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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
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Adding video to your course

There may be times when you want to add video to your training course or presentation. Video is a great way of presenting a lot of information quickly, which can save you a number of slides in your presentation. At the same time, you need to realize that adding video to your presentation will make the file size considerably larger. This may cause bandwidth problems, especially for people who have dial-up connections.

As a software package creating Flash video, Articulate can only work with Flash videos created in the .flv, .mp4, or .swf formats. If your videos are in any other format, you will need to convert them.

Getting ready

Since we are adding video, we'll need a course to add them to. Open a presentation that you can work with or create a short one by adding some text and images to at least one slide. You can either leave room on that slide for the video or add the video to another slide.

How to do it…

To add video to your course perform the following steps:

  1. Video...