Adobe Captivate 2019 Features: PowerPoint in Responsive Mode and Import CSV Format File

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In the earlier version of Adobe Captivate 2017, it has supported PowerPoint only in Blank Projects. Whereas in Adobe Captivate 2019 release, the PowerPoint is supported in Responsive Projects also. In this blog we will discuss the advancement of PowerPoint supporting in responsive mode and Importing of different types of quiz questions using CSV excel file.

Let’s see the steps to import the PowerPoint in Responsive project.

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Case Study – Conversion of Flash Courses to HTML5 using Articulate Storyline

Conversion of Flash Courses to HTML5 using Articulate Storyline

In the recent times, the learning needs are changed and the technology has increased at its pace. This has transformed the traditional classroom training into e-learning. The courses that were developed in Adobe Flash or tools whose output is in SWF are now not compatible with the modern devices. Thus there is a need of migrating the legacy content into HTML5 to meet the current trends in eLearning industry.

Let’s see a case study on converting the legacy content into HTML5.

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Mobile Learning – Switch Your Flash Based E-learning Courses to HTML5

Convert your legacy online courses to HTML5: The need of an hour

In the earlier era, there is a thought-provoking in everyone’s mind that the computer is used only in multi-national companies and some industries where software employees use it for their business expansion. Over the years, the technology has revolutionized and it has created amazing tools and given access to common people.

In the rupture, there had been invention of smartphones. This phenomenal change in the technology made human lives easier to get access to the internet via smartphones. From there, the users of smartphones are increasing day-by-day.

A recent survey shows that there are about four billion mobile phone users in the world and around two billion of them use smartphone. Therefore, most of the people prefer a mobile rather than a desktop for their learning needs.

Now-a-days mlearning or mobile learning is an essential part in e-learning industry.

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Migration of Legacy eLearning Courses to HTML5

Migration of Legacy eLearning Courses to HTML5

Legacy eLearning courses are the courses developed in 1990’s or until 2012. This is a generic approximation made based on the fact that new eLearning technologies have emerged from 2012. The courses developed prior to this period are considered out-dated or legacy courses and needed enhancement to meet new learning requirements and challenges like responsive and mobile compatibility.

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How to create responsive simulations using adobe captivate 2017?

How to create responsive simulations using adobe captivate 2017

In this blog, we are going to see how to create responsive simulations using Adobe Captivate 2017.

In general, simulation can be created in three ways. They are:

Demo – In this mode, user can view the simulation like a video without the need to interact.

Training – In this mode, user can interact with the project as well as it will be directing the user using dialog boxes with respect to the steps derived by the developer

Assessment – It allows user to click the mouse at the appropriate areas, type in information into various fields and click on fields or buttons to submit the content without any hints/dialog box.

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Articulate Storyline Interactive Quiz Templates

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Collection of eLearning templates to help budding developers and instructional designer.

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This Articulate Storyline quiz template has used a Text entry question type template. The template has an absolutely simplistic design yet the template is quite eye-catching. The interface appears to have a table with four columns. The first of the columns have the words keyed in, but the rest three columns are empty which the learners have to fill appropriately.

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Exploring The New Feature In Articulate Rise To Disable Sidebar

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Articulate Rise is one of the recommended online tool to create beautiful, inherently responsive e-learning content compatible with mobile devices.

In this blog, we are going to see a new feature released in Articulate Rise which allows you to hide the sidebar completely. In the earlier versions, you can configure the course menu to be visible or hidden when course is launched. In both the cases, the learner can toggle the sidebar.

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Adobe Captivate 2017 – New “Shared Advanced Actions” turned out to be a huge time saver

Adobe Captivate 2017 - New Shared Advanced Actions turned out to be a huge time saver

Adobe Captivate 10 now revived as Adobe Captivate 2017 brought many exciting features and enhancements for eLearning designers by making it more advanced compared to its prior version i.e. Adobe Captivate 9. The major improvement is the enhancements into the world of responsive eLearning with its new fluid box concept. With fluid boxes, Adobe Captive 2017 has opened the doors for smart and advanced eLearning with “mobile first approach” and responsive eLearning design. Yet, there are also few minor tweaks done to this eLearning authoring tool which turned out to make a huge difference in eLearning course development. One of those hidden gems in Adobe Captivate 2017 is Shared Advanced Actions.

In this blog, I want to share my experience with this amazing enhancement, which played an important role in saving my time and efforts while developing an eLearning project for one of our clients.

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Articulate Storyline: Custom Audio Controller Using Toggle Button

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Articulate Storyline, an easy to use rapid eLearning authoring tool that comes with many in-built interactivities and is highly customizable. By default in Storyline the audio control button has a fixed position with no options available in the settings to change it. Due to this limitation, it was challenging for us to customize volume controls. To overcome this challenge, we created a “mute/unmute” custom toggle button as a part of requirement from one of our clients. Read more