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Articulate Storyline: Does Slide Size Matter?

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by Kal Hadi     I often get asked the question about choosing the right slide size in Articulate Storyline. The Slide size or as it's known in Storyline as "Story Size" in not one of those things that you really come across casually in Storyline.     The default slide size of 720 x 540px is a throwback to the NTSC video standard.

Printing Slides in Articulate Storyline 2

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It’s not uncommon for Articulate Storyline developers to want to create a way for their learners to print a current slide for later reference. First, you will need to decide which slide to use the Print function on. If you want to use it on all slides, select the Slide Master. Select the slide (or master). 2. He is an Articulate MVP. James

Articulate Storyline: Quiz Slide Remedition

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by Kal Hadi     Although there is no built-in Quiz  remediation  option in Storyline to redirect a learner to a particular slide where quiz content was covered, you can use variables, triggers, states, and some logic to add the feature.       Looking for training or help with Articulate Storyline or Studio? Articulate Storyline

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Timesaving Tips When Using Articulate Storyline 2

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Webinar: 5 Must-Know Features for Articulate Storyline 2

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Whether you are new to Articulate Storyline or a veteran in the software, it is always nice to have a refreshing review of the features in Storyline that will help you excel in your eLearning development. Continuing, I pointed out how object animations are vital to an interactive slide to accomplish its task of teaching and testing its users.

Articulate Storyline: "Drop Correct" and "Drop Incorrect" States

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by Kal Hadi     Perhaps you're already familiar with states in Articulate Storyline such as normal, hover, down, visited, hidden, and disabled, but not quite acquainted or aware of two additional object states known as "Drop Correct" and "Drop Incorrect." In a Freeform Quiz Slide, the states are automatically triggered when an interaction is submitted.

Customizing the Articulate Storyline Player

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But one of the more underutilized features in Storyline is the ability to fully edit the Articulate Storyline player. One of my favorite abilities that the built-in player allows you to do is to make your own trigger that is positioned on the top of the player; thus allowing you to directly change the states of objects, jump to specific slides, and even execute imported JavaScripts.

How to Create a Custom Review Results Slide in Articulate Storyline

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I love the versatility of Articulate Storyline 2 and the ability to forego the default options for navigation in favor of truly custom courseware. Knowing the way Articulate implements its quiz review functionality, I decided to implement my own version to get around the limitation. Below, you will see the Results slide, which I also customized to my preferences. One Caveat.

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Creating Smarter Closed Captions in Articulate Storyline

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As super as Articulate Storyline 2 is for eLearning development, there are a few things left to be desired. While I have seen a number of ways that somewhat address a solution, it was only recently when someone had shown me a really efficient way that can manage captioning, leaving only a few triggers to coordinate from a slide level. Go to Your First Narrated Slide. VALUE.

10 Must-Know Features for Articulate Storyline 2

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Articulate released their newest eLearning authoring tool, Storyline 2. Along with the news, Articulate Storyline 2 has some great new features you should know about. Wouldn’t it be nice to know all the must-know features of Articulate Storyline 2? Motion paths help you to move things on a slide. What do you think of the new Articulate Storyline 2 features?

Product Review – Articulate Storyline 2

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Articulate Storyline 2. That said, I wish they would offer the option of a true tree option, rather than the standard “slide” icon layout. Slide properties –  I have a pet peeve with the term (slides) instead of the terms of chapter, page, etc. Articulate and a few of the other big dogs are holding on to desktop for dear life. to slides.

Articulate Storyline: The Cure for Overlapping Notes

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This can happen if your slide titles are long (requiring three lines at the top of the notes pane in the player).       Unless you plan on adding extra white space below the title or above the script in the notes panel, you will need to shorten the slide titles to a take up a maximum of two lines. Check out these awesome  live, online Articulate classes.

Articulate Storyline 2 Templates: A Feast for Your Eyes

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To them we say, “We have nearly 200 templates for Articulate Storyline 2 alone, why do you ask?” ” Articulate Storyline is one of the most widely used authoring tools in the industry. With a plethora of uniquely styled slides and interactions, your biggest problem will be brainstorming enough material to use all this template has to offer.

