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Adobe Captivate 7, Part 4: Elements and Captions

with 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.

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John Wiley & Sons 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)