View objects in the Library

  1. Select Window > Library.

    The Library panel appears.

  2. Open a folder (Audio, Backgrounds, Images, Media) to view the objects in that category.

  3. Click an individual object to display it in the Library preview pane.

Note:

In addition to viewing image files, you can play audio and animation files in the Library preview pane.

Reuse an object listed in the Library

  1. Select Window > Library.

  2. In the Library panel, expand the folder for the category of object you want to reuse.

  3. Click the object that you want to reuse and preview the object in the preview pane.

  4. Drag the object to the selected slide or slidelet. The object becomes a part of the slide or slidelet depending on where it is placed.

Note:

After you copy the object to the slide, editing the properties of the object will not affect other instances of that object in the project.

Reuse an object in a different project Library

  1. Select Window > Library.

  2. In the toolbar of the Library panel, click the browse icon.

  3. Navigate to, and select, the project that contains the objects you want to reuse and click Open.

    The library for the other project opens in a separate and expandable window.

  4. Click to select the object that you want to reuse.

  5. Drag the object to the selected slide stage or to the appropriate folder in your current project Library.

The new objects now appear in your current project Library, even if you dragged them directly onto a slide. You can reuse them as many times as you want.

Note:

After you open the Library of another Adobe Captivate project, that project stays in the Open Library menu. You can quickly access that project Library at any time.

Delete unused objects from the Library

  1. In the Library panel (Window > Library) of your project, click . The unused items are highlighted in the Library.

  2. Click .

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