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Learning Articulate Storyline by Stephanie Harnett

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Showing and hiding a layer

Layers remain hidden until they are triggered to display. Most often this is because of something the learner did, a mouse click or hovering over an object. For example, there might be a highlighted word on a slide, when the mouse is hovered over the word, a definition appears and, when moved away from the word, the definition disappears. The hover action invokes the display of a layer and moving the mouse away triggers the hiding of the layer.

Displaying a layer by mouse action

Follow these steps to display a layer by mouse action:

  1. Select the object that will trigger the display of a layer and choose Insert | Trigger from the ribbon or click on the New Trigger icon in the Triggers panel.
  2. Under the Action drop-down menu, ...

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