Category Archives for JavaScript

Crossword-Like Behavior in Storyline

Let’s solve a puzzle! Someone read my blog about how to use text entry in Storyline by monitoring every letter typed, rather than waiting until “it loses focuses” and asked if that solution

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Storyline Magic: Single Slide, Dynamic Sorting Items, Customized Feedback, Change Without Republishing

Drag and Sort Articulate Storyline provides drag and drop question type activity out of the box. You simply add a new slide as a graded question, and select the drag and drop feature. It even gives you

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Articulate Storyline: text entry without losing focus

Business Problem When you use a text entry object in Articulate Storyline, the text you type in the field does not get registered until the field loses focus. That means you need to click outside the field

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Random ID in Storyline

Using JavaScript to Create Random IDs I wanted to share a quick solution I showed the other day for solving the following challenge: how to create a random ID (alphanumerical)? In this case, it was for

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Instructional Design TIPs 2017

2017 What a year! We’ve raised 5 minute microlearnings to the heights of registered deity, explored fantastic AR/VR experiences that will revolutionize learning one day (just because we’re

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Storyline as showstopper in Rise

Showstoppers are sometimes good! This example shows how to embed a Storyline interaction in Rise as a “showstopper,” meaning the user can’t continue with the Rise content until they complete

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xAPI Santa: what did you learn in 2017?

The story(line) behind xAPI Santa With the holidays on the corner, I rewrapped one of last year’s xperiment (xAPI) for the Articulate eLearning Heroes challenge. In this interactive piece, you send

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Who the [Bleep] is L&D?

My book, Engage the WORL&D!, is based on a thirty-day blog-writing challenge I did last year. My daily stories were self-reflections on learning via a-ha moments. After completing the thirty-day

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Published: Engage the WORL&D!

After a year of writing (which will be a lessons-learned post itself), my book, Engage the WORL&D! is now published. What best describes the book? A whimsical, brain-picking “meme-oir”

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Advanced Storyline: Selecting With a Twist

Have you ever tried painting with a twist? The other day someone posted a question on Articulate’s eLearning Heroes community: “Let’s say I have multiple items I want the user to select

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