15 01, 2020

Captivate ELearning Planning Assets

Captivate ELearning Planning Assets After much deliberation and multiple requests from students, I've decided to release a number of documents that anyone in the eLearning space should find useful, particularly developers that use Adobe Captivate. In previous blog posts, I've detailed some of the [...]

8 11, 2019

Multistate objects in Captivate

This tutorial shows how to use multistate objects in Captivate with simple actions. It's an incredibly powerful way to create efficient and engaging eLearning applications. What are multistate objects? Before we start, let’s talk about what a multistate object is, and why you might [...]

23 10, 2019

How to use a Javascript timer in Captivate

Before we start, lets scope the reason why you might want to use any timer in Captivate, let alone a Javascript timer. If you’ve ever made Captivate Quiz slides, you know that you can easily set up a scenario where the user only has [...]

22 07, 2019

Captivate progress bar using Javascript

Captivate Progress bar using Javascript One of the things that's constantly being asked for by clients and students alike is a Captivate progress bar. I know there's one already built in to the Skin Editor, which takes a simple click to turn on or [...]

5 07, 2019

Captivate 2019 Branching Navigation

Captivate 2019 Branching Navigation Since Adobe Captivate 2019 was launched, there have been a few really interesting improvements that have totally changed the way I build interactive branching navigation. Previously, if I wanted users to choose a module to complete from a menu and [...]

14 06, 2019

Captivate E-Learning Workflow : Scripting

Captivate E-Learning Workflow Scripting Here's the third part in the Captivate Workflow series.. If you missed the first one, about planning a Captivate e-learning workflow, you can find it here. The second in the series was about storyboarding. You can find it here. I've [...]

14 01, 2019

Captivate E-Learning Workflow : Storyboarding

Captivate E-Learning Workflow Storyboarding Here's the second part in the Captivate Workflow series. It's a fairly short one, nonetheless still very important in the process. If you missed the first one, about planning a Captivate e-learning workflow, you can find it here. I've broken [...]

4 11, 2018

Captivate E-Learning Workflow : Planning

Captivate E-Learning Workflow Planning Many of my students working in the E-Learning space have asked me about the most efficient process for developing Captivate E-Learning. It's well known that budgets can go straight down the chute if the process isn't adequately planned and managed, [...]

11 09, 2017

Captivate : Importing JSON data using Javascript

Captivate : Importing JSON data using Javascript In the last tutorial I showed you how to use an external javascript file to control Captivate variables for output to an HTML5 project. Because some of the methodology required to use Captivate's Advanced Action WYSISWG editor [...]

22 08, 2017

How to use Javascript in Captivate

Using Javascript in Captivate. There are often times when the simple options available to you in the Captivate interface are either insufficient or laborious to implement, and using Javascript in Captivate is a more robust approach. This tutorial set shows you how to set [...]