Publish to CD

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Quizmaker ’09 provides simple, 1-click publishing for generating your Flash-based quiz or survey. If you’re creating a quiz or survey to distribute via CD or DVD, use the Publish for CD option.

To Publish for CD:

  1. Click the Publish button on the toolbar (or from the Articulate menu).
  2. Select the CD publish tab.
  3. Specify a Publish location for your quiz. The default location is in this directory: My Documents\My Articulate Projects. Click the ellipsis button (...) or type a directory path if you want to pick a different location on your computer.
    • If you wish to modify the Quiz Title, click the corresponding link.
    • Questions: This field displays the number of questions (and any randomization and pooling you’ve enabled) in your quiz or survey.
    • If you wish to modify the Passing Score, click the corresponding link. To learn more, see Managing Quiz Properties.
    • If you wish to modify Player Templates, click the corresponding link. To learn more, see Managing Quizmaker ’09 Player Templates.
    • If you wish to modify the Quality, click the corresponding link.
      • Set your desired Compression settings:
        • Optimize for Web Delivery: If this quiz will be delivered on a Web server -- on either the Internet or an intranet -- then choose this as your compression setting.
        • Optimize for CD-ROM Delivery: If this quiz will be delivered via CD-ROM, then choose this as your compression setting.
        • Custom (Advanced): This option is recommended only for users with advanced knowledge of compression settings. Set the JPEG factor for Compression using the sliding percentage scale. A quality factor of 75 is the default image setting when using Optimize for Web Delivery. You can also specify an Audio bitrate using the drop-down menu. The range is between 16 kbps and 160 kbps; the default is 24 kbps (Web).
        • Click OK to accept your settings or Cancel to exit without saving.
  4. Click Publish.
  5. When the Publish process is complete, you will receive the following Publish Success dialog box to choose the next step:
    • View Quiz: Allows you to see the published output.
    • Email: Automatically generates a message with the zipped output attached to send content via e-mail.
    • FTP: To publish directly to your server via FTP.
      • Provide the following information for FTP Upload (example credentials shown in italics):
        • Server:
        • Port: default is 21
        • Username: your login
        • Password: secure password
        • Directory: /users/jsmith/public_html/quizzes/newhire***
        • ***Path is relative to starting point when logging in via FTP

        • Click Test Connection to confirm FTP access.
        • Select Save username and password as necessary.
    • Zip: To create and save a zipped version of the output.
    • Open Folder: Opens the published output folder.
    • Choose Close when you are done or to exit without selecting one of the above options.