How to create branched interactions in Latest Adobe Captivate
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Branched interactions are a type of eLearning activity that allows learners to make choices and follow different paths through the learning material. This can help to create a more engaging and personalized learning experience, and to better assess learners’ progress.
In this blog, we will guide you through a step-by-step process for implementing branched interactions in the latest version of Adobe Captivate.
Open Adobe Captivate course and create a slide with three clickable buttons, include a “Next and Previous” buttons for navigation.
Disable the “Next” button on the “Table of Contents” by utilizing the “Add an Interaction” on the right side of the panel.
Click the “Add an Interaction” button.
Select the “Slide Enter” option and click on “More“.
Select “Disable” from the list.
After selecting the “Next” button from the target list, click the “Done” button to save the changes.
Choose the “Next” button and modify its visual state by clicking the “Show” button on the right-side panel.
Right-click on the “Disable” state in the list and choose “Enable”
Select the first button and click the “Add an interaction” icon.
Choose “Click/tap” from the list and opt for the “Go to next slide” action.
Select the target slide from the list and save the action by clicking “Done“.
You can control the states for the clickable buttons by following the same process as you did for the “Next” button.
Navigate to the final slide of the first topic and assign an action to the “Next” button to “Go to slide” which leads to the branching screen.
Click the “Done” button to save the actions.
You can repeat the same process for the remaining two buttons.
Go to the branching slide and create a new action by clicking on the “+ Add new action” option.
To add a conditional action, click the “+” symbol and select “Standard state“.
Include a “Visited” state condition for all three buttons, and select the “Enable” action by clicking on “More“.
Choose the “Next” button from the list, then click “Done” to save the actions.
Save the source file and publish it to observe the slide navigation behavior. When compared to the previous version of Captivate, you’ll find it easier to create branching screens in the latest version.