You can customize the properties for an embedded interaction at any time. Here's how:

Customizing Properties for an Interaction Added to a Slide

The easiest way to access properties for an interaction that has been added to a slide is to click the Edit Properties button at the bottom of the interaction placeholder slide in PowerPoint.

Another way to access properties for an interaction slide is to:

  1. Go to the Articulate tab on the PowerPoint ribbon.
  2. Click Engage Interaction.
  3. Select the Engage Interactions tab on the left side of the window that appears.
  4. Choose the interaction you want to customize.

Then use the following properties to customize how the interaction behaves with the rest of your course.

  • Remove: Click this button if you decide to remove the interaction from your presentation.
  • Edit interaction in Articulate Engage: Click this button if you need to make changes to the interaction itself. It'll open in Engage. When you finish editing, click the Save and Return to Presenter button on the Engage ribbon.
  • Show in menu as: Choose whether your interaction will display as a Single item in the player menu or as Multiple items (one for each step in your interaction).
  • Allow user to leave interaction: Choose whether learners will be able to jump to another slide in your course At any time or only After viewing all the steps in the interaction.
  • Prev/Next player buttons go to: Choose whether the player buttons jump to the adjacent Step in the interaction or Slide in the presentation. (For this option to be available, the interaction's playback mode must be Interactive, including the option to Show previous/next buttons, and learners must be allowed to leave the interaction At any time (see previous bullet point).)

Customizing Properties for an Interaction Added to a Player Tab

To access properties for an interaction that has been added to a player tab, do the following:

  1. Go to the Articulate tab on the PowerPoint ribbon.
  2. Click Engage Interaction.
  3. Select Player Tabs on the left side of the window that appears.
  4. Choose the interaction you want to customize.

Then use the following properties to customize how the interaction behaves with the rest of your course.

  • Remove: Click this button if you decide to remove the interaction from your presentation.
  • Edit Label: Click this button if you want to change the text that's used for the tab that appears on the top bar of your course player. Type the new name, and click OK.
  • Edit interaction in Articulate Engage: Click this button if you need to make changes to the interaction itself. It'll open in Engage. When you finish editing the interaction, click the Save and Return to Presenter button on the Engage ribbon.
  • Allow user to leave interaction: Choose whether learners will be able to close the player tab and return to your course At any time or only After viewing all the steps in the interaction.

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