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Mastering Adobe Captivate 7 by Damien Bruyndonckx

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Working with Advanced Actions

An Advanced Action is a small script that is executed at runtime by the Flash Player or by the JavaScript engine of the web browser. These Advanced Actions can be used to manipulate the data contained in Variables or to manipulate the objects of Captivate.

In Captivate, there are three families of Advanced Actions:

  • Standard Actions: These actions are simple procedures that are always executed the same way.
  • Conditional Actions: These actions are a bit more complex. They can evaluate if a given condition is true or false and act accordingly. Consequently, they do not always perform the same set of actions each time they are executed.
  • Shared Actions: These actions are new to Captivate 7. These actions can be reused throughout ...

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