Be the First on Your Block to Rock Lectora 21

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A new version of Lectora® is on the horizon and you could be one of the first to test-drive the new features. Apply for the Lectora Early Access program for exclusive access to the latest version of Lectora Desktop and the opportunity to experience a whole new way of authoring.

A Knockout Year for Lectora

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It was a pretty big year for Lectora. At the beginning of 2013, we were graced with Lectora 11, or—more properly—Lectora Inspire version 11. Rounding out this brilliant new Lectora 11 were new versions of Flypaper, Camtasia, and SnagIt. After a few months, we got Tin Can (a successor to SCORM) support in Lectora’s 11.1 update, followed by the ability to publish to Lectora Express LMS in Lectora 11.2. In Lectora 11.3,

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3 Fresh ‘New Stone’ Templates for Lectora

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Today we’re featuring three new templates in the New Stone theme for Lectora. It’s a completely new user interface and palette of tools to wrap your head around, and it takes time to suss out the quirks of a new program. To find these and other stellar New Stone templates for Lectora, take a peek at our Lectora Template Library today! The post 3 Fresh ‘New Stone’ Templates for Lectora appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

5 Exciting Updates in Lectora Online 3.2

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Last weekend, our friends at Trivantis released an update to their Lectora Online software bringing it to version 3.2. The Style ribbon now allows you to adjust gradients, shadows, reflections and even do some image cropping all within Lectora. No need to send stuff into other programs if you’re just looking for a quick adjustment. In addition to that, button states have also been introduced into Lectora Online (something already enjoyed by its desktop variation).

A Few Lectora Tips

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I recently had the chance to attend a two-day course on using Lectora. Although I have been using Lectora extensively for a few years, what I know was self-taught or learned through the example of others who use the software. So, attending this course was a good “back to basics” for me, and I was pleasantly surprised to learn a few tips and tricks that I did not know about Lectora. Know of any other small tips or tricks for Lectora? LectoraBy Dean Hawkinson.

Building a Better Next Button in Lectora

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Suppose you program or build all these disparate next buttons, and they are gorgeous and work beautifully. Your average next button in Lectora has just one simple action: OnMouseClick, GoTo, Next Page. Now we need to tell Lectora what to do if these conditions are NOT met, so we’ll set an Else action. Actions are run from top to bottom in Lectora, so let’s make sure ours are in the right order. Here is the thing—next buttons are great (and evil).

Snap! by Lectora Review

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Recently Trivantis, makers of the eLearning development program Lectora, announced the release of Snap! by Lectora. Far and away the biggest advantage to Snap by Lectora is the extremely low price of $99. Exporting to Lectora and Lectora Online. Every presentation created with Snap can be exported to a Lectora Project file (.awt). Quizzes and surveys created in Lectora cannot be exported to Snap. By Joseph Suarez.

Add Visual Depth to Your Lectora Courses

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In Lectora, there’s a great way to add visual depth and interest to your graphical user interface (GUI)—just add texture! How to Import Your New Textures into Lectora. Now, let’s try out these new textures in Lectora! In your Lectora title, go to the Design tab, and click the Title Background Image button, then select the PNG of your desired pattern. Lectora will automatically tile it, filling your entire course dimensions with your pattern.

[Video] 5 Steps for Using GreenSock Animations in Lectora

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When I first started programming it was back when Flash was a big player in web development. Not too long ago, I was thinking about how cool Lectora is that it produces full HTML courses, so it got my wheels turning wondering if there was a way to somehow use GreenSock in Lectora. 3 Import GreenSock into Lectora. The next step is to load this into Lectora. You can load this into any Lectora title. Try using our new Lectora template interactions.

Google Calendar in Lectora

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When I was recently asked to teach a class on how to use Google Calendar I started thinking about how to integrate it with Lectora. Embedding a calendar in your Lectora training can be done through Lectora's External HTML object. Start in Lectora. First, create a blank project in Lectora or create a new page in an existing project. Click on the down arrow next to the calendar you want to embed in Lectora. Paste Code Snippet into Lectora.

Lectora Development Best Practices Part 1 – Optimizing Preferences

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After using Lectora for almost five years, I’ve learned so much both from the helpful community of Lectora users and on my own. However, I’ve never come across a collection of development “best practices” commonly found for other programs such as Photoshop. This series of posts is intended to show how to use Lectora in ways that avoid problems, reduce development time, and make using Lectora easier overall. Lectora Audio Best PracticesBy Joseph Suarez.

Lectora to Convert PowerPoint Presentations into Engaging E-learning

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In this post, we will see how to convert PowerPoint presentations using another widely used rapid authoring tool – Lectora Inspire. Step 02: Now, open the Lectora software installed in your computer and click the Import PowerPoint button. You can see that all the PowerPoint slides have been imported into Lectora. Note that Lectora does not have built-in templates for interactions. We need basic programming skills, to create them.

Top 5 ELearning Development Programs

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5 Popular Rapid ELearning Software Programs. Lectora – This is a web-based tool that is best if your course is heavy with text. In the end though, the best program for elearning development really comes down to personal preference as well as the type of content you are training to. If you are involved in the elearning industry, then there is a strong possibility that you have at some point needed a rapid elearning development tool for course creation.

Lectora Basics: What Is a Variable?

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Are you a Lectora® user who cringes at the mere mention of the word “variable?” So I thought I’d begin this blog series with a topic that isn’t even specific to Lectora. It’s just a concept that, once understood, opens up all sorts of new possibilities for things you can do with Lectora, like custom navigation and branching, simulations, swapping content based on user input, gamification… Pretty much anything you can dream up! Don’t use names that are already used by Lectora.

