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THE MISSION

This week’s challenge was to share an example of ergonomics training.

THE INSPIRATION

I wasn’t sure what I was going to make at first, until I found a website that sold ergonomic office equipment and noticed that they had a tool that would give you your correct keyboard, chair and monitor heights based on your height.  I decided that I would try to reproduce that in Storyline 2.

THE PROCESS

It was a very easy interaction to make, but it seems to look more complex than it actually is.  Below is a Screenr tutorial that I made to explain my process.

THE CHALLENGE

I learned how to add a print button into a Storyline project using JavaScript (thanks Nancy), which I hadn’t done before and which was actually very easy.  However, I found that not all browsers respond well to the print button, I had the best result using Internet Explorer.  I’m hoping that a print button that works with all browsers will be a new feature on an upcoming version of Storyline.

THE OUTCOME

Here’s a link to my project I think it turned out well, my process is in the Screenr below.

8 Comments

  1. Chris Chagnon said:

    Wonderful Tutorial! It’s helpful to see another persons process. I’m always curious where people find inspiration and resources. I’m attempting to beef up my Photoshop and Illustrator skills. I see you traced over an existing image and altered it. I always have a difficult time figuring out the images I’m going to use. Thanks for the tips.

    May 7, 2015
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    • Thanks for your kind comments Chris. Photoshop and Illustrator are two good skills to have. What I like about drawing in Illustrator is that it’s more precise than PowerPoint and it’s very easy to make changes or combine things from different images.

      May 8, 2015
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  2. Learn more said:

    Awesome website and better still content! Will undoubtedly be back soon.

    August 2, 2015
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    • Thank you so much. I’m glad that you liked it.

      August 4, 2015
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  3. Stand Steady said:

    Love the attention to detail in this tutorial! We hope it’s safe to assume you kept these ergonomic tips in mind while working so hard on this; the final product looks great 🙂

    June 2, 2017
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