- Open the Actions Dialog – select Project Actions
- In advanced Actions tab, select the Choose an action to edit… drop down, and select Create a new action.
- Name the action – e.g. closePlaybar
- In the white panel below you should see the text Add Statement – double-click it
- Some new text will appear, and the text Statement will turn red. Doube-click the Statement text.
- Select assignment from the list that appears.
- Choose cpCmdShowPlaybar from the menu.
- You will be offered the option to choose variable or value – choose value
- Type 0 (zero) and then choose Save and then Close.
- Open the Slide Properties window for the desired slide by double-clicking the slide in the Filmstrip.
- In the Navigation section, choose On slide enter: Execute advanced Action.
- Select closePlaybar in the Action drop-down menu.
Watch the following demo to view the steps in Captivate 4.
For a better quality demo, click this link
Assign standard action can also be used to achieve the same result. Follow the below steps –
1. Open Slide properties
2. Select “Assign” action from On Slide Enter event
3. Select “cpCmndShowPlaybar” from the list of variables
4. Enter “0” as the value to be assigned with
5. Preview the movie and observe that the playbar is not visible
And he/she is completely correct – thank you. However at least some of the purpose of my demo was to show more generally how you can get started working with Adobe Captivate 4 variables and Actions, so I’ll leave it up 🙂