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Unfortunately Captivate does not offer such a feature.
You should suggest it as a feature enhancement. You may do this by clicking here and completing the form you should find there.
I am curious about this feature as well - in the Captivate podcast, the demo actually does zoom, as well as provide a mouse click highlight.
If there is no zoom feature, how is it showing on the training demo?
Welcome to our community, dahawe
Note that Mr_Mike_M asked Is there a way to zoom in while recording?
So during the process of recording, there is nothing that allows zooming in. But you are free to add a zoom object during the editing process after you have recorded.
Keep in mind that Adobe has vast resources available. Often what is shown on their web sites is likely a blend of Flash and Captivate to achieve some effects that aren't exactly possible using Captivate all by itself.
There are a number of utilities available. If you have an enhanced mouse, it may actually include a magnifier option. My IBM Laptops have that functionality and my Microsoft Comfort Optical 3000 mouse has that in the thumb click button. I use it when I do live training and it picks up on the screen captures.
At one point, Robo Demo shipped with Bonus Pack that had that as a utility. Some screen capture software tools will also have the magnifier / zoom feature. A quick websearch picked up this link: