The person being taught by Software Tutor will not need to do anything other than sometimes pressing the forward and back arrow keys if they want to repeat or speed things up. ST sits above any program or can be supplied with it's own viewer window teaching about website, images or a combination of both.
Pressing the 'options' menu bar will open a properties window and allow you to select different modes of operation.
1. As a moving pointer with record and playback facility.
2. As a pure text help feature where users can select a module and step though each instruction. These instructions are stored as simple .rtf text files.
3. As a random tip of the day utility where the tips are stored as a simple .rtf text file.
Software tutor will work with other stand alone applications and can interact with the actions within that program.
Software tutor has its own display window into which will display pictures or web pages etc.
The Software Tutor includes a simple sequence recorder.
This recorder will allow you to select a background image then simply drag this image to the location you need it to be. You can then enter the text, sound and pause duration at each point.
Don't forget to set the zero position point against the main program frame before you start recording or the relative position of the tutor will not be correct.
Save the tutorial files with a new name and it will automatically appear in the main options, drop down list selector.