Introduction


This tutorial will show ,in consecutive steps how to create a simple Hyperstudio stack .A stack is a collection of cards.Each card may include text,pictures and buttons to navigate to different cards in the stack. This is not the only way to make a stack but it works and would give anyone new to Hyperstudio a definite start in creating a stack. It could be used at school or in the home and would be ideal for any kind of project work.
Suppose you want to make a stack about your locality with ten short articles and pictures.If it is a class situation then each pupil in a group might be responsible for an article. (A class of thirty could do three different stacks….a stack of thirty cards would be unwieldy).The three stacks could then be interlinked in a seamless way .This kind of project would be suitable for children from second to sixth class.If it is with fifth or sixth class then I suggest they be consulted on the design.This is a skeleton stack design and could be adapted and added to at any later stage.
We will assume we want to make a stack with twelve cards, a title card, an index card

and 10 cards for content .We will really only have to make three cards , the title card, the index card and the content template. Most of the design and thought must go into the content template. The content template should normally contain at least these three elements : text, picture(s) and navigation buttons. The navigation buttons are the engine of Hyperstudio(and indeed of any authoring package, or the Internet.) On our content template we will be putting three navigation buttons , one to the next page, one to the previous page and one to the index page or card. Buttons may also be used to add sounds, animations or movie clips to Hyperstudio

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