Working with Advanced Actions

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

In Captivate, there are three families of Advanced Actions:

  • Standard Actions: These actions are simple procedures that are always executed the same way in a linear fashion.
  • 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 ...

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