Version Control in Lectora Online

Version Control allows only one person to work on a shared title (or a part of a shared title) at a time. When other team members try to make changes to the title while it is checked out, they will be warned that the title is already in use. This prevents team members from overwriting each other’s changes. Versioning is made possible through the Check Out and Check In process. When you’ve completed your necessary modifications, it’s a good idea to check in your changes so that you can create a version history of the title. When checking in changes, use the Comment field to provide brief descriptions of your changes. The comments you provide are displayed in the Title History window – along with the title’s date and time and name of the title creator – to help you discern between versions. You can restore a title from backed-up versions of the title that you have checked in using the Version Control process. When you restore the title, the restored version becomes the new current version. Additionally, you can restore a previous version to a new title.

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How to Import a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation into Lectora and Lectora Online

You can import an entire Microsoft PowerPoint presentation to create a new Lectora title or you can import a PowerPoint presentation into an existing Lectora title. This is helpful if during your instructional design process you create a storyboard, if your source content was created in PowerPoint, or if you’re converting a instructor-led training (ILT) into eLearning.

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Removing Unused Resources from a Lectora and Lectora Online Title

It’s easy to remove unused resources! After you’ve been working on a Lectora title for a while you may have extra images, attachments, and media files that you no longer need. Even if the objects are no longer on any pages in your title, they’re still in your media library. You can clean-up these unused files and reduce your file size.

The Guide to Translation in Lectora and Lectora Online

Prepare your titles for a global audience with Lectora and Lectora Online. Using the built-in Translation Tool, along with the Multi-language Publishing option, translating content for different languages is a straight-forward and time-saving process. In this article, we’ll go over the necessary steps to export, translate and integrate the text in your title for different languages.

How to Attach, Find, and Launch External Files in a Lectora Title

You can attach files to your Lectora title that are not natively supported by the program (for example, PDF files). Attaching external files enables you to publish them along with the course and all other imported resources. These files are housed with the course instead of being published on a website, file share, or other linkable location. Once attached you can locate them in Resource Manager. You can also launch the files open using an action. her linkable location.