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HTML How to Make a Website Beginning HTML and CSS Introduction to HTML and the Portfolio Project

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need2edit
Courses Plus Student 12,848 Points

Any way to skip or mark a lesson completed in Tracks?

Already familiar with and did these lessons, so tried fast forwarding through videos and answering the quizzes for good measure, but the progress on the track always takes me back to the first lesson. Any way to override this or otherwise specify that I'd like to resume farther along in the track?

3 Answers

Michael Poley
Michael Poley
8,769 Points

Thanks for posting this issue. I know that it's something that has been talked about in the past. My guess is that if you could mark something as complete (which you can't do right now) you wouldn't get points for it.

In any event, this is a great idea that needs to be considered. A lot of Treehouse students aren't complete beginners and need a way to quickly test out of content.

I posted your comment as a Feature Request internally. That doesn't mean that it will get sorted anytime soon, but it will at least be discussed. :)

+1 for the 'testing out' feature!

I know enough JavaScript basics to not need to review loops or conditionals, but it would be nice to have the dashboard tell me my next step is Gulp, not loops.

May not help, but I had a few videos that were being stubborn in the desktop, so when I loaded up the mobile app it took me to those same videos. I skipped to the end and the system finally marked them as complete for me, so maybe that would work for you.

Tobias Helmrich
Tobias Helmrich
31,601 Points

Hey there,

just to clarify: What do you mean by "takes me back to the first lesson"? Actually you should be able to choose any course and in the course you should always be able to watch any video. Every video and quiz/challenge is optional and if you feel familiar with the lessons you can of course feel free to skip them. :)

However if you want to set the videos to display as completed you can just skip to the last seconds of the video and it should display as finished if that's what you want. But you have to do code challenges/quizzes if you want them to be marked as completed.

Edit: And if you want the courses to be marked as complete in the track overview I think you have to do all the code challenges/quizzes, watching the videos is not necessary for that as far as I know.

I hope that helps! :)