Hotspots with states

Dec 06, 2013

Is there a way to create hotspots with states?  I want to link to different external websites without showing the typical "text underline" hyperlink designation.  I tried to do this with a hotspot and I tried it with a 99% transparent luck.  I know I can use layers, but I want to use states.  Any ideas?

10 Replies
Scott Wiley

Hi Helena,

Just modify the states of your tabs, giving each a "visited" state that is a different color, or has a checkmark on it, whatever.

There is no need to add hotspots over the thing you want to use as a button.

If fact, it is better not to in this case, because hotspots don't have states other than just showing a hand cursor. Best practices in UX design support having more than that.

For the rest, have the next button begin in a disabled state. This can be done with a trigger also, unless you are using custom navigation buttons in which case you would just modify this in the "states" tab.

Add a trigger to change the Next button to normal state when state of all tabs = visited.

Hope that helps.

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