Adding variables to match question slides

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Feb 09, 2015 Feb 09, 2015

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Hi All,

I am using Captivate 7 and need your help/idea/expertise on this. I am trying the following:

Adding a drag and drop slide wherein I should be able to drop the source to any target.

If the drop happens on the correct option (this is the challenge, how can I define the correct answer!), a message should flash saying "You are right"

If even a single drop goes wrong, then I the right answers should flash, (this I can create a new slide though)

But to set such conditions what should I exactly do? Please help.

Thanks,


Roja

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Feb 10, 2015 Feb 10, 2015

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The title of your question is bit confusing. Why should you have to add variables to match question slides?

The content of your question is totally different: each D&D slide can act as a question slide. It doesn't really have all the features of a question slide but most of them: Reporting, Score (only black/white, not partial score/penalty), Attempts, Actions On Success/Failure. When it is configured as a question its score will be reset when the user 'Retakes' a quiz with multiple attempts on quiz level etc. Progress quiz indicator will not be included however. And defining the correct answers is a breeze with the wizard or with the button Correct Answers.

The best part about D&D are IMO the 'Object actions': you can specify an advanced action for each drag&drop act and that is what you need. Do not use a simple action, because it will release the play head. That action can show a feedback text/object that was previously hidden, it can apply an effect to an object like flashing, etc. This blog post was written for CP8, but can help maybe:

Drag&Drop tips - Captivate blog

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