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Adobe Captivate 7: Beyond the Essentials by Kevin Siegel

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Variables

Variables serve as placeholders for data. The data can be used to provide feedback to the learner, create advanced actions, add content, or configure widgets (you will learn to work with widgets on page 107).

There are two types of variables available in Adobe Captivate: System and User-Defined. System variables, which ship with Captivate and are available in every Captivate project, grab data from your computer and allow you to manipulate it. System variables include Movie Information (such as the current slide and frame), Movie Metadata (information about the project such as its name, author, and company), System Information (data that can be grabbed from your computer, such as current date and time), and Quizzing (lists ...

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