Captivate Advanced Course

City Desktop's Advanced Captivate course follows on from the 2 day Essentials Captivate course. It enables current Captivate users to improve their production skills by incorporating higher-end features such as project templates, design templates, custom styles, system variables, advanced actions and scripts.

At City Desktop Training – an Adobe Authorised Training Centre – upon course completion participants receive a Certificate endorsed by Adobe.

  • Training Modules (Overview only)

    • Custom Styles, Branching & Aggregating
    • Question Pools
    • Accessible eLearning
    • Variables and Widgets
    • Master Slides and Project Templates
    • Reporting Results & LMS
    • Actions and Conditional Actions
    • Naming Objects
    • Working with PowerPoint
  • What You Get

    • Designed Workbooks
    • Class exercises relevant to industry
    • AATC Adobe Authorised Certificate
    • Choice of Mac or PC
    • After Course Support
    • Free Course Resit
    • Small Classes (average 4 to 6)

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Price: 590 +GST
1 Day | 9am–4:30pm

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Course Outline

Custom Styles, Branching & Aggregating

  • Creating Text Caption Styles
  • Applying Styles Globally
  • Importing & Exporting Styles
  • Combining Projects
  • Using Buttons to Create a Branch
  • Create a Slide Group
  • Publish and Aggregate SWFs

Question Pools

  • Insert a Question Slide
  • Create and Rename Question Pools
  • Add Questions to Question Pools
  • Insert Random Question Slides

Accessible eLearning

  • Set Document Information
  • Enable Accessibility
  • Add Accessibility Text to Slides
  • Import Slide Audio
  • Add Shortcut Keys
  • Add Closed Captions

Variables and Widgets

  • Add Project Information
  • Insert and Edit a System Variable
  • Create a User Variable
  • Use a Variable to Gather Data
  • Insert and Format a Widget

Master Slides and Project Templates

  • Adding, Editing and Applying Master Slides
  • Create a Project From a Template
  • Copy & Paste Project Assets
  • Import & Export Project Assets

Master Slides and Project Templates (cont)

  • Create a Mask
  • Add a Text Animation Placeholder
  • Create a Project from a Template

Reporting Results & LMS

  • as an LMS Alternative
  • Port Results to
  • Using the Quiz Results Analyzer
  • Review and Chart Quiz Data
  • LMS Reporting Options
  • Create a Manifest File
  • Report Button Interaction
  • Adjust Slide Object Interaction
  • Publish a Content Package
  • Creating an Inquisiq LMS Account
  • Creating an LMS Lesson
  • Creating an LMS Course
  • Creating an LMS Curriculum
  • Test an eLearning Course

Conditional Actions

  • Create more User Variables
  • Duplicate and Label Slides
  • Create a Conditional Action

Naming Objects

  • Insert and Name Text Captions
  • Create a Conditional and Standard Action Combo
  • Name a Decision Block
  • Add Multiple IF Statements
  • Create an Action to Show a Button
  • Attach Actions to Objects