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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

Using Zoom Region to create interactivity

The Zoom Region tool in Storyline allows you to zoom into a region of your slide, acting as a homing device for your learner's attention. This feature is great for creating interactive screenshots, conducting navigational tours, and creating hide-and-seek style interactions.


Zoom regions are timeline based; you cannot trigger a zoom region.

Adding a Zoom Region is simple! First, consider the area you want to zoom in on and then select Zoom Region from the Insert tab.

You will notice a green rectangle around your slide. This is your Zoom Region. You can move the region by dragging it and can reduce the size of the zoom region by clicking and dragging the white pull handles at the corners of the zoom region.

Zooming in on an object

In the following example, we want to zoom in on the white parked car in the image, so we'll reduce the zoom region to that area. The default transition speed is Medium, but you can adjust the speed by right-clicking on...