audio File
Insert Silence
Convert Text-to-Speech
Change State Views for a Button
Add an Animation to a slide
Insert a Text Animation
Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
Apply a Free Fall Effect to an Object
Hide the Mouse
Replace Phrases
Insert a Click Box
Insert a Text Entry Box
Create a Project from a Presentation
Edit the Source Presentation
Synchronize with Source
Rescale a Project
Edit Quizzing Object Styles
Set the Quiz Preferences
Question Slides
Insert Question Slides
Edit a Question Slide
Compare Submit All to Submit Buttons
Insert a Knowledge Check
Review a GIFT File
Import a GIFT File into a Project
Create Question Pools
Move Questions to Pools
Insert Random Question Slides
Apply a Skin
Edit, Save, and Delete a Skin
Name Slides
Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
Publish as SWF and PDF
Run the HTML5 Tracker
Publish as HTML5

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