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Learning Articulate Storyline by Stephanie Harnett

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Working with states

States alter the appearance of objects and are a great way of providing visual cues and feedback to learners. You could use states to:

  • Indicate course progress when a topic is complete
  • Add a glow to a button or image when hovered over
  • Pop up a definition when the mouse rolls over a word

States can be applied to any object on a slide including images, shapes, text boxes, and captions. By default, an object has just one state called normal and this is what you see before any event happens that may trigger a change of state to the object.

There are eight built-in states. Built-in states are triggered automatically and don't require additional setup for them to function. For example, the state called hover will automatically be triggered ...

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