The best resource for learning to use the HyperStudio multimedia application is the HyperStudio Tutorial that is included with the purchased HyperStudio product.
Here are a few pointers and tips to get you started:
Each tool is described in the chart below. Placement in the chart corresponds to placement in the Tools Palette.
|The Browse Tool: Use to activate objects with attached actions (usually buttons).||Button Tool: Use for editing or moving an existing button.||Arrow/Pointer Tool: Use to edit, move, resize, or delete objects, including buttons, text objects, and graphic objects.|
|Graphic Object Tool: Use for editing or moving graphic object.||Sound Object Tool: Use for adding or changing sounds.||Text Object Tool: Use for editing or moving text objects.|
|Selection Tools (rectangle, oval, and lasso): Use to capture a rectangular, oval, or freehand (lasso) area. Once you've selected an area, you can copy, cut, delete, move, flip, rotate, or resize it.|
|Paint Brush Tool: Use to draw freehand.||Spray Paint Tool: Scatters tiny dots of the currently selected color or pattern.||Fill Tool: Fills an enclosed shape with the currently selected color or pattern.|
|Eraser Tool: Erases painted objects.||Line Tool: Draws straight lines.||Pencil Tool: Draws freehand shapes.|
|Rectangle, Oval, and Rounded Rectangle Tools: Draws rectangles, ovals, and rounded rectangles.|
|Paint Text Tool: Paints text onto the background.||Magnifying Glass: Zooms in up to four times for a closer look at an area.||Eyedropper: Click a color from the background to change your current painting color.|