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  1. Which item in the file has the .gif?

    Which item in the file has the .gif?
  2. Hello! Can you please tell me exactly how you...

    Hello!

    Can you please tell me exactly how you got the .gif file to play in this way in the older version of MediaLab? Do you have a copy of that file and/or gif that you could send me a copy of?
    ...
  3. This kind of task is better suited to DirectRT.

    This kind of task is better suited to DirectRT.
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    I meant that you cannot use a -1 while trying to...

    I meant that you cannot use a -1 while trying to use the jump function. So in your example, pressing the Z or / is fine to initiate the jump function, but -1 will not initiate the jump function.
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    The jump function needs an actual keypress to...

    The jump function needs an actual keypress to initiate the jump to a different trial. If there is something you want to show during the trial as a result of doing nothing, you can define -1 as a...
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    Hello, 1) DirectRT cannot display any running...

    Hello,

    1) DirectRT cannot display any running totals.

    2) Have you tried any of the automatic continuation features to get DirectRT to display the desired feedback? You can find the...
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    Hello, 1) DirectRT cannot display any running...

    Hello,

    1) DirectRT cannot display any running totals.

    2) Have you tried any of the automatic continuation features to get DirectRT to display the desired feedback? You can find the information...
  8. Can you try your files on a computer where the...

    Can you try your files on a computer where the printer card is not a peripheral but directly connected to the motherboard?
  9. Hello Violeta123! Have you tried any of the...

    Hello Violeta123!

    Have you tried any of the recommendations in this thread or any other actions to resolve your situation?
  10. A outward bound TTL signal must be followed by...

    A outward bound TTL signal must be followed by another stimulus—it can be any but the last stimulus on a trial. Try adding a blank stimulus (~ in the stim cell displayed for 0 seconds in the...
  11. Gert, I'm glad to hear that you got the sound...

    Gert,

    I'm glad to hear that you got the sound clips to work. To get a keypress for each of these soundclips, you could insert a blank stim cell (by putting just ~ in the stim cell) next to each of...
  12. Hello Gert, Welcome to the world of DirectRT...

    Hello Gert,

    Welcome to the world of DirectRT and MediaLab! We are happy to hear you our using our software and are here to support your use.

    When using a sound file for a stimulus, you should...
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    Thank you for the nice review, kelukaliya...

    Thank you for the nice review, kelukaliya. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance to you.
  14. It is indeed possible that your situation of...

    It is indeed possible that your situation of having more than one computer station trying to remotely access a single server running the same files and write to the data folders on it-be they one or...
  15. MediaLab works most reliably when the computer is...

    MediaLab works most reliably when the computer is running the .exp and .que files on the same hard drive on which MediaLab is installed. Many people can and have successfully used MediaLab like you...
  16. All of that sounds possible except the last part...

    All of that sounds possible except the last part of returning to trial 1 after completion of block X. DirectRT cannot jump or skip to already presented trials in the .csv input file; DirectRT can...
  17. In Cyberball v5, you create and assign particular...

    In Cyberball v5, you create and assign particular conditions in the Conditions & Random Assignments tab of the Basic screen. Please refer to pages 4&5 of the Cyberball v5 manual here for more...
  18. To do this in MediaLab would best be accomplished...

    To do this in MediaLab would best be accomplished using a custom item. Please feel free to contact us directly at support@empirisoft.com to discuss the particulars of what you would like to...
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    Please tell me the full version number of...

    Please tell me the full version number of DirectRT that you are using.
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    Any optional columns must come between the trial...

    Any optional columns must come between the trial and bgr columns in your ,csv file. Move the column named !answer in your inputfile.csv file to there and then try running it.
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    Christina, What is the command you are using...

    Christina,

    What is the command you are using in the time cells to record the voice responses?
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    Make sure that your .csv file uses the comma as...

    Make sure that your .csv file uses the comma as the delimeter and then try to run it in DirectRT.
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    Hello, Is this a file from the Samples folder...

    Hello,

    Is this a file from the Samples folder that came in the DirectRT program file folder or a file that you created? If it is a file that you created, please attach a copy of it to a post in...
  24. Hello, Use of the skip or jump functions in...

    Hello,

    Use of the skip or jump functions in DirectRT can only move to trials that have yet to be presented in the .csv input file; that is, DirectRT cannot jump or skip to trials or stimuli that...
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    Maddy, You have your DirectRT file set up to...

    Maddy,

    You have your DirectRT file set up to force participants to respond with the correct answers before a trial will conclude and move on to the next line of the .csv input file. Did you want...
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    Try removing line 28 from the attached .csv file...

    Try removing line 28 from the attached .csv file and see if it runs without the error. If so, make sure that you do not have any uneccessary 0s in the line 28 if you need to have it for your program.
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    DirectRT should be able to play audio files that...

