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Learning Articulate Storyline by Stephanie Harnett

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Creating emphasis with pans and zooms

The Zoom feature within Storyline is a feature that you will find useful for creating emphasis without a lot of effort. This feature lets you give learners a close-up view of an area of the slide at any point during slide playback. You can time this with narration or sound effects and you can create multiple zooms which, when set next to each other in the timeline, results in a panning effect.

You could use this feature to highlight content that is part of a detailed map or diagram, where zooming into a specific area lets the learner gain additional insight. It could also be used to give the learner a sense of heightened involvement, or to create dramatic emphasis during by zooming into an area that the learner ...

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