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Introduction to Adobe Captivate 8

CAP-116 (2 Days)
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Adobe Captivate 8 Training Overview

Accelebrate's Introduction to Adobe Captivate 8 Training course teaches attendees how to use Adobe Captivate to create simulations, software demonstrations, and scenario-based training.

Location and Pricing

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Adobe Captivate 8 Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Create a Captivate project
  • Use Captivate to record screen activity in a variety of modes
  • Enhance Captivate content with images, pointer paths, buttons, and highlight boxes
  • Add rollover captions, zoom areas, animation, and Flash content
  • Create Question Slides
  • Create Image Slideshows
  • Publish your Captivate project in SWF, PDF, or HTML5 formats

Adobe Captivate 8 Training Outline

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Introduction
  • Planning eLearning Projects
  • The Perfect Project Size
  • Designing Slides in Captivate
  • Fonts and Learning
Exploring Captivate
  • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
  • Zoom and Magnify
  • Navigate a Project
  • Explore and Reset the Workspace
  • Preview the Entire Project
New Project & Soft Skills eLearning
  • Create a Blank Project
  • Add Images to Placeholders
  • Insert and Format a Text Button
Recording Demos and Sims
  • Rehearse a Script
  • Review Recording Settings
  • Enable Access for Assistive Devices
  • Review Default Recording Mode Settings
  • Record Using Multiple Modes
  • Record a Custom Simulation
Captions, Styles and Timing
  • Insert, Resize and Move Text Captions
  • Modify Text Caption Properties
  • Edit the Default Caption Style
  • Change a Callout Type Used by a Text Caption
  • Control Slide Timing
  • Control Slide Object Timing
  • Check Spelling
  • Align Slide Objects
Images and Smart Shapes
  • Insert, Resize, and Restore an Image
  • Transform an Image
  • Use the Library
  • Manage Unused Project Assets
  • Crop and Rename an Image
  • Remove a Background Color
  • Insert a Cloud Callout
  • Create an Image Mask
  • Delete a Slide Background
  • Work with Photoshop Layers
  • Create an Image Slideshow
Pointers, Paths, Boxes, and Buttons
  • Control Mouse Effects
  • Edit a Mouse Path
  • Clone an Object Style
  • Insert a Highlight Box
  • Insert an Image Button
  • Control Appear After Timing
Rollovers and Zooms
  • Insert a Rollover Caption
  • Insert a Rollover Image
  • Insert a Rollover Slidelet
  • Insert a Zoom Area
Audio
  • Import Audio onto a Slide Object
  • Import Background Audio
  • Add a Slide Note
  • Calibrate a Microphone
  • Record Slide Audio
  • Import a Voiceover onto a Slide
  • Edit an Audio File
  • Insert Silence
  • Convert Text-to-Speech
Video, Animation and Effects
  • Insert a Flash Video
  • Set Flash Video Properties
  • Add Animation to a slide
  • Insert Text Animation
  • Apply an Effect to a Slide Object
  • Apply a Glow Filter Effect
  • Modify Effect Properties
  • Save and Import Effects
Adding Interactivity
  • Hide the Mouse
  • Replace Phrases
  • Insert a Click Box
  • Insert a Text Entry Box
Working With PowerPoint
  • Import PowerPoint slides
  • Resize One Object and Apply to All
  • Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
  • Synch With Source
  • Rescale a Project
Introduction to Question Slides
  • Edit Quizzing Object Styles
  • Set the Quiz Preferences
  • Apply a Theme
  • Hide a Slide Image
  • Insert Question slides
  • Add an Image to a Question slide
Finishing Touches
  • Create a Link to a Web Site
  • Apply a Skin
  • Edit, Save and Delete a Skin
  • Create a TOC
  • Check Publish Settings and Add a Loading Screen
  • Publish a SWF and PDF
  • Run the HTML5 Tracker
  • Publish as HTML5
  • Export Captions
  • Perform a “Round Trip"
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

CAP-116

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

No prior Captivate experience is presumed.

Training Materials:

All attendees receive comprehensive, illustrated courseware covering all topics in the course.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows 7 or later, or Mac OS X 10.9 or later, with the latest system updates and at least 4 GB of RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • Adobe Captivate 8 or later with the latest updates installed
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or later (especially PowerPoint and Word)
  • Web browser
  • Adobe Flash Player (recent version)
  • Headset with microphone (optional but recommended for voice-over work)

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