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Chapter 1: Getting started
Adobe Help
What's new
Chapter 2: Exploring the workspace
About Adobe Captivate views
Storyboard view
Edit view
Branching view
About the timeline
Customizing the work environment
Displaying and docking toolbars
Using the filmstrip
Using the library
Displaying confirmation messages
Using shortcut keys
Magnification shortcuts
Undoing and redoing actions
About the bandwidth monitor
Chapter 3: Creating projects
Opening existing projects
About planning projects
Using recording modes
About recording and creating new projects
Recording software simulations
Re-recording software simulations
Recording scenario simulations
Recording other types of projects
Linking Adobe Captivate projects
About using project templates
Using full motion recording
Creating accessible projects
Localizing Captivate projects
Chapter 4: Adding text captions
About adding text captions
Adding plain text to a slide
Adding text captions automatically
Adding rollover captions
Changing the rollover area
Converting tooltips to rollover captions
Adding a language for text captions
To type text in another language:
Localizing text captions
Editing text captions
Creating custom text caption styles
Naming custom text caption styles
Moving and resizing text captions
Copying and pasting text captions
Importing text captions
Exporting text captions
Changing text caption order
Deleting text captions
Chapter 5: Adding audio and video
About adding audio
Adding existing audio
Equipment for recording audio
Tips for recording audio
Setting audio recording options
Calibrating microphones for recording
Recording audio
Recording audio while creating a project
Creating background audio
Using a custom keyboard tap sound
To use a custom keyboard tap sound:
Viewing audio details
Adding closed captions
Previewing audio
Exporting audio
Deleting audio
About adding video
Adding a video file
Setting video options
Setting audio options for the video
Setting position options for the video
Chapter 6: Adding images and animation
Adding images
Adding rollover images
Inserting images as slides
Creating watermark images
Changing JPEG quality
Deleting images
About animation in Adobe Captivate
Adding animations
Adding animated text
Adding animation slides
Chapter 7: Adding boxes and buttons
Highlight boxes
Click boxes
Text entry boxes
Adding highlight boxes
Adding click boxes
Adding text entry boxes
Adding buttons
Modifying buttons on question slides
Adding JavaScript to boxes and buttons
Adding existing audio to boxes and buttons
Deleting buttons and boxes
Chapter 8: Editing mouse movement
Changing mouse pointers
Changing mouse pointer size
Changing mouse click sounds
Setting mouse click effect
Changing mouse movements
Aligning mouse paths
Using straight and curved mouse paths
Hiding the mouse pointer
Enabling the mouse wheel
Creating mouse over effects using a rollover slidelet
Chapter 9: Changing timing
Customizing timeline appearance
Changing the order of object layers
Hiding and locking object layers
Previewing a slide using the playhead
To preview a slide using the playhead:
Changing slide timing
Setting caption speed automatically
To set caption speed automatically:
Changing keystroke speed
Changing mouse pointer speed
To change mouse pointer speed:
Changing object timing
Controlling Adobe Captivate projects with variables
Chapter 10: Slides
Adding slides to a project
Grouping slides
Editing slides
Changing how a project starts and ends
Adding skins
BMP button naming conventions
Securing slides
Chapter 11: Adding and managing objects
Importing objects
Library toolbar
Managing objects with the stage toolbar
Duplicating objects
Copying and pasting objects
Copying and pasting objects from other projects
Aligning objects
Aligning objects on the Timeline
Changing object display order
Changing the size of multiple objects
To change the size of multiple objects:
Aligning objects with the grid
Adjusting object size and position by pixel
Merging objects into a slide
Managing interactive objects
Chapter 12: Editing projects
Determining the size of your project
To determine the size of your project:
Deleting projects or templates
Hiding projects
Previewing projects
Renaming projects
Resizing projects
Setting the background color
To set the background color:
Setting project preferences
Adding a loading screen
Setting project properties
Checking spelling in Adobe Captivate projects
Changing spell check dictionary
Searching slides and replacing content
Creating question slides
Setting eLearning pass rate
Creating question review messages for quizzes
Creating a manifest file
Creating a PIF
Organizing quizzes
Chapter 14: Creating a menu of Adobe Captivate projects
About creating MenuBuilder projects
About using text in MenuBuilder
Using images in MenuBuilder Projects
About using click boxes in MenuBuilder projects
Moving click boxes in MenuBuilder
About changing MenuBuilder project options
Associating icons with MenuBuilder projects
To set default directories:
About exporting MenuBuilder projects
Chapter 15: Publishing projects
Publishing projects as stand-alone (EXE) files
Publishing projects to Adobe Connect Enterprise
To publish a project to Adobe Connect Enterprise:
Publishing projects as Flash files
Publishing projects as printed Word output
Publishing projects as lessons
Publishing projects to the web using FTP
Sending projects using e-mail
Publishing an AICC content or a SCORM package
Importing and exporting project preferences
Chapter 16: Adobe Captivate and other software applications
Adobe Captivate and Adobe Flash
Adobe Captivate and Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional
Adding Adobe Connect tracking
Enabling Adobe Connect search features
Adobe Captivate and RoboHelp
Adobe Captivate and Microsoft PowerPoint
Chapter 17: Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Adobe Captivate project startup
Troubleshooting animation timing
Troubleshooting application distortion when recording
Troubleshooting capturing while recording a web application
Troubleshooting capture of elevated applications in Windows Vista
Troubleshooting choppy full motion recording
Correcting colors in slides
Troubleshooting fonts on transparent captions
Troubleshooting Adobe Captivate output
Troubleshooting video errors
Troubleshooting text viewed in a browser
Troubleshooting font size in text entry boxes
Troubleshooting button sizes while resizing projects
Troubleshooting the number of slides in a project
Troubleshooting publishing projects
Troubleshooting quizzing errors
Troubleshooting exporting projects to Flash
Troubleshooting JavaScript that does not appear
Troubleshooting the Skin Editor
Uninstalling Adobe Captivate
To uninstall Adobe Captivate:
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