Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Setting a project's Start and End properties, part of Captivate Projects: Software Simulations.
…There are a number of properties that you might want to look at before you…publish a project that will affect how your…Captivate piece behaves in it's final finished form.…To explore these, I'm going to go to the Edit menu and then Preferences.…On Mac, that's under the Adobe Captivate menu and then Preferences.…Note that the settings we're going to talk about here…are going to be specific for this Captivate file only.…So you'll need to address this for each project that you have separately.…So in the project area, I'm going to click to the Start and End category.…The first box that I recommend you check is the Preloader box.…I'm sure you've had the experience online, where you have…to wait for what you want to watch to download.…Usually, of course, you see a little image or…an animation that tells you that the content is loading.…So, of course, it's a good idea to have a Preloader set up…for your project, in case it takes some time for a lesson to download.…That way, users know it's on its way and don't…
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