When adding audio to a Captivate project, you can add audio in a couple of different ways. For instance, you can import audio directly to a project's background or onto a slide. In the image below, audio was added to a few slides. You can easily tell that audio has been added to a slide via the audio icon in the lower right of the slide.
Here's a quick challenge for you. The image below is a closer view of slide 2 (shown in the image above as a thumbnail). Notice that there are several objects on the slide. Some of the objects include audio. Can you quickly identify which objects have audio and which do not?
The answer to the challenge above is no. While it's easy to see the slides that have audio (via the Filmstrip), there's no obvious way to see object-level or background audio. Never fear... while not an obvious feature, with a few clicks of your mouse, you can view and manage slide-level, object-level, and background audio across an entire project.
Choose Audio > Audio Management to open the Advanced Audio Management dialog box. In the image below, you can quickly determine which slides have audio and if there's Background (or project-level audio). While useful information, you still cannot tell which (if any) slide objects have audio.
Another quick click and you'll have that issue resolved... click the Show object level audio check box (in the lower left of the dialog box).
And like magic, the Advanced Audio Management dialog box displays audio for everything! At this point, you can play the audio files, replace them, remove, and even export them.
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