Sharon Huston
Sharon Huston
Instructional Designer at RealPage
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Sharon Huston started a new discussion Moving from Higher Education to Industry?
"I'm thinking about moving from higher education into industry, and would appreciate advice, especially from anyone who has done the same...."
  • over 3 years ago12/14/16 at 6:50 pm (UTC)
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"Oh, one more good reason to use external files -- I can (for example) write a function to generate a random number, then call it on five ..."
  • over 3 years ago11/17/16 at 10:31 pm (UTC)
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"Good question! Storyline takes the code you place on triggers and places it in a file called user.js, which is stored in the story_conte..."
  • over 3 years ago11/17/16 at 10:30 pm (UTC)
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"My #1 reason for placing the code in an external file is that I can make changes to the code without re-publishing the .story file.  I re..."
  • over 3 years ago11/17/16 at 9:50 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Course mark complete even user failed quiz
"What settings are you using in Reporting and Tracking when you publish?  There are four options --  Passed/Incomplete Passed/Failed Comp..."
  • over 3 years ago11/17/16 at 9:47 pm (UTC)
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"I agree absolutely. Accessibility is the single biggest time suck in my workflow. There are so many thing Storyline can do to help with..."
  • over 3 years ago11/01/16 at 3:09 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Going backward....
"Happy to help.  The root of the next button problem is that you're only changing the state when the user clicks a marker.  You haven't ch..."
  • over 3 years ago10/13/16 at 10:09 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Going backward....
" If it's restricted then you (and Storyline) are controlling the navigation.  You don't (for example) have a sidebar menu letting users j..."
  • over 3 years ago10/13/16 at 8:36 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Going backward....
"For clarification: The first time through you want to restrict navigation, so students can only take one path through the material?  Then..."
  • over 3 years ago10/13/16 at 7:50 pm (UTC)
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"Pete, I'm experiencing this bug -- how did you work around the problem?  Hopefully you're still subscribed to this thread."
  • almost 4 years ago08/30/16 at 9:49 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Layer showing even when it should not
"Glad I could help. Yes, even importing to a new .story recreates the problem on HTML5 output. This shouldn't be happening, so you might w..."
  • almost 4 years ago06/29/16 at 8:03 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Layer showing even when it should not
" Just to clarify, I have not tried using a mobile browser. Only a desktop browser.. I only see the problem when viewing the HTML 5 pages...."
  • almost 4 years ago06/29/16 at 12:20 am (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Layer showing even when it should not
"AH HA!!!! I still saw the problem after re-downloading, so I published, and tried the Flash and HTML5 output in Firefox. I'm seeing the ..."
  • almost 4 years ago06/28/16 at 10:46 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Layer showing even when it should not
"I opened it in Storyline and used the Preview  Entire Project option.  Let me try it again, just to be sure I didn't change something bef..."
  • almost 4 years ago06/28/16 at 10:35 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston started a new discussion Simple Inventory System Example
"I recently made a very simple inventory system as a proof of concept, and thought I would pass it on.  It's worth stressing this is a VER..."
  • almost 4 years ago06/28/16 at 10:22 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Layer showing even when it should not
"Odd -- I'm not seeing the problem in the file I downloaded, but I do see it on Amazon.   Maybe you need to republish?"
  • almost 4 years ago06/28/16 at 9:57 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Flash = Fast but HTML5 = Slow?
"Thanks, Phil!  Sadly I can't post the slide, and (equally sadly) I can't reduce the number of triggers.  Hopefully Articulate will pay mo..."
  • almost 4 years ago06/09/16 at 5:21 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston started a new discussion Flash = Fast but HTML5 = Slow?
"I have a complicated Storyline module (complicated to me anyway). One slide has over 500 triggers, and the project has a lot of JavaScrip..."
  • almost 4 years ago06/09/16 at 2:55 pm (UTC)
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"Remember, though, when you publish for HTML5 you loose accessibility features. https://www.articulate.com/support/storyline/storyline-is..."
  • 4 years ago05/13/16 at 3:52 pm (UTC)
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"HA! and suddenly it works. Thanks, Mike -- the layers make this much cleaner."
  • 4 years ago04/26/16 at 7:59 pm (UTC)
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"Mike, I appreciate your effort!  I also tried moving everything to layers (that's where I started, actually!) but it breaks my tab implem..."
  • 4 years ago04/26/16 at 7:50 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Resetting the variable
"Without seeing your .story I can't say for certain, but have you checked the order of your triggers?  You want to be sure you are resetti..."
  • 4 years ago04/26/16 at 6:11 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Desperation on Steroids
"I don't have time to install Twine and look at your structure, but here is a basic branching scenario setup in Storyline. This uses slide..."
  • 4 years ago04/26/16 at 5:31 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston started a new discussion Multiple sounds when mousing over the player interface
"I have a strange problem.  The attached .story file plays audio when the user mouses over (or tabs to) specific objects in the file. It ..."
  • 4 years ago04/26/16 at 5:17 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Volume Control
"You might also consider tweaking the volume of your individual audio files so once they're in Storyline they all play at the same volume...."
  • 4 years ago04/26/16 at 5:11 pm (UTC)