Adding Media in Form View

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In Quizmaker ’09 you are able to add images or video to any question or slide.

Supported media types:

  • .FLV Flash
  • .SWF Flash
  • .EMF
  • .WMF
  • .JPG
  • .PNG
  • .BMP
  • .GIF
  • .TIF
  • H.264 encoded .MP4

To add an image (except Hotspot):

  1. Click the Media button and select Picture.
  2. The Insert Picture window will open, and you can either browse to the image file and select it, or you can type the name in the file name field.
  3. Click Open to insert the picture in your question.
  4. A Media panel with a thumbnail of your image will appear to the right of your question
  5. By default, when you preview or publish, your image will appear to the right of your question.
  6. You can further customize your image or add other media in Slide View mode. To learn more, see Customizing Questions in Slide View.

To add a video (except Hotspot):

  1. Click the Media button and select Flash.
  2. The Insert Movie window will open, and you can either browse to the Flash file (.SWF,.FLV or H.264 encoded .MP4) and select it, or you can type the name in the file name field.
  3. Click Open.
  4. Use the Flash Movie Options window to preview the video with the Play and Stop buttons, and to set the following display and behavior preferences:
    • Play: Press the play button to play a preview of your inserted video.
    • Pause: Pause the preview playback of your inserted video.
    • Stop: Press the stop button to stop playback of your inserted video.
    • Browse: Click the name of your inserted video to open the Insert Movie window and select a new movie to replace the current one.
    • How do you want to display this movie?
      • Display in slide: Your video will display in the question slide alongside the question. Control placement in Slide View mode. To learn more, see Customizing Questions in Slide View.
      • Display in a new browser window: Your video will launch in a new window when the user reaches this question.
    • How should the movie behave?
      • Movie starts playing automatically: Check this box if you want your video to start playing automatically.
      • Show movie controls: Check this option to include a playbar with your video.
      • Sound volume: Click the icon to specify Volume for the video or to Mute it.
  5. Click OK to confirm your preferences and insert the video in your question, or Cancel to close the window without inserting the video.
  6. By default, when you preview or publish, your video will appear to the right of your question (if you selected to Display in Slide above).
  7. You can further customize your video or add other media in Slide View mode. To learn more, see Customizing Questions in Slide View.

To delete an image or video:

  1. Click the Media button
  2. Select Remove Media.
  3. You will not be prompted to confirm the removal of your media.

To customize your image or video:

To learn more about further customizing your media, switch to Slide View mode and refer to the following help topics: