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screenshot walkthrough (looking for help)

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  1. Swiper

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    So...
    I would like to create a 'walkthrough' of some things in an application we provide support for
    just curious to know how this is / can be done ?
    or something similar

    http://www.chasms.com/windows7/7desktop.htm

    any help , direction, hints would be greatly appreciated.
     
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    Was looking more for a way to create a 'virtual walkthrough' of a program showing what each button does
    similar to what that link i posted does
    i have seen 'flash' ones in past but that was such a long time ago
    just wondering if anyone has any ideas, thoughts, suggestions on how to create my own or if there is any
    good programs that will help with creating this ( i don't want it ot be a video walkthrough ), i would prefer the user to click the different options and seeing what is there ( and maybe i cand place a little caption at the top or bottom of each explaining the fucntionality of each different clickable option
     
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    Hi Then I think PSR is what you want. Here's a Zip file I just created with PSR.
     

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    Hi! Sorry if this isn't what you want! I use this W7 feature a lot!!
     
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    not really
    this shows TOO much stuff on the screen
    need something to just show software applicaton we use
    while that PSR does somewhat of a good job for that, it not what i am looking at
    for example
    for Windows when you click the start button
    it will pop up and show what the menu looks like and then should have ability to click each of those options and have it go to the specific thing you click on
    i don't want a screenshot of windows desktop
    click on start and have a entirely new screenshot of the desktop below it with menu appearing on it
    would like to keep it smooth running and have it look just like the application as you would click it normally, without being in the actual application

    i know..........hard to explain
     
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    Hi That's the best I can do!!
     
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    If you look at the code on the page with 'View Source' and 'Inspect Element' you will see that this is created with JS and mouse events clicking on appropriate parts of the image. It should be pretty easy to do something similar with appropriate screen grabs and hot spots.

    Avoid Flash it is old technology that doesn't work on iOS devices. Use HTML5 and JS.
     
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    Thanks
    going to see what i can kind out tomorrow
    getting late...........thanks again for the responses.
    if i get any where........i'll let you know

    keep em coming....
    PS: may even do something power point and convert it to html5
     
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