PacktLib: Mastering Adobe Captivate 6

Mastering Adobe Captivate 6



About the Author


About the Reviewers


Getting Started with Captivate

The three editions of Captivate

The Captivate production process at a glance

Touring the Captivate interface

Exploring the sample applications

Discussing the sample apps scenario


Meet the Community

Capturing the Slides

Choosing the right resolution for the project

Shooting the first movie

Exploring the recording preferences

The Full Motion Recording

Automatic and Manual Panning

Rescaling a project


Meet the Community

Working with Standard Objects

Preparing your work

Working with the Properties panel

Exploring the basic objects

Working with styles

Working with the Object Style manager

Working with the Timeline


Meet the Community

Working with Animations and Interactive Objects

Preparing our work

Discovering the animated objects

Inserting a video file

Adding effects to objects

Working with Buttons

Discovering the Rollover objects

Working with the Library

Creating a Simulation

Branching with Click Boxes

Objects and animations in Video Demo projects


Meet the Community

Working with Audio

Preparing our work

Adding audio to objects

Adding background music to the entire project

Adding audio to the slides

Using Text-to-Speech to generate narration

Adding Closed Captions to the slides


Meet the Community

Final Changes and Publishing

Preparing our work

Final Changes



Meet the Community

Working with Quizzes

Preparing our work

Introducing the Quiz

Creating Question Slides

The Quiz Preferences

Creating Question Pools

Reporting scores to an LMS

Using as an alternate reporting method


Meet the Community

Templates, Master Slides, and Themes

Preparing our work

Experimenting with Themes

Creating a Theme

Working with Templates


Meet the Community

Using Captivate with Other Applications

Preparing our work

Captivate and PowerPoint

Localizing a Captivate project using Microsoft Word

Exporting the project to XML

Importing a Photoshop file into Captivate

Exporting to Flash Professional


Meet the Community

Reviewing a Captivate Project

Preparing our work

The Review process at a glance

Distributing the project

Commenting a Captivate project

Collecting and addressing the comments


Meet the Community

Variables, Advanced Actions, and Widgets

Preparing our work


Advanced Actions


Working with the Smart Learning Interactions


Meet the Community