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How to create "Popup Help" template?

We have chosen a few experiences that we wrote a step by step "how-to" to help get you familiarize with our platform.



Before you begin creating your experiences, it will be helpful to write all the information that you want to tell your users, from there you can decide to either create an FAQ, What's New, or Onboarding.  The number of screens depends on how much information you have to update or educate your users. You will create this outline using our studio’s platform:

The very first part is to Add a new experience.  Click here for a full step by step on how to create an experience.  The next component will be to edit your screens.  Click on 'Edit' to take you to our studio.




Screen 1:  All the images that we have chosen for this screen came from the assets that we have created.  You should upload your images that best suit your experience.  For the sake of this article, you can access our gallery and choose the images from this experience in order for you to become acclimated to the platform.  

We will be discussing the elements beginning from the bottom and working our way to the top.  Let's create the first screen.




The very first element that is placed on the screen is the 'App mockup.' This is the main background image that will be shown throughout the screens. 




Uploading Images: You are also able to create your own images.  Click here for detailed instructions on how to upload an image.






Reordering elements:

If you label all your elements, you will have an easier time making adjustments.  To name the elements, click on 'Reorder' button located on the top right corner of your dashboard.  After you label an element, click on Enter or Return key, so that the name is saved.  You can also rearrange the elements; if you want an element to be in front of another element.  Make sure that once you have labelled all your elements, click the 'Reorder' button again.  To go to the next screen, click on the 'Next screen ' button.  This button is located on the top left corner of your dashboard.





















Screen Settings: You are only able to see the swipe dots once you have more than one screen.  The Screen settings can be personalized to your liking.  You are able to change the color as well as hide the screen completely.  Click here for an explanation.





Screen 2: We wanted the second screen to look similar to the first screen, with a few differences. Hopefully you are more familiar with our studio that the next screen will be easier to create.

















Screen 3: We wanted the third screen to have the same flow as the rest of the other screens.  Screen 3 has very similar elements to screen 2.











Screen 4: The fourth screen is a duplicate of the third screen with different elements.  








  




Screen 5: The final screen, is a duplicate from the rest.  














The elements that will be used to set the transitions for all the screens are: 

header • text • please swipe • New gesture • black overlay • App mockup • arrowdown • shape • arrow up • marking • Button • arrowright

Transitions: When you are finished with all your screens, begin to set the transitions, the flow between the screens. You will find these buttons, 'Transition Inbound'  and 'Transition Outbound,' on the top of the screen. By clicking on one of these buttons, you will navigate to our transitions studio's platform. The transitions for this experience are very simple.  


Be sure to check out our detailed tutorials about transitions.





Note: A lot of these transitions can be applied to the screens in the experience.






Lets begin by going over what is happening during this transition.  The background is switching to the inbound background to seem that the background is not moving , while the elements from the Inbound are fading in and the elements from the Outbound are moving with the screen.  

Here is how to use the transitions.  Make sure to reorder the elements that all will be under 'Inbound' and the other elements will be in 'Outbound.'  Here is how to transition each element. 


Transitions: Screen 1 and Screen 2 

  1. arrowdown (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Top
  2. text (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Top
  3. shape (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Top
  4. App mockup (Inbound): Switch: From Element: App mockup
  5. header (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  6. text (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  7. please swipe (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  8. New gesture (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  9. black overlay (Outbound): Fade out/Move out in Direction: Move Out To: Stays in position
  10. App mockup (Outbound): Switch: To Element: App mockup


Note: When you are using transition 'Switch,' make sure to begin in the 'Outbound' and choose which element you want to switch to in the 'Inbound.'








Lets begin by going over what is happening during this transition.  The background is switching to the inbound background to seem that the background is not moving , while the elements from the Inbound are fading in and the elements from the Outbound are moving with the screen.  

Here is how to use the transitions.  Make sure to reorder the elements that all will be under 'Inbound' and the other elements will be in 'Outbound.'  Here is how to transition each element. 


Transitions: Screen 2 and Screen 3 

  1. arrowup (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Bottom
  2. text (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Bottom
  3. shape (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Bottom
  4. App mockup (Inbound): Switch: From Element: App mockup
  5. arrowdown (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  6. text (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  7. shape (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  8. App mockup (Outbound): Switch: To Element: App mockup








Lets begin by going over what is happening during this transition.  The background is switching to the inbound background to seem that the background is not moving , while the elements from the Inbound are fading in and the elements from the Outbound are moving with the screen.  

Here is how to use the transitions.  Make sure to reorder the elements that all will be under 'Inbound' and the other elements will be in 'Outbound.'  Here is how to transition each element. 


Transitions: Screen 3 and Screen 4 

  1. marking (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Stays in position
  2. text (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Top
  3. shape (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Top
  4. App mockup (Inbound): Switch: From Element: App mockup
  5. arrow up (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  6. text (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  7. shape (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  8. App mockup (Outbound): Switch: To Element: App mockup








Lets begin by going over what is happening during this transition.  The background is switching to the inbound background to seem that the background is not moving , while the elements from the Inbound are fading in and the elements from the Outbound are moving with the screen.  

Here is how to use the transitions.  Make sure to reorder the elements that all will be under 'Inbound' and the other elements will be in 'Outbound.'  Here is how to transition each element. 


Transitions: Screen 4 and Screen 5 

  1. Button (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Bottom
  2. arrowright (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Left
  3. text (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Left
  4. shape (Inbound): Fade In/Move in from position: Move In From: Left
  5. App mockup (Inbound): Switch: From Element: App mockup
  6. marking (Outbound): Fade Out/Move out in Direction: Move Out To: Stays in position
  7. text (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  8. shape (Outbound): Move Out: Move Out To: Move with screen
  9. App mockup (Outbound): Switch: To Element: App mockup



Note: Besides the transitions between screens, you have to set the 'Screen #1 Inbound' and 'Screen #X Outbound' (X=last screen), in our case 'Screen #5 Outbound'. In most cases, you just want to make sure that the main background elements, will be set as 'Move In' & 'Stays in position' | 'Move Out' & 'Stays in position' accordingly, but in this specific case we set these as 'Move In' & 'Move with screen' | 'Move Out' & 'Move with screen'.  When you are in 'Transition Inbound' from screen two, you will see both screen 1 and screen 2.  Here is where you will choose the flow from one screen to the next.  Every element is labeled for you as either inbound or outbound.