Hover State VS Button State

Aug 29, 2012

Hi everyone,

Just wondering if someone can help me to find the 'easy' way to get this sorted....

So the idea is to create a slide which look similar to a website that has a drop down option when you hover over the menu icons... When the drop down appears, it will show a list of options which when clicked, will redirect you to the selected area.

From what i know about Storyline is you are not able to create a Hotspot inside a state (correct me if i am wrong). So does that mean i need to create an individual slide for every single option in the drop down menus? I was trying to keep the file as small as possible. (This will be entered into a presentation which is already 48 slides heavy)

Take a look at my slide and see if you can see what i cant. 

The first icon (two little people) is a button. When you click the button, the menu remains in place yet you still cant select the options - i think this is where i need to add a slide..

The other icons are set up as Hover States.

Thank you


2 Replies
Jesse Spinella

You can't put triggers, hotspots, buttons or markers onto different states of an object, but you can set a trigger to show a layer. So, to answer your question, no, you won't need an individual slide for each menu pull down, you'll have to have a single layer for each of your menu pull downs. Now, for the options within the pull down, you will have to have a new slide for those options to link to.

This is how I've created my own pull down menu system for other projects.

Check this out. ...

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