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Publishing projects to Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro

Overview

Adobe Connect lets you easily deliver elearning content through live virtual classrooms and self-paced courses, manage participants, and track learner progress. For more information on the Adobe Connect's learning management system integration solutions, see www.adobe.com/go/learn_adobeconnectlms_en.

This tutorial explains how you can upload your Adobe Captivate projects to Adobe Connect to leverage its learning management features.

You can upload a SWF file, Adobe Captivate source files, or any external FLV files to Adobe Connect. You can also choose to upload the project as a single zip file.

Do the following to upload an Adobe Captivate project to an Acrobat Connect Pro server:

  • Specify Acrobat Connect Pro as the LMS in the Preferences dialog box.
  • Publish the project to the Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro server.

Procedure

  1. Select Edit > Preferences (Windows) or Adobe Captivate > Preferences (Mac OS).

  2. In the Preferences dialog box, select Reporting from the Quiz menu.

  3. Select Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro.

  4. Click OK.


    Quiz - reporting preferences

  5. Select File > Publish.

  6. Select Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro.


    Publish to Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro dialog box

  7. Click Change Server to add the name and URL of the Acrobat Connect Server.

  8. In the Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Server dialog box, click Add.

  9. Enter the name and URL of the Acrobat Connect Server to which you want to load the project.

  10. In the Publish dialog box, select the options as required.

    Publish Project Files (*.cp)  The source file is uploaded to the server.

    Zip Project File  All the published files are uploaded to the server as a single zip file.

    Publish Video Files (*.flv)  Publishes any video files that you have imported into the Adobe Captivate project.

  11. Click Publish.

  12. In the Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro window, enter your login credentials.

  13. Click New Folder, and create a folder where you want to upload the project file. Alternatively, you can select any existing folder from the list.

  14. Click Publish To This Folder.

  15. In the Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro Server window, do the following:

    1. Enter a name for your project in the Title field.
    2. If you want to customize the URL for the project, enter a name in the Custom URL field. The URL prefix http://<servername>/ is added.
    3. Enter a description for your project.
    4. Select the language in which your project has been created.
    5. Click Finish.

After you have uploaded the content to Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro, you can make it a part of an existing course or a new course.

Summary

Leverage the advantages of Adobe Acrobat Connect Pro by publishing your projects on the server directly from Adobe Captivate.

 

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