HTML5 Tab Navigation to Interactive Elements

When publishing to Flash, tab navigation highlights the in-focus item with a yellow highlighted box.

When publishing to HTML5 only, there is no highlight box by default. After unchecking “Hide selection rectangle for slide items in HTML5” in the publishing settings, you get a box, but is a very faint blue.  and if your object is a rectangle with a dark border, you cannot determine if you are on that item or not. Even the highlights on the Captivate playbar are quite muted.

1) can the highlight thickness and color be configured to match the Flash implementation?

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Fluid boxes not removing optional content


I’m working on a project that will likely be viewed on mobile devices. I’ve taken the class on fluid boxes and I thought I knew how to use them, but I think I’ve done something wrong. I’ve attached the file I’m working on.

For desktop, it looks pretty much how I want it. When I go to iPhone 6, I can’t get the images (FPO) to disappear. I’ve set the image to optional and the box to optional. When I manipulate to shrink them, it messes up the desktop layout.

Thanks for your help.

Ideally I want the text to show up in the mobile version and no images. If the text is too long for the screen, I want the learner to be able to scroll.

Fluid Player test file

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CAPTIVATE: How to save in Library the edits to characters

I import a character from Library. I edit the character (say, flip it horizontally) on the slide. But for the next slide I have to edit it for a second time since the Library copy retains only the original unedited version. How can I make sure the edits are saved back to the Library image so that I won’t have to edit it again for each slide? Thanks.

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Should I Edit Course and SCO Identifier and Title?

Hello! I tried asking this question early in the week, but for some reason it did not post. Here’s attempt number two…

Our team shares a cptx file that we use as a course “template” – it’s not a Captivate template file type, however. Any time we go to create a new course, we pull this common cptx from our controlled documents library, paste in our new slides, author the simulations, etc., and then publish the file. (We create solely software simulations.) We add in scored interactive items (usually click boxes) toward the end of each individual assessment simulation, and we publish these as SCORM packages for upload to our LMS. Note: Sometimes clients will need these for their own LMS as well. Historically, we’ve published as SWF, but are moving to HTML5 only very soon (not that this is super relevant to the question – just trying to paint the picture of what we do).

My question is around the publishing part. Within the Quiz Settings, if you click Configure the Manifest dialog is displayed. I’m wondering, is it generally best practice to edit the information found in these fields? I’m attaching a snip for reference:

We typically have not edited this information (Course Identifier, Course Title, SCO Identifier, SCO Title). Is there any specific reason why we should (or should not) modify this information?

Any info is helpful. Thanks!

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No VR Image in Preview

When I am attempting to use the VR program, I just get a white square. Sound works, but that is about it. I tried watching the preview/tutorial thing at introduction but it won’t play.

It will, however work, as soon as I undock my laptop from the station and start it again. It will also continue to work after I dock it back on again. If I close it, then I have to repeat what I just did because it will just produce a white square if I do not.

All updates are done, all specs met. Tried it on several computers with the same issue. Will not present image when docked, but will after it has been docked with image already present.

IT is scratching their heads trying to figure this out. Is there a setting we are missing that will allow us to view the image when docked to start?


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Moving from Windows to Mac

I have a project that I am doing on a Windows machine.  Now however we must move over to a Mac.

My question is, what do I need to move to make a partially completed now work on a different one. (Windows – Mac)

I have Googled and the only thing I see is to publish, but that would complete the project rather than migrate it.

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