When it comes time to add assets such as images, animation or audio to your Captivate project, it's no secret that you can accomplish the task by choosing Insert and then selecting Image or Animation. To insert audio, visit the Audio menu.
The process of adding assets to a project isn't difficult, but it could become a major drag--especially if you need to add several assets. Perhaps you need to import 100 audio clips. How many times will you choose Audio > Import before you begin to go insane?
Take it easy, breathe deep and check out this sweet technique that will surely save you time when adding assets to a Captivate project.
First, create or open a Captivate project. Next, open the folder containing the assets you'd like to import. Position the Captivate and asset windows side-by-side, and then drag the asset directly onto a Captivate slide.
Using this technique, you can quickly add multiple assets such as images and audio files to your project (to add multiple assets, shift-click the assets to select them, and then drag them onto a project slide).
After dragging the assets onto a slide, they will appear on the slide and within the Library so they can easily be dragged onto other project slides later (you can display the Library via Window > Library).
Speaking of the Library, you can import multiple assets directly to the Library, instead of to individual slides, by clicking the Import tool at the top of the Library.
Drag assets onto slides? Import assets directly to the Library? Surely one of these two techniques will fit the bill for you. And I think you'll agree that neither technique is a drag.
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