Static widgets are generic widgets that help you set up user interactions. Static widgets do not interact back with Adobe Captivate. This means, you cannot set up success and failure actions to these widgets.
Interactive widgets change their appearance or function based on user input. You can assign success and failure actions to these widgets and make them interact back with Adobe Captivate when users interact with the widgets.
If you are a developer trying to create an interactive widget in Flash, you can explore the code for the button widget. The code gives you an idea of how to create interactive widgets. Look for the button widget, FlashButton.fla, on your computer in the \\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Captivate <version number>\Gallery\ Widgets\FlashButton.wdgt (on Windows) and /Applications/Adobe Captivate 6/Gallery/Widgets/FlashButton.wdgt (on Mac OS).
The button widget glows when the user moves the pointer over it.
You can use question widgets to add new question types in Adobe Captivate. The following procedure explains how to insert a widget for multiple choice questions:
Use the Quiz Properties panel to edit properties such as the points scored per correct answer and the buttons to be displayed in the slides.