John Blum
John Blum
Instructional Designer
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"Hi Chris,Thank you.  I already readthat post.  The techniques presentedwork, but they do not work on try-mode slides. I’ve come up with t..."
  • over 4 years ago05/12/16 at 4:29 pm (UTC)
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"Thank you, Ashley. I hope the product team will address these common requests in Storyline 3.  Having scene-level triggers and project-l..."
  • over 4 years ago05/12/16 at 2:33 pm (UTC)
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"Ashley, being that slide numbers are such a common request, will they be included in Storyline 3, and will other predefined variables be ..."
  • over 4 years ago05/11/16 at 8:54 pm (UTC)
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"Thank you, Bob. This is close, but like I had experienced before, the Toggle CC does not appear on try-mode slides. Any suggestions?"
  • over 4 years ago05/11/16 at 8:15 pm (UTC)
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"Hi Everyone, I've been trying to figure out a way to combine having a toggle button that shows/hides a closed captions text box and havi..."
  • over 4 years ago05/11/16 at 6:15 pm (UTC)
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"Thank you, Leslie.  Any chance custom player buttons will be a new feature in Storyline 3?"
  • over 4 years ago05/10/16 at 6:36 pm (UTC)
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"I was able to modify the Submit button to perform like the CC button in the slide master.  The caveat is needing to change the CC button ..."
  • over 4 years ago05/10/16 at 6:04 pm (UTC)
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John Blum started a new discussion Adding closed captions button to player
"Hi Everyone, I have added closed captioning  to my project.  I've put a CC button in the slide master that toggles the closed captions o..."
  • over 4 years ago05/10/16 at 5:42 pm (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion Image as An Button
"Thank you, Wendy!"
  • over 4 years ago05/05/16 at 3:25 am (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion Image as An Button
"I have a custom button image I designed in PowerPoint.  I created 5 versions of the button image, one for each Storyline button state.  I..."
  • over 4 years ago05/04/16 at 10:49 pm (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion Changing the name of a screencast
"Yes, you are correct with what the arrow is pointing to. However, after I type in the new name and press Enter, it reverts back to Scree..."
  • 6 years ago08/21/14 at 9:39 am (UTC)
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John Blum started a new discussion Changing the name of a screencast
"When we add text boxes, shapes, etc., we can change the name of them from their defaults of Text box 1, Text box 2, etc. When using mult..."
  • 6 years ago08/21/14 at 8:54 am (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion Recover storyline file?
"One thing I found that helps to prevent Storyline crashing, freezing up, or losing files, is to frequently check Task Manager for how muc..."
  • 6 years ago08/21/14 at 8:36 am (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion table
"Hi Greg and Ashely, Thank you for your replies. By the time I received your reply I had done similar to what you said, Greg, and pasted..."
  • 6 years ago08/16/14 at 10:37 am (UTC)
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John Blum started a new discussion table
"I have to create a table with fake data to mask over real data in a tabular list. Because the fake data must match the font, color, size..."
  • 6 years ago08/15/14 at 10:31 am (UTC)
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John Blum started a new discussion How to wrap long resource tab item titles?
"Hi Everyone, Is there a way to wrap long resource tab item titles, just like we can wrap long menu tab item titles? Thank you, John"
  • 6 years ago08/07/14 at 11:49 am (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion opening slides in new tabs
"Something is wrong with Storyline -- the layouts on every slide just changed, one by one without me doing anything."
  • 6 years ago07/28/14 at 1:48 pm (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion opening slides in new tabs
"Hi Dennis, I'm on the main view screen, where you have the timeline, the layers panel on the left, and the scene panel on the right. Wh..."
  • 6 years ago07/28/14 at 10:11 am (UTC)
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John Blum started a new discussion opening slides in new tabs
"I just started up Storyline today. It is no longer opening slides from the same scene into new tabs, as it has previously. I cleared t..."
  • 6 years ago07/28/14 at 8:14 am (UTC)
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"Thank you, Michael! Yes that was the tutorial. And thank you for the link to Mike's screenr page. I'd seen his blog page, but not th..."
  • 6 years ago07/24/14 at 8:15 am (UTC)
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John Blum started a new discussion Tutorial on creating a zoom area in a circle
"Recently there was a tutorial on how to click on an question mark icon and the a zoomed area near the icon would appear in a circle. It..."
  • 6 years ago07/23/14 at 10:48 am (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion Resolution blurry
"I tried capturing the video in Snagit, and inserted the MP4 file. The MP4 file plays crisp and clear in Quicktime, but is blurry in Stor..."
  • 6 years ago07/16/14 at 10:07 am (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion Resolution blurry
"I've tried maxing the video and image quality, but the software application video is still blurry. Please advise. Thank you."
  • 6 years ago07/16/14 at 8:53 am (UTC)
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John Blum replied to the discussion Storyline files deleted!
"Hi Ashley, I found out today that the company's backup utility generally to does not function consistently. You'd think a billion-dolla..."
  • 6 years ago07/10/14 at 3:59 pm (UTC)
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John Blum started a new discussion Resolution blurry
"I've gone through the posts and tutorials, but I cannot get the resolution to be crisp and clear. I'm building about 30 WBT's for custo..."
  • 6 years ago07/09/14 at 3:07 pm (UTC)