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Converting a Course From Articulate Studio ’09 to Articulate Studio ’13

eLearning Brothers

(Guest blog post by Diane Elkins, author of E-Learning Uncovered: Articulate Studio ’13. Get her exclusive Articulate Studio ’13 book free, a $34.95 The Articulate Studio ’13 Player. Get Diane Elkins’ book, E-Learning Uncovered: Articulate Studio ’13 , before anyone else, when you purchase an eLearning Brothers Library subscription.

Converting Text Variables to Number Variables – The Articulate Storyline Way

CommLab India

Many times, like me, you might have defined variables as  strings or Text variables as we call them in Articulate Storyline. For a recent project, I had to convert text variables to number variables. I’ll share how I overcame this issue following a few simple steps. It’s a default trigger in Articulate Storyline. Learning Technology Articulate StorylineNumber.

How to convert a project into a Hard copy in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Did you know Articulate Storyline provides an option to publish eLearning courses into a Word document? So let’s see how to convert an Articulate Storyline project into a Word document to take advantage of its benefits.  . These options will help you convert the project into handouts. Step 2: In the Publish window, click the WORD tab. Step3: Publish  . That’s it!

Tips to Convert E-learning to HTML5 Seamlessly with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Realizing it’s high time, they convert their Flash-based e-learning courses to something compatible with the current browsers and devices; they outsource these e-learning courses to be converted into HTML5 using Articulate Storyline. Articulate’s Android application will force your course to run only in the landscape mode, while you have designed it in the portrait mode.

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning 24-7

Articulate Storyline 2. Yeah, they added new features and new capabilities, but they also took a product that even “Articulate folks” I talked with told me that Studio users using Storyline would have a learning curve.  In this new version of Storyline 2, not needed.  Articulate and a few of the other big dogs are holding on to desktop for dear life. Love it. Never. 

Create Rich Flash-like Buttons in Articulate Storyline 2

CommLab India

Are you planning to convert your Flash-based legacy courses to HTML5 to make them compatible with multiple browsers and mobiles? Well, the rapid authoring tool Articulate Storyline is very effective in converting and developing interactive courses. But creating Flash-like fancy buttons with animating rollover effects was a tough task in Articulate Storyline 1. seconds.

3 Helpful Articulate Storyline Tips

eLearning Brothers

I’d like to share some Articulate Storyline tips I’ve recently discovered. used the feature to first of all convert my layout to a free form drag and drop. Well, you can actually still add triggers to objects even when you are using the freeform question type, so set up your layout and then convert it to a freeform question. Tip #1: Object Timing. It gives you 9.5

Word Count in Articulate Storyline – JavaScript Makes it Count

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It can be done in Articulate Storyline, through the help of JavaScript. In my next, blog we will see how to count the characters in Articulate Storyline. Related Posts Posting an E-mail Using JavaScript in Articulate Storyline Convert a Numeric Value to Decimal Format the Articulate Storyline Way Counting The Number of Characters in Text Entry Field in Articulate Storyline.

Insider’s View of Articulate Studio

ATD Learning Technologies

In this Q&A podcast , Tim Slade discusses what separates Articulate Studio from the other authoring tools. According to Tim, one of the key advantages to Articulate Studio is that it’s been around for nearly a decade. Unlike Storyline (another Articulate authoring tool), Tim explains that Studio is more of a template-based tool.

Articulate Storyline: Displaying Notes Pane in Specific Slides

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline, a widely preferred e-learning rapid authoring tool, helps develop engaging, learner-centric courses. This is how you can display the Notes pane only when needed in Articulate Storyline courses. By default, it offers a Notes tab in the GUI of the e- courses to display the audio transcript. But what if you don’t want the notes pane to appear in some slides?

Customizing Training Modules Made Easy With Articulate Storyline – Part II

CommLab India

In my previous blog, we have seen how Articulate Storyline helps customize online training modules according to your requirements. Here are 5 examples of customized components in online training modules developed in Articulate Storyline. 1.  Articulate Storyline provides a built-in menu through which course navigation can either be set free or restricted. Customizing the Menu.

Creating interactive and engaging e-content: Experiences with Articulate Storyline


Articulate Storyline is a rapid authoring tool that has fast garnered popularity within a year of its launch in early 2012. Articulate Storyline has a minimum learning curve as it is very easy to use and explore. There is a variety of options available – import files from PowerPoint, MS Word, Quizmaker or any content developed with the Articulate Studio’09.

