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Adobe Captivate 7: Beyond the Essentials by Kevin Siegel

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Caption Pre-Editing

As you have just seen when you recorded a lesson using the Custom mode, Captivate created the text captions for you. Those captions were written in the imperative, which was great. However, there are a couple of ways to write an instruction. For instance, if you want to instruct a user to select the New command from a menu, here is how the instruction could be written:

1.            Select the New menu item.

2.            Choose the New command.

If you elected to go with the first option, you would be done because that’s the way Captivate automatically writes instructions when it creates the text captions. However, if you wanted to update the text caption to reflect the second option, you'd have to make the change manually. ...

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