John Blum
John Blum
Instructional Designer
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"Yes.  We always work locally. See Case #00812405 that Ryan  Hung is working on.   The .story file did not get created. It did create in..."
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"How long does it take for Storyline 2 to save a new recording?  We just did a 10 minute test recording of a try mode simulation.  I noti..."
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"Hi Leslie, I have opened  Case #00793372 for this. Thank you, John"
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"Yes.  Please send me the link to upload it privately so it doesn't get posted."
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John Blum replied to the discussion How to delay Try Again layer
"No worries, Walt.  Your good intentions are appreciated."
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John Blum replied to the discussion How to delay Try Again layer
"Appreciate your efforts, Walt, but I referring to try mode slides, not quiz slides. Plus, your way uses 3 triggers; mine uses one.  Why w..."
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John Blum replied to the discussion How to delay Try Again layer
"Walt, Thanks for responding. Whether the try again text box and button are covered or not, it doesn't change the fact that the try agai..."
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"I created a trigger on the hotspot to jump to the next slide when user clicks, an it works, but I can't copy and paste that trigger to th..."
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"In my try mode simulation, the hint captions stay visible after the hot spot has been clicked, and the next slide has appeared. Why don't..."
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"We just got Storyline in a company that has been a Captivate shop.  Often we have try mode slides that have explanatory text and graphics..."
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John Blum started a new discussion How to delay Try Again layer
"Is there a  way to delay the Try Mode layer from being triggered when the user clicks outside the hot spot until after a specific time on..."
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John Blum replied to the discussion Font color in numbered lists
"Thanks Wendy. Your technique worked.  But the question remains, why did the font color of the numbers remain black when the rest of the t..."
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John Blum started a new discussion Font color in numbered lists
"Hi Everyone, I have numbered lists using a dark blue font color.  The text appears in dark blue, but the numbers are black.  I tried sel..."
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"We have similar situations in our try mode simulations, such as pressing the  delete key.  How can we get the Try Again layer to appear a..."
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"I've tried several times, and get things like:  IO error. Error #2038"
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"I cannot upload the .story file. Tried to upload it as a .story file, and then as a .zip file.  Neither way works."
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"Hi Leslie, How can I send the .story file to you without posting it? Thank you, John"
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"Here's a screen shot of the Try Again feedback without the gray box.   Thanks for tips and the tutorials reference."
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"It would be better to use the feedback master for this.  I looked at it, but didn't see a slide that has only the feedback text  without ..."
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"I found that I could just copy the Try Again layer with the gray text box onto a slide that just had the Try Again layer with just the te..."
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"Hi Everyone, When creating a try mode simulation with Show hint captions set to "When hovered" the Try Again layer has a gray text box. ..."
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"Thanks, Mark. For now, if we want to use multiple slide layers, we'll just avoid putting anything on a layer in the area of the button. ..."
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"I made a copy of one of the slides. I added a layer to that slide and put a rectangle on that layer. The buttons are hidden where the rec..."
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"This technique works great on slides with only the Base layer.  Any suggestions on how to get it to work on slides with multiple layers?"
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"You're welcome, Chris. Being that closed captions and predefined variables have been need and requested by many, I hope they will be in ..."