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Mastering Adobe Captivate 6 by Damien Bruyndonckx

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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 two families of Advanced Actions:

  • The Standard Actions are simple procedures that are always executed the same way.
  • The Conditional 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.

In the next exercise, we will create a couple of Standard Actions to get a sense of what they can achieve.

The Standard Action ...

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