Mobile Learning should be more than converting Desktop eLearning to HTML5

mLearning Revolution

users create a project and then use the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate to convert it into HTML5. In other words, while I think HTML5 will play a big role in how we develop and deploy learning and how our learners will consume those learning experiences on mobile, I think mLearning should be a lot more than just ‘converting’ desktop eLearning to HTML5. Articulate, Adobe, TechSmith, Zebra Apps, etc) to really think about this and make sure the next generation of their tools provides new and innovating ways of truly harnessing the power of mobile learning.

Here’s How to Convert Click & Read to Interactive E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

One of the most frequent questions I get is how to convert linear, click-and-read courses to something more interactive. Articulate Storyline: Advanced E-learning Made Simple. Getting Started with Articulate Storyline. Learn how to use Articulate Storyline to build engaging & interactive courses. The Interactive Trifecta. Relevance. Decision-making. Sign up here.

Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9 & Lectora Inspire 16: The Infinity War

CommLab India

In my previous blog, E-learning Authoring Tools: The Civil War , we have seen the comparison between the top three preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline 2, Adobe Captivate 9, and Lectora Inspire 16. Articulate Storyline 2. Converts static slides into free-form interactivities. Converts text to speech. Easy-to-use interface. High cost.

Simple Ways to Convert ILT Courses to E-learning

CommLab India

A manufacturing firm wanted to convert its instructor-led compliance training program to an e-learning course. They converted their PowerPoint decks into an online course using Articulate Storyline with a full narration of the text in the PowerPoint slides. When text-heavy ILT courses are converted to e-learning modules, it makes teaching of complex concepts easier.

Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia Studio, Articulate Storyline: Production Times

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Or maybe you're going to use Articulate Storyline? If Articulate Storyline is your tool of choice, developers who use that tool have told me that Storyline is on a par with Captivate. Assuming you are satisfied with the original PowerPoint content, and you don't need to add additional content (beyond possibly a quiz) in the eLearning tool, the production time for converting PowerPoint to eLearning should be no more than 1 hour of production time for every minute of eLearning playtime. The answer I provide is dependent upon a couple of factors. Is it Adobe Captivate?

4 Authoring Tools to Convert Flash-based E-learning Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

Different rapid authoring tools available today will help you convert your existing Flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5 in no time. Articulate Storyline. Articulate Storyline is one of the best rapid authoring tools that helps you convert Flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5 very easily. What if I tell, you do not need to redevelop from scratch? Let’s see.

Articulate, Captivate and Lectora – Do they deserve your praise?

eLearning 24-7

wasn’t thunderstruck, but what I was surprised at was the number of folks who had or were about to purchase the well known authoring tools in the market, Articulate, Captive and Lectora. Articulate. Articulate Studio. I’ve always found this product to be the top of the line for PowerPoint to Flash course builds. Articulate loves to say that Engage is used often, but from folks I have spoken with who use the product, that doesn’t seem to be the case. The Cons – Articulate Studio. They were hungry to know more information. It was awesome.

5 Reasons why you should join the Articulate Community if you are in eLearning

mLearning Revolution

Here’s a recommendation, even if you don’t use Articulate eLearning apps, u should join their community. One company I have been in touch with and extremely impressed with is Articulate, the makers of Presenter and Engage and the whole Articulate Studio product. have been reviewing Articulate products and looking for that killer feature that stands out and while there are many, which I will blog about soon, it hit me, it’s not a feature really, it’s the fact that they have the most ‘engaged’ Social community in the Industry. ElearningGoodn… #articulate.

How to Take Audio Back-up from Existing Articulate Storyline Course

CommLab India

Consider an e-learning course being developed in Articulate Storyline where you update a few audio files or replace a few words in some slides. How do you do it using Articulate Storyline? Related Posts Convert Your E-learning Courses to Videos Using Articulate Storyline How to Combine Your Adobe Captivate Projects Into Single Course? What will you do?

Flash to HTML5: Do it like a Pro with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Google’s decision to block Flash in its browser has made it necessary for organizations to convert their existing Flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5. One such tool is Articulate Storyline. In this blog, we will look at how Articulate Storyline, with its various built-in components and features, can be used to convert your existing Flash-based e-learning courses to HTML5.

