Having troubles with a pdf link and publishing as LMS

I have looked at other posts of this kind and have followed suggested solutions but I am not ending up with an external files folder in the published file set.

Here's what I am doing:

  • Place pdf ┬áthat I want to open in a new browser window in same directory with the .story file I am working on
  • Use trigger to link to the pdf. Have tried direct file link where it is residing, and also the "story_content/external_files/MyFile.pdf" path as described in the help files. Neither has produced the external files folder in the output.

This has to be something simple I am missing...guidance please? Thank you.

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Richard Chasin

Hi Christie, I think I've sorted this out since posting my question. As usual I was working my SL file on the Mac side, away from my virtual Windows. Usually that works fine as long as I keep my audio files on the C Drive. In this case the string to the pdf was too long and far away.....when the pdf was placed in the same directory on the C Drive with the story file and published, all is good. I will continue to fantasize that Articulate will one day offer a Mac version of Storyline.

Thank you for your response :)