Tips When Working With Audio in Articulate Storyline

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Great narration can add context for your learner and can re-enforce the on-screen information by explaining pictures on the slide, rather than just reading the slide text aloud. […]. Articulate eLearning Design eLearning Development audio design elearning eLearning content eLearning course design instructional design online learning rapid authoring tools storyline

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Articulate Storyline- The Life-saver of E-learning Developers

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Developers then had to design various Player pallets, create interactive and quiz slides with the help of coding skills, etc.; it was a time consuming process. Articulate Storyline is one such rapid authoring tool which has proved to be the life-saver of many e-learning developers. You can do this using the “Player Properties” option available in Articulate Storyline.

Articulate Storyline: Creating A Customized Menu to Display Course Status

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The Menu of an e-learning course lists all the slide titles. Course Menu in e-learning courses is one of the in-built features of Articulate Storyline. The Menu items were to be highlighted as the learners compete the slides (screenshot shown below). Wondering how to display the course status through a customized menu in an e-learning course using Articulate Storyline?

eLearning: Articulate Storyline and Microsoft PowerPoint

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This week I'm going to show you how to use  Articulate Storyline  and PowerPoint to jump start the eLearning development process. After clicking Import PowerPoint and opening the PowerPoint presentation, the  Import Slides  dialog box opens. You can select all of the PowerPoint slides or pick and choose. SmartArt Graphics will be imported as images.

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

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(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. You now have layers that let you use the whole slide instead of just the little gray box, add media, format text, etc.  Not quite.  Studio ’13 has a redesigned player. 

How to Choose Between Layers and States in Articulate Storyline

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Layers and States are two of Articulate Storyline’s primary tools for building interactive content, but deciding how and when to use them can be tricky. Layers are part(s) of the slide that changes to display or hide additional content. Allows you to hide some or all of the base layer of a slide when other layers display. Visually segment a slide to make it more appealing.

Here’s a Visual Design Tip to Make Your Slides Look Great

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Let’s face it, we’re not all graphic designers and it can be chore to get the right look for your slides. This is especially true if your slide is a little light on content. Thus you can have slides with different objects, but using the transparent echo technique allows the slides and visual design to remain consistent throughout the course. Subdue the image.

Articulate Storyline: Insert Unused Screen Recordings

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by Kevin Siegel      Recording screen actions with Articulate Storyline couldn't be much easier. Once you have finished recording, the Insert as dialog box opens and, if you select Step-by-step slides, you can choose to insert any of the three modes into your project. The slides will be added to the project as a new scene. Check them out here.

Work Swiftly on Articulate Storyline’s Timeline – 3 Time Saving Tips

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Using the timeline option in one of the most preferred e-learning rapid authoring tools – Articulate Storyline – the actions on a slide (such as the animation of an object, image, audio sync, etc.) Using Articulate Storyline’s Playhead Option. That is, when an object is inserted in a slide, it is placed on the timeline based on the current location of the Playhead.

Climb Every Mountain with this Articulate Storyline Course Starter

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It’s not uncommon for these principles to be taught inside of an eLearning course, and this Articulate Storyline course starter is the perfect place to set up a base camp for these ideas. There are a number of different slide layouts for content pages, containing columned text, text with images, and different text and image transitions to choose from.

How to Create Repeating Motion Paths in Articulate Storyline 2

E-learning Uncovered

Whenever I teach one of our Articulate Storyline Training Workshops , I’m always enjoy the “what-if” questions asked by my students. More often than not, these what-if questions give the class an opportunity to experiment with the features of Articulate Storyline in creative ways. Have you found creative ways to use repeating motion paths in Articulate Storyline 2?

