Storyline 360: Modern Text Rendering

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Say hello to modern text! We completely rebuilt the text-rendering engine in Storyline 360 with the latest technology so text flows beautifully with consistent spacing and readability on every device. You can be confident that what you see in the Storyline editor is what learners will see in their browsers.

For example, where you might have previously seen unusual spacing between characters (kerning) in some browsers, modern text gives you perfect spacing in all browsers.

Bold and italicized fonts render consistently across browsers.

And fonts for variable references and data-entry fields are now embedded in HTML5 output so learners always see the correct fonts on every device.

Install the latest update for Storyline 360 to take advantage of modern text.

New Storyline 360 Projects Use Modern Text

New projects no longer have the classic text option and use modern text by default, so you don’t have to do any extra work. Just create your course and publish. It’s that easy!

Existing Storyline 360 Projects Use Classic Text

Existing projects that use classic text will continue to do so, but you can easily upgrade text. Just open your project, go to the Design tab on the Storyline ribbon, click Fonts, and select Upgrade Project Text. This upgrades project text all at once and saves a backup copy of the project file with the original settings at the same time.

Upgrade Project Text setting in Storyline 360

Because switching to modern text can make minor changes to character spacing, it’s possible that blocks of text could wrap differently. If you designed your course so text wraps at specific points, you may need to adjust the size or placement of text boxes after switching to modern text.

If classic text works fine for you in an existing project, there’s no need to switch to modern text. You can continue using classic text. If you do switch to modern text, we recommend reviewing each slide and layer in your course to make sure it looks the way you want.

To switch back to classic text after upgrading to modern text, open the project file backup copy that contains the original settings.