As an e-learning designer, you may need to create interactive labels, or hotspots, for your learning content. These are invisible buttons that are activated by hovering or clicking on them, and can be a great tool to facilitate retrieval practice and test the learners’ knowledge. In this tutorial, Emma Pawson demonstrates how to create an interactive hotspot in Articulate Rise. She highlights how to customize the hotspot marker’s location, icon, color, text, as well as how to embed hotspots within an existing graphic image. Lastly, she reveals how to create hotspots that are combined with other image blocks.
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