Responsive eLearning with Captivate 2017 – Part 1: Creating a responsive project

You can create responsive courses in Adobe Captivate using two different ways: The first way, which is available in version 8, 9, and 2017 is with the use of Breakpoints. You can learn more about using breakpoints to create responsive courses here.

The second way, which was introduced in Captivate 2017, is by using Fluid Boxes to create responsive courses. This new workflow allows you to easily create responsive projects, which makes it possible for you to design content for a single screen, and it works right on any device — any size or orientation.

In this 14-part blog series, let’s take a deep dive into how to create responsive courses using Fluid Boxes and customize the properties like setting the flow, wrap, and alignment properties as per your requirement. Convert these fluid boxes to static fluid boxes to lock the position of the objects on the screen. Also, mark the decorative or less important objects as optional, to make them magically disappear on the smaller devices.

To begin with, let’s take a look at the workflow to create a new responsive project and then preview it in the edit area using the Preview-in drop down list and the Preview Slider.

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A quick chat!

I’m looking to have a quick chat with training and eLearning professionals to know about their content creation workflow, challenges, and requirements.

Would you be interested in participating in it and spare about 30 minutes of your time to talk to me on these topics? This will be an anonymous and informal chat session and you or your organization will not be quoted anywhere. Your responses will solely be used for product improvement.

If the answer is yes, write to me at pjaising@adobe.com and we can block our calendar for a fun chat session!

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What’s new and improved in Adobe Captivate 9.0.2

And here comes a new update for Adobe Captivate 9, which makes this eLearning authoring tool even more amazing with the power of new eLearning community, integration with Adobe Stock, and some major performance and runtime enhancements. To get the new update, open Adobe Captivate 9, and click Help > Updates and install the new […]

New Drag and Drop Templates Added to Adobe Captivate 9 Assets Library

Guest Blog by: Thomas Reyes-Cairo, Community Manager at eLearning Brothers The drag and drop interaction is often a stalwart staple of standard eLearning courses everywhere. And why wouldn’t it be? It provides an opportunity for your learner to visually make associations about everything from terms and definitions to steps in a process. We think Adobe […]

3 New Knowledge Check Interaction Templates now available!

Guest Blog by: Thomas Reyes-Cairo, Community Manager at eLearning Brothers Adobe Captivate 9 is filled to the brim with amazing functionalities, all of which pool together to make intuitive eLearning courses. Some of the great, commonly-used features include Advanced Actions (and the perhaps lesser-known Shared Advanced Actions) and variables. We’re always excited to dive into […]

New Intro Animations Added to Adobe Captivate 9 Assets Library

Guest Blog by: Thomas Reyes-Cairo, Community Manager at eLearning Brothers Everyone remembers the classroom presentations of yore: still screens of text with the occasional picture or background image. (Or, if you can recall even further back, plain black text on a transparency sheet projected onto a white backdrop.) Boring, right? There’s no doubt that creating […]

New geolocation enabled scenario and interaction templates added to Adobe Captivate assets

Guest Blog by: Thomas Reyes-Cairo, Community Manager at eLearning Brothers International audiences have been on our minds a lot recently. In addition to the recent update of over 20,000 new international cutout people to the Asset Store, we’ve taken an interest in the geolocation features of Captivate 9 for our templates. First introduced with Captivate […]

Advanced Search Options and New Games added to Captivate Assets Library

Guest Blog by: Andrew Vass, Product Development Manager at eLearning Brothers As you may have noticed, we spent some time this last weekend upgrading the Assets portal for Adobe Captivate 9! We’ve included a few new features that will help you to find the templates and assets you’re looking for quicker and download them even faster […]

Adobe & eLearning Brothers add 70+ Scenario Interactions to Captivate 9 Asset Store

We’ve just released four new templates into the Captivate 9 Assets library. These interactions are branching scenarios that are themed around the many ways we communicate: mail, computers, tablets, and phones. The included assets come with over 70 total scenario interactions that will help your learners to distinguish good decisions from bad ones. Each one […]