Working with BranchTrack

BranchTrack FAQs

BranchTrack FAQs

Lectora Desktop and Lectora Online users can easily create and import scenario-based exercises using the BranchTrack application. The projects you create download directly to your page. And when changes are needed, this fully integrated feature provides one-click, roundtrip editing capability. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions to help get you started.

How do I access BranchTrack?

In Lectora Desktop, BranchTrack is accessible through the Media Library by opening the Inspire Tools tab.






In Lectora Online, BranchTrack is accessible through the Tools ribbon.

How do I connect my Lectora Desktop/Lectora Online with BranchTrack?

Access is automatically granted when you open BranchTrack.

Already have a BranchTrack account? Contact with your account information and license key for assistance.

How many simulations can I create for free?

Each user can create and host 5 simulations at one time.

Can I purchase additional slots?

Yes, to purchase additional slots, please visit the BranchTrack website or contact your Trivantis Sales Representative.

How do I create a simulation?

Select the New simulation button   to start building a simulation. For more information on customizing your project, please check out the BranchTrack website.

How do I import?

Once you’re happy with your simulation, select the Download & Insert button  . This imports your simulation into your current page opened in Lectora as a web window.

Can I edit a simulation once it’s been placed into my course?

Yes, from the BranchTrack properties, select the Edit    icon.

Where can I get help?

The BranchTrack Help Center includes articles and videos on how to create, edit, and share your content:

You can also contact ELB Learning Customer Solutions with your technical questions.

What actions are associated with BranchTrack?

BranchTrack includes two new actions: Done Playing and Reset BranchTrack.

On Done Playing can be used to trigger an event once a simulation has been completed.

Reset BranchTrack resets the simulation.

What variables are associated with BranchTrack

BranchTrack includes two new variables: BT_Score_<Object Name> and BT_Path_<Object Name>.

For BranchTrack simulations, the score variable contains the score of the BranchTrack scenario, where <object name> is the name of the BranchTrack object. If the scenario has not yet been started or the scenario cannot be scored, the value is 0.

For BranchTrack simulations, the path variable contains the path (selections) through the BranchTrack scenario, where <object name> is the name of the BranchTrack object. The scenario path is identified as a colon-separated value, such as “:1:2:7:25:”

This article last reviewed Dec, 2015. The software may have changed since the last review. Please visit our Release Notes to learn more about version updates.