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SHSU Technology Tutorials | Captivate


Creating a New Project

After opening Captivate for the first time, you will be prompted with a screen that looks like this

New Project Page


You will have several options to start with:


Software Simulation

Produce interactive simulations and demonstrations of software and other programs

Blank Project

Start with an empty project file

From Microsoft PowerPoint

Import slides from PowerPoint

Image Slideshow

Create a slideshow presentation with each slide containing an image

Project Template

Design stunning looking Adobe Captivate projects with matching banners, caption styles, and borders.

From Template

Design a new project from a previously saved template

Aggregator Project

Connect together two or move Captivate movies into a shared table of contents



Selecting "Blank Project" will allow you to set up your desired screen resolution


Screen Resolution

Once you have your desired resolution, select OK

You will then be presented with a blank Captivate project


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