Video tutorials

Learn how to work in Autoplay Menu Designer

Demo video: "What you can make using Autoplay Menu Designer"

Learning Videos (Beginner) - How to work with AutoPlay Menu Designer

Quick Start Guide

Learn how to create your first autorun menu from the embedded template. This tutorial shows how to change a page title, how to add actions for the button( for example : how to send an email and open a PDF document ).

Also you can see how to build your project and publish it to the local folder.

Working with a project

The "part1" of the tutorial shows how to work with a project. In this part you can see how to create an unique interface for your menu to use it as a basis later on. Learn how to change page settings, add a logo, add a page title , add a link to own website and etc.

The "part2" of the tutorial you learn how to add new pages, copy/paste pages and how to add a navigation between pages.

Publish a project to the CD/DVD/USB

Learn how to publish a project to the CD/DVD/USB (for example 4.xx version).

Publish a project for Windows and Mac users

Learn how to create Web/HTML5 app to publish it for Windows and Mac users.


Learning Videos (Beginner) - Step by step tutorials

Working With Pages

Content:
  • What are pages.
  • How to add, delete or copy a page.
  • How to change the size of a page.
  • How to change the background of a page.
  • How to change the order of pages.

Customize the style of your app

Content:
  • How to change a startup page.
  • How to add/hide a title bar of the window.
  • How to use a fullscreen mode.
  • How to make a scrollable page.

Draw shapes

Content:
  • Draw a rectangle. How to change an appearance of the shape.
  • Draw an ellipse. Transform the ellipse to a pie or to a arc.
  • Draw a line. Changing the endpoint form.
  • Draw a polyline. How to add, delete and move points of the polyline.
  • Draw a curve. How to add, delete and move points of the curve.

Add images

Content:
  • How to add an image (for a logo, background and etc).
  • Changing an image appearance: changing a size, adding a shadow, changing a hue/saturation/lightness.
  • Changing a shape of the image.

Add texts

Content:
  • How to add a simple text (for descriptions, labels, captions and etc).
  • How to add a "cool" title.
  • How to add a big portion of the formatted text with a scrollbar and make it transparent.

Add buttons

Content:
  • How to add a graphic button or standard button.
  • How to change a behavior of the button when the user hovers the cursor over it at run time.
  • How to add actions for the button.

Add a navigation between pages

Learn how to add a navigation between pages for your menu.

Add a link to the website

This tutorial shows how to add a text label which will open the website by the mouse click on the button.

Open a PDF document

This tutorial shows how to add a button which will open the PDF document by the mouse click on the button.

Add a background music

Learn how to add a background music to your menu and how to manage it.

Add videos

Learn how to add a video to your menu and how to manage it.

Add transitions between pages

Learn how to add transitions between pages.


Learning Videos (Intermediate) - Special features

How To Create a Scalable Application [10min]

When you develop a user interface you want it to look good on any screen, regardless of its resolution.

Autoplay Menu Designer gives you this opportunity - your application is not limited to just one size and can be adapted to the current screen resolution automatically.

In this lesson we will look at basic principles of developing a scalable application.

Using Scrollable Areas [2min]

Special features used :
  • Using the "Subwindow" object.
  • "Long" pages larger than one screen.
  • Show/hide scrollbar for the scrollable area.

Learning Videos (Intermediate) - User Interface Elements

How To Create a Drop-Down Menu [7min]

Learn how to create a drop-down menu.

Special features used :
  • Using "Show/Hide objects" actions.

How To Create an "Animated" Button [4min]

Learn how to create an "animated" button.

Special features used :
  • Using "Show/Hide objects" actions.
  • Using the animation of objects.

How To Create an "Accordion" Interface Element [5min]

Learn how to create a complex interface element "Accordion".

Special features used :
  • Using "Show/Hide objects" actions.

How To Create a Navigation Menu [6min]

Learn how to create a navigation menu with the highlighted active item.

Special features used :
  • Using internal variables of objects.

How To Create a "Slider" Interface Element [11min]

Learn how to create a complex interface element "Slider" (2 ways).

Special features used :
  • Using "Show/Hide objects" actions.
  • Using internal variables of objects.
  • Using "Timer" objects and "Timer" events.
  • Using the "Subwindow" object for the alternative way.

Learning Videos (Intermediate) - Using Variables/Expressions

How to create a training course with test questions [12min]

This tutorial explains how the use of Variables/Expressions helps to create a training course with test questions.

The example project from this video you can download for study here.