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Hi,

I have two select  question Q1 and Q2 (single select both).
Q1 have 3 select: 1.A, 2.B and 3.C
Q2 have 2 select: 1.D and 2.E

If Q1=1 auto code Q2=1
If Q1=2 auto code Q2=2
If Q1=3 auto code Q2=2
If skip Q1 auto code Q2=2

my issue when skip Q1 I cannot auto code to Q2=2.

Thanks and sorry for my  weak English,
Vanna
asked Oct 12, 2016 by Vanna
You can use Not(Shown(Q1)) as the condition when defining Q2 when Q1 is skipped.
And you can set Q2=2 by default using SetValue and only apply the Q1=1 condition which is a tidy way to do it.

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This probably isn't the most elegant solution, but one way to do this would be to set Q2 to 2 inside the skip logic that skips past Q1.  For example, this skip logic:

Age < 18


Could be turned into this skip logic:

Begin Unverified Perl
if (GETVALUE('Age') < 18) {
    SETVALUE('Q2', 2);
    return 1 == 1;
}
End Unverified


If you tell me the logic used that skips Q1, I can create the Perl code you need.
answered Oct 12, 2016 by Zachary Platinum Sawtooth Software, Inc. (147,925 points)
Hi, Zachary

This is my logic skips Q1: Q7_c1<>6 And Q7_c1<>7 And Q7_r6_c2=0 And Q7_r7_c2=0 And Q7_r6_c3=0 And Q7_r7_c3=0

Regards,
Vanna
I believe this skip logic should do the trick:

Begin Unverified Perl
my $skip = (GETVALUE('Q7_c1') != 6) && (GETVALUE('Q7_c1') != 7);
$skip = $skip && (GETVALUE('Q7_r6_c2') == 0);
$skip = $skip && (GETVALUE('Q7_r6_c3') == 0);
$skip = $skip && (GETVALUE('Q7_r7_c2') == 0);
$skip = $skip && (GETVALUE('Q7_r7_c3') == 0);

if ($skip) {
    SETVALUE('Q2', 2);
    return 1 == 1;
}
End Unverified
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