Product Review: Lectora Snap! Empower

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Lectora’s Snap! Lectora Snap! Unless you have used a product like Photoshop or other programs that have layers, etc. Lectora compares this product to Articulate Engage and frankly I think that is a mistake. authoring tools e-learning e-learning vendors Lectora Product Review Snap! Empower course authoring tools Lectora Snap! Lectora Snap! Initially this review was going to cover both Snap! and Snap!

Effective Online Training Programs Using Lectora Inspire [Infographic]

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Lectora Inspire is a user-friendly authoring tool, used to rapidly develop highly engaging e-learning courses. Lectora enables you to develop simple interactive elements, without the knowledge of Flash. Here is an infographic on two case studies that showcase how Lectora Inspire was instrumental in overcoming the learning challenges of organizations. Learning Technology Lectora Inspire

Tips and Tricks of Lectora Inspire You May Not Know

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Building online learning courses is a great experience for any developer with Lectora under his belt. It has an easy-to-master drag and drop functionality, and you can develop your e-learning rapidly using this tool that doesn’t require complex programming knowledge, thereby reducing your expenses and saving time It can now also incorporate HTML5 media support for mobile devices, allowing “multi-device” learners to access content. Learning Technology Lectora Inspire

Finding Your Muse in Lectora 16

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In those days, the color scheme of any program was likely just pixelated green text and illustrations on a black background. Our new Lectora 16 theme, Muse , takes the concept of retrofuturism and runs with it in six different templates. To find these and many other Lectora layouts , interactions, and scenarios, check out our Template library and become an eLearning Brothers member today! The post Finding Your Muse in Lectora 16 appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

How to Use Vector Backgrounds in Lectora

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PNG) patterns into Lectora and Photoshop. Want to use vector backgrounds in Lectora? You can download your favorites, then open them up in your vector program and edit the shapes, colors, transparencies, you name it. Then to make it tile as the background in Lectora, just go to the Design Ribbon, to the Title Background section, select the image drop down and import your PNG. The post How to Use Vector Backgrounds in Lectora appeared first on eLearning Brothers.

Snap! a New Lectora Tool

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by Lectora. Adding a quiz and survey are both built into the software and doesn’t open an external program. I’ve finally had a chance to download the free trial of Snap! It is basically a PowerPoint plug-in to build rapid eLearning courses. The product is going after the same space as Articulate and iSpring Presenter. After using it to build a sample course and trying out some of our templates, I’ll have to say that it is a very nice tool. Overview.

Leading Benefits of Lectora: Flexibility and Creativity

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Lectora® e-Learning software gives you tons of flexibility and creativity when creating your online training courses, which is one of the many reasons why Global 2000 companies in 125 countries make Lectora their e-Learning software of choice. With Lectora, you get the power to design unique and innovative courses! One of the most powerful things that you can do with Lectora is change an interaction to behave in a different way than the default manner that Lectora provides.

Working with Inheritance in Lectora

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When developing content in Lectora® and Lectora® Online, one of the biggest timesaving features that the program offers is a concept called inheritance. Below are 4 different scenarios describing how to utilize inheritance within your Lectora titles. . Think of your title level as a master slide in PowerPoint, and anything you place on a master slide is displayed throughout your project—same concept in Lectora. .

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Jeremy Boles

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Lectora Named EdTech Breakthrough's "Course Authoring Solution Of The Year"

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The EdTech Breakthrough Prestigious Awards Program recognizes outstanding Educational Technology products and companies. This post was first published on eLearning Industry

Supercharge Your Mobile Learning with Lectora

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If you are spearheading the m-learning initiative in your organization, you will need to invest in the right authoring tool, to design the mobile learning program. To make existing text-heavy training content suitable for m-learning or to design a multilingual course that caters to mobile learners in different geographical locations, Lectora is the ideal choice. Lectora offers free iPad templates for you to jumpstart course development. Learning Technology Lectora Inspire

Lectora User Conference Showcase: Michael Sheyahshe

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Using CSS to Style Your Lectora Course

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Are you ready to see just how far you can take your Lectora® e-Learning course? We asked a pro Lectora developer, Tim Kindberg , to share some insight into using CSS to style a Lectora course. Check it out: There are a lot of things that Lectora does for us. However, in the occasional instance where we want something a bit more, Lectora is also great at allowing us to use our additional skillsets to add some extra flair.

Lectora User Conference iPad2 Winners Announced!

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How to Style Entry Fields in Lectora Using CSS

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Lectora® does not provide a style menu for this object, so at first it seems we can only adjust its size and background color, but is that really all? As a web designer, one of the greatest strengths I see in Lectora is its extensibility. In the year or so since switching from another authoring tool, I have yet to come across a design or functionality issue in Lectora that couldn’t be solved with the addition of external HTML, JavaScript, Styling, or a combination thereof.

Visit Lectora eLearning at Enterprise Learning! Conference

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Lectora User Conference Showcase: Thinking Differently

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Lectora User Conference Showcase: PepsiCo - E-Learning Software

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Lectora User Conference Showcase: John Zurovchak

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Downright Sneaky Lectora Tricks Part 3

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So you’ve made devMode in Lectora® and you have a button to turn it on and off, but it doesn’t DO anything… yet. In English, what we are programming is this… “when the devEntrance button is clicked, show the ‘light bulb’ if devMode is ON. Download the Lectora and Lectora Online files for this course in the Trivantis® Community. He has been developing online courses for over 10 years and is a member of the Lectora Advisory Board.

Variables 101: Learn the Basics and More with Lectora University

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And you can—with variables in Lectora® e-Learning software. Variables were a hot topic at the 2014 Lectora User Conference this year. We’re not surprised; they’re what makes Lectora so powerful! According to conference presenters James Thompson and James Rice, variables play an important role in computer programming. Variables make it easy for anyone to create interactivity—which is one of the cool benefits of Lectora. Using Variables in Lectora.