Making Your Shows Interactive
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Figure 6.92 Select the Action drop-down
menu in the Caption Interactivity options.
Figure 6.91 Type your caption in the
Captions ﬁ eld.
Figure 6.90 Open the Slide Options dialog, and select
the Captions tab to create a caption on your slide.
Making Your Shows
ProShow Producer takes captioning a step
further than ProShow Gold by allowing you
to specify interactive features for your cap-
tions. Where Gold limits active captions to
menu pages, with Producer you can make
any caption respond to a mouse click.
Producer also lets you control the ow of
your slide show with Pause and Resume con-
trols, and you can even run other programs
while your show is running, returning to your
show when you exit the external application.
To add an interactive caption to your
1. Select the slide you want to place the cap-
tion on, and open the Slide Options dialog
by clicking the Slide Options button in the
toolbar or by double-clicking the slide.
If the Captions tab is not selected, click
Captions, and then select the Caption
Settings (Figure 6.90).
2. Create your caption by entering it in
the Captions eld (Figure 6.91). In this
example, I’ve created the caption “Return
3. With the caption selected, click the
Action drop-down menu in the Caption
Interactivity controls (Figure 6.92). You’ll
see there are many options, listed in the
Caption Interactivity Options sidebar.
4. Choose Return To Menu from the Action
drop-down menu (Figure 6.93).
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To Menu in the
to assign this
command to the