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Tabled choice questions loading different variable sets 8 months 2 weeks ago #105966

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hi all, I'm starting off with LS and was hoping someone can help with the correct terminology or method so I can do more research through the docs.

I would like to present 9 questions.
Each question is a choice answer.
Each question is 2 column permutation of specific characteristics, of which one needs to be selected.

I have preset permutations to load into the tables for each questions. [What is this called?]
What's a good approach here, as the characteristics will be made up of text and a graphic.

It get's a bit more involved further re the presentation and randomization of questions.

It'll try and explain it like this:

a Set = 9Q's
question 1 has 5 permutations, BUT the permutation is linked to specific permutations of the other 8 questions.

Question 1:
| Option A | Option B |
size {varXX}: | L {varXx=l} | M {varXx=m} |
colour {varXz}: | Blue {varXz=B} | Red {varXz=C} |
neck {varXy}: | Polo {varXy=P} | Round {varXy=R} |

Which do you prefer? A or B

Question 2:
| Option A | Option B |
size {varXX}: | L {varXx=l} | X {varXx=x} |
colour {varXz}: | Red {varXz=C} | Blue {varXz=B} |
neck {varXy}: | Square {varXy=S} | Polo {varXy=P} |

Which do you prefer? A or B

....Question 9

So the 1st 'group' will have:
Q1 = A[{varXx=l},{varXz=B},{varXy=P}] + B[{varXx=m},{varXz=C},{varXy=R}]
Q2 = A[{varXx=l},{varXz=C},{varXy=S}] + B[{varXx=x},{varXz=B},{varXy=P}]...Q9

<then random function for next user> so they get a different group, say
'group 4'
Q1 = A[{varXx=l},{varXz=C},{varXy=S}] + B[{varXx=m},{varXz=C},{varXy=R}]
Q2 = A[{varXx=l},{varXz=B},{varXy=P}] + B[{varXx=x},{varXz=B},{varXy=P}]...Q9

and so on.

Ideally I would like to
1. load in the available options for each variable (Global range)
2. then program each group to display specific permutations of the variables


I need to be able to collect the data of the specific preferences between A and B per question and in relation to other questions in the same 'group'.

- There are other requirements as well (further randomization and a control question to help prevent random responding), but may confuse the issue at this stage.
I think if someone can help me with the correct names and concepts and can get it done.
Thanks!
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Tabled choice questions loading different variable sets 8 months 2 weeks ago #106026

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Hi pietpomp,

I'm not really sure I can catch your concept. :unsure: Do you like to show randomly one other permutation for every participant or do you like to show one participant more than one permutations (randomly of course)?
Best regards/Beste Grüße,
O. Villani
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Tabled choice questions loading different variable sets 8 months 2 weeks ago #106030

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mmm not quite orvil,

each question is a choice question between option A or B ("Please select your prefference").

each question has 5 permutations/versions
Q1a, Q1b, Q1c, Q1d, Q1e

each permutation is a different combination of size,colour&neck for option A and B

each participant gets a set of 9 questions.

each set has a specific variation of the question permutations,
set1: Q1a, Q2d, Q3b...Q9c
set2: Q1d, Q2c, Q3d...Q9e
set3:
set4:
....set(n)

that's the basics.

So whether participant gets set1 or set2 is the next level/layer of the challenge ~ not dealing with that now.

Hope it's a bit more clear now?
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Tabled choice questions loading different variable sets 8 months 1 week ago #106033

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ah, now I think I've got it!

Have to do some mental processing.... (brain server load 99% :)
Best regards/Beste Grüße,
O. Villani
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