[Xerte] Re: Help getting started using / editing interactions
reijnders at tor.nl
Wed Mar 23 11:58:59 GMT 2011
It seems that what you're looking for is Jonathan Kemps' excellent Page
Wizards. They allow template based creation of pages (page by page ) and
Xerte level tweeking afterwards.
Op 23-3-2011 12:48, Peter Rainger schreef:
> I've used Xerte templates before to create some really good materials.
> However, I'm trying to move onto creating some bespoke materials and I
> seem to be coming unstuck.... I've tried two approachs as follows....
> 1) Once I've created a Learning Object using the templates I'm unable
> to open the final learning object XML in Xerte editor (as opposed to
> the template wizard), doing this would allow me to make small tweaks
> to the layout and presentation of page and additional media etc. Is
> this supposed to be possible - or is it too tied in with the templates?
> 2) Taking the other approach I create a very simple page-based
> learning object in the Xerte editor (manually so to speak). Then I
> think I'd like to add one of the interactions that the templates
> already do so well.
> - Taking a very simple example like "orientation = orient" I try
> importing a Model to the object.
> - The model imports and I'm able to launch a wizard specifically
> interaction by double-clicking the top-icon for the interaction
> - I add some data and save the wizard, close the wizard and I am
> returned to the Xerte interface
> - The data seems to been saved as a separate XML file _orient rather
> than in the XML of the object I'm working on
> - When I preview / publish the object a page is created for the
> "model" bu not content is loaded into the final output !!!
> This means I'm stuck moving beyond the template prescribed content OR
> forced to code very simple object and manually re-create all the
> interactions I need which were in the templates... which isn't worth
> me doing...
> Any help, tips or suggestions or pointing out my misconceptions would
> be very helpful :-)
> Kind Regards,
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