Join Pooja Jaisingh for an in-depth discussion in this video Add SWF animations, part of Adobe Captivate 2017: Animations and Effects.
- [Instructor] If you are developing animations…using an external application,…you can embed them easily in your Captivate projects.…These animations can be in SWF, GIF, or HTML5 format.…Let's start with looking at the SWF format.…I have Captivate 2017 open here.…Let's create a blank new project by clicking this thumbnail.…Then, let's select the canvas size…that will fit our animation correctly.…So I'll open this dropdown and select custom.…
For width, let's try 800,…and for height let's try 350 pixels.…Then, we need to click create.…This will create a new project for us.…Let's delete the title placeholder text,…and select the title placeholder text,…hit the delete key on my keyboard, and click okay.…Now let's go to the toolbar and click media.…This will show us two options to add animations.…The first option is animation,…and the second is HTML5 animation.…
The animation option will allow you…to bring in SWF and GIF animations.…And as the name indicates, this option will allow you…to bring in HTML5 animations.…
- Adding external animations
- Using slide and object transitions
- Applying timeline-based effects
- Applying trigger-based effects
- Applying effects to a group of objects
- Creating and saving custom effects
- Using while loops and delay actions
- Creating an animated background and title page
- Creating a moving car animation
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Add External Animations
2. Use Transitions
3. Apply Effects
4. Types of effects
Apply motion path effects3m 19s
5. Advanced Uses of Effects
6. Example Animations
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