We explore all the variables of variables during our hands-on Storyline 360 training, and in doing so, we so often stumble upon e-Learning interactions that would benefit from a variable reset. Join us today as we answer this “as heard in training” question: “Can I Reset a Variable?” In Storyline 360 e-Learning development, there are many motivations to reset a variable, otherwise known as “initializing.” (And luckily, initializing a variable is easier than you might think—often requiring just one additional trigger.) Not only can initializing variables become necessary when developing
In the final portion of our hands-on Advanced Storyline 360 training, we end the session with some fun, easy, and favorite features of mine: sliders and dials! During this segment, we task the students with creating a fairly simple interaction that we use often: showing a timeline of events. In that exercise, the slider has eight stops, and the stops are equal distance apart. When teaching this, however, we’re often asked, “What if I need my slider to stop at points that aren’t equal distance apart?” While there are varying
Dials are one of the more versatile interactions in Storyline, as you may have seen in Articulate’s Challenge #151: Using Interactive Dials and Knobs in e-Learning. But did you know that dials can also be used in other creative ways, even if the learner never directly interacts with them? In a recent custom virtual training session, a student asked if a dial could be used to look like a timer on her question slide. Not only can this be done, but it can be accomplished easier than you might think!