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Mastering Adobe Captivate 2017 - Fourth Edition by Damien Bruyndonckx, Dr. Pooja Jaisingh

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The Highlight Box object

Let's start with talking about the Highlight Box. As its name implies, a Highlight Box is used to highlight a specific area of the screen. A Highlight Box is a rectangle that appears and disappears from the screen according to its position on the Timeline panel.

When using the Demo recording mode during the capture, Captivate adds one Highlight Box for each mouse click:

  1. In Captivate, open the chapter08/encoderDemo_800.cptx file.
  2. Use the Filmstrip panel to go to the first slide.

On Slide 1, you will see three objects: A Text Captions, a Mouse, and a small blue Highlight Box below the mouse pointer.

This Highlight ...

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