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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

Branding your video

Probably the most common way of branding commercial video is to add a logo or watermark to it. The difference is that the logo is at full image opacity, while the watermark has been made somewhat transparent.

Getting ready

You'll need Articulate Encoder open, with a video already imported into it. I'm using the same video that I used in the last recipe.

How to do it…

The procedure for adding a logo or watermark is the same. The only difference is in adding transparency for a watermark. Perform the following steps to brand your video:

  1. Click on the Insert Logo button in the Logo section of the ribbon. This will open a Windows open file dialog box, where you can select the image you want to use. Click on the image, then click on the Open button.

  2. Move the logo to the position where you want to have it on the video by clicking anywhere within the logo image and dragging it to the new location.

  3. Resize the logo image by using the handles on its edges. If you use the corner handles...