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id_responses


Name the responses block; helpful when there are multiple

Topics

This keyword is related to the topics:

Specification

Alias: none

Argument(s): STRING

Default: use of last responses parsed

Description

The optional id_responses keyword accepts a string that uniquely identifies this responses block. A model can then use these responses by specifying the same string in its responses_pointer specification.

Default Behavior

If the id_responses specification is omitted, a particular responses specification will be used by a model only if that model does not include an responses_pointer and the responses block was the last (or only) one parsed.

Usage Tips

  • It is a best practice to always use explicit responses IDs and pointers to avoid confusion.
  • If only one responses block exists, then id_responses can be safely omitted from the responses block (and responses_pointer omitted from the model specification(s)), since there is no ambiguity.

Examples

For example, a model specification including

model
  responses_pointer = 'R1'

will link to a response set with

  id_responses = 'R1'