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Adobe Captivate 8: The Essentials by Kevin Siegel

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Multimode Recordings

People who use Captivate typically create demonstrations, assessment simulations, or training simulations that teach learners how to perform actions within computer applications.

A demonstration is ideal if you want to show a quick software concept to someone, but you don’t expect the person to follow along and actually perform the steps being demonstrated. Demonstration mode automatically includes Text Captions, Highlight Boxes, and mouse movements.

Assessment simulations are used to create interactive eLearning lessons. Using this mode, you’ll end up with a lesson that includes Click Boxes (to make the lesson interactive) and Failure Captions (to help the user who clicks in the wrong place or performs the wrong step). ...

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