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Learning Articulate Storyline by Stephanie Harnett

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Data Entry

The Data Entry feature lets you populate a variable with information the learner types in, for example, learner name, learner thoughts on a topic, or information needed from the learner to complete an activity or exercise. Data Entry boxes can accept text or number content, and you can add as many as you'd like to a slide

There are three components to consider when working with Data Entry boxes:

  • First, the box that will contain the information that the learner types.
  • Second, a trigger that sends the typed input into the variable.
  • Third, a reference to display the typed input (variable contents). This can be the default of clicking away from the Data Entry box but is most often based on a click of a button.

Inserting a Data Entry box

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