This widget will allow you to lock your Captivate content to only play on the domain(s) that you authorize.
You have the option to authorize multiple domains to play your content. You can also define a custom stop message that will be displayed if the domain check fails.
Adobe Captivate 4 Widget Parameters:
Adobe Captivate 5, 5.5 and 6.0 Widget Properties:
The component uses ActionScript 3.0 and requires at least Flash Player 9 to work. Adobe Captivate 4, Adobe Captivate 5, Adobe Captivate 5.5 or Adobe Captivate 6 is also required.
Example of an Adobe Captivate project playing from an authorized domain:
Example of an Adobe Captivate project playing from an unauthorized domain:
The example above on the unauthorized domain is set to accept “localhost” as the domain so if you were to download this movie it would play on your computer locally, but not on any other domain or intranet.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):
Question: Are we able to change the text in the component ourselves?
Answer: Yes the stop message is fully customizable through the Widget parameters.
Question: When I insert the component in Adobe Captivate all I get is a blank box. Is that normal?
Answer: Yes that is perfectly normal. In Edit view in Adobe Captivate all you get is a blank box. However, once you publish your project it will work just fine.
Question: Can I use this component in a course delivered through an LMS?
Answer: Yes that is no problem at all.
Question: Can I use this component in a course delivered through our corporate intranet?
Answer: Yes as long as you have a domain name then it will be fine.
Question: I also bought the Bookmark component and want to use both of them in the same project. Is that possible?
Answer: Yes that is possible. Place the DomainLock widget on the timeline first and then the Bookmark Widget afterwards.
Question: What happens if the project has a playbar?
Answer: The DomainLock Widget will disable the playbar while the domain check is in progress. If the domain is authorized the playbar will be enabled again.
Question: Can I use this widget in a project that has the TOC (Table of Contents) enabled?
Answer: Yes that is possible. Set the widget to display for rest of project then.
Question: Will this widget work with Adobe Captivate 6 HTML5 Exports?
Answer: No this widget will only work when your project is exported to a Flash based output (SWF).