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Adobe Captivate & Articulate Storyline: Round-Tripping With Microsoft Word

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by Kevin Siegel      How do you collaborate with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who aren't Adobe Captivate or Articulate Storyline developers? How many times have you gone back and forth (and back and forth again) with your SMEs, changing a word on a slide here, removing a comma there. There will be five columns: Slide ID, Item ID, Original Text Caption Data, Updated Text Caption Data, and Slide. The Slide ID identifies which slide your edited captions go to.   Articulate Storyline. Maddening, right? Adobe Captivate.


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Sharon Boller, Steve Boller and Leanne Batchelder from Bottom Line Performance co-presented a workshop on game design and here are the slides and some other resources related to the workshop which you may find helpful. Articulate Storyline. The workshop is called “Play to Learn.” ” And, if you couldn’t make it to this “sold out” workshop, consider joining us on August 28th in Indianapolis, IN. Learning Game Design Workshop from Karl Kapp. Game Development Software The Knowledge Guru. ThinkingWorlds (3D Software). Raptivity(Games Pack). 2006).

Crafting Feedback in Articulate

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The Development Tool Matters, in this case Articulate. Ok.enough idealism.let's get realistic. I had a project come in the other day where the client requested to use Articulate. The client really liked the look and feel of previous projects designed with Articulate. Articulate does have a very nice look and feel. Most e-learning developers can recognize Captivate text bubbles or an Articulate table of contents when they see one. Hacking (eh, Crafting) Feedback in Articulate. Articulate Quizmaker has a great way of handling feedback. Images?

How to Make an Awesome Animated Button in Articulate Storyline 2

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thought, “I wish Articulate Storyline could do that.” Jump to next slide (or whatever action you need it to do) when clicked. Now preview the slide. It has a few different slides you can deconstruct. The post How to Make an Awesome Animated Button in Articulate Storyline 2 appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Step 2: Insert Text as a separate box.

Articulate Storyline Tips in Under 140 Characters: Part II

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In my last pos t, you saw our recent crowdsourcing experiment to showcase the generosity and sense of community that exists with Articulate users from the E-Learning Heroes (ELH) Community. For our experiment, we took to Twitter and asked our followers to share their best Articulate Storyline tips, in 140 characters or less, using the hashtag #Storyline140. Stylized Image Fills.

How to Embed a PDF Viewer with Multiple PDFs in Articulate Storyline (Part 2)

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Now that we know how to embed a single PDF in Articulate Storyline from my first post , the next step is utilizing the same system in order to put multiple PDFs in the same course. Articulate Storyline executes its triggers based on a top to bottom order. This is one of the most common troubleshooting issues, and even advanced Articulate Storyline users forget this tidbit.

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7 reasons why the new Articulate Storyline is a Game-Changer for eLearning

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First, let me start by congratulating everyone who works for Articulate for the launch of Storyline. However if there’s a company that can do it, that is certainly Articulate. have been a fan of Articulate for a long time even as I worked for Adobe on the Captivate and eLearning Suite products. So here it goes, these are the things that have impressed me about Storyline, some are features but I also consider the intangibles, such as Articulate’s community, to be important factors too, which is why I put the Articulate Community at the top of the list. 1.

Creating a Printable Notes Feature in Articulate Storyline

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One thing that I was recently asked to see if we could have inside of Articulate Storyline was a way for a student to enter in some notes at any point of the course. wanted the window to be fairly small when it opened so they could still see the content and take notes at the same time so I decided to go the layer on the master slide method. The X button will do a simple hide layer.

Product Review: Articulate Storyline

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After diving into Articulate Storyline and using all its features, I found myself having fun. After clicking to view the tutorial, you go to the Articulate community web site and often it takes you to the top of the page, so you have to scroll down to see the tutorial. Directly from Articulate. New Slide – add a new slide to the project (more on that in one sec). Add a New Slide. Storyline as noted earlier is a robust product and this robustness is seen the moment you decide to add a new slide. Left Slide. Triggers and Slide Layers.

The New Articulate Storyline iPad App and mLearning [VIDEOS]

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Because of that constant pursuit of new ideas, metaphors and new tools, what started as a simple project in order to try out the shiny new Articulate Storyline product, ended up being an interesting demo that includes plenty in the way of interactivity. believe Articulate has been able to address this need with the launch of Storyline and their iPad app. Send to Kindle.

