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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By : Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III
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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By: Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III

Overview of this book

More and more companies find they need to build their training courses internally. They are turning to tools like Articulate Studio because it is easy to use and doesn't have a steep learning curve. If you are familiar with Microsoft PowerPoint in any way, you should feel right at home with Articulate Studio."Articulate Studio Cookbook" will get you ready to add Articulate Studio to your enterprise toolkit. This book gives you detailed yet simple steps to complete your training course. By following the clear steps in each chapter, you will gain an understanding of the software but also be able to complete specific tasks and common activities.The good thing about this book is that you can start anywhere and get the information that you need for a specific activity. Cross-references are provided if there is a skill located elsewhere that you need to complete a task.It can be frustrating to pick up a new piece of software and not know where to begin. With Articulate Studio, there is a whole suite of software to work with. You need to know how to work with Presenter, Engage, Quizmaker and Encoder to make great Articulate courses. Then, you'll need to know how to put them all together in a way that makes a professional looking, cohesive and smooth-flowing course. We'll make it easy to follow step by step until you have a professional course."Articulate Studio Cookbook" will help you go from Studio newbie to Studio guru. Dive in and choose your recipe.
Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Articulate Studio Cookbook
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Syncing the animations with narrations

Although we set up the animations in PowerPoint, we've got to sync them to the narration in Articulate. Remember that we're creating a Flash video presentation, so we really can't make it in a way that the viewer clicks on the mouse button to start the animation sequence, even though we told PowerPoint that we wanted the animations to start on a mouse click.

In most presentations, the animations need to run at a particular point in time to match the narration. So what we are going to do is sync them with the narration. In the Flash video presentation, the animations will run automatically as part of the presentation. What we're going to do at this point is tell them when to run.

Getting ready

Obviously, we have to have the animations set up themselves, before we can accomplish this stage. We discussed that earlier in this chapter, so we're not going to repeat it now. If you are not sure how to set up your animations, please go back and review the Animating...