Accrues Points after Clicking on the Wrong Answer

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Dec 31, 2018

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In Captivate 9, there are 4 multiple choice Smart Shape Buttons set to 1
attempt on a slide (not a quiz slide)/  When the 3 incorrect answer are
selected, the Action Continues and shows a Display message. On Success, the 1
correct Button runs an Advanced Action: Continue, Play Audio, Increment Score by
1, and Go to Next Slide.  On Last Attempt, the correct Button
Continues.  The 3 Incorrect Buttons have a timing for “Rest of Slide” (13
seconds) and a Display message that lasts for 7 seconds.  The correct
Button is active for 2 seconds and inactive for 11.  After the user clicks
on the incorrect Button, they still can click on the correct Button and accrue
a point.  How do I block the user from scoring an extra point? 

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RodWard Adobe Community Professional , Dec 31, 2018
Set the Correct button On Last Attempt as well as the Wrong answer buttons to jump to the next slide rather than Continue.  Why give the user any opportunity to click the Correct button after they have clicked the wrong one?  Show or Hide the relevant feedback messages on that second slide.

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Try setting the Incorrect buttons to execute a Standard Advanced Action so that you can use multiple action lines.  Some of those lines would then be to Disable the Correct buttons so that clicking them would not work.

But if you are publishing to HTML5 you need to test this all works because there have been some issues with using the Disable action in HTML5.

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I was excited to read this suggestion as it makes total sense!   I set the wrong answer Advanced Actions to  "Continue" and " Disable" the correct answer button.  Unfortunately, the point still added to my variables, $$score$$ and $$QuizInfoPointsScored$$. I'm publishing a SWF.    As a Plan B, I'm thinking I should create a new slide for when the user clicks on the wrong answer. 

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Set the Correct button On Last Attempt as well as the Wrong answer buttons to jump to the next slide rather than Continue.  Why give the user any opportunity to click the Correct button after they have clicked the wrong one?  Show or Hide the relevant feedback messages on that second slide.

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