How to create your own game presets in Little Reader

NOTE: This feature is only available with Little Reader Pro.

 

You can create your own game presets and customize the settings by clicking the cogwheel button next to Game in the Play Panel.

 

In the Game Mode Settings window, you can manage your Game Preset profiles in the Game Preset section on the left side, and customize your Game Preset settings from the Settings section on the right side.

 

From the Game Preset section, a list of all Game Presets is shown here. You can use the buttons below the preset list to change how the presets are listed as well as edit, delete, and add new presets to Game Mode.

  • Check – Select the preset you would like to apply to Game Mode and click this button to apply the settings.
  • New – Create a new preset.
  • Edit – Select the preset you want to rename and click this button.
  • Delete - Select the preset you want to delete and click this button.
  • Up/Down Arrow - Change how the presets are arranged by dragging and dropping slides, or by using the Up/Down Arrow buttons.

 

From the Settings section, you can edit the settings for your Game Presets under the Game tab and the Audio tab. There are four buttons at the bottom of the Settings section, which lets you preview, save, and undo changed settings.

  • Test – Preview the playback in Game Mode using the current settings.
  • Save as… - Save the settings to a new Game Preset.
  • Save – Save the settings to the current Game Preset.
  • Cancel – Undo any changes to the settings.

 

Game Tab

In the Game tab, you can edit the display settings for the Game Presets.

  • No. of Questions – Choose how many questions will be present in Game Mode. Select All will use all words from a lesson.
  • Show – Select the questions to be displayed in words or pictures.
  • After correct answer, show – Choose what to display after choosing a correct answer.
  • Letter Case - Choose how you want the words to be displayed – the original case in which the words are written or toggle between lowercase, uppercase, or capitalize only the first letter of the word.
  • Font- Choose from different fonts in which to display the word during playback: Arial, Times New Roman, Comic Sans MS, Tahoma, etc. You may also choose to have font type change randomly during the lesson, or use a custom font.
    • Use split mode - You may choose to show each word in split colors, where two font colors are used to emphasize each syllable or part of a word.
  • Word color – Choose what font color the words are displayed in during playback. You may also choose to have the font color change randomly for each slide shown, for each playback, or for each choice. When Split Mode is turned on, you may choose two font colors.
  • Background color – Select a background color to stimulate your child’s brain during playback. You may specify a color or choose to have the background color change randomly for each slide shown, for each playback, or for each choice.
  • No. of Choices – Choose how many choices will be present for each question in Game Mode. Select Auto will increase difficulty by giving more choices in the next question when picking the correct answer and decrease difficulty by giving fewer choices in the next question when picking the incorrect answer.
  • Layout – Choose how the choices are arranged. You can preview the layout in the preview box below the Layout option.

 

Audio Tab

In the Audio tab, you can edit the audio settings for the Game Presets.

  • Question/Applause/Wrong Answer – You can toggle between these tabs and customize the audio settings. You can also disable any of these tabs by unchecking the corresponding box so all audio files under the disabled tab don’t play out in Game Mode.
  • Add – To add an audio file, click the Add button and locate the audio file in your computer.
  • Rec - To record a new audio file, click the Rec new button and the built-in Easy Voice Recorder will open. You can now record your own audio file. To learn more about Easy Voice Recorder, click here.
  • Edit - To edit the audio file, select the file you want to edit and click the Edit button and the built-in Easy Voice Recorder will open. You can now edit the audio file. To learn more about Easy Voice Recorder, click here.
  • Add Default – This will restore all default audio files to the selected tab.
  • Play – The green play button next to each audio name allows you to preview the audio.
  • Delete – To delete an audio file, select the file you want to delete and click the Delete button.
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