Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Using skins, part of Captivate 9: Software Simulations.
…If you visit the Google search page very often, you…know that the design of the image on the front changes…a lot, but the way the website itself works doesn't…actually change, just the look and feel of the front page.…This is also kind of like when your…local stores change their displays for different holidays.…Once place this kind of cosmetic control exists…in Captivate is through the use of skins.…Skins don't affect the content that use the developer put into your project.…They affect things like the playback control bar at the bottom.…I'm going to preview the project that we've been working on so far.…
Looking at the playbar at the bottom of the screen, we see it's a dark gray color.…Also known as the buttons that appear.…We have rewind, play, back, forward, two times fast…forward speed, and then audio on, off, and then exit.…If your controls look different, don't worry…we're going to change them in a minute.…Also notice how it's kind of cut off here on the right.…I wouldn't worry about that either.…It's going to show up fine in our final published output.…
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