Re: PPT training materials, pdf output (with inter pdf/ppt project hyperlinks) --what is the best tool?

Subject: Re: PPT training materials, pdf output (with inter pdf/ppt project hyperlinks) --what is the best tool?
From: Reid Gray <reach -dot- reid -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Margaret Caruso <Margaret -dot- Caruso -at- nexteraenergy -dot- com>, "TechWhirl (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2015 15:38:08 -0400

Okay, we are importing our many powerpoint decks into Storyline and
restoring links between presentations. We have even tested the whole thing
out on SharePoint. Looks great!

Given there is still a desire on behalf of SMEs to source presentations in
PowerPoint, what is the best way to keep our links intact after changing
one of the source presentations. I am guessing that if we change the
source presentation, we will need to re-import said presentation into
Storyline again, re connect the links, etc.

The idea is this. An engineering lead pitches design ideas for a feature
for the coming sprint. That idea then gets implemented. The tech writer
type (who was involved in the process at the pitch phase) then imports said
description and visuals from the powerpoint into the overall Storyline
project and publishes said project to Sharepoint in the spirit of cross
team collaboration and learning.

These projects will get pretty big. I noticed that Storyline uses Flash.
Are there any browser limitations that anybody has experienced?

Thanks,

Reid



On Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 3:59 PM, Reid Gray <reach -dot- reid -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:

> Very slick. Thanks!
> On Sep 30, 2015 3:40 PM, "Caruso, Margaret" <
> Margaret -dot- Caruso -at- nexteraenergy -dot- com> wrote:
>
>> Yes - you jump to the slide.
>>
>> Margaret Caruso
>> NEER Information Management
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>> Hi Margaret,
>>
>> Is there a way to set Player Triggers in Storyline so that a user can
>> jump from one scene to the middle of another scene? Any method for jumping
>> from one slide to the middle of another would work for us.
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> Reid
>>
>> On Fri, Sep 25, 2015 at 5:03 PM, Reid Gray <reach -dot- reid -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi Folks,
>> >
>> > Auto advance can be turned off at the scene (power point file) level
>> > from the Articulate menu in PowerPoint as described here:
>> >
>> > http://archives.articulate.com/forums/articulate-presenter/13599-turn-
>> > off-auto-advance.html
>> >
>> > I still haven't figured out a way to apply this to an entire project,
>> > but being able to apply it at the scene (a.k.a., ppt presentation
>> > level) is much better than applying it to 300+ slides.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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