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In this lesson we're going to take a closer look at Libraries. The file that we're going to use is called Chapter 8 Library.cptl. It's located in the Project folder in your Chapter 8 folder. This file happens to be a Captivate project template. We'll take a look at project templates later on in this chapter. For now, I'd like to focus on the library. Open the Library panel. If you don't have the Library panel available you can always recover it by switching back to the Classic workspace.
In the library are all of the elements that happened to be in this project. When you opened this file, you may have gotten a message that there are many unused library items. That's all right. In fact I don't want to have these library items used, because I want them to be available for me at any time. Just because they're in the library doesn't mean that they're in use in the project. One of the things that's interesting about Captivate is that I can create a library in a project and then use that library in other projects.
This library happens to contain a number of images. These images are used frequently by the Hansel & Petal Company when they're creating new content for their training library that's available online. Anytime you add an object to a Captivate slide it ends up in the library. You can also add additional items to the library by using the Import button here. I don't need to do that right now. Our purpose is to expose you to this library and let you know where it is. We're going to be using it in another document in another lesson.
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