ELT102 Seven Killer Tricks to Effortlessly Cut Down Development Time in Captivate

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Wednesday, November 16

Expo Hall—eLearning Tools Stage

When you develop with Adobe Captivate, you need an extensive set of tools and techniques in your arsenal in order to use the intricacies of the full environment. But while you need to use this wide variety of features effectively, you also need to use them efficiently in order to meet the timeline demands of most projects. While they may not always be included in formal training, it turns out there are lots of ways you can use Captivate differently that can lead to faster, more efficient development!

In this session, you’ll learn shortcuts and workflow efficiencies that will make your rapid development even speedier. Based on years of experience using Captivate, these are tried and tested tips for making your development quicker and more productive. You’ll get to try out these tricks for yourself and also receive pre-made files to practice with after the session.

In this session, you will learn:

  • How to save time with global preferences and branding
  • Tips to make audio editing go faster
  • How to round trip images in Captivate
  • What you can do with shared actions and learning interactions to speed up development
  • Which features of video development can cut down on production time

Novice and intermediate designers and developers.

Technology discussed in this session:
Adobe Captivate 8 and 9.

Technology required:
Adobe Captivate, Photoshop, and Audition.

Anita Horsley


CALEX Learning Consultants

Anita Horsley is the founder and president of CALEX Learning Consultants, where she works with agencies internationally developing eLearning and mLearning. An Adobe certified instructor and expert in Captivate, she provides Adobe Captivate/Presenter and Storyline training and is the Adobe eLearning User Group manager for the Carolinas. Anita holds a master’s degree in education; she also is a technical reviewer for Packt Publishing and Adobe Systems, and an author for Packt Publishing.

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