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2 years 9 months ago #107463 by fransmarcelissen
In the documentation about EM it is mentioned that the assignment operator (=) can be used to set the value of objects that do not accept a default value. Put where should I put this statement? I could put {a=1} on for instance a (hidden?) text display, but I noticed this does not work correctly (the value is only shown after a refresh). What is the best place to put a assignment?

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Frans

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2 years 9 months ago #107487 by DenisChenu
Hi,

In an hidden Equation question. You can set to in a relevance equation, but it's really not the best solution. The real solution is

In general, if you want to assign a value to a variable, you sould create an Equation question type, and use an expression to set its value.

source : manual.limesurvey.org/Expression_Manager...t_Operator_.28.3D.29

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