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Mastering Adobe Captivate 7 by Damien Bruyndonckx

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Creating a simulation

In this section, you will convert the encoderDemo_800.cptx demonstration into a simulation. Remember that when viewing a demonstration, the student is passive and only watches whatever happens on the screen. When viewing a simulation, however, the student is active and has to do things.

Technically, in Captivate, the difference between a demonstration and a simulation resides in the objects used. The object associated with a demonstration is the Mouse object. Remember that the Mouse object lets you show the mouse on the screen and control its movements. In order to convert the demonstration to a simulation, you'll have to remove the Mouse object from the project.

Hiding the mouse is one thing, but you'll have to replace it ...

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