John Black
John Black
Instructional Designer at L Brands - Victoria's Secret Direct
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John Black started a new discussion Replacement for SWFs
"I'm revising an old program. I had done some complicated animations in Powerpoint and converted them to SWFs (i.e., Flash movies) before ..."
  • 8 months ago01/21/21 at 6:40 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion New Storyline 3 update locks up repeatedly
"I upgraded to version 11: 3.11.23355.0 a few days ago when it became available. When I use other applications and then try to go back to ..."
  • 11 months ago10/27/20 at 4:08 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Audio in slide layer
"Is there a way to have a slide layer play audio? I want to include an audio review when learners miss a quiz question. (I can accomplish ..."
  • over 1 year ago06/11/20 at 1:49 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Dumb question / Easy-to-answer
"I'm an experienced Storyline 3 user who needs to learn quickly how to develop for tablets and cellphones (in addition to computers). What..."
  • over 1 year ago05/18/20 at 12:56 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Trigger after long delay
"If I want a long delay before triggering, say 3 minutes, must I have a 3-minute timeline or is there a better solution?"
  • over 1 year ago05/04/20 at 4:48 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Can't make ultra-wide Story Size
"I'm building a Storyline 3 presentation for an ultra-wide monitor. It has a resolution of 2560 x 1080 pixels. However, when I Chang..."
  • over 1 year ago01/07/20 at 6:35 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Controlling the active window
"We’re using Storyline to provide help prompts for another program. When the other program displays an error message, it also sends a URL ..."
  • almost 2 years ago11/14/19 at 7:53 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Using TAB key to jump to slide
"I'm working on a logon simulation. After entering the username, I'd like the user to advance to the password field by pressing TAB. (trig..."
  • almost 2 years ago10/21/19 at 2:41 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Hoping SL3 fixed pet peeves
"I've got my fingers crossed that the new Storyline 3 fixes a few frustrating headaches: Is there wildcard for text-entry fields where ..."
  • over 4 years ago04/05/17 at 3:11 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Storyline on an RF "gun"
"I just ordered Storyline 3. It has many enhancements for mobile applications. I'm curious whether it's possible to deploy Storyline conte..."
  • over 4 years ago04/05/17 at 2:30 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion No escape?
"I'm developing a software simulation where the user must hit the ESC key. I need to build the trigger: Jump to next slide When the user p..."
  • almost 5 years ago12/05/16 at 8:01 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Mirror-image video
"Does anyone know a trick for modifying a video so it's a mirror image (left becomes right, etc.)? I tried dragging the handles but it doe..."
  • almost 5 years ago11/15/16 at 2:45 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Disabling TAB key function
"For a software simulation, I need a TAB key that works like normal. Storyline makes the TAB key jump from object to object in the frame. ..."
  • over 5 years ago05/10/16 at 4:35 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Fill in the blank question & cursor
"Is there anyway to do a fill-in-the-blank quiz question that doesn't require the user to click in the control? I don't see why the cursor..."
  • over 5 years ago05/03/16 at 4:07 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Double-click icon driving me nuts!
"Attached are 2 stripped-down Storyline 2 files. The only difference is the icon I want the user to double-click. (The background is chang..."
  • over 5 years ago04/29/16 at 8:29 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Triggers case sensitive
"I'm adding a bunch of triggers and variables that require key input. The software I'm simulating is not case sensitive. Do have have to c..."
  • over 5 years ago04/28/16 at 8:26 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Wrong quiz scores in Moodle
"One of our trainers noticed that the score on the Storyline Results Slide is often recorded incorrectly in Moodle’s Gradebook. The wrong ..."
  • almost 6 years ago12/09/15 at 6:28 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion SL inputs/outputs
"Of course, Storyline can accept input from external devices - usually a mouse and keyboard. It can output to a screen and speakers. Howev..."
  • almost 6 years ago10/01/15 at 12:23 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Playing Storyline from C: Drive
"There are advantages to playing Storyline presentations directly from a computer’s internal hard drive. We publish for CD, place the fold..."
  • 6 years ago08/14/15 at 12:59 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion What's the problem with HTML5 on Firefox?
"I notice on the system requirements page and also the  page the compares Flash and HTML that Firefox is not authorized by Articulate for ..."
  • 6 years ago07/22/15 at 9:03 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion One thing I'll miss about Flash
"As Flash begins its long ride into the sunset, I'm glad to see it go, except for one thing. If there's an animation that Storyline can't ..."
  • 6 years ago07/21/15 at 4:42 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Simple keyboard trigger doesn't work
"I have a simple Home screen with 8 buttons. Each button jumps to a sub-screen. The sub-screens are all based on a master slide. The maste..."
  • over 6 years ago05/21/15 at 5:31 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Can't open SL1
"I haven't used SL1 on my laptop for a long time. Now it won't launch because it wants Flash Player 10. If I could just launch it and upgr..."
  • over 6 years ago03/27/15 at 2:11 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Trigger condition that responds to any value
"Is there a way to activate a trigger if any value is present, in other words, a wildcard."
  • over 6 years ago03/04/15 at 3:13 pm (UTC)
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John Black started a new discussion Controlling focus on text entry boxes
"I have 2 text boxes where users enter variables. When the slide begins, the user must click on the first box to give it focus. Is there a..."
  • over 6 years ago02/27/15 at 2:36 pm (UTC)