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Adobe Captivate 7, Part 4: Elements and Captions

with expert John Wiley & Sons

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Course at a glance

Release date 4/10/2015
Level Beginner
Runtime 1h 16m
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

Elements, Captions and Boxes

Editing Elements (28:42)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Edit Elements - Demo Recording (03:07)
  • Altering the Mouse Movement (03:00)
  • Editing Text Properties (05:00)
  • Training & Assessment Elements (03:58)
  • Adjusting the Click Box Size (03:55)
  • Converting a Demonstration (02:04)
  • Edit Captions & Add Click Boxes (02:55)
  • Click Box Properties (04:20)
  • Summary (00:10)
Adding & Manipulating Captions (28:29)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Adding A Caption (04:57)
  • Adding a Textbox (04:38)
  • Using Spell Check (03:53)
  • Using Find & Replace (03:43)
  • Inconsistent Caption Styles (03:16)
  • Edit Caption Styles (02:52)
  • Create and Apply a New Style (04:47)
  • Summary (00:10)
Click Boxes & Rollovers (19:27)
  • Introduction (00:10)
  • Adding a Click Box (04:06)
  • Click Box Actions (03:10)
  • Making a Caption Clickable (03:27)
  • Adding Rollover Captions (04:54)
  • Adding Rollover Images (03:28)
  • Summary (00:10)