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  1. 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).
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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:
    ...
  8. What version of DirectRT are you running?

    What version of DirectRT are you running?
  9. You are welcome. Let us know if we can be of...

    You are welcome. Let us know if we can be of further assistance.
  10. Try to specify the location of the background...

    Try to specify the location of the background video using parameter values by typing MOVIE_1 (w-2) in the background field of the instruction item type and see if that works.
  11. Please send a copy of the video file and the .que...

    Please send a copy of the video file and the .que file to support@empirisoft.com (reference case 31060). I would like to see if I can replicate this problem on my copy of MediaLab.

    Please also...
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    Unfortunately, there is no way to limit the...

    Unfortunately, there is no way to limit the responses that can be entered for the open-ended response feature in DirectRT.
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    Hello dienkimt. Please elaborate on what image...

    Hello dienkimt.

    Please elaborate on what image you would like to see and how it relates to your use of MediaLab or DirectRT.
  14. Hello Kim, To make sure that I understand your...

    Hello Kim,

    To make sure that I understand your file, can you please tell me what specific row(s) of the attached input file are supposed to be where the desired array of pictures is to appear?...
  15. Hello Caywood, Please run the some of the .csv...

    Hello Caywood,

    Please run the some of the .csv files in the folder named 12 voice responses stroop in the Samples folder in the DirectRT file folder and let me know if they run without any error...
  16. You can use the d parameter with fill in the...

    You can use the d parameter with fill in the blank, recall list, and thought listing items to control the number of seconds the item remains on the screen before automatically moving on to the next...
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    Please see the information in this Empirisoft...

    Please see the information in this Empirisoft discussion forum thread:
    ...
  18. In the file named "Visual Task 3-Back Task.csv"...

    In the file named "Visual Task 3-Back Task.csv" change the column C name to !crit.

    If that does not resolve the error, try removing any use of double quotation marks from any stim cells you try to...
  19. Please either upload a copy of the file that...

    Please either upload a copy of the file that gives this error to a post on this discussion thread or send it to support@empirisoft.com and reference the case number 30048
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    See if the attached file will run in DirectRT

    See if the attached file will run in DirectRT
  21. DirectRT input files cannot have a column named...

    DirectRT input files cannot have a column named minmax in them. Try removing it and seeing if this removes the error message when you run your input files in DirectRT.

    If you wish to use the...
  22. Hattie, Are you using MediaLab or DirectRT? ...

    Hattie,

    Are you using MediaLab or DirectRT?

    Please also either upload a copy of your files here or send them to support@empirisoft.com and reference case 30041.

    Best,

    Jason
  23. Hello David, In the Executable item of your...

    Hello David,

    In the Executable item of your file named "Female Cyberball.que," delete ""C:\Users\socproc\Let'sPlayBall\Cyberball\Female Exclusion.cbs" from the File Name field. You should only...
  24. Hello Marina, At this time, DirectRT does not...

    Hello Marina,

    At this time, DirectRT does not have a feature that allows for reaction times for responses to be used as part of an input file to determine what a participant will see, like...
  25. Alex, You are welcome. Please let us know if...

    Alex,

    You are welcome. Please let us know if you need any further assistance.

    Jason
  26. There is routine that keeps track of the actual...

    There is routine that keeps track of the actual presentation order of everything (e.g., of files and questionnaire items that are presented randomly). After completely running an experiment file in...
  27. Roberta, I'm glad that the issue is resolved. ...

    Roberta,

    I'm glad that the issue is resolved.

    Please let us know if you need further assistance.
  28. First, check to make sure that your image files...

    First, check to make sure that your image files are in the .bmp format and are 8-bit color depth. DirectRT tends to work best with images of an 8-bit depth. It's not too difficult to do this...
  29. If you are able to save your Powerpoint files as...

    If you are able to save your Powerpoint files as some version that is compatible with use in the Microsoft Explorer browser, you could try using the Web Tracker item type that would allow for...
  30. If you are using html code to build the website,...

