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Now that the links have all been patched up for future users, we can take a stab at actually answering the question. See how this works to hinder the process?
Sounds like you are recording one long and humongous slide that is all full motion. This isn't the way Captivate is intended to work. If this is what you desire, you are probably better off using Camtasia Studio.
In Captivate, full motion should be limited to short clips such as dragging a window from here, dragging a scroll bar, etc. Things that take just a few seconds to accomplish. I'm guessing the delay is caused as Captivate writes that video clip to the hard drive.
Apologize for the cross posting, I am a little new at this and have been a little frustrated causing me to venture into many avenues to correct this problem.
I think I know better understand Captivate's functionality description is not meant for full motion recording, however, I still would like to know when is it appropriate to use the F9 and F10 full motion capture buttons? Is this for short flash animations or short animated gifs? Just curious where the full motion feature is best applied.
Appreciate your help and quick response.
Hi again Jeff
As I indicated in my earlier post, full motion in Captivate is brief. For example, say you are recording WordPad (this example is taken from the official Captivate training curriculum).
You record dragging across a sentence to select it. This is just a few seconds long and ends up as full motion. You then click the color pallete to change the color. This results in a static slide. You choose the color. Another static slide. You step off to show the color change. Another static slide. Now you scroll the document to view the text at the bottom. Another full motion slide as you drag the thumb of the scroll bar. Then you select multiple lines. Another full motion slide as you select the lines. Then you click the icon to apply bullets. Static slide. Then step off the selected text to reveal the bulleted text with no highlight. A final static slide.
With Captivate, it is the combination of static and full motion slides that provides the illusion of fluid movement.
Hope this helps... Rick