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Oracle User Productivity Kit 3.5 by Dirk Manuel

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Planning your recording

Before recording a simulation, you should always plan out exactly what you want to record. This will save you the need to insert missing screenshots later, or re-record the exercise, because you forgot to capture a particular screen and/or action.

Bear in mind that the actual recording is only one step in the process of producing an effective simulation. It is worthwhile remembering the term PREP:

  • Plan
  • Record
  • Edit
  • Publish

As part of the Plan stage, consider sketching out the screens that you want to navigate to, and the actions that you want to perform on these screens. An example of a simple plan for the exercise captured later in this chapter is shown below:

You should also make sure that any required data is available in ...

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