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How to Translate Tooltips in Adobe Captivate 7?

Tooltips are nothing but a rollover (Alt Tag) text on the play bar button. If we hover the mouse on the play bar buttons, we can see the rollover over them as play, pause, rewind, closed caption, etc.


If you want to change them to other languages, follow the below steps:

1. Go to the themes Menu and select Skin Editor (Shift + F11).

Skin Editor

You can see right side below tooltips and buttons are in English language with its default theme.

2. Select the required options for the course from the list.

Select the required options

3. If you want to change the tooltips and buttons

Go to C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 7 x64\Templates\PlaybackFLA\AS3

Here you will find all the flash files, which are the default themes of Captivate 7 and which are interconnected to the captivate file.


4. Select a theme that is suitable to your course.

5. Open the theme in the Flash file.

Here you will find player buttons. You can change text according to the language you need.

Open the theme in flash file

6. Select action layer and click F9.

Select action layer

7. You can find a set of languages here. Enable any one of the languages.

Set of languages here

8. Save the Flash file and click Ctrl + Enter; it will generate a .swf file.

Copy that swf file and paste it in the path below.

C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 7 x64\en_US\Gallery\Playbars\AS3

Save the flash file

9. Go to Captivate again and select the theme that you edited.

Go to captivate

View the preview

10. View the preview; you can see that the tooltips are changed to the selected language.

Hope this blog helped you to know how to translate text in Tooltips and players buttons in Captivate 7. If you have any other ideas regarding this, please do share.

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