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How To Use Translation Feature In Adobe Captivate 7?

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How To Use Translation Feature In Adobe Captivate 7?

Exporting and importing the eLearning content which is to be translated with Captivate 7 has been made easy. Here I would like to share with you how to do it in three simple steps.

1. Open the Project

Open the course that needs to be translated in Captivate 7 from the Open folder.

2. Export Content

From the menu bar, select the File menu option. From the list displayed, select the Export option. Select Project Captions and Closed Caption options in that to export project content to the word document. Below is the screenshot for reference.

Export caption text

The content of the course will be exported to the Word document. Then the Save As window appears. Save the file by selecting the path and click the Save button.

Save as


Note: Content of the image cannot be exported. So it’s better not to have the content on images.

Slide IDs and Item IDs are generated once the content is exported to the word document. The below screenshot shows you the exported word document.

Exported text

Updated Text Caption Data column needs to be translated by the translator and the other columns like slide id, item id, Original Text Caption Data and Slide number need not be translated.

3. Import Content

After translating the content go to the File menu and from the list, select the Import option. Select the Project Captions and Closed Caption option to import the translated word document. Below is the screenshot for reference.


You can see the process window of Importing Captions is opened.


Below is the screenshot of the translated course.

Translated page

Hope this blog will help you to translate the courses in Captivate 7. Please do share your thoughts.

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