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Adobe Captivate 7, Part 3: Settings, Mode & Modify

with 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.

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Course outline

Settings, Modes and Modify

Captivate Preferences (26:34)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Project Preferences (03:44)
  • The Defaults Preferences (01:33)
  • The Project Preferences (04:26)
  • The Recording Preferences (04:58)
  • Recording Modes & Defaults (03:09)
  • The Quiz Preferences (03:09)
  • Settings, Pass-Fail, Default (05:12)
  • Summary (00:10)
Demonstration & Training Mode (16:13)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Record a Demonstration (05:01)
  • Reviewing the Results (03:15)
  • Create a Training Module (04:17)
  • Recording the Module (03:19)
  • Summary (00:10)
Assessment & Custom Mode (14:18)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Creating an Assessment (02:47)
  • Settings & Record (02:46)
  • Record Custom Simulations (04:00)
  • The Custom Mode (04:24)
  • Summary (00:10)
Modify Projects in Captivate (20:04)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Record Additional Slides (02:38)
  • The Recording Dialog Box (04:12)
  • Analyzing a Recording (04:18)
  • Deleting More Slides (03:06)
  • Move Slides Among Projects (05:28)
  • Summary (00:10)