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More Articulate Storyline Development Timesavers

E-learning Uncovered

One year ago, I wrote a blog post about Articulate Storyline Development Timesavers. When I need to line onscreen items up perfectly across multiple slides, I use guidelines. Guidelines are perfect for setting up quizzes and multi-slide interactions like branching scenarios where there are certain elements that need to appear in the same place on every slide. But wait!

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This PowerPoint slide released by the U.S. Quite frankly I have a love/hate relationship with PowerPoint, yet many clients really prefer PowerPoint based e-Learning (such as the kind done with Articulate) due to the fact that transferring ownership of the courses is pretty painless since everyone knows how to use it. Click on Image for Larger View. Pentagon. wordpress lms

A practical guide to creating learning slide shows: part 1


In a learning context, slides have traditionally been used as ‘speaker support’ – visual aids to support live presentations. However, slide shows produced using Microsoft’s PowerPoint or Apple’s Keynote also provide a useful way to deliver packaged content for self-directed learning. Slides have traditionally been used primarily for speaker support.

Articulate Storyline: Action Fine Tuning

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by Kal Hadi     After inserting screen recordings in Storyline as Step-by-Step slides, you will be able to perform what is known in Storyline as "Action Fine Tuning." " This useful feature allows you to change the starting and ending frames for each video clip in every slide.     Looking for training or help with Articulate Storyline or Studio?

Captivate 6 vs. Articulate Storyline

In the Middle of the Curve

So I had to go take a look at the shiny new thing called Articulate Storyline. I am thinking that NOW is the time to make a change if I need to make a change. May be overkill for most eLearning client’s needs Unusually positive feedback from Articulate Storyline users during conferences. Many of these users were Captivate users Other tools do not adequately address software simulation Decision: (not made yet) Cost Articulate Storyline Academic and group discounts available. Not as good as Articulate. Styles = much quicker caption change vs. Articulate.

3 Defining Features of Articulate Storyline

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Articulate Storyline has been surrounded by a lot of hype for quite some time, and its launch has been no exception. Storyline continues on the success of the Articulate Studio product line with a new, yet familiar feeling authoring tool. While no longer a PowerPoint plugin like Articulate Presenter, Storyline maintained an interface very similar to PowerPoint. Character Packs.

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.

Articulate Storyline Training – Salt Lake City, March 24-27

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The first Articulate Storyline training for the eLearning Road Tour is fast approaching! In beautiful Salt Lake City, March 24-27, we’ll be teaming up with Lodestone to deliver awesome Articulate Storyline training. This event is perfect for any beginning Articulate Storyline users to users who want to become more advanced! Editing a Slide and Adding Content.

Using Timeline Triggers in Articulate Storyline 2

Learning Dojo

With the release of Articulate Storyline 2 it brought a whole slew of new features that developers can use for their eLearning course creation. Imagine you are showing your learners a video on a slide, if you have nothing but the video for a long time your students could drift off in thought or get distracted by something else. Articulate Storyline Step 1: Import the Video.

Articulate Storyline: Adding Buttons

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Using Triggers, you can control what happens should the learner successfully click a button (such as Go to the next slide or Show Layers). Over the next few weeks I'm going to teach you how easy it is to add buttons to any Storyline slide, how to add Triggers, and how to control Button states. Add a Button to a Slide. Articulate Storyline e-learning eLearning

Articulate Storyline: All About the Cursor

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by Kevin Siegel        If you've recorded the screen with Articulate Storyline and elected to insert View mode steps, it's ikely that you'll need to modify the behavior of the cursor that gets created automatically on every slide.   Open a slide containing a cursor and double-click the cursor to display the Mouse Tools tab on the Ribbon. Note: There is no Apply to All option so if you want to remove or edit the click sound, you'll need to repeat the process on every slide.). Articulate Storyline eLearning

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