Can't Close a Zoom Picture

Oct 19, 2017

Hi, I have a Zoom picture on the Base Layer. On a slide layer (Close Zoom), I have an "X" in a shape that I want the user to be able to click on it to close the zoomed picture. On the base layer, I have a Trigger to show layer with the "X" when user clicks on the Zoom picture; and on the Slide layer, I have a Trigger that says hide this layer (Close Zoom) when user clicks on "X."

When previewing, the image shows fine with magnifying glass and when user click on it, it zooms/enlarges, but the "X" layer does not show so I can't close the enlarged/zoomed picture. Can this be done easily? If yes, what have I overlooked?

I realize that the user can just 'click' on the enlarged picture to have it go back to original size but I thought it would be good to add the "X" to close in case the user doesn't know this and it can be added easily.

Thanks for your help.


1 Reply
Alyssa Gomez

Hi Denise!

The zoom picture function will display the enlarged image on top of everything on the slide, including slide layers. 

If you want to include a close button, you could design your own zoom picture function using layers. Here's how:

  • Insert the smaller image on the base layer.
  • Create a new slide layer, and insert the larger "zoomed-in" image on the slide layer. 
  • Add a close button on the slide layer.
  • Create a trigger on the base layer to "Show layer [image layer] when the user clicks on the image."

I hope that helps spark some ideas! 💡

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