I have neither screencast or techsmith player can I prepare a quiz with embedded code on camatasia

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I have neither screencast or techsmith player can I prepare a quiz and shared the URL 
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are you using Camtasia 9?  if so, when you produce to MP4 with controller you will get the SmartPlayer; also, if you add a quiz in your project, the SmartPlayer supports the quiz function when the video is hosted on Screencast.com or a web site; you can get a free Screencast.com account

there are numerous other ways to do quiz-like things, but they involve non-Camtasia functions
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I am using Camatasia 8
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thanks; the same holds true for CS8
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wel my problem was i wasnt able to get it produced on Screencast.com
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have you set up your free screencast.com account?
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its just a blank screen .. and I attached the same
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and Have a problem only with quizzing on CS8. if I proces to Mp4  with smart player I can only see the video.. not quiz
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quizzing [via MP4 w/SmartPlayer, hosted on screencast.com], works fine in CS8 productions

how did you set up quiz in the project?

could you make a short screencast [host on screencast.com] taking us through the project, showing us the relevant settings, producing and sharing to sc.com, with a link to the resulting video?  maybe we can find what is causing your issue

you might also want to contact free tech support and see what they can offer
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sure. Do you want me to share the screens with you while I do that?
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I have a Screencast account
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screencast you doing the project, including adding the quiz and producing/sharing to sc.com [a short example will do], share the link to the produced screencast of the entire process here
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Open your production folder.

You will see a HTML file like this one.
Right click it to play it in a browser of your choosing.
You will probably encounter this pop up letting you know some features are disabled. I believe that would be the quizzing e-mail response? Just close the window and the video should play.

The quiz questions should also appear.
This simply gives you the ability to see theres nothing wrong with your video.As kayakman said.You need to host your video on a site that supports the "Smart Player" for the quiz feature to work.Screencast.com is about the only choice.
Other than that, you would need to host the video on your own website with your own server to support the quizzing feature. Or something to that effect. Corporations host videos on their own servers within their company. It's above my pay grade and I don't know how it's done exactly.But it's not easy to host your own videos.Not terribly complicated, but you need dedicated equipment. It must slow down internet speed for you while your streaming live video to others.

It's much less complicated to host them on Screencast.com . However, if your videos are going to be viewed a lot. The free Screencast account may not be enough. It's a free account, but with limited bandwidth "Viewing" per month. If your videos are viewed to many times during one month.Your account won't be canceled, but your content may become unavailable for a period of time at the end of a month. Due to bandwidth depletion.At least that the way I understand it.

So, this probably doesn't solve all your problems. But maybe it will help.
Regards,Joe 
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thank you for the screencast, and thanks for sharing the link; looks like you did everything correctly

using Edge as a browser?  Edge does not play Camtasia productions when hosted locally [on your PC], and you launch using the xxx_player.html file; but Edge works when the video, with quiz, is hosted on Screencast.com, or on a web site

for local play, to conform your production, launch in Edge using the xxx.html file; or use Chrome or IE to play the video [launch with either of the .html files]

try this ...

upload your produced MP4 to your Screencast.com account; it should play OK with Edge [or Chrome, IE], and the quiz, etc, should work
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it's been a long time since I made videos with CS8, but I do recall numerous issues in playing Camtasia smartplayer videos in various browers; are you using CS 8.6 ?

I seem to recall that part of the problem was with the development state of the smartplayer?

I know that most of those problems were resolved with CS9; 9.1.2 is latest version

have you considered upgrading?

perhaps download and test with the free 30 day trial?
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Issue Playing Video Locally In Edge
http://www.screencast.com/t/KSidJejzX4
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 I have tried with chrome . this is working fine . and also upgraded to CS8.6

Appreciate your support

Thank you
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This video you have sent me came for a big help too

thanks again
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you're welcome; glad things are working out