Loading a text file in inquisit for block lists


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Dear all,

I was wondering if there was a simple way to load text  files in an inquisit experiment. Currently I produce long lists with conditions in a different program and then copy paste this into a list in inquisit, but it seems like it should be possible to ask inquisit to read the data directly from the text file, any help is appreciated,

Roelof

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Brabagazaa - Friday, September 29, 2017
Dear all,

I was wondering if there was a simple way to load text  files in an inquisit experiment. Currently I produce long lists with conditions in a different program and then copy paste this into a list in inquisit, but it seems like it should be possible to ask inquisit to read the data directly from the text file, any help is appreciated,

Roelof

You can read in external files into a script via the <include> element. The respective files, however, must contain valid Inquisit syntax to work. See e.g. https://www.millisecond.com/forums/FindPost19046.aspx .

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Dave - 9/29/2017
Brabagazaa - Friday, September 29, 2017
Dear all,

I was wondering if there was a simple way to load text  files in an inquisit experiment. Currently I produce long lists with conditions in a different program and then copy paste this into a list in inquisit, but it seems like it should be possible to ask inquisit to read the data directly from the text file, any help is appreciated,

Roelof

You can read in external files into a script via the <include> element. The respective files, however, must contain valid Inquisit syntax to work. See e.g. https://www.millisecond.com/forums/FindPost19046.aspx .

Hello Dave,
I am just following up on this to see whether this is still the case, thanks.
Peter
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peter.k.p - 10/11/2021
Dave - 9/29/2017
Brabagazaa - Friday, September 29, 2017
Dear all,

I was wondering if there was a simple way to load text  files in an inquisit experiment. Currently I produce long lists with conditions in a different program and then copy paste this into a list in inquisit, but it seems like it should be possible to ask inquisit to read the data directly from the text file, any help is appreciated,

Roelof

You can read in external files into a script via the <include> element. The respective files, however, must contain valid Inquisit syntax to work. See e.g. https://www.millisecond.com/forums/FindPost19046.aspx .

Hello Dave,
I am just following up on this to see whether this is still the case, thanks.
Peter

Yes, it is.
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