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Abobe Captivate Fundamentals Course

Course Description

On this beginner Adobe certified class you will learn the skills needed to create interactive eLearning content and software demonstrations.

Live face-to-face instructor-led training. No minimum class size - all classes guaranteed to run.

The instructor will show you step-by-step how to control the mouse pointer and add standard objects such as text captions, images, and highlight boxes. You'll be able to record, import and edit audio, and further enhance the learner experience by adding interactive elements such as click boxes, buttons and text entry boxes.

View our full range of Adobe Captivate training courses, or see below for the detailed outline for Captivate Fundamentals.


2 Days | $895.00

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Detailed course outline

  • Unit 1: Introduction
    • Planning eLearning Projects
    • The Perfect Project Size
    • Designing Slides in Captivate
    • Fonts and Learning
  • Unit 2: Exploring Captivate
    • Explore a Finished Captivate Project
    • Zoom and Magnify
    • Navigate a Project
    • Explore and Reset the Workspace
    • Preview the Entire Project
  • Unit 3: New Project & Soft Skills eLearning
    • Create a Blank Project
    • Add Images to Placeholders
    • Insert and Format a Text Button
  • Unit 4: 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
  • Unit 5: Captions, Styles and Timing
    • 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
  • Unit 6: 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
  • Unit 7: 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
  • Unit 8: Rollovers and Zooms
    • Insert a Rollover Caption
    • Insert a Rollover Image
    • Insert a Rollover Slidelet
    • Insert a Zoom Area
  • Unit 9: 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
  • Unit 10: 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
  • Unit 11: Adding Interactivity
    • Hide the Mouse
    • Replace Phrases
    • Insert a Click Box
    • Insert a Text Entry Box
  • Unit 12: Working with PowerPoint
    • Import PowerPoint slides
    • Resize One Object and Apply to All
    • Round-Trip PowerPoint Edits
    • Sync With Source
    • Rescale a Project
  • Unit 13: 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
  • Unit 14: 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"

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.



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