Latest Version: Presenter '09 Update 9. Released March 22, 2013.
If you publish your presentation and enable the Exit tab in Player Templates -> Layout, you may find that the Exit button does not function as expected. There are several possible reasons for this.
Unfortunately, security restrictions in some modern web browsers (such as Firefox) will prevent windows from closing themselves, so the Exit button will not close the browser window.
If you use the Exit button in Presenter ’09 presentations, the button will be able to close the browser window if it is launched by another browser window. You can get around this restriction by specifying that the player will launch in a new window.
To setup the player to launch in a new window:
This will set your presentation to always launch in a new window and allow the Exit button to close the window as expected.
If you publish a presentation for Web, LMS or Articulate Online locally and view the content from your local drive or a network drive this may cause the Exit button to not close the browser window as expected. If this occurs, it is due to web browser and/or Flash Player security restrictions. To view the content and have the Exit button work as expected you can do one of two things:
If you have published your presentation for Web and add hyperlinks to existing Web pages that launch the player.html file of the published output, it is recommended that you set your Web links to open in a new tab or window. This can be accomplished by adding the target attribute to your HTML hyperlinks so that they resemble the following example:
<a href="http://www.myserver.com/presentation1/player.html" target="_blank">Link to Presentation1</a>
By opening your Web links in a new tab or window, you will avoid possible browser security restrictions that may prevent the Exit tool from working properly.
If you have published your content for an LMS, the Exit button will only function if the presentation has been incorporated in the LMS. If you view a presentation published for LMS outside of an LMS (for example from your local drive), the Exit button will not work. If your presentation has been incorporated into your LMS correctly and the Exit button is not working, you can try the following to see if it resolves your issue.
It is strongly recommended that you create a backup of the Configuration.js file prior to modifying it.
You can locate the Configuration.js in the following locations:
AICC: C:\Program Files\Articulate\Presenter\players\template_aicc\lms\
SCORM 1.2: C:\Program Files\Articulate\Presenter\players\template_scorm\lms\
SCORM 2004: C:\Program Files\Articulate\Presenter\players\template_scorm 2004\lms\
SCORM 2004 3rd Edition: C:\Program Files\Articulate\Presenter\players\template_scorm 2004 3rd\lms
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