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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

Getting a new wardrobe

We've already discussed creating templates and customizing the Flash video player in Chapter 3, Preparing Your Player. There's a bit more that can be done. Here we're going to put a new skin on the player, modifying the look and not just the color. These are third-party Flash customizations that are available for download from the Articulate website.

How to do it…

Changing skins on an Articulate presentation can help you make it more customized and improve company branding. A number of privately created skins are available for this. Perform the following steps:

  1. Access the new skins on the following Articulate website:

  2. In the tabs at the top of the web page, click on Downloads.

  3. The new page will have a number of icons for the available templates and other aids. Click on the icon that says Articulate Presenter, as shown in the following screenshot:

  4. This opens a page that has the new skins on it. To download any of them, click on the thumbnail. This...