Captivate blog by Lieve Weymeis

Main focus of the blog is on advanced use cases, in which the scripting possibilities are applied and explained in detail. Most of the posts show the result as an interactive embedded SWF. You'll find also useful documentation about items that are not explained in depth in the official Help documents.

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Posts by Captivate blog by Lieve Weymeis

Using Copy/Päste Appearance in 11.5.0

Intro Copy/paste appearance is a new feature in the most recent release 11.5.0.476 of Captivate. Many call it a Format Painter like in MS Word, […]

Scrolling Text Interaction to replace Text Entry Box

Intro Although I have already posted about one Submit button for multiple TEB’s, recently users tried to apply that blog to non-validated TEB’s, which was […]

Edit SVG in Captivate 11.5

Intro If you have read my first blog about this major update, you will know that the extended functionality of SVG’s for use as buttons […]

Version 11.5 Released!

Intro If you are a fan of my blog, you know that usually I will not talk about a new release on the day it […]

Display Time (CP2019)

Intro Almost 10 years ago I wrote a blog post to answer user question  quote: “…. if there was anyway to insert running time”. The user wanted a display […]

Audio in Learning Interactions

Why? A question posted recently pushed me at creating this short post: “....a way to stop the main slide audio when a tab on the […]

Text Entry Boxes: Back to Basics

Intro Reasons for this article are multiple. I watched a basic tutorial yesterday that skips a very important step and includes a cumbersome unnecessary workflow. […]

Showing Hint with a Delay

Why? Recently in this thread user asked how to control the appearance of a hint caption.  It was meant to save some frustrations to the learner: hint […]

Character Editing - part 2 (Interactive Video)

In a previous article I described the workflow to edit a Character (from Media) with Photoshop, without damaging the original image. In this interactive video you’ll see […]

Audio in Captivate - More Tips

Why? Recently I answered several questions about Audio in Captivate.  Maybe they can be useful for other Captivate users, decided to write this short blog. […]

Character editing - part 1

Why? Yesterday a question appeared on the forums: ‘How to save in the Library the edits to Characters’. In this use case it was meant […]

Responsive Projects: Object styles

Intro This is the last blog in a sequence of 3. In the first article I explained meaning of Object Styles when creating a custom theme, terminology […]

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