Turn your SME's powerpoint
storyboards into ToolBook projects in minutes!
How will Power Book Builder work for you? Send us your PowerPoint
(up to 50 pages) and we will convert it for FREE
so you can see Power Book Builder in Action! Click
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The Problem with Storyboarding
Example of the Conversion Process
Power Book Builder Features
Frequently Asked Questions
About the Development Team
Power Book Builder Conversion Service
Feedback from ToolBook Developers
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PowerPoint to E-Learning Shootout
easy-to-learn and use PowerPoint Storyboard for your SMEs.
Experienced PowerPoint users will be up and running in minutes.
Non-PowerPoint users will have a very short learning curve.
ToolBook development with substantially less opportunities for error and
need for Quality Control. Cut development time by 70 to 85%.
fully documented PowerPoint Storyboard.ppt and PowerPoint catalog.ppt.
PowerPoint catalog includes items such as question objects that make it
easy to convert all of the standard ToolBook question object
options from PowerPoint to ToolBook (e.g. Unlimited answers, nominate which is correct, enter
immediate or delayed feedback, etc. These convert directly to ToolBook
customizable ToolBook catalog of tools and pre-converted AutoShape
objects. Simply customize to your theme prior to conversion and
the objects, when imported into ToolBook, will have your "look and
control over interface design just like any other ToolBook project.
You determine the size, design, navigation panel motif, and colors via
the use of a pre-designed ToolBook Template.
Numerous options for converting pictures. You decide if you want
to convert them into a ToolBook resource or use a Web Graphics
Placeholder. You even have the option to auto convert to Paint
Action Buttons are converted to ToolBook buttons and hyperlinking to
slides and URLs are converted to ToolBook hyperlinks. This is true for
all objects, not just buttons. (i.e. An Action Button on slide 3 that hyperlinks to slide 30 in
PowerPoint will convert to a button on page 3 that will hyperlink to
page 30 in ToolBook.)
Image" Widget Option produces slide images that in conjunction with your ToolBook will display the appropriate slide image for the current
ToolBook page - assists in proofing.
Text on the PowerPoint Notes page is saved as
userProperties in the ToolBook page and in conjunction with a Power Book
Widget can be displayed in both reader and author level. Typically this
is where the SME will provide detailed programming instructions and/or
audio narration text.
Ability to produce a separate text file for audio
Your ToolBook pages get named during the conversion
process according to your specifications. You may choose to:
Use the slide title
Use the slide name
Use the slide number
Use a consecutive number
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