How to do text concatenation in Storyline Javascript

Last week I posted a way to create an inventory list in Storyline 2. I’ll be the first to admit it was a bit convoluted. After I published it on the Articulate Heroes forum, a couple of people came forward asking why I didn’t use Javascript instead. As I said in the original article, I hadn’t really explored using Javascript in Storyline. Although Javascript used to be part of my daily working life in my last job, it’s almost ten years since I’d used it and I assumed it would be more difficult than it actually was. When I looked at the suggestions on the Heroes forum I realised it wasn’t all that difficult at all.

So in case you’re one of those people timid about using Javascript, here’s the technique reduced to its simplest form.

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