Creating your own Smart Shapes

In addition to predefined shapes, Captivate allows you to draw your own Smart Shapes and save them for later use. In the following exercise, you will experiment with this feature hands-on, via the following steps:

  1. In slide 2 of the Chapter02/takeTheTrain.cptx project, click the Shapes icon on the Toolbar to open the Smart Shape menu.
  2. Choose the Polygon tool in the Smart Shapes menu. It is the line that ends with a star at the top of the menu. With the Polygon tool selected, the mouse pointer turns into a crosshair.
  3. Click anywhere on the slide where you want the first point of the Polygon to be located.
  4. Click a second time at another location to create a second point. Captivate automatically connects the two ...

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