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Inserting data from a text fileHow to insert data from a text file into a Q&A-list.
This advanced feature is useful if you already have a list of questions and answers in a text file format, or you just prefer to enter all the data using a text editor (such as Notepad).
Text File Format.
In order for Quiz-Buddy to insert data from your text file, the questions and answers should be presented in the following format:
<question-1> @ <answer-1> @ <wrong answer-1-1> @ <wrong answer-1-2> ... @ <wrong answer-1-N1>
<question-2> @ <answer-2> @ <wrong answer-2-1> @ <wrong answer-2-2> ... @ <wrong answer-2-N2>
<question-10> @ <answer-10> @ <wrong answer-10-1> @ <wrong answer-10-2> ... @ <wrong answer-10-N10>
For example, the first ten numbers in Portuguese will look like this:
There is no upper limit to the number of Q&A-pairs.
You could also add some optional predefined wrong answers:
one @um @ uno @sete
two @dois @ cinco
six@seis @ nove
Save the file as a .txt file in the ...\Quiz-Buddy\text\ folder.
Most likely you have installed the program in "c:\Program Files\Quiz-Buddy", in this case the location of the .txt file should be "c:\Program Files\Quiz-Buddy\text\".
You can name your file MyList1.txt, MyList2.txt, etc. Or, you can use a more descriptive name, such as Port101exam3.txt
In the Q&A-list Editor go to "File" > "Insert from a text-file". Select the Q&A-list text file that you want to import and click 'open'.
Provided that the text file was in the right format, it will be imported and all the entries will be added to the current Q&A-list.