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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
About the Reviewers

Previewing and publishing your interaction

As Articulate Engage produces a Flash video file, it is necessary to publish your interaction rather than use it in its raw form. This is a largely automatic process, performed by the program with a little input from you.

Getting ready

You'll need an interaction that is ready to publish. If you have been keeping the interaction that we've been working on in the last several recipes, you can use that. If not, you'll need to create a simple interaction. Any type of interaction will do, but it needs to have at least two steps.

How to do it…

There are two stages to this, first previewing the interaction to make sure that it is working the way that you want, and then publishing it. To preview and publish your interaction, perform the following steps:

  1. Click on the Preview button on the ribbon. The program will generate your preview. This will take a couple of minutes. Don't worry if the status bar gets terminated and disappears, and the preview doesn't appear...