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david mckisick

Oh, thanks so much for the reply Michael!

I noticed when I publish to word that it does include screenshots and some text, but really does not break down the animations or order of things appearing/dissapearing, etc...  How do you deal with that when you send your content to an Editor?

Michael Hinze

David, correct, since the export to Word function is meant more for translation pursposes, it just exports the text and object ID's. I am lucky, the editor sits in the next office and can just come over. Also, I often get my content from a storyboard that has already been edited/reviewed and approved.

Bob Wiker

I agree with Michael. Adding page numbers is sometimes all you can do, along with sending the client a link to view/take the course. It's like being asked for "a printout of a TV show" as I like to say. Can't be done, especially if we're using animation, layers, interactivity and the like. Never ceases to amaze me.

In a few situations I created a quick-and-dirty PowerPoint, with each slide containing 3 areas:

--one area has a downsized screenshot of the Storyline slide; easy enough to do with something like SnagIt that can take multiple screenshots one-after-the-other. Drag/paste into PowerPoint, then size it (using guides makes it easy and consistent).

--One area is a textfield with the text that appears on the slide. This is where the client can do text edits.

--The third area is a smaller textfield containing any notes I might want the client/reviewer to read. For example, "This slide has the xyz animation and the learner must..."