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Mastering Articulate Storyline

By : Ashley Chiasson, Jeffery Batt
Book Image

Mastering Articulate Storyline

By: Ashley Chiasson, Jeffery Batt

Overview of this book

Storyline is a powerful e-learning authoring tool that allows you to take your creativity to the next level. However, more often than not, projects don't require such complex interactions, leaving Storyline's full capabilities untapped. This book will provide you with the information you need to take your Storyline development up a notch by leveraging the full suite of possibilities Storyline has to offer. You will be provided with a refresher of the key concepts before we take you deep into the exciting world of enhanced interactivity, variables, and even some JavaScript—oh my! With downloadable activities, you can either follow along and compare your output, use the activities as they are, modify the activities to suit your own needs, or reverse-engineer the activities to better understand how they were developed.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Mastering Articulate Storyline
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Adding video to your story

Video is a great way of adding engagement and personality to any story and Storyline provides many options for adding video. First, we'll discuss some of the basics of adding video files and then we'll talk a bit more about doing some neater things with video in Storyline, such as ideas for creating interactive video.

Another great thing about Storyline when it comes to video is that it offers built-in video editing functionality, so you can perform basic video editing. Once you have added a video to your story, you can access the Video Editor by double-clicking or selecting the video on the slide and also from the Video Tools tab and then selecting Edit Video option.

Within this video editor, you can trim or crop the video, adjust audio volume, adjust video brightness/contrast, insert a logo, or change/reset the video. For a software product that isn't a video editor, Storyline does pretty well at providing you with most of the features you would need to quickly...