How to close a marker window after audio completes

Jan 27, 2017

I have a branching scenario where the learner must click on a series of markers that correspond with choices, listen to differing advice, then make a choice (multiple choice interaction). The learner clicks the marker, the marker window pops open, and I have a trigger to play audio with voice talent for that advice.

My problem is that when the audio completes, the marker window remains open. I want it to close, and facilitate the clicking on other markers for different advice.

Can anyone help me to know how to create a trigger to close the marker window on completion of audio?

An added complication is that my audio clips are on separate layers.

3 Replies
Leslie McKerchie

Hi Matt - Could you 'simulate' a marker by having the caption and audio on the separate layer that displays when the user clicks on a button/image? That may work better for what I understand your description to be. The built-in markers have their own default behavior. If you have a sample .story file that you'd like us to take a look at, feel free to share.

Matt Painter

Hi Leslie and Wendy. Thanks for the thoughts. The workaround using a button sounds good, though of course more work to set it all up. I love how easy markers are - they are just ready to go. Thanks Wendy for the audio only option -- I did not know about that, however, I am actually presenting text to follow along as the narration plays. Thanks!

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