Why it’s important to reset slides to initial state in order to not break Scorm 1.2 in Articulate Storyline and how I do it, why I think it’s better, and a way to track user progress.
Slide Layer properties in Articulate Storyline work much like slide properties when it comes setting up behavior when you “revisit” them. Watch this “Quick Bite” to help you make the right call.
I threw together a proof of concept interactive 360 experience quickly hour using an iPhone, an Insta360 Nano camera, and Wonda VR. In prep for a VR day at work, I borrowed a buddies headset and was inspired to document the ride.
If you choose “Resume Saved State” or the Storyline default “Automatically Decide” for all your slides in complex courses, sometimes things can break within SCORM 1.2. Here’s a quick way to change your slide properties to “reset to initial state” from Story View.
This tutorial discusses layer properties and why you should ALWAYS reset your slides to the initial state if your course is going to be run in an LMS using SCORM 1.2.
Sometimes you computer updates, or your browser updates, and when you publish a Storyline course and you get an annoying message telling you that you cannot play back your course because of flash security. This video shows you how to fix that.
Storyline is not super resource intensive, no much more so than PowerPoint, so if Storyline is slow, likely you did something to make it that way.
I often see newer Storyline developers latch on to variables once they know that they are there and how to use them, but, sometimes variables aren’t the right tool for the job.