This component can be used to present text to the participant, either instructions or stimuli.
Everything in a PsychoPy® experiment needs a unique name. The name should contain only letters, numbers and underscores (no punctuation marks or spaces).
The time that the stimulus should first appear. See Defining the onset/duration of components for details.
The duration for which the stimulus is presented. See Defining the onset/duration of components for details.
Text to be shown
How should the stimulus look? Colour, borders, etc.
See Color spaces
See Color spaces
Vary the transparency, from 0.0 = invisible to 1.0 = opaque
How should the stimulus be laid out? Padding, margins, size, position, etc.
Whether to mirror-reverse the text: ‘horiz’ for left-right mirroring, ‘vert’ for up-down mirroring. The flip can be set dynamically on a per-frame basis by using a variable, e.g., $mirror, as defined in a code component or conditions file and set to either ‘horiz’ or ‘vert’.
The orientation of the stimulus in degrees.
The position of the centre of the stimulus, in the units specified by the stimulus or window
How many characters in should text be wrapped at?
What font should the text be set in? Must be the name of a font installed on your computer
Should text be laid out from left to right (LTR), from right to left (RTL), or laid out like Arabic script?
The height of the characters in the given units of the stimulus/window. Note that nearly all actual letters will occupy a smaller space than this, depending on font, character, presence of accents etc. The width of the letters is determined by the aspect ratio of the font.
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