Hotspot

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Hotspot is a graded question that requires the user to click on the correct area within the image. Specify the correct area with a rectangle, an oval, or a freeform shape.

To add a Hotspot question to your quiz:

  1. Click the Graded Question button in Quizmaker ’09.
  2. Select Hotspot.
  3. Click OK.
  4. Enter your question in the Enter the question field.
  5. Click the Choose Image button to open the Insert Picture window and select an image. Click  Open to insert the picture.
  6. Click the Add Hotspot button to add a hotspot to the image. From the drop-down menu select one of the following options:
    • Add Oval: Select this option to create an oval hotspot. Click and drag on the image to add the oval in the desired place and size.
    • Add Rectangle: Select this option to create a rectangular hotspot. Click and drag on the image to add the rectangle in the desired place and size.
    • Add Freeform Select this option to draw a custom-shaped hotspot. or rectangular hotspot. Click on the image to add points for a freeform shape. Click back on the first point to complete the freeform shape.
  7. If you want to delete your current hotspot and redo it, click the Remove Hotspot button, then repeat Step 6 above.
  8. Click Save & Close to save your question, or set question feedback and/or continue editing your question as outlined below.

To set question results feedback and branching:

You can define question feedback for your users based on a correct or incorrect response. You can also direct your users to another question in your quiz based on a correct or incorrect response. To learn more, see Question Results Feedback and Branching.

To edit the question:

  • Save & Close
    • Save & Close will save your question and close the question window, bringing you back to your Question List.
  • Show
    • Form View allows you to work on a question in the form view.
    • Slide View allows you to customize your question in greater detail. To learn more, see Customizing Questions in Slide View.
  • Clipboard
    • Cut: Select text and click Cut in order to cut the selection from the question and put it on the clipboard. Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+X.
    • Copy: Select text and click Copy in order to copy the selection to the clipboard. Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+C.
    • Paste: Click in the question and click Paste where you want the contents of the clipboard to be pasted. Keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+V.
  • Text
  • Display
    • Feedback: Click the drop-down menu and specify feedback type for this question:
      • None: No feedback will be provided to your users after answering the question.
      • By Question: Feedback will be provided to your users after answering the question. This method allows you to provide different feedback depending on whether the answer was correct or incorrect. To learn more, see Question Results Feedback and Branching.
    • Shuffle: In a Hotspot question, the Shuffle answers option is not available.
  • Scoring
    • Score: In a Hotspot question, the question can only be scored By Question.  [Video Tutorial]
    • Attempts: Set the number of attempts a user will be given to guess the correct answer to the question. Click the drop-down menu and specify a value from 1 through 10 or unlimited.  [Video Tutorial]
  • Insert
    • Media: In a Hotspot question, use the Choose Image button to change the primary image. To add supplemental Pictures or Flash movies, switch to Slide View -> Insert. To learn more, see Slide View: Insert Tab.
    • Sound: Use the Sound button to Record Mic or Import Sound to your question. Learn more in Adding Audio in Form View.
  • Click Preview to see a preview of your question. Available options while previewing your question include the following:
    • Close Preview: Click this button to return to editing your question.
    • Select: Click this button to select another question in the quiz to preview.
    • Replay: Click this button above the Replay text to Replay this question. Click the arrow beneath the Replay text to select other options, including Replay this question, Replay this group, or Replay entire quiz.

To customize your question:

To learn more about further customizing your question, please review Customizing Questions in Slide View.