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Provide feedback button in quiz score slide

Aug 20, 2012 2:26 AM

Hi we have created a training using adobe captivate 6.  We have kept a final quiz containing 5 questions.  At the end there is a score slide.  In case of passing of the quiz we want a button called feedback to appear. The button needs to be hyperlinked to a url.  How can we do this?

 
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    Aug 20, 2012 2:39 AM   in reply to vikojh

    In Captivate 6 you can use a shape, while checking the option 'Use as button' in its properties panel. One of the possible actions for such a shape button is to open an URL. There are even shape buttons in the Button category (like 'i') that are already set up to be a button and have that action.

     

    Make this shape button invisible by unchecking the visibility in output in its Properties panel. Since you want to have it appearing when entering the Score slide, you'll have to use a conditional advanced action that will be triggered On Enter for the Score slide. You can use a condition based on the system variable cpQuizInfoPassFail. Something like this:

     

    IF cpQuizInfoPassFail is equal to 1

    THEN Show Shapebutton     (enter the label of the button)

    ELSE Continue

     

     

    Lilybiri

     
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    Aug 20, 2012 3:05 AM   in reply to vikojh

    cpQuizInfoPassPercent has the required percentage for passing, whereas cpQuizInfoPassFail can have only two possible values: 0 if failed, 1 if passed.  So your condition will never result in true. The explanation of the system variables appears in the Variables dialog box, check them out.

     

    I'm using the normal language of conditions: THEN is in the same view of the dialog box for actions, second portion, whereas for Else you have to click on the Else button.

     

    The Pass/Fail actions for the Quiz you specify in the Quiz Preferences will only be done when the user clicks on the Continue button on the score slide. Because you asked for the button when entering the score slide, I proposed this work flow.

     

    Some functionalities are extended in CP6, will certainly blog about it to compare with what I wrote for previous versions here:

    http://lilybiri.posterous.com/question-question-slides-in-captivate

     

    Lilybiri

     
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    Aug 20, 2012 3:40 AM   in reply to vikojh

    OK, I switched to IE because in Chrome I cannot paste any images. Here are the screenshots of the advanced action I created as an example, with indication of the different parts: IF, THEN, ELSE. Apparently you do not understand yet the possible values of cqQuizInfoPassFail, please take over my IF condition.

    IFTHEN.png

    THEN.png

    Lilybiri

     
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    Aug 20, 2012 4:15 AM   in reply to Lilybiri

    Did you attach the action to the event On Enter for the score slide?

    TriggerAction.png

    Lilybiri

     
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    Aug 20, 2012 4:41 AM   in reply to vikojh

    You have to uncheck Visible in Output in the Properties panel (see screenshot, highlighted in yellow).

     

    The visibility option in the Timeline (red oval) is only useful while editing, to make some objcts on the stage unvisible. It has no effect whatsoever on the visibility of the object when previewing or after publishing.

     

    How did you preview? Do not use Slide preview, please, that is only for synchronizing, but doesn't generate a SWF. Use Preview in Browser or Preview Project.

    Visibility.png

     
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    Aug 20, 2012 4:41 AM   in reply to vikojh

    Fine, BTW not a man, but a woman

     

    Lilybiri

     
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    Aug 28, 2012 6:00 PM   in reply to vikojh

    If you are testing this button action after publishing to some local hard drive or LAN folder, you will need to add that folder location to your Flash Global Security settings as a Trusted Location, otherwise it won't work.  Alternatively, upload the published files to a web server and test by accessing the HTM file in a browser using an HTTP:// address of some kind.  That way the Flash security won't be an issue.

     
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