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Thursday Tip: Getting Started With Lectora

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So you just got approval to purchase Lectora® or Lectora Online, and you can’t wait to dive in and get started. We can’t wait either—that’s why we’ve created some helpful resources to kick-start your Lectora development! Live Demos Watch a Trivantis® expert explain Lectora or Lectora Online like you’ve never seen it before.  You’ll learn:…

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SCORM 101 and a Lectora How-To

One of the first things I remember Googling after my first encounter with eLearning was SCORM. It was this foreign word that had no meaning to me at the time. How quickly that has changed! This article will take a look at what SCORM is and how it applies to eLearning created in Lectora® and…

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eLearning Lesson: Joe Ganci’s mLearning Tips

Last week, Joe Ganci—or eLearningJoe as you may know him—joined us for a great Inspiration Wednesday webinar. He shared how making eLearning for every device can be easy using Lectora® with Responsive Course Design™. Just design once, and publish to all device sizes and types. Here’s one Responsive Course Design how-to that Joe shared in the…

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How to Rebrand an eLearning Brothers Template

When using software templates to kick start your eLearning development, the two biggest problems are: How to get them the templates into your project and How to rebrand them to fit your needs. Luckily, the first problem is as simple as downloading the template and dragging it into your project, whether it is responsive or…

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Tuesday Tip: Scrolling Images Within Text Blocks

Suppose you have a super tall image—a screenshot of a very long menu, a detailed figure of an engineering process, or perhaps the beanstalk from Jack and the Giant Beanstalk. That last one seems unlikely, but you never know what a client is going to ask for, so it’s good to be prepared! In order…

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Behind the Scenes of a Winning eLearning Course

Karlis Sprogis and the team behind Fastercourse.com created a fantastic responsive game for one of our Trivantis® Community contests. This course got such great response from viewers that it won the 2016 Lectora® User Conference Community Course Template Contest! And luckily for our readers, Karlis agreed to sit down for a Q&A about the development…

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How to Insert Storyline 2 Content Into Lectora

Today’s blog post is an excerpt from the free Trivantis® eBook, An Articulate® Storyline® User’s Guide to Lectora®: While developing an eLearning course, you may find that wrapping Storyline 2 in Lectora can help bring together the functionalities of both tools. One example is if you’ve built a course but need to include advanced variables.…

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Skinning Lectora’s New HTML5-based Media Player

Something many of our users have been asking for in recent months is the ability to run video and audio media via HTML5 rather than with a Flash-based media player, as well as the ability to use Closed Captioning with media on mobile devices. Our developers listened and have made this wish come true with…

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Customizing Test Results in Your eLearning

One of the most exciting new features of Lectora® 16.1 is the new Test Results Object with Results Designer. Prior to Lectora 16.1, you could check the Use Customized Test Results checkbox on the Test Results ribbon and get an automatically generated page within your test that showed the test results. But any kind of…

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How to Style Entry Fields in Lectora Using CSS

Styling can really make a project stand out. But new developers might not realize how unlimited their styling options really are. Take, for instance the Entry Field. Lectora® does not provide a style menu for this object, so at first it seems we can only adjust its size and background color, but is that really all?…

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