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Adobe Captivate 7, Part 1: Interactivity and Tools

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 4/10/2015
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 17m
Closed captioning N/A
Transcript N/A
eBooks / courseware N/A
Hands-on labs N/A
Sample code Included
Exams N/A

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Course description

Master Adobe Captivate 7 in this 7 part learning series, Adobe Captivate 7 is an e-learning authoring tool that allows you to create software demonstrations, software simulations, and randomized quizzes. Get to know the Adobe Captivate 7 workspace, learn how to record screen actions, edit a recording, add captions to slides, include interactive elements, insert images, videos, and animations, add and edit audio, and finally publish a project as a .SWF, HTML5, PDF, or Word doc.


This course assumes you have very little familiarity with Adobe Captivate. This course is part of 7 part learning series; Adobe Captivate 7: Interactivity and Tools; Adobe Captivate 7: Steps in a Project; Adobe Captivate 7: Settings, Modes and Modify; Adobe Captivate 7: Elements, Captions and Boxes; Adobe Captivate 7: Sidelet, Effects and Audio; Adobe Captivate 7: Audio, Video and PowerPoint; and Adobe Captivate 7: Themes, Report and Printing. Please be sure to view the courses in order if you are new to the material.

Meet the expert

Our Creative Design courses are presented by experts from Wiley Publishing. Wiley is a global provider of knowledge and knowledge-enabled services that improve outcomes in areas of research, professional practice, and education. They are the publisher of award-winning journals, encyclopedias, books, and online products and services.

Course outline

Interactivity and Tools

Introduction to Captivate (18:35)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Captivate & E-Learning (04:57)
  • Soft Skills & Software (04:11)
  • A Captivate Project (05:09)
  • Quizzes & Assessments (03:57)
  • Summary (00:10)
D & D, Interactivity, HTML5 (19:32)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Drag & Drop Feature (03:37)
  • Drag & Drop Options (03:11)
  • Interactivity Options (04:23)
  • Word Search Widget (03:19)
  • HTML5 Support Updates (04:40)
  • Summary (00:10)
Equations & Social Media (10:54)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • The Equation Editor (04:27)
  • Social Media Tools Update (02:03)
  • YouTube & Twitter Widgets (04:03)
  • Summary (00:10)
Using the Toolbars & Panels (28:36)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Using the Toolbars (06:04)
  • Using the Panels (06:10)
  • Using the Panels - Redo? (02:33)
  • Task Based Workspaces (04:03)
  • The Filmstrip Panel (02:24)
  • The Timeline Panel (04:26)
  • The Properties Panel (02:32)
  • Summary (00:10)