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Captivate 2 Essential Training

with Tim Plumer, Jr.

Video: Welcome

How to use Captivate 2 to create exciting presentations, software demonstrations, and training applications without programming knowledge.
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  1. 50s
    1. Welcome
  2. 9m 52s
    1. What exactly is Captivate?
      3m 4s
    2. Software simulations
      2m 20s
    3. Testing and assessment
      4m 28s
  3. 49m 34s
    1. Starting Captivate
      2m 33s
    2. A tour of the interface
      5m 24s
    3. Setting Captivate preferences
      4m 40s
    4. Slide properties
      5m 53s
    5. Adding elements pt. 1: Images
      7m 26s
    6. Adding elements pt. 2: Highlight boxes
      3m 33s
    7. Adding elements pt. 3: Captions
      5m 46s
    8. Duplicating and aligning objects
      4m 58s
    9. Creating a custom background
      4m 48s
    10. Finishing and previewing your project
      4m 33s
  4. 36m 20s
    1. Project and slide properties
      6m 21s
    2. Adding elements pt. 4: Animated text
      6m 39s
    3. Adding elements pt. 5: Zoom areas
      6m 30s
    4. A tour of the Timeline bar
      5m 26s
    5. Setting timing in the Timeline bar
      5m 45s
    6. Adding background music
      2m 56s
    7. Recording and adding voiceovers
      2m 43s
  5. 45m 18s
    1. Setting up a file for interactivity
      3m 58s
    2. Creating a basic button
      6m 24s
    3. Duplicating buttons
      5m 4s
    4. Branching
      6m 30s
    5. Best practices
      7m 34s
    6. Transparent buttons
      6m 28s
    7. Image buttons
      3m 34s
    8. Rollover images
      3m 14s
    9. Rollover captions
      2m 32s
  6. 26m 9s
    1. Recording and adding audio
      9m 30s
    2. Editing audio
      6m 42s
    3. Closed captioning audio
      5m 17s
    4. Splitting audio among slides
      2m 48s
    5. Advanced audio
      1m 52s
  7. 40m 36s
    1. Combining presentations
      10m 51s
    2. Skinning presentations
      5m 33s
    3. Borders, menus, and information
      4m 49s
    4. Customizing the presentation interface
      7m 6s
    5. Sharing captions
      4m 20s
    6. Templates
      2m 57s
    7. Libraries
      5m 0s
  8. 1h 6m
    1. Preparing to record
      7m 41s
    2. Capturing basic screenshots
      4m 16s
    3. Capturing full motion
      4m 39s
    4. Timing mouse movements
      5m 27s
    5. Adding captions
      2m 48s
    6. Adding zoom boxes
      4m 28s
    7. Adding text entry boxes
      7m 2s
    8. Creating mockups
      10m 49s
    9. Automated capture
      8m 28s
    10. Recording projects with interactive elements
      10m 32s
  9. 57m 53s
    1. Adding questions to a project
      9m 45s
    2. Editing questions
      3m 11s
    3. True or false
      2m 23s
    4. Fill in the blank
      3m 23s
    5. Short answer
      1m 33s
    6. Matching
      2m 26s
    7. Rating scale
      2m 35s
    8. The Quiz Manager
      4m 10s
    9. Collecting results
      3m 14s
    10. Assessing software simulations
      7m 38s
    11. Assessment templates
      8m 26s
    12. Reporting results
      3m 38s
    13. Advanced interaction
      5m 31s
  10. 30m 21s
    1. Analyzing bandwidth
      7m 13s
    2. Security
      1m 50s
    3. Spellchecking
      2m 45s
    4. Resizing
      3m 15s
    5. Publishing
      6m 17s
    6. More publishing options
      5m 19s
    7. Using Acrobat Connect and creating handouts
      3m 42s
  11. 12m 59s
    1. Starting a menu project
      5m 2s
    2. Adding and editing elements
      3m 41s
    3. Saving and previewing your menu
      1m 41s
    4. Exporting your menu
      2m 35s
  12. 31s
    1. Goodbye

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Captivate 2 Essential Training
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This training teaches users how to take advantage of Adobe Captivate 2 to create exciting presentations, software demonstrations and simulations, and soft-skills training applications--all without prior programming knowledge. Instructor Tim Plumer introduces the program's interface and preferences, then demonstrates how to plan and create presentations. He also covers how to add animation, interactive files, audio, and video.

Topics include:
  • Setting up Captivate preferences Planning and designing projects Adding sound and movement Adding interactive files, images, and buttons Recording and adding audio Skinning a presentation Recording a software simulation Creating projects with quizzes Publishing projects Using the Menu Builder
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