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Articulate Studio Cookbook

By : Robert Kennedy, Robert Kennedy III
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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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Creating special images or video questions in Quizmaker

At times, it might be useful to have the capability to overlay text, images, and objects over an existing Flash video or animation created in Presenter. However, Presenter does not allow anything to be overlaid onto videos, always keeping the video on the top of the stack of objects on a slide.

This doesn't mean that it can't be done though. Quizmaker allows placement of objects over videos which can then be published as new videos and brought into Presenter.

Another way that this can be done is to take a video from an existing presentation and overlay new information and graphics onto it. When the presentation is published, each slide becomes its own Flash video. These can then be imported into future presentations or into Quizmaker, where they can have text, images, and shapes overlaid on them.

Getting ready

You'll need a video that you can use. If you've published a presentation in Presenter, you can look at the folder that contains...