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Calling on external files

Feb 4, 2011 9:41 AM

Is there any way to call on an external file the same way Adobe Captivate

does?

 

I would like to have someone be able to click on a button and it open a Word Document, PDF or full size image etc.

 
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    Feb 8, 2011 8:33 AM   in reply to robert kirkwood

    You can do this by creating a Go To URL interaction and merely referencing the correct  file. For example, you can link to a PDF by calling  www.myserver.com/somefile.pdf.

     

    Note  that Catalyst cannot create links to local files the way you may be  used to in traditional web programs, so merely calling somefile.pdf will  not work; you need the complete URL, even if the file in question is on  your own web site.

     
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    Feb 8, 2011 8:54 AM   in reply to robert kirkwood

    Unfortunately, Catalyst only supports http:// style URLs. You can find more details, along with some help on getting it to work if you want to code in Flash Builder, here: http://forums.adobe.com/message/2374276#2374276

     
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