Issue with some course interactions

Jun 19, 2020

Hey heroes! 

I'm having an issue with a sample course I'm working on. There are two issues. 

The first is that I can't get a quiz button layer to pop up upon meeting the conditions. I have a number variable currently set to activate a layer after reaching "6", the variable adjustment of "+1" happens as the user clicks each button on the layer. 

The other issue, is that if you click the buttons multiple times in a row, they will actually close the layer even though I don't have them set to do that. You'll notice in the video, it's like the timeline starts again but I don't have anything assigned with the trigger to start the timeline. 

I've included the project file and a video explaining what I'm seeing. 

Your help is greatly appreciated! 



10 Replies
Tom Kuhlmann

I took a quick peek at the file. There are some things that you do that aren't required.

Before I look over the file:

  • Why are you pausing the timeline?
  • You don't need a trigger for the hover state since that's what the state does.
  • Why did you put a hotspot over the exit button rather than a trigger on the exit button?

Just want to know in case there's a specific reason. I'll look over the file and see what I can offer.

Brian Shipe


Some of the stuff that’s extra was me attempting to solve other issues.

1. I paused the timeline because when I didn’t have the cue point it would close the cards that pop up for each button when the timeline stops.

2. I don’t believe I have an additional hover trigger for the buttons themselves but if I’m missing that it could be one of the issues.

3. I put a hotspot over the icon because the space in the middle where the shape is, isn’t clickable. I do that so that no matter where the user is on the button it will change states.

Thanks for asking.

Brian Shipe

Tom, I really appreciate you taking the time to figure out those issues. I think I got lost in trying to solve one issue so much that I forgot to keep the triggers simple. I’m going to apply all the changes you made and will share with you once they are completed. I’ve put a good amount of time into this project and was trying to get these issues worked out. I have a lot to learn. 

Again thank you for your help, it is greatly appreciated. 

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