A Sample Tutorial

Open http://www.flo.org in another browser window to work through this tutorial side by side.


This tutorial will demonstrate all of the functionality of the Guide on the Side tutorial creation software.

Add and format text

Type or copy and paste text straight into the text box.

The editor allows you to:

  • bold
  • italicize
  • undo & redo
  • insert & remove a hyperlink
  • add bullets
    • indent any text you type in the box.
  • outdent any text you type in the box


For example:

Using the library homepage to your right, place your cursor over the Search & Find tab and click Library Catalog.

You are now in the Library Catalog.


Adding an image

This is an image of the UAL catalog.

UAL catalog

Adding a page break

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A page break allows you to divide content into different pages which helps minimize scrolling.

Adding a page break

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This is some more text to show what a page break does.

Inserting a question

Does my dog look like he is having fun?


Would you like a dog?

Inserting a definition box

Definition boxes are a useful way to provide additional information without taking up screen space.

This is what a definition box looks like

Previewing your tutorial

Previewing allows you to see how the tutorial will look to your students and allows you to make sure your questions, definition boxes, and images are working the way that you want them to work.






Click the Right Arrow below to begin the quiz

Quiz: Question 1:

You want to locate a book on gardening in Tucson; what would be the best keyword search to do for this?

Quiz: Question 2:

Use the Library Catalog to locate the book, Yard Full of Sun: The Story of a Gardener's Obsession that Got a Little out of Hand by Scott Calhoun. Where is this book located?


Please enter your name and email address to retrieve a copy of your completed quiz.

You can enter multiple email addresses separated by commas. If you are doing this for a class, you may need to enter your instructor's email address also.


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