Using widgets


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Using widgets

In this lesson, we are going to make use of what are called widgets in Captivate. Widgets are SWF files that allow you to configure what they do when they're used in Captivate. Because of that configuration aspect, they are treated differently than typical SWFs that you might use in Captivate. We are going to be using the Chapter 4_c file that we have built in an earlier lesson in this chapter. If you don't have it open, go ahead and open it now, and then go to slide number 1. I am going to use a widget to number the slides in this presentation.

In order to see the Widget panel, let's switch to the Widget Workspace. Click on your Workspace selector and pull down to Widget. The Widget panel has a large preview area at the top and then a list of all of the available widgets at the bottom. Because of this configuration, we don't get to see very many of the widgets by themselves. I would like to move the Widget panel up next to the Library panel. Click and hold on the name Wid...

Using widgets
Video duration: 7m 0s 7h 32m Beginner Updated Aug 05, 2011

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Using widgets provides you with in-depth training on Education + Elearning. Taught by James Lockman as part of the Captivate 5 Essential Training

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Education + Elearning
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Captivate
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