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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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Adding video to the logo and presenter panels

One option for creating a company brand with more impact is to use videos for your company logo and the presenter. These are added in essentially the same way as the images.

Getting ready

We'll be working in PowerPoint, so we'll need it open with a presentation of at least one slide.

How to do it…

Adding a logo to your presentation helps you promote your company. Having an animated logo is even better, as it is more eye-catching to the viewer. Perform the following steps to add video to the logo and presenter panels:

  1. Click on the Presentation Options button in the Articulate ribbon. Click on the Logos tab in the dialog box, as shown in the following screenshot:

  2. Click on the Add… button to select the video and add it to the Logo library. This will open a Windows open file dialog box, where you can select the video to use. Once selected, click on the Open button.


    The video must be in the .swf format to be used as the logo. It is recommended that the...