newTrial command (formerly
PennController) creates a new PennController trial. You can use it in three environments: on its own to create a trial (since version 1.0), within
Template to generate trials from a spreadsheet, or within the definition of the Ibex variable
items to create single elements (deprecated since PennController 1.0).
(PennController.)newTrial( "label" , ... )
- It takes a sequence of commands as its parameter, which will define the trial’s script. Optionally, you can also pass a string as the first parameter to give a label to your trial which you can refer to when defining the experiment’s sequence order in
Sequence. If you pass no string for a label, the trial will be labeled unlabeled.
@ $newTrial( @ newButton("helloworld", "Hello world!") @ .print() @ .wait() @); @ @Template( row => $ newTrial( row.Type , @ newButton("button", row.ButtonText) @ .print() @ .wait() @ ) @);
- Creates one trial labeled unlabeled with a single button on the screen reading Hello world!, and generate one-button trials from a spreadsheet, assigning the text from its Type cells as their label and the text from its ButtonText cells as the button’s text (see