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Learning Articulate Storyline by Stephanie Harnett

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Summary

Layers are particularly helpful for slides that contain interactive content, such as tabbed interactions and pop-up information. Layers can prevent unnecessary duplication of slides while allowing you to keep content and interactions together, making it easier to organize and manage your project.

Deciding when to use a layer instead of an additional slide requires some experimenting. A general rule of thumb is, if there's a lot of content on a slide or if some of the content doesn't naturally belong on the slide (that is, different topics), then using multiple slides is better; this approach can help organize topics and make content editing simpler.

Despite the convenience of having layers within a slide, there are drawbacks in that some ...

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