7 Tips to Choose the Best Rapid Authoring Tool to Convert Legacy E-learning Courses to HTML5

CommLab India

In this blog, I’ll share 7 tips that will help you select the best e-learning authoring tool for your e-learning project to convert your legacy courses to HTML5. Here are a few videos with Flash-like games developed in Articulate Storyline. Spring: Capable of converting PowerPoint to HTML5 on just a click. But, there are some tools which do not offer this feature.

Summer Course Authoring Tool Rankings – Top Ten

eLearning 24-7

HTML5 output including a PPT converter to HTML5. Nice UI. #2 Articulate Storyline. Articulate authoring tools Captivate dominKnow e-learning Articulate Storyline authoring tool rankings Courselab Curtr dominKnow Claro easygenerator ITYstudio Luminosity Studio Tin Can API Training Bricks ZebraZapps Road Rage – Everyone’s favorite past time. Why you may ask?

New E-Learning Rankings: Authoring Tools

eLearning 24-7

This solution reminds me of Articulate Studio in terms of its capabilities, but at a lower cost. Features include: branching, assessment tool, convert slide notes to computer-generated audio via text-to-speech converter (11 voices/accents according to Brainshark), skinned, send links to access courses via social media, output to MP4, certificates and SCORM. 100% independent.

Articulate Storyline vs. Adobe Captivate 6 for iPad Publishing [FAQ]

mLearning Revolution

And then there’s the fact that I don’t believe we should literally convert the same exact desktop eLearning to HTML for mobile devices, including the iPad. Take a traditional software ‘try-it simulation’ in Captivate 6 that is scored, convert it to HTML5 and then use your finger to try and find the right tap-target and you will see what I mean. Send to Kindle.

FAQ 13

Free Flip Card Interaction

Rapid eLearning

At a recent Articulate workshop he showed how to build this drag and drop interaction that gave the appearance of swiping cards left and right. While the cards kind of serve as flashcards in these examples, they could just as easily be bullet point slides converted to cards. Two-day Articulate Roadshow. Learn Articulate E-Learning Workshop. Click on it again to go back.

Learn How to Convert Shapes to Buttons in Articulate Storyline

eLearning Brothers

In this short video learn how to create rectangle shaped buttons in Articulate Storyline. Articulate Storyline eLearning Featured Graphic Design Tips Tips and Tricks storyline

5 Tips to Transform Your PowerPoint to Interactive E-learning Course [Infographic]

CommLab India

Every organization has a lot of PowerPoint presentations developed for classroom training programs and converting these PowerPoint presentations into e-learning courses is one of the major challenges for organizations. In order to convert them into self-paced online courses, we need to “treat” them with effective instructional design strategies.To Hope you find this post interesting.

Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player.


Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter LearnNuggets Nuggets of Learning Stuff Home About Resources Tags articulate , eLearning Lesson II, Part I: Making your own Custom Articulate Player by Kevin on July 13th, 2010 In this lesson, we’re going to learn how to build the graphics for the skin of your player. However, after deliberating with myself I asked, “Self, this should be two parts.”

eLearning tips from Tom Kuhlmann


I had the pleasure of interviewing eLearning guru Tom Kuhlmann, VP of Community at Articulate and the author of the Rapid eLearning Blog , the most popular blog in the eLearning industry with over 100k subscribers. Note: As a special bonus to my readers, I’ve been running an Articulate Storyline 2 Giveaway  that ends soon. Articulate has such a strong community? ” .

Issues of Special Characters While Uploading Storyline courses to LMS

CommLab India

Publishing courses to an LMS using Articulate Storyline is just a click-and-publish job. This is an easy way to solve problems with special characters in course titles when working on Articulate Storyline 2. Limitations of Articulate Storyline and How to Overcome Them Convert Your E-learning Courses to Videos Using Articulate Storyline. Do share with us.

How to Select the Right E-Learning Software

Rapid eLearning

Another good example of a form-based tool is Articulate Engage. Essentially you use your PowerPoint skills to build your content and whatever you create in PowerPoint is converted to an elearning course. And if you want to save time, just choose Articulate. Articulate Storyline e-learning Online Course Design Professional Development UncategorizedForm-based authoring.

How to Convert Your PowerPoint Presentation into an Elearning Course

Rapid eLearning

One of the most common scenarios for rapid elearning developers is to take an existing PowerPoint presentation and convert it to an “elearning course.&# Cathy Moore’s Dump the Drone presentation is a good example of the type of presentation a client might ask you to convert and put online. If you can, convert some of your text to graphics. Get creative.