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Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 by Damien Bruyndonckx

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Creating a Simulation

In this section, we 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.

Now, as far as objects are concerned, the difference between a Demonstration and a Simulation is to be found elsewhere. The object associated with a Demonstration is the Mouse object. Remember that the Mouse object lets us show the mouse on the screen and controls its movements. In order to convert the Demonstration to a Simulation, we'll have to remove the mouse from the project.

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

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