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To customize the navigation settings of the Universal player, click Playback and Navigation on the toolbar.

Resume playback
On restartSet up the playback of the course when reopened.

Prompt to resume – When reopening the presentation,  the user will be able to choose from two options: either to continue the previous session or to play the presentation  from the beginning.

Always resume – The presentation is always resumed from where it has been interrupted without user’s intention.

Always start over – The presentation  is always played from the beginning.

Navigation typeBy default user navigation is not restricted or free. Users can view any slide of your presentation in any order. There are two options to prevent users from advancing ahead. To restrict navigation, choose the following types of navigation:

Limited: user can advance to the next slide according to the branching settings and return to already viewed slides.

Forward only: user can advance to the next slide after s/he viewed the current slide.


Here are the ways that the learner can progress through the presentation by clicking the Prev and Next buttons:

By slide: by clicking Prev or Next, the learner will move to the previous and next slide, respectively.

By animations: when Prev or Next are clicked, the previous and next animation set to be shown On click are displayed.
Enable keyboard navigation   This option allows you to control presentation playback with your keyboard. Select this checkbox if you want to control your presentation playback with the keyboard. The following set of keys will be applied by default:
  • Page Up: go back to the previous slide
  • Page Down: advance to the next slide
  • Left: rewind
  • Right: fast forward
  • Up: increase volume
  • Down: decrease volume
  • Space: play/pause
  • Home: restart current slide
  • End: stop at the end of the current slide
  • Ctrl+Home: move to the first slide
  • Ctrl+End: move to the last slide
  • Backspace: return to the last viewed slide
  • Enter: move to the next animation step
  • Shift+Enter: return to the previous animation step
Click Customize control keys if you want to change the keys for certain actions. You can set up to three keys for each action and import/export a set of shortcut keys from/into a file.
Customize control keys

You can control your HTML5 presentation playback with your keyboard keys and customize them the way you want.

To make Keyboard Playback controls available for your HTML5 file, select the Enable keyboard navigation checkbox and click Customize control keys.  

To reassign the shortcut keys, click Customize control keys.              

To add a new key for an action, click the row with a key or key combination.

Note: You cannot assign the same key for two or more actions. If you press an already assigned key or a key combination, you will be asked if you really want to reassign it.  


Click Reset defaults to cancel all the changes and roll back to the default shortcuts.

Start presentation automaticallySelect this checkbox if you would like your HTML5 presentation to start playing automatically as soon as the first slide is loaded. 
Save slide animation stateAnimated slides will remain their state when a user visits the slide again. The option works for trigger animations, bullets that appear on mouse clicks etc.
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