How to – Link to External and Internal Documents from an Adobe Captivate Project

There comes a time in a project when it is necessary to link to external or internal documents.  The following steps may be of assistance in helping to accomplish the task.


Note: A PDF document is used in this example.  However, other document types will also work.

1. Create a button in your project.

2. Under the Actions: Set the On Success to option Open URL or File in a separate window.

3. In the URL type the name or browse for the PDF. Note: Browse for the location of External files.   For internal files only use the name and its extension.  For example: PDF and extension .pdf (see image below).

4. Save and publish the HTML5 project. An external document will launch when the button is clicked in the published project.

However, linking to internal document require more steps.

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