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windowsize attribute

The windowsize attribute defines the width and height of window in which experimental stimuli are presented.

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/ windowsize = (width variable, height variable)


width variable The width of the rectangle in pixels, percent(default), or points.
height variable The height of the rectangle in pixels, percent(default), or points.


By default, Inquisit runs experiments in full screen mode. This attribute allows you to run an experiment inside a standard window with a close button in the upper right corner. Running experiments in windowed mode is especially useful for web experiments that involve participants recruited from the internet because windowed applications are much more common than full screen applications, and because the close button provides a clear way for participants to quit an experiment. Generally speaking, it's best to specify the window size in terms of percentage of the screen so that it scales properly on different display resolutions.


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