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Captivate Software Simulation Background Image Editing

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Dec 19, 2019

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I want to edit the background image "Background16" in a recorded software simulation but I don't know where the native file pulls from so that I can access it and pull it into photoshop. I tried doing a search in my Captivate folder for this file name, but no luck. I also checked in Edit>Preferences>General Settings

I also don't want to try the simple editing functions that "Edit Image" allows within Captivate, it's more complicated editing than that.

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Captivate Software Simulation Background Image Editing

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I want to edit the background image "Background16" in a recorded software simulation but I don't know where the native file pulls from so that I can access it and pull it into photoshop. I tried doing a search in my Captivate folder for this file name, but no luck. I also checked in Edit>Preferences>General Settings

I also don't want to try the simple editing functions that "Edit Image" allows within Captivate, it's more complicated editing than that.

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Look in the Library. All the background images are there. You can find the specific background by clicking with right-click menu an 'Find in Library'. Then use 'Edit with' on the Library item ...

 

Some reading:

http://blog.lilybiri.com/internal-and-external-libraries

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Depending on what you are needing to edit,  you may not need Photoshop at all.

 

Drawing from memory here, but say you need to mask out a field. You just plop an object such as a rectangle and configure it to cover the unwanted information. Configure the color and outline same as the field. Then I believe you are able to right-click it and choose to Merge it with the background to effectively "erase" the image. 

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