Pyramid

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This help topic will cover all options and features available while working with Pyramid interactions.

To create a Pyramid interaction:

  1. Create a new interaction using one of the three available methods.
  2. Select Pyramid from the left-hand list of interaction types.
  3. Click OK to start creating your interaction or Cancel to cancel creation of a new interaction.

The following toolbar options are available while working with a Pyramid interaction:

  • Layers
    • Add Layer: This will add a layer. The layer will always be added as the bottom layer but can be moved easily. This interaction type allows a maximum of 10 layers outside the top layer.
    • Delete Layer (not available for Top Layer): This will delete the currently selected layer.
    • Move Layer (not available for Top Layer): This will move the current layer Up or Down.
    • Layer Color: A color is selected by default as you create new layers. To change the default selection, select a color of your choice from the Layer Color pull-down menu.
  • Segment (not available for Top Layer)
    • Add Segment: This will add a new segment to this Pyramid interaction. The new segment will always be added as the segment on the right of your layer but can be moved easily. This interaction type allows for a maximum of 20 individual segments.
    • Delete Segment: This will delete the currently selected segment.
    • Move Segment: You can move a segment left, right, up, or down as needed. You can also move segments by dragging the segment tabs into the desired order.
  • Intro / Summary: Learn more in Using the Toolbar.
  • Tools: Learn more in Using the Toolbar.
  • Publish: Learn more in Publishing Interactions.

The following additional features are available while working with a Pyramid interaction:

  • Interaction Title: This is the interaction title for this project. This will display as the main interaction title in the published output. To change the title font, click the Interaction Properties button in the toolbar and select the Colors and Effects segment. The Title Font setting will determine the font type used.
  • List: You can select any segment in the current layer by clicking List in the left corner. Clicking this option will display all segments in a pull-down menu for easy and fast selection. You can also add a segment via the List menu.
  • Tabs: Click a segment to make edits to that segment of the interaction. Click the Add Segment tab to add a new segment to your interaction.
  • Title: This is the title displayed for the current segment in your published output.
  • Top Layer / Pyramid Segment Text: This is the area where you add the text that you like to display for the core layer or selected segment. To format this text, use the wide variety of options available in the formatting toolbars directly above the text input field. Learn more in Formatting Text.
  • Audio: Use the Audio pane to record, import, or edit audio for each segment of your interaction. Learn more in Adding Audio.
  • Media: Use the Media pane to add a video or image to each segment of your interaction. Learn more in Adding Media.