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Welcome to the Udemy Captivate Training: Adobe Captivate Tutorial for Beginners Online Training Course. Your VHOT instructor for this course is a full-time eLearning developer, Certified Technical Trainer CTT+, and has over ten years of experience teaching the Adobe software solutions. In this course you will learn skills and techniques from an instructor that develops eLearning content in Adobe Captivate on a daily basis.
This Captivate Training video course includes demonstrations and examples of building eLearning content with Adobe Captivate 5 as well as tips and tricks for productivity. You will start with the basics of learning the Adobe Captivate interface and creating a new project, and move very quickly into building quizzes and assessing your learners. If you enjoy this Adobe Captivate Tutorial for Beginners course, please follow us at twitter.com/vhotraining. VHOT Training Inc. also offers online live instructor-led training and on-site custom training classes.
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Note: Due to image license agreements, there are no downloadable files for this course. However, you may substitute with your own royalty free graphics and follow along as we guide you step-by-step through the Captivate development process.</p>
Lesson 2: In this lesson, we will be creating a new Captivate project and navigating an existing project. This includes an overview of the workspace and various panels. Preview default work spaces, customizing panel layout, previewing projects, creating new projects.
Lesson 3: In this Adobe Captivate tutorial, we will cover some basic resources for gathering graphic assets, planning your projects, and what professional software tools you may want to use when working with Adobe Captivate.
Lesson 4: In this Adobe Captivate Tutorial, you will learn how to create a new Captivate project, save the project, add images, and adjust properties of the images in Adobe Captivate.
Lesson 5: In this lesson we will cover the basics of working with the vector drawing tool objects, the rectangle tool and the line tool, object properties, working with the color panel, dropper tool, and working with a custom set of color swatches.
Lesson 6: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson, we will create a custom color theme for your Captivate eLearning project. We will use this theme in Adobe Fireworks and the Adobe Kuler desktop AIR application.
Lesson 7: In this lesson we will cover more image editing techniques in Adobe Captivate. We will also cover batch processing images in Adobe Fireworks and round-trip image editing with Adobe Fireworks and Adobe Photoshop.
Lesson 8: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson we will cover the Adobe Captivate 5 topics of adding slides, managing slides in the film strip, adding a new slide, adding a blank slide, creating a master slide, attaching master slides, managing multiple master slides.
Lesson 9: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn how to import multiple images and assets to the Captivate library. We will also take a look at the various workflow options and features of the Captivate asset library. Learn to export, delete, organize, view properties, and work with an external project library.
Lesson 10: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn the various options for previewing and testing your Adobe Captivate project as you are designing and developing. We will take a look at the various preview choices, shortcuts, and launch our project into the browser window from the Adobe Captivate production environment.
Lesson 11: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to add a text caption, style the text caption, choose different fonts, align the text in the text caption, and create a text caption that has a transparent background.
Lesson 12: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to create Object Styles with the Captivate Object Style Manager. Create and manage global styles for all of your objects in the project. Apply, update, and manage Object Styles.
Lesson 13: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to add and style buttons in your Captivate projects. Three button types are demonstrated including text buttons, image buttons, and transparent buttons.
Lesson 14: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to add and align multiple images and buttons. Learn to use the align tools in Adobe Captivate to quickly align and space your images. Add actions to buttons for navigation to slides in Captivate.
Lesson 15: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn to branch to multiple slides in your project using the button object. We will also explore other button actions to open external web pages from the Captivate project.
Lesson 16: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn the basics of working with the timeline. Learn the basic functionality, locking layers, toggle visibility of objects, scrubbing the playhead, adding and object, adjusting object duration, animating with placement and transitions, and adjusting the default duration for objects added to the timeline.
Lesson 17: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson you will learn the basics of managing objects on the timeline. Learn timeline placement of objects, object stacking order, duration of slide, adjusting object duration, animating with timline positioning, and managing multiple objects with menu options.
Lesson 18: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson we will take a look at preparing your images for timeline animation. Learn different image types, PNG, JPG, and GIF. Edit your images in Adobe Fireworks. Remove the background of images using the magic wand tool.
Lesson 19: In this Adobe Captivate 5 lesson we will add timeline effect to images in the project. Add a drop shadow effect, animate objects, add linear animation, add fade-in animation, combine effects, and adjust properties of timeline effects.
I highly recommend this for anyone wanting to know the overall gist and features of Captivate. I am very impressed at the level of information and side tips given in this tutorial. I was worried it may just skim on the overall points but it gives nice details and easy to follow for every unit. I personally have experience with Camtasia which is similar but not near as complex as this so I was able to easy follow along. I got lost on the code/building flash part but is nice to know I can come back to it later. I got lost ONLY because I have never built flash and worked with code. If I had experience with it at all, then I would have understood that little part much better.
Fast and very informative course. Thank you.
Course seems to stop short ...not sure if there are other videos to this but otherwise very useful