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Mastering Adobe Captivate 7 by Damien Bruyndonckx

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Working with Buttons

The Button object is the first interactive object of Captivate that you will focus on. Remember that an interactive object has the ability to stop the playhead and wait for the student to do something.

In the case of a Button object, a simple click triggers an action. Despite its apparent simplicity, the Button object is an essential part of every Captivate project as it lets the student control the timing of the online course.

In this exercise, you will add a Button below the video file you inserted in the previous chapter by performing the following steps:

  1. Go to the encoderDemo_800.cptx file.
  2. Use the Filmstrip panel to go to slide 2.
  3. Navigate to Insert | Standard Objects | Button or the corresponding icon in the Objects toolbar ...

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