David Schwartz
David Schwartz
Sr. Instructional Designer at University of Rochester Medicine
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"Attached is one way to do it. I've got a T/F variable for each layer, all initially set to false. At the start of the layer timeline, a t..."
  • over 3 years ago03/07/19 at 2:44 pm (UTC)
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"Glad it worked!"
  • over 3 years ago03/07/19 at 12:59 pm (UTC)
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"Julie, Replacing that picture should leave it within the circle shape. I tried it with that template, and the attached shows the result ..."
  • over 3 years ago03/06/19 at 8:38 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Julie, If you click that image, and go to toe Picture Tools/Format tab, you should see on the ribbon, in the Adjust section, the Repl..."
  • over 3 years ago03/06/19 at 7:24 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Click key space to show layer doesn't work
"Hello Gilles, All three of those triggers were starting at the same time, so it was trying to display all three layers at once, and only..."
  • over 3 years ago03/06/19 at 7:14 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Current Time/Date Stamp
"Here's a thread that gives an example of how to do it. You need Javascript, but you can take it right from the Storyline file that Russel..."
  • over 3 years ago03/06/19 at 2:34 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Inga, One way to accomplish this would be to move the screen recording to a new layer on the slide. Your button would then show the l..."
  • over 3 years ago03/06/19 at 2:26 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Malvika, Go into the Player properties, select the menu, and then use the up arrow to move the menu to the Topbar Right section. "
  • over 3 years ago02/22/19 at 4:14 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Rotating an image into a different image.
"Hi Carlye, One thought I have is to consider breaking up that image into three parts, with the text top and bottom either as text boxes ..."
  • over 3 years ago02/21/19 at 7:59 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Playing Audio only once on Base Layer
"Here's one way to do it. Set up a T/F variable that is initially set to false. Rather than adding the audio in the base layer directly in..."
  • over 3 years ago02/18/19 at 2:48 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Creating links to slides
"Ian, You can create layers in your master slide, along with your hotspots and icons. That would probably be your best bet."
  • over 3 years ago02/04/19 at 2:31 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Disappearing State
"I use SL360 and have not used SL2 for a while, but I believe that buttons in SL2 work the same way, and have built-in states for hover, d..."
  • over 3 years ago01/22/19 at 5:48 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Disappearing State
"Hi Rhea, You've got a trigger on the button that changes its state to disabled when it is clicked and the button's current state is "Dow..."
  • over 3 years ago01/22/19 at 5:21 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Video freezes, no issue with actual mp4 file
"Hi Chris, Thanks for uploading the module. I see the issue is in fact that the video is trimmed. I'm guessing that your colleague wanted..."
  • almost 4 years ago11/07/18 at 8:46 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Manifest File
"Sorry about that, Janine. I don't know what version of SL you are using (I'm in 360), but when I opened your file and went to publish, it..."
  • almost 4 years ago11/07/18 at 2:21 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Manifest File
"Janine, it looks like you are publishing as a video file as opposed to publishing for an LMS. Change your publishing settings to publish ..."
  • almost 4 years ago11/07/18 at 1:41 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Video freezes, no issue with actual mp4 file
"Hard to tell without seeing the Storyline file, but is it possible that the video was trimmed at its end within the video editor? if not,..."
  • almost 4 years ago11/07/18 at 1:14 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Text to Speech: Live vs. Live
"I don't use it often, but have had some success trying semi-phonetic spellings. For instance in Chery's example, typing out "liive electr..."
  • almost 4 years ago11/06/18 at 7:00 pm (UTC)
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"On the drag and drop screen, go to Drag & Drop options either in the Form View or Design tab from Slide view.  Check the option to r..."
  • almost 4 years ago10/10/18 at 7:52 pm (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Repeating button actions with variable
"Hi Jason, Two things here. When you animate the closing of the new content, you never trigger the layer to be hidden. That's fine in and..."
  • almost 4 years ago10/10/18 at 7:41 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Trevor,  Yeah, I tested your scenario in SCORM Cloud, and got the same result, that the variable value is not saved if I exit the cou..."
  • almost 4 years ago09/27/18 at 11:54 am (UTC)
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David Schwartz replied to the discussion Text Entry Variable
"Hi Janine, You have an extra space after the "N" in the acceptable answer in slide 23. That's all it was.    "
  • almost 4 years ago09/26/18 at 1:03 pm (UTC)
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"I've got this working in the attached SL360 file. I used a variable that is set to true upon viewing the layer, and set to false if they ..."
  • almost 4 years ago09/26/18 at 11:48 am (UTC)