I am a new user. I am creating a course where the learner needs to click on a button that opens up a new window (they are supposed to read/watch something).
Unfortunately, this action doesn't stop the slideshow, which has progressed many slides before the learner returns to the actual course page she started from.
How can I pause the slideshow when the user uses such a button? Could a combination of actions resolve this?
Make sure you uncheck the "Continue playing the project" checkbox
Sorry, have to correct your title, because you seem not to use an 'advanced action' but a simple action.
I strongly recommend reading my blogs about the Timeline, because understanding that feature of Captivate is top Priority for each newbie. Have a look at one of them:
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Thank you so much for the quick and helpful answer!
btw. I started following you on the Captivate community on the elearning website (which is another forum and is getting kinda confusing... )
I understand your confusion. Will try to explain: