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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 the Format Painter

As in many Microsoft products, the Format Painter in Articulate Storyline allows you to copy the formatting of one object and apply it to another object, be it text, button styling, and so on. This feature is a huge time-saver when it comes to development.

To use the Format Painter, select the object you want to copy formatting from (1), then select the Format Painter icon from the HOME tab (2), and then select the object you want to copy the formatting to (3).


If you double-click on the Format Painter, you can apply formatting to multiple objects.

You will notice that the formatting has changed accordingly for the receiving object.

The Format Painter also applies to formatting states. If you want to apply a consistent format to states of multiple objects, or of one object, then select the formatted object, choose the Format Painter, and select the object you wish to apply the formatting to. When you look at the States panel, you will notice the same states have...