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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
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Using true/false variables

A true/false variable is a simplified boolean variable, in that it is a data type containing two values–in this case true and false. Therefore, this variable only stores two types of values: true and false.

True/false variables are a great way of creating interactivity based on opposites, for example, off/on, visited/not visited, correct/incorrect, and so on.

Exercise 2

Let's take a look at Exercise 2. In this exercise, we're going to revisit the example discussed at the beginning of this chapter. Here, you'll learn how to use true/false variables to direct user navigation. Please note that in your Manage Project Variables panel, you will notice additional variables; these variables are associated with the After example and will have the prefix AFTER.

  1. On your Exercise slide 1.1, you will see that there are four circles below the slide content; these circles navigate from one layer of content to the next. The first thing you will need to do is create triggers for Oval...