How to Add Custom Scripts in ActivePresenter 8

Using ActivePresenter, you don’t need to know JavaScript to design dynamic and advanced courses. But if you want to go beyond the long list of built-in actions, add custom scripts. This tutorial shows you how.

Adding an Execute JavaScript Action

When adding events and actions to objects or slides, if you look down the action list, you’ll find the Execute JavaScript action. This action performs the JavaScript code you wrote in response to the event.

For example, your quiz has an essay question with both minimum and maximum word limits. You want to count the number of words and display them to your learners so that they know whether they respect the limit. The essay question may look like this:

Unfortunately, built-in actions cannot do those things for you, therefore, you have to run a script. So, to add custom scripts with the Execute JavaScript action, do the following:

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