    DirectRT should be able to play audio files that can be played in Windows Media Player.

    What happens when you try to play the mp4 file in DirectRT? Can you attach at copy of the .csv input file...
  28. Please attach a copy of the .csv file used to...

    Please attach a copy of the .csv file used to create the data file and we will be happy to take a look at it.
  29. Try removing any * from the .txt files you use in...

    Try removing any * from the .txt files you use in the .csv input file and then run the .csv input file in DirectRT. It is possible that DirectRT is confused by seeing the * symbol in the .txt files...
  30. Hello, The sending of ttl signals from...

    Hello,

    The sending of ttl signals from MediaLab would generally be done by having the receiving piece of equipment hooked up to the serial port on the computer running MediaLab. Please refer to...
  31. Hello Dennis, The use of the d parameter...

    Hello Dennis,

    The use of the d parameter prevents the Contiune button from appearing until the specified amount of time elapses. So participants cannot manually advance to the next item on their...
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    What you described could be done using a...

    What you described could be done using a combination of your input file and the MinMax field of your styles.drt file.

    To be able to record a press of the spacebar for any of the four stimuli in a...
  33. Please share a copy of your DirectRT input file...

    Please share a copy of your DirectRT input file and any other .txt file you may be using to send the ttl signal and we will be happy to look at it. You can either attach a copy to a post in this...
  34. Thank you for contacting Empirisoft Support with...

    Thank you for contacting Empirisoft Support with this inquiry. DirectRT has a number of functions that should support this particular research project design. I will do my best to detail them with...
  35. Hello Rhimmon! To do this in MediaLab would...

    Hello Rhimmon!

    To do this in MediaLab would best be accomplished using a custom item. Please feel free to contact us directly at support@empirisoft.com to discuss the particulars of what you would...
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    Hello B_Zapf, Unfortunately, the response box...

    Hello B_Zapf,

    Unfortunately, the response box for open ended options cannot be modified in appearance or style. It is also necessary to type something in the box.
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    Hi WilfredBol, We never received the files...

    Hi WilfredBol,

    We never received the files from the original poster, so the issue did not receiver any further investigation. I I would also be happy to take a look at your files. Please either...
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    Hello, In the same row of your .csv input...

    Hello,

    In the same row of your .csv input file, first put the sound file that you want to play and use a value of 0 in the time cell for that sound file stimulus. Then put the video file stimulus...
  39. Hello Soon, Could you please provide me with a...

    Hello Soon,

    Could you please provide me with a copy of all the files I would need to run this on my copy of MediaLab? You can either upload them here as attachments or you can send them directly...
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    Hello, This could be done using the...

    Hello,

    This could be done using the responses.xls feature in MediaLab. You can find information about it here in the MediaLab manual:
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    I would be happy to take a look at the files....

    I would be happy to take a look at the files. Please either upload a copy of everything I need to run it on my copy of MediaLab as attachments to this thread or send them to me directly at...
  42. I'd be happy to take a look at your files to see...

    I'd be happy to take a look at your files to see if I can find a solution. Please send me a copy of all the files I would need to run this on my copy of DirectRT. You can either upload them to a post...
  43. Maddy, First, make sure that the screen size...

    Maddy,

    First, make sure that the screen size drop down menu selection in the Options portion of your styles.drt file is the same setting as your computer monitor's screen resolution. If that is...
  44. Hello neatsurplus, Thanks for reaching out...

    Hello neatsurplus,

    Thanks for reaching out about creating a parafoveal task in DirectRT. While I do not know of any existing copy of a parafoveal task to run in DirectRT, the task you linked to in...
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    Any use of the optional fields columns (i.e., the...

    Any use of the optional fields columns (i.e., the ones with the header values starting with !) must come between Trial and rbg columns in the .csv input file. You must either completely remove the...
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    I'd be happy to take a look at your files on my...

    I'd be happy to take a look at your files on my copy of DirectRT. Please upload them here or send them to support@empirisoft.com (reference case 31523).
  47. Take a look at the attached DirectRT .csv input...

    Take a look at the attached DirectRT .csv input file; it should give you an idea how to allow for mulitiple key presses for a single video.

    You need to program a modified compound screen type file...
  48. I would be happy to help and would like to see a...

    I would be happy to help and would like to see a copy of the file that actually plays the video and records the key presses. Please either upload a copy of it here or send it to...
  49. Have you tried hooking the computer with DirectRT...

    Have you tried hooking the computer with DirectRT directly to the computer with Netstation to see what happens with the signals?

    Please also send me a copy of the .csv file you are using with...
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    Displaying more than one scale response item on a...

    Displaying more than one scale response item on a single screen would best be done using the Custom item type in MediaLab. Please see this forum thread for an example file of how to do this:
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