Generating text dynamically

In Captivate, you can include Variables pretty much anywhere text is supported, typically within Text Captions and Smart Shapes. To be more exact, you will use the names of the Variables to specify the piece of data you want to show on the screen. At runtime, the web browser (if the project is published in HTML5) or the Flash Player (if the project is published in Flash) will replace the name of the Variable with the current value of that variable.

In the next exercise, you will use the following steps to create a small note on the last slide containing the version of Captivate used to create the project:

  1. Still in the Chapter13/takeTheTrain.cptx file use the Filmstrip to go to the last slide of the project (slide ...

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