I hated Captivate v.1, and in just two minutes, I've grown to
I've installed Captivate 2, and subsequently recorded a
project. I then tried to preview the project, but it would only
play the first slide, and then stop, leaving the play button grayed
out. I tried rebooting (it went into some weird XP CHKDSK
function), and tried recording another project & hitting
preview. This time it made it to slide 3 before stopping.
Oh, and another thing: I really hate Captivate's edit mode,
particularly in how in shrinks your viewer window down to a postage
stamp size, which leaves me unable to look at the details (like
where my mouse pointer is.)
Hi myscreennameisverystupid and welcome to the community
Umm, if you hated version 1 so bad, why did you upgrade to
Movies pause for various reasons. Was there a click box,
button or text entry box on the offending slides? These elements
pause movies by their very nature.
As for the editor, I do believe the default behavior is to
scale the editing area to fit available space. But note you can
actually click the Zoom drop-down in the new toolbar that sits
between the editor and the timeline and set it for 100% if you
Then again, perhaps you didn't come here looking for help and
just wanted to rant a bit.