In addition to the parameters defined by the widget developer, Adobe Captivate allows you to set properties for widgets. You can modify the properties of a widget using its Property Inspector (Windows > Properties).
Enter a unique name for the object. You can use this name when defining the visibility conditions for the object.
Deselect this option if you want the object to be invisible on the slide by default. Use the Show action to make the widget visible. For more information, see Controlling the visibility of objects.
The transparency of the widget. At 0% transparency, the widget is opaque, and at 100%, transparency, it is invisible.
Click to display the Widget Properties dialog box that shows the parameters that you can use to customize the widget. These parameters are available only if the developer creating the widget has made provisions for customizing the widget. A snapshot of the widget may be displayed in this dialog box.
Appear After [#] Seconds
Specifies the delay between the first appearance of the slide and the first appearance of the widget.
Pause After [#] Seconds
Specifies the point at which the project pauses so that the user can follow the instructions in the widget.
This field applies only to interactive widgets.
Transition effect for the widget. You can apply a fade in or fade out effect, and set the time for the fading effects.
The options available if the user successfully fulfills the criteria specified in the widget. For more information, see Project navigation using interactive objects.
The options available if the user fails to fulfill the criteria specified in the widget in the defined number of attempts. For more information, see Project navigation using interactive objects.
The caption providing a hint to the user. The hint is displayed when the user moves the pointer over the widget.
Pause For Success/Failure Captions
Pauses the project until all success and failure captions are displayed.
To add audio to the widget, go to the Audio area in the Property Inspector (Window > Properties) and then click Add Audio.
Fade In [#] Seconds
Specifies the number of seconds until the audio fades in to full volume.
Fade Out [#] Seconds
Specifies the number of seconds until the audio fades out to silence.
Displays Object Audio dialog box. For details, seeSet audio for widgets.
To define the exact size or location of the widget in terms of pixels, or to rotate the widget, click the Transform tab. Select from the following options:
If you want to keep score for the widget or coordinate the score with a learning management system (LMS), use the Reporting tab.
Include in Quiz
The points assigned to the widget are added to the score results for the current quiz.
Sends tracking information to the LMS based on the interaction ID specified by the LMS.
Set audio for widgets
You can add an audio file to noninteractive objects. The audio file is played when the object appears on the slide.