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Remove Slide Title text from top of table of contents.

Community Beginner ,
Jun 18, 2018 Jun 18, 2018

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Is there a way to remove the text at the top of the table of contents that says "Slide Title" with a little flag next to it?

I've searched and can't seem to find how to turn that off.

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Participant , Jun 18, 2018 Jun 18, 2018

Please type below one line of code in on enter execute javascript in first slide.

tocHeading.PNG

$('#tocHeading').hide();

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Jun 18, 2018 Jun 18, 2018

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Slide Title is part of the skin - it can not be turned off

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Community Expert ,
Jun 18, 2018 Jun 18, 2018

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David, it can be translated, but it is a very old workflow, not sure it still works in CP2017.

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Enthusiast ,
Jun 19, 2018 Jun 19, 2018

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Lieve this is what I have been talking about. If Adobe is serious about keeping Captivate as the premiere eLearning tool for educators, instructional designers  and online learning developers - continuous "javascript hacks" like this or things like sliders or whatever, to do things the software should do, will continue to turn off the bulk of Captivate users. They are educators, trainers, instructors -  - if you need a rollout of training in a company for a new marketing initiative or have to train staff on a mandated government regulation, you don't have the time and resources to spend your time becoming a software "programmer"- that's Adobe's job - that's why you buy the software

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Community Expert ,
Jun 19, 2018 Jun 19, 2018

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You know I totally agree with you, David. Problem is also that many users now think they cannot solve any situation without JS, which is not the case. Advanced actions, or applying already created shared actions, are within the skill level of a great part of those people, which is not the case IMO for JS when I look at the questions everywhere.

In my career I only needed JS for occasionally randomizing, and some formatting (like for dates, time).

Offering a library with shared actions could already be a start....

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Community Expert ,
Jun 18, 2018 Jun 18, 2018

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If you're feeling ambitious you could build your own table of contents. This way you have full control over what it contains. Check out this tutorial I did a year or so ago.

Adobe Captivate 9 - Pop Out Custom Table of Contents - YouTube

Paul Wilson, CTDP

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 21, 2018 Jun 21, 2018

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Thanks Paul. I did watch your video which is very well done. Thanks! I think I'll stick with the existing TOC i've got.

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Jun 18, 2018 Jun 18, 2018

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Please type below one line of code in on enter execute javascript in first slide.

tocHeading.PNG

$('#tocHeading').hide();

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Community Beginner ,
Jun 21, 2018 Jun 21, 2018

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Interesting work around. I'll give this a shot. Thanks!

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Community Beginner ,
May 16, 2020 May 16, 2020

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Old thread, but for anyone who would like to change/replace the text "Slide Title" in the TOC heading, this works well:

$(document).ready(function() {
   $(".tocSlideTitleHeading nobr").replaceWith("<span>New Title</span>");
});

 

The <nobr> tag Adobe is using is not only ancient, its nonstandard HTML and may behave inconsistently on modern browsers.  Replacement with span tag is what Adobe should have done years ago.  Kind of sad that it's still part of Captivate 2019.

  

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Feb 15, 2021 Feb 15, 2021

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That js code works for me, but how do I prevent it from srapping? Thanks.

 

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Feb 15, 2021 Feb 15, 2021

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Wrappingm that is. I changed it to Table of Conents, and it wraps after Table, and half of the "of Conents gets cut off.

 

Also, this does not impact the start page. I wish I could hide the TOC on the start page and wait to see it until after the user hits play and reaches slide1.

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Jan 17, 2022 Jan 17, 2022

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Hi, did u find a way that also impacts the start page?

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Community Expert ,
Jan 17, 2022 Jan 17, 2022

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You can use the action Hide TOC and Show TOC or toggle the system variable cpCmndTOCVisible with the On Enter event of each slide...

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Jan 17, 2022 Jan 17, 2022

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It isn`t about the whole TOC. The Problem is only this "Slide Title" caption. Like @danielb51742821 mentioned. It isn`t a problem for the slides but for the start page before you click the play button. As you can see in the first picture, the "slide Title" is still there. But on the slides (second picture) the suggested JS: $('#tocHeading').hide(); works just fine.
TOC_start.pngTOC_slide.png

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Jan 18, 2022 Jan 18, 2022

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You'll need to add the css to the CPLibraryAll.css after publishing or you can create your own CSS file (toc.css) and include it in the head of the index,html in the source folder

 

"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 2019 x64\HTML\index.html"

 

Include statement:

<link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="assets/css/css/toc.css">

 

drop the css file in the assets/css folder

"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate 2019 x64\HTML\assets\css"

 

The css would be:

 

#tocHeading{
display:none
}

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