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What does this code mean in my script?

Hi,
I was hoping someone could shed some light on deciphering the following code:


Q: Drink24
T: 5
With whom do you drink alcohol? (Please check all that apply)
Click Next when ready

1. I do not drink alcohol
2. With parents or adult relatives
3. With brothers or sisters
4. With friends or relatives my age
5. With older friends
6. Alone

I:
LOC   7    8     1     Natural
SEL  8  1  7  1   ON OFF


Specifically, I'd like to know how the above code "formats" the question asked, and whether it sets restricitions on the answer choices; as well any other specification/information anyone could provide.

Thank you for your time and your help in advance.
Have a great day,

Anais K.
asked Apr 24, 2012 by anonymous
retagged Sep 13, 2012 by Walter Williams

1 Answer

+1 vote
It looks like script from a Ci3 program.

Q: shows the question name

T: indicates what line on the screen to begin the text on

next is the question text followed by the answer choice text

I: is followed by the actual question logic

LOC 7 8 1 Natural indicates to locate the answer choices starting on line 7 with 8 answer choices and 1 line per choice

SEL  8  1  7  1   ON OFF indicates use a 'Select' type question with 8 total choices with a minimum of 1, a maximum of 7 and 1 exit code


The question logic indicates 8 answer choices, but the text only shows 6 so there is a logic conflict here.
answered Apr 24, 2012 by Jay Rutherford Gold (26,800 points)
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