Copying Variables?

October 24, 2018
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Copying Variables?

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October 24, 2018

Is there a way to copy variables? I need to create many variables that are the same but just rename them uniquely. Does anyone have a quick and simple way of doing this instead of creating each one individually?

Thanks!

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2018-11-13 13:55:44
2018-11-13 13:55:44

Thanks Lieve. I do use shared actions, but in this case SAs are not what I need. Appreciate the response.

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2018-11-13 14:30:28
2018-11-13 14:30:28
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Lee Millard
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I answered to your question: please never use too much variables. If you looked at that blog post, one of the tips was about how to import a shared action just to create the variables with their description and default value to speed up the developing process. I was not talking about using shared actions in their normal way.

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2018-10-25 09:30:35
2018-10-25 09:30:35

It is a BAD idea to have too many variables, think about reusing them.

There is no way to copy variables, but you can import variables with a shared action. Have a look at this blog post:

https://elearning.adobe.com/2018/07/unusual-use-shared-actions/

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2018-11-15 04:47:09
2018-11-15 04:47:09
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Lieve Weymeis
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I’m sorry, I completely misunderstood you, so thank you for following up. This is a great trick to import multiple variables. Thanks so much!

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2018-11-15 09:09:22
2018-11-15 09:09:22
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Lee Millard
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Felt a bit frustrated indeed. Just FYI: for each action used in a course I always reflect if this should be a shared or an advanced action. Mostly I have more shared than advanced actions, they are too much misunderstood by users.

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