    If you are using html code to build the website, consider using a Custom Item type that would also allow you to program the ability for certain responses to become recorded in the MediaLab data...
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    Remove the contents of cell L2 from your file...

    Remove the contents of cell L2 from your file named "stroop.csv." You cannot have anything in a row of DirectRT file after the use of the terminator (i.e., the *).
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    Thank you for the kind words, rosariocloninger!...

    Thank you for the kind words, rosariocloninger! I'm glad that you are finding our resources helpful. Please feel free to ask us questions any time.
  33. Please do try using the English based version of...

    Please do try using the English based version of Excel (and an English based version of the Windows operating system if possible) and let me know what happens.
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    Sometimes the image files will work with DirectRT...

    Sometimes the image files will work with DirectRT when you open them in the IrfanView software and resave them in the .bmp file format.

    If that doesn't work, I'll be happy to look at your files....
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    Hi ckmeyers! If using image files in DirectRT,...

    Hi ckmeyers!

    If using image files in DirectRT, make sure that they are .bmp format and 8 bit depth. You can get more information about this here in the DirectRT manual:
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  36. It would be most expedient if I could see the...

    It would be most expedient if I could see the actual .csv input file and the text files. Please upload a copy of them to this discussion thread or send them to support@empirisoft.com and reference...
  37. To prevent messages from showing up, you need to...

    To prevent messages from showing up, you need to put a value of 0 in the MinMax cell in the row of the styles.drt file that has the same styles number as the styles cell of those trials in your...
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    Take a look at the cursor function and example...

    Take a look at the cursor function and example files as described here in the DirectRT manual:

    http://www.empirisoft.com/directrt/help/directrt_samples_v2006_lightgun_touchscreen_cursor.htm
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    Please describe how you did the installation of...

    Please describe how you did the installation of the software. Did you use the default method and settings of the software installation?
  40. MediaLab can play video files while displaying a...

    MediaLab can play video files while displaying a scale item for participants by using the Backvideo field in the Scale Reponse item. Specify the pathway to the desired video file in the Backvideo...
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    Cells G2 through G25 have nothing in them. You...

    Cells G2 through G25 have nothing in them. You need a valid entry for a stim cell in them. Put at least a ~ for a blank screen.
  42. The existing versions of MediaLab cannot change...

    The existing versions of MediaLab cannot change the type of scale used in the online rating item in the .que files.
  43. Assuming that you have two different versions of...

    Assuming that you have two different versions of the questionnaire file, you can use the text label field of the scale response items in each version to contain an appropriate label for each answer...
  44. Please post a copy of your .csv input file here...

    Please post a copy of your .csv input file here or send it to support@empirisoft.com (reference case 29182) and I will be happy to take a look at it.
  45. When using the online rating item type in...

    When using the online rating item type in MediaLab, the only features of the scale that can be changed are the number of and label ratings of the scale points (see here in the MediaLab manual for...
  46. There are a few different possibilities I can...

    There are a few different possibilities I can think of here, so the best thing would be for me to take a look at the responses.xls file and its corresponding .que file. Please either upload them here...
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    Hello Ashley, Just so I'm clear about the...

    Hello Ashley,

    Just so I'm clear about the issue, it sounds like MediaLab moves to a blank screen whenever participants press the CapsLock key. Is that accurate?

    If you could send me a copy of...
  48. Please see if the touchscreen example that came...

    Please see if the touchscreen example that came with DirectRT works correctly with your copy of DirectRT. You can find it to run in the DirectRT folder at DirectRT\Samples\6 -...
  49. I would be happy to try and run your files on my...

    I would be happy to try and run your files on my copy of DirectRT to see what I can do. Please either upload a copy of all the files needed to run it in DirectRT here or send them to...
  50. Your file does not have all of the columns...

    Your file does not have all of the columns required to run it in DirectRT. You are missing all of the columns that need to come before the first stim column, namely (in order from left to right in...
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