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How to Create Custom Drop-down Interactivity in Articulate Storyline 360?

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When we are handy with any of the eLearning authoring tools, the next step we think is customization – to make the most use of it. In one of our eLearning projects, there seems to be Custom drop down interactivity need to be inserted. But there is no direct option available in Articulate Storyline 360. Therefore, with our skillful experts we came up with building drop-down navigation interactivity by using layers, triggers and states. Without using a single variable, we have developed drop-down menu interactivity.

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Lectora Inspire – How to Use Translation Tool For Localization?

How to use Translation tool for localization

Lectora Inspire is one of the powerful eLearning authoring tool by using we can create eLearning courses for multiple devices as it provides HTML5 output that runs on all devices. Lectora has made it easy to convert all your old and existing courses into responsive, instead of copy and paste all the content over again.

Lectora Inspire is also packed with:

  • Branch Track –Import, Create, and Edit the engaging scenario based learning with the help of Branch Track.
  • Camtasia 9 – Screen recordings and editing made easy with the Camtasia, as you can also capture video using webcam and insert them into the Lectora projects.
  • Snagit 13 – Easy to capture and edit the screen of desktop, tools or portions of screen.

These tools are included with Lectora Inspire free of cost.

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Adobe Captivate 2017 – New “Shared Advanced Actions” turned out to be a huge time saver

Adobe Captivate 2017 - New Shared Advanced Actions turned out to be a huge time saver

Adobe Captivate 10 now revived as Adobe Captivate 2017 brought many exciting features and enhancements for eLearning designers by making it more advanced compared to its prior version i.e. Adobe Captivate 9. The major improvement is the enhancements into the world of responsive eLearning with its new fluid box concept. With fluid boxes, Adobe Captive 2017 has opened the doors for smart and advanced eLearning with “mobile first approach” and responsive eLearning design. Yet, there are also few minor tweaks done to this eLearning authoring tool which turned out to make a huge difference in eLearning course development. One of those hidden gems in Adobe Captivate 2017 is Shared Advanced Actions.

In this blog, I want to share my experience with this amazing enhancement, which played an important role in saving my time and efforts while developing an eLearning project for one of our clients.

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Adobe Captivate 2017 Review: What is Improved?

Adobe Captivate 2017 Features and Enhancements

Adobe’s new update for its most popular eLearning authoring tool, Captivate 2017 is released now! It is loaded with tons of new exciting features and enhancements! Be it custom eLearning content development, rapid elearning, mobile learning, simulation-based eLearning or microlearning, Adobe Captivate has been the choice of eLearning developers and eLearning providers. This update brings the best of the features which help you reimagine the way you develop HTML5-based interactive eLearning. This means more flexibility in creating fully responsive multi-device eLearning and mLearning content. Read more

Articulate Storyline 3 First Look: What’s New and What’s Improved?

Articulate Storyline 3 First Look What's New and What's Improved

Articulate Storyline 3, the much anticipated version of Storyline 2, eLearning authoring software, has been released with new features and enhancements. Unlike Articulate 360 (Storyline 360), a cloud-based annual subscription service, Articulate Storyline 3 comes as a perpetual version – a standalone authoring tool. With the multi-device learning gaining momentum, Articulate has focused on responsive eLearning powered with enhanced interactivity bringing productivity in custom eLearning content development for training needs. Read more

Dynamic Graphic User Interface (GUI) to Enhance eLearning Experience in Articulate Storyline 2

Dynamic Graphic User Interface (GUI) in Articulate Storyline 2

Theme-based Graphic User Interface with Articulate Storyline 2 can really make an Impact!

As eLearning designers and developers, we need to provide a smooth interactive experience to our audiences. A user-friendly interface is a crucial part in designing intuitive learning experience. User interface can have an impact on learner’s cognizance of whole learning event. So, the graphical user interface (GUI) of an eLearning course should be neat and clean. It shouldn’t be an obstacle or something that learner needs to decipher.

In these modern days, every learner has different preferences and tastes; For example, some of us prefer bright colors and some don’t. The colors and designs that we use in the user interface can definitely turnout to be an obstacle if our design doesn’t matches with the learner’s preferences. So, how do we match with every single learner’s preference? What if the learner has the power to change the user interface? A dynamic user interface can be a perfect solution. In this blog, we will see how to build a dynamic user interface using a popular eLearning authoring tool – Articulate Storyline 2 with a bit of JavaScript. Read more

Lectora 17 Inspire for Responsive eLearning Courseware Development

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Trivantis is one of the long-established brands in eLearning Industry. Lectora Desktop 17, popularly known as Lectora 17 Inspire is the latest version of Lectora from Trivantis.

Lectora 17 Inspire, a powerful desktop course authoring application, provides every feature required to develop custom eLearning solutions. Lectora 17 Inspire is incorporated with Responsive Course Design approach – this enables eLearning developers to create mobile-friendly eLearning or mLearning courses.

The distinguishing feature of Lectora 17 Inspire is…

Responsive Course Design and BranchTrack (for scenario-based eLearning) are the two major attractions in Lectora 17 Inspire. Video Auto-Play is another feature that adds significant value to mobile-friendly course development capability”.

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Enhanced Features of Lectora 17 for Effective Rapid Elearning Part 1 – 2

Lectora17 Features and Enhancements Part-1

Our exploration of new eLearning authoring tools continues. As part of our expedition, we are sharing our insights on Lectora 17, the newest version of Lectora by Trivantis. We have exclusively discussed the new features of Lectora 17 in the previous blog – New Features in Lectora 17 to Enhance Custom Rapid Elearning Development”. Let’s now dig deeper to understand what’s improved in Lectora 17 when compared to Lectora 16 and how it is going to make a difference in rapid eLearning development. Read more

Case Study: Using JavaScript in Lectora Inspire

JavaScript in Lectora

JavaScript is the widely used client-side scripting language on the web. It’s used for adding functionality to web pages, web form validation or manipulating objects on a webpage. This makes it a very useful tool in the skill set of any e-Learning developer or instructional designer especially while working with Lectora Inspire eLearning projects. Here’s the case study that explains how we used JavaScript to build a simulation-based eLearning as part of application training.

In our journey of e-learning development, we came across a unique obligation from one of our stakeholders.

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What’s New in Articulate Storyline 360?

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The recently released Articulate 360 comes with a gamut of eLearning products that simplify and speedup custom and rapid eLearning development.

Most eLearning developers awaited and expected the upgraded version of Storyline 2, Articulate’s core eLearning authoring tool. Contrary to this belief, Articulate introduced Storyline 360, an updated version Storyline 2 with enhanced features. Apart from these enhancements, the Articulate team majorly focused on mobile learning and came up with a new ‘Responsive Player’. In this blog, we will quickly explore what’s new in Articulate Storyline 360.

Articulate Storyline 360 – What’s new!

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