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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By : Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III
Book Image

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
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Setting up an Engage template

Like the other Articulate packages, Engage works off a template. This provides the style for the presentation, allowing for company or series branding. While the template is not as complex as it is for Presenter or QuizMaker, there are still a number of things that can be done to the template.

There are a number of built-in templates, which provide a starting point for establishing the style of the presentation. These can either be used as they are, or they can be modified to meet your needs. Whenever you modify a template, Engage will ask you for a new name to save it under.

Getting ready

You will need Engage open, ready to create a new interaction. For the sake of simplicity, we're going to use a Process interaction. However, the steps we are performing are independent of the type of interaction, so the same thing could be done from any of the interaction types.

How to do it…

We will be working with two tools, Colors and Interaction Properties, both of which are...