Stumped: Can I make a slide-by-slide simulation appear on a slide layer?
Nov 06, 2019
I'm working on an eLearning course for a piece of software. The course will use screencasts as one way to communicate workflows. I like Storyline's software simulation options, and stumbled on a really neat project in the eLearning Examples: https://community.articulate.com/e-learning-examples/storyline-photoshop-software-simulation-example.
I think the "Tell Me, Show Me, Try Me" model is brilliant! It addresses multiple learning styles and allows the student to choose the option(s) that best suit their learning needs. I wanted to replicate this approach in my lessons.
I was able to replicate the "Tell Me" part using slide layers. The "Show Me" part has been a little trickier. It looks like the "Show Me" part plays on a slide layer, but I don't see how to insert a View Mode steps simulation onto a layer - looks like the only options are to insert the slides (since the simulation is broken up into multiple slides into an existing scene, or in a new scene.
Any ideas on how to replicate something like the "Show Me" part in this example? Are the instructions that appear when you click "Show Me" on a layer that starts out the "Show Me" scene? If so, how do you get the "Back" button to show up on all the step-by-step slides w/o copying and pasting the button onto each slide?
There is no Storyline project included with this example, just the output. Looks like others have asked for one. I have reached out to the author who posted the example, but the original post is a couple of years old. Thought I'd see if someone can provide some guidance or share a project that does something similar.
Thanks!! The help I've received on this forum has been excellent!! :-)