Download on Clic

Sep 03, 2013

Can I get a button to download a resource by clicking a button? I ask this, be cause I am not going to use the player, so that is not an option.


7 Replies
Ashley Terwilliger-Pollard

Hi Javier, 

You can set a button to open a resource or jump to a specific URL. When you add a button, you'll change the trigger as below:

 You'll see I put in a web address, and could even point to a file within a site that it would open. Additionally I could link to a document using the button with the ellipses on it. 

Javier Mosquera

Hi, Ashley. Muchas gracias, although I wanted to make the user download some given file (resource) that is IN the SCORM package, between all the resources I attached in the ".story" document.

May the "Resources" button be the only way for the learner to dowload resources within the course? I wouldn't want to relay on some extern link.

Is it possible?

Ashley Terwilliger-Pollard

Hi Javier,

I'm not sure I understand where the resources are that you're linking to.... There isn't a way to force the user to download a file, other than just having it open from the Resource tab or using the Jump to url/file I already shared. It sounds like the Resources tab within the Player template may be your best bet so that you can link to them directly instead of pointing to a specific URL. 

Phil Mayor

If you don't include the resources tab then the documents will not be part of the published course.

You can add a link to download a resource

but you must include the resource tab either on the sidebar or as a menu tab. 

You can always add a folder after publish called download with your files in and link to them with


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