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What is the file format for an .ATT file to be read by CBC/HB?

Can anyone please provide me with the file format specs for an .ATT file?  I'm importing my own data into CBC/HB and I would like to have this information read in as well so that I don't have to type in it manually.

Also, not sure if this is possible, but is there a way to specify the interactions I want to include as well or can this only be done through the CBC/HB interface?
asked Feb 27, 2012 by anonymous

2 Answers

+3 votes
Levels are separated by a blank line and attributes by two blank lines, like this:
JVC

RCA

Sony


25" screen

26" screen

27" screen


Mono sound

Stereo sound

Surround sound


:No blockout

Channel blockout


:No pip

Picture in picture


$300

$350

$400

$450


The colon that appears at the beginning of a level denotes to the interview module to not display the text of that level.  It has no use in CBC/HB.

As for interactions, they must be specified in the interface or via the console interface.
answered Feb 27, 2012 by Walter Williams Gold Sawtooth Software, Inc. (15,275 points)
+2 votes
It's really easy, to be done with a text editor like notepad (saved in ASCII or ANSI format).  Each level gets its own line in the file.  A single hard-return between levels within an attribute, and two blank lines between attributes.  For example:

Brand A

Brand B

Brand C


Price 1

Price 2

Price 3




Interactions should be done through the interface.
answered Feb 27, 2012 by Bryan Orme Platinum Sawtooth Software, Inc. (139,115 points)
edited Feb 27, 2012 by Bryan Orme
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