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Using MenuBuilder to Link Movies Tips 281 · Don't bother clicking the "Don't show this dialog box again" check box in the MenuBuilder Project dialog box. It is quite useful and provides handy one-click access to your Me- nuBuilder projects. · MenuBuilder projects are saved to C:\Program Files\Captivate\MenuBuilder\Projects. Creating a MenuBuilder Project MenuBuilder approaches the development process from a slightly different angle than Captivate. In fact, MenuBuilder files are called "projects," not "movies." You can construct projects using templates that come prepackaged with Captivate, using a blank page and constructing the project in MenuBuilder, or through the use of a template you construct. There are also two methods to constructing a project. MenuBuilder contains a wizard that walks you through the process. If you choose not to use the wizard, you can simply start with a blank page and proceed with constructing the project using files from a variety of sources. MenuBuilder Template Basics There are a few things you should be aware of regarding the template wizard used in MenuBuilder: · Templates are stored in a couple of locations. The first is C:\Program Files\Macromedia\Captivate\Menu- Builder\Templates, the default storage location for Captivate templates. If you have PowerPoint installed on your computer, the two other locations are C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates\1033 and C: \Program Files\Microsoft Office\Templates\Presentation Designs. · PowerPoint templates used in Menu Builder must be saved, in PowerPoint, as a template and contain the .pot extension.