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Adobe Captivate 8: The Essentials by Kevin Siegel

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Typical Captivate projects consist of multiple slides, similar to Microsoft PowerPoint. You can create a blank Captivate project and insert slides, just like you learned to do beginning on this page. If you need pictures of a software application, you can use any one of several programs to create screen captures. For instance, I use SnagIt (www.snagit.com) and FullShot (www.fullshot.com). In fact, SnagIt for Mac and FullShot for Windows were used to create the screen captures in this book. Any screen captures you create using a screen capture application can easily be inserted onto a Captivate slide as a slide object as an image.

Most people who create software simulations and demonstrations use Captivate to create the ...

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