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Randomizing pages

I have 2 questions on 2 separate pages and have randomized the pages.  We are currently done in the field and now my client is asking if they can get a report based on which question was seen 1st and which was seen 2nd.  Is there any way to accomplish this?  Any feedback is greatly appreciated.
asked Jan 28, 2019 by Bryan

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This info isn't recorded in the data file unless you randomized based on a randomized list (which it doesn't sound like you did). Thinking out of the box here, I think you could figure it out by looking at the history table to see the time stamps for each of the pages.
answered Jan 28, 2019 by Aaron Hill Gold Sawtooth Software, Inc. (10,995 points)
Thanks Aaron!  Your reply got us thinking and we were able to locate a variable in the data (sys_randpage) that indicates which page is seen 1st and 2nd.
Neat trick Aaron. The individual page times should accommodate and you can construct a variable based on the comparison of those times.

That's a humdinger!