Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring a text entry box, part of Captivate Projects: Software Simulations.
…Text entry boxes, as the name implies, can be part of your captivate projects,…any time you need to be able to simulate, having the user type something in.…We need some of these in our project, four to be precise.…So, we're going to take some time now to…insert them, and make sure they're configured properly.…The first, text entry box we need, should go on slide six, so I'll go there.…So we've already got a text caption here instructing the…user to type, 301 into the box and then, press enter.…So now, I'm going to go to the Insert…Menu, Standard Objects and then, Text Entry Box.…
So the box, shows up along with this little green, Submit button.…I'm going to grab both of them, by selecting one,…holding down shift on my keyboard, and selecting the other.…Now, I'll move them to where we want the user to type.…So now, I'm going to select just the text box.…You can edit the box and the Submit button separately.…So selecting the text box, I'm going to change…the font, by opening the Character Area in the Properties.…
In this project-based course with Captivate expert Anastasia McCune, learn how to record software simulations for your company or elearning project with Captivate. Discover how to plan, record, format, and adjust interactions for your simulation—elements that will make the training more realistic and intuitive—and publish the simulation where students can reach it.
- Choosing the right Captivate project type
- Rehearsing your simulation
- Adding intro and outro slides, captions, and transitions
- Controlling click buttons and boxes
- Adjusting slide timing
- Using skins
- Publishing your project