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Interactive animation

Moshe Caine fa 7 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Ezra Weinstein (Administrator) fa 7 anys 0

Animations in InteractBuilder are created by a sequence of image files. These are triggered by an interaction such as tap. Once triggered, the animation activates all images in the sequence at the predetermined rate.

An interactive animation, on the other hand would be activated by dragging. as the finger drags from left to right the animation progresses. When the dragging stops, so does the animation. Dragging from right to left will run the animation in reverse order. 

This is analogous to the "image sequence" function in the Adobe DPS, or a VR object.


Trouble viewing app in Interact mode in IB4

Gabrielle Strouse fa 5 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Ezra Weinstein (Administrator) fa 5 anys 21
I have searched the forum, and haven't found anyone explaining the step I seem to be missing.  I click "Interact" in V4 and choose "all" and I see the status bar go to 100% and interactplayer.com comes up in my web browser.  I log in, and I see the cover photo for my app.  I click it, and nothing happens.  None of the actions in the dropdown menu seem to lead me toward the preview.  What do I do to actually preview the app?  I have tried in Chrome and IE.

Updated to the Bug category after comparing with another one of my apps.  The other one gives me a solid black screen when I click on its icon on interactplayer.com.

So I can view neither app.  Please advise!

Toggle Action

Moshe Caine fa 7 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Ezra Weinstein (Administrator) fa 6 anys 0

Suggest a toggle action, i.e. an on/off function. 

Would be very useful for switching visibility, sound, movement etc. on and off.


We will be adding a new element type Button in version 3.5 of the app expected release towards the end of this year or early next year.


Interact player in iPad not working

Serge Patry fa 6 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Ezra Weinstein (Administrator) fa 6 anys 2

Interact player in iPad not working at all. Canot enter in the catégories. CAN get to download an app the button does,nt work.


Might be related to our iOS7 fixes.  We will get this resolved ASAP.


Quiz behaviors

Moshe Caine fa 6 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Inna Komarovsky fa 5 anys 6

Built in quiz behaviors could greatly enhance the educational functionality of Interactbuilder. For example the following types:

Multiple choice questions

Match pairs

Arrange objects in order (big to small, fast to low, etc.)

Fill in the blanks.


Actually most of the examples that you are mentioning can be implemented using the current software.  I think it would be a good idea for us to create some samples of these to show the community how this works. I will ask my team to work on some samples.

Not a bug

Tapping through a transparent layer

Ranco fa 6 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Ezra Weinstein (Administrator) fa 6 anys 5

I want to be able to click the visible part of an element that is behind another semi-transparent element. 

For example in this screenshot, the girl is behind a wave. I can only click on the very top of her exposed head, whereas I expect to be able to click her entire visible body:

I know is is per-pixel tap test, but still...

If there's a way around that - please advise




The best way to handle this is to add a transparent element in front of the image of the girl and add your action set to that element. This is not a bug because transparent elements can have action sets and the transparent part of an element needs to be clickable.


interact mode hanging scenario

Ranco fa 6 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Ezra Weinstein (Administrator) fa 6 anys 1

Ok, here is the setup:

two elements:

Element#1 action is to fadeIn element#2 (2 sec)

Element#2 action fades out itself (2 sec)

Scenario (interact mode hangs or significantly slows down):

Click Element#1 (to show element#2)

While Element#2 is being animated (faded in), click it.

First, it will not fade out, not even after it is fully shown. Second, other items in the page will not interact, or interact slowly.


This issue will be addressed in version 3.2.2.

(Bug Ticket: 801)


The new update of InteractPlayer NOT working on iPhone

Judy K. Johnson fa 6 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Ezra Weinstein (Administrator) fa 6 anys 1
I downloaded the IP update yesterday on my iPhone 4S. It only displays less than 1/4 of the page of my shared app. Also the volume is extremely diminished even with my volume on Max. This is drastic problem compared to previous version.
An update has been submitted to Apple which hopefully will be approved soon.

Animated frame element only plays once on tap

Charmaine Anderson fa 6 anys en By Screen / Interact updated by Alin Alexandru Matei fa 5 anys 16

Animated frame element will not play if tapped again. Only plays once on tap. I have a .png sequence set to animate on tap, no looping.  Works fine on first tap.  After animation stops playing, if element is tapped again in Interact mode, it does not play again.

I also tried reseting the Replay Count to either 0, 1 or 100 under Behavior Options but element still will not play on second tap.  Here are the settings I'm using.

Inna Komarovsky fa 5 anys

See enclosed app.  We cannot recreate the issue you are reporting.  You can see in this sample that every time you tap the butterfly it animates.

101 - Animation.zip