Preston Ruddell
Preston Ruddell
Multi Media Instructional Designer at FIS Global
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Jeopardy
"I know this is an old post... but just want to give Thanks to Richard.  I was about to build this from scratch and I was very happy to fi..."
  • over 4 years ago03/30/17 at 1:22 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion ELH Challenge 109
"Hello Jun, Yes, feel free to distribute it as you see fit.  To be honest, I got it from my boss, and I'm not sure where he got it from. ..."
  • 5 years ago05/13/16 at 4:10 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion The size of your e-Learning team?
"I'm one of a four-person team.  Our segment of the business is about 1200 people.  We are responsible for the creation and maintenance of..."
  • over 5 years ago04/21/16 at 9:22 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Troubleshooting variables
"Wow... I like the keypress trigger idea.  Smart idea"
  • over 5 years ago03/16/16 at 4:41 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Troubleshooting variables
"One thing I like to do is to use variable references in a text box.  I use this so I can monitor the behavior of my variables.  I only do..."
  • over 5 years ago03/16/16 at 2:45 pm (UTC)
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"I work with a call center which performs customer service for prepaid cards.  Not only am I responsible for the new hire training curricu..."
  • over 5 years ago03/15/16 at 2:32 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Caption This!
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Optimum story size with software simulation
"When it's feasible to do so, I go ahead and set my story size to the size of the recording.  I did a project with many screencasts.  To m..."
  • over 5 years ago03/02/16 at 9:33 pm (UTC)
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"I think everyone has said this already... but functionality is a huge driver of the design of the job aid.  Is this job aid a procedural ..."
  • over 5 years ago03/01/16 at 4:51 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Got a Good Unidirectional Mic Recommendation?
"I second this.  We use a Blue Snowball for a LOT and it always does well.  I've used it for streaming, recording tabletop discussions, an..."
  • over 5 years ago03/01/16 at 4:25 pm (UTC)
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"Hello Michele, I've done passwords in modules before.  While you can't password protect a module in storyline alone, you can design a sl..."
  • over 5 years ago02/24/16 at 9:26 pm (UTC)
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"Hello Cheri, I've attached a file.  Let me know if this works.  I think the problem was that slide 1.2 would immediately go to the next ..."
  • over 5 years ago02/24/16 at 9:18 pm (UTC)
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"Hello Cheri! Is there any chance you can share your storyline file?"
  • over 5 years ago02/23/16 at 9:57 pm (UTC)
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"Hello Carol! Owen Holt did a fantastic job explaining this.  You can check out his explanation here.  If the post is a bit confusing, he..."
  • over 5 years ago02/11/16 at 10:32 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Where is a right click stored?
"Ah!  I see what you mean.  Unfortunately, I have no advice for you there.  I'll be interested to see what the solution is.  My only solut..."
  • over 5 years ago02/10/16 at 10:19 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Menu sidebar player question
"I had a similar issue here.  My original intention in this project was to have some slides with Prev/Next Buttons and some without.  When..."
  • over 5 years ago02/10/16 at 10:11 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Where is a right click stored?
"Hello James! If you're doing a screencast (Try or test mode), then it should be with the trigger: You should be able to double click ..."
  • over 5 years ago02/10/16 at 10:03 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Updating existing e-learning module
"Hello!  I would just record the screen, and select to insert it in a new scene.  In story view, you can then delete the scene.  After tha..."
  • over 5 years ago02/10/16 at 2:33 pm (UTC)
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"Hello Nate! When working from the story view, you can select "Custom for the selected Slides" under player features.  You can do this fo..."
  • over 5 years ago02/08/16 at 3:57 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Disabling the next button
"Hello Ginger! It's difficult to tell without seeing the story file, but I think I might see it on your screenshot.  It looks like your t..."
  • over 5 years ago02/03/16 at 2:40 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Mastering Triggers and Vairables
"Hello Greg! One of my favorite things to do is to download different templates for storyline and try to dissect them.  Anytime I see an ..."
  • over 5 years ago02/01/16 at 7:13 pm (UTC)
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"Hmm... your right.  I added a different question and did the states myself.  I the next slide doesn't seem to have the same issue your do..."
  • over 5 years ago02/01/16 at 3:34 pm (UTC)
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"Hello David! Take a look at the state of your correct answer.  It's initial state is set to "Selected".  If you change it's initial stat..."
  • over 5 years ago02/01/16 at 3:10 pm (UTC)
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Preston Ruddell replied to the discussion Hover & Selected states
"I've attached a solution.  Here's what I did: I removed the "restore on mouse leave" from the hover trigger on the button. I added a ..."
  • over 5 years ago01/29/16 at 10:49 pm (UTC)
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"I don't think you can do this if the navigation is free.  Would restricted work?  Then they can't click the slide until it's been visited..."
  • over 5 years ago01/29/16 at 10:31 pm (UTC)