Tracking visited slides without a variable for each slide

Jan 29, 2019

Hello all,

I have a course that has 45 slides in it.  Some of the slides are gated (they have to complete certain activities before they can click next). 

I also have a custom next/prev buttons.  On the start of the slide - the Next starts off as disabled on the slide start. I have a var named EndOfSlide...when the interactions are done - I set the EndOfSlide to true - I have a trigger on the Next button - when EndOfSlide is true - I change the state from disabled to normal, and the user can click Next to move to the next slide.

The customer has requested to be able to go back to a slide that has already been completed and be able to just click thru without having to wait also have the slide return to the initial state.

I can't just set the slide to resume saved state, b/c when I come back to that slide the interactions are in the state where left. 

Without having to create a Slide_X_Visited (where X is the slide number) variable for every single slide - is there a better way to do this?

Any advice would be welcome.



1 Reply
Alyssa Gomez

Hey Rob,

You're right, you'll need a unique EndofSlide variable for each slide. Here's my idea for how you could set this up.

  • Create a True/False variable called EndofSlide1, default value is False
  • Add a trigger: "Change state of Next button to Disabled when timeline starts on the condition that EndofSlide1 is False"
  • Add another trigger: "Change state of Next button to Normal when EndofSlide1 is True" (It sounds like you already have this trigger.)

Let me know if you have questions about that!

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