Sharon Huston
Sharon Huston
Instructional Designer at RealPage
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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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 years ago11/17/16 at 9:47 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 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 8 years ago06/28/16 at 10:35 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 8 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..."
  • 8 years ago06/09/16 at 5:21 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..."
  • 8 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."
  • 8 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..."
  • 8 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..."
  • 8 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..."
  • 8 years ago04/26/16 at 5:31 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...."
  • 8 years ago04/26/16 at 5:11 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion HTML only?
"Storyline isn't accessible unless you use the Flash version. See the link below and scroll down to the section Accessibility.  This means..."
  • 8 years ago04/26/16 at 3:22 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Desperation on Steroids
"Can you upload your .story file using the attachments button?  It would help to see what you're working with."
  • 8 years ago04/26/16 at 2:58 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion HTML only?
"Jason, while you may be able to do this, you may not want to, at least not without a lot of careful testing. Storyline is still heavily F..."
  • 8 years ago04/26/16 at 2:29 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Flash, Javascript and States Issue
"Wow, Steve!  Thank you!!  I was sure this was due to my less-than-expert coding skills.  It probably is a corrupt something.  In this pro..."
  • over 8 years ago01/29/16 at 6:36 pm (UTC)
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Sharon Huston replied to the discussion Flash, Javascript and States Issue
"I'm using Chrome Version 48.0.2564.97 m. I've attached the file here.  It's part of a larger project, and I tried to remove everything th..."
  • over 8 years ago01/29/16 at 4:53 pm (UTC)