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  • Audio
  • Audio Recording
  • Web Audio
  • Eye Tracking
  • Screen Calibration
  • Keyboard Hold/Release
  • Video
  • Video Feed Zone
  • Video Recording Zone
  • Embedded YouTube

Welcome to Localisation in Gorilla


This page will document all of the options available within Gorilla for localisation.

This page and accompanying functionality is still in active development, so please bear with us while we get everything up and running

Localisation in the Questionnaire Builder


Update coming soon! Watch this space...


Localisation in the Task Builder


You can localise the content of your task by manipulating the localisation settings in multiple task builder zones. See the menu to the left for the list of the zones that you can localise and click through each of these to see more information on settings and examples.


Audio Zone


The Audio Zone allows you to add a single uploaded audio (sound) file to your screen.

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Audio Zone

1) Play button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable when using the Manual play option.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Play'.


2) Replay button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable when using the Manual play option.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Replay'.


3) Autoplay prevented text: (setting) .

Set the text to be displayed if autoplay has been disallowed.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

The current default text is: 'Your device does not permit autoplay. Click here to play!'.


4) No HTML5 Audio text: (setting) .

Warning message that the browser does not HTML5 Audio.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as a warning for the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Your browser does no support HTML5 audio'.


5) General Error text: (setting) .

Text to be displayed when any kind of error occurs, advising participant on how to proceed.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as an error message to the participant.

This will be prepended to the existing english error text, so it can still be available for easier debugging.


Audio Recording Zone


The Audio Recording Zone allows you to record audio from your participants by utilising the participant’s microphone. This zone is in BETA, meaning it is still under development.

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Audio Recording Zone

1) Start Recording button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable when starting recording manually.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Start Recording'.


2) Stop Recording button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable when stopping recording manually.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Stop Recording'.


3) Re-record button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable in the "test" Mode.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Re-record'.


4) General Error text: (setting) .

Text to be displayed when any kind of error occurs, advising participant on how to proceed.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as an error message to the participant.

This will be prepended to the existing english error text, so it can still be available for easier debugging.


Web Audio Zone


The Web Audio Zone allows you to add a single uploaded audio (sound) file to your screen. It is very similar to the Audio Zone, but is designed to work well with autoplay.

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The WebAudio Zone

1) Play button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable when using the Manual play option.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Play'.


2) Replay button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable when using the Manual play option.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Replay'.


3) Autoplay prevented text: (setting) .

Set the text to be displayed if autoplay has been disallowed.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

The current default text is: 'Your device does not permit autoplay. Click here to play!'.


Eye Tracking Zone


The Eye Tracking Zone allows you to add basic eye tracking functionality to your task by utilising a participant's webcam. This feature is currently in Closed-Beta, meaning it is still under development.

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Eye Tracking Zone

1) Eye Tracking Title text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable in calibrate mode.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Eye Tracker'.


2) Start Calibration/Validation button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable in calibrate mode.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Start Calibration/Validation'.


3) End Calibration button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable in calibrate mode.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'End Calibration'.


4) Inaccurate Calibration text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable in calibrate mode.

It is displayed when the participants calibration failed to meet the standard required.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Unfortunately, that calibration wasn't accurate enough'.


5) Retry Calibration button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable in calibrate mode.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Retry Calibration'.


The main instructions can be set by entering text into the zone itself!


Screen Calibration Zone


This zone allows you to ask your participants to calibrate their monitor, permitting stimuli to be presented in either Centimetres or Visual Angle (degrees). This feature is currently in Closed-Beta, meaning it is still under development.

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Screen Calibration Zone

1) Title text: (setting) .

This is the title for the main screen calibration page.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Estimate real screensize'.


2) Main Instructions text: (setting) .

This is the main section of instructions.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

The current default text is: 'To try and approximate the size of your screen in 'real world' coordinates, please put a standard size credit card on the screen. Then drag the slider so the image on the screen matches your card. Then press submit.'


3) Distance Calc Instructions text: (setting) .

This is the Distance Calculation section of instructions. It is only required if you are using the distance calculation settings.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

The current default text is: 'Please sit around 50cm from your screen. If you wish to use another distance, enter it using the slider below!'


4) Submit Button text: (setting) .

This is the submit button text.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Submit'.


Keyboard Hold/Release Zone


Keyboard Hold/Release Zone is an advanced response zone which allows you to record advanced key responses, such as when a key is held down for a duration (Hold) or when a held key is released (Release).

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Keyboard Hold/Release Zone

1) Keep Key Pressed Warning text: (setting).

A warning is displayed when participant should be holding the key but releases it.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as a warning for the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Keep the button pressed'.


Video Zone


The Video Zone allows you to add a single uploaded video file to your screen.

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Video Zone

1) No HTML5 Video text: (setting) .

Warning message that the browser does not support HTML5 video.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as a warning for the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Your browser does no support HTML5 video'.


2) General Error text: (setting) .

Text to be displayed when any kind of error occurs, advising participant on how to proceed.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as an error message to the participant.

This will be prepended to the existing english error text, so it can still be available for easier debugging.


Video Feed Zone


The Video Feed Zone allows you present participants with the feed from their webcam and to capture still images using the webcam. This feature is currently in Closed-Beta, meaning it is still under development.

For more information visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Video Feed Zone

1) General Error text: (setting) .

Text to be displayed when any kind of error occurs, advising participant on how to proceed.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as an error message to the participant.

This will be prepended to the existing english error text, so it can still be available for easier debugging.


Video Recording Zone


The Video recording zone allows you to create video files of your participants, via their web cams. This feature is currently in Closed-Beta, meaning it is still under development.

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Video Recording Zone

1) Start Recording button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable when starting recording manually.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Start Recording'.


2) Stop Recording button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable when stopping recording manually.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Stop Recording'.


3) Re-record button text: (setting) .

This setting is only applicable in the "test" Mode.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed to the participant.

By the default the text says: 'Re-record'.


4) General Error text: (setting) .

Text to be displayed when any kind of error occurs, advising participant on how to proceed.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as an error message to the participant.

This will be prepended to the existing english error text, so it can still be available for easier debugging.


Embedded YouTube Zone


The Embedded YouTube Zone allows you to present a single YouTube video on your screen.

For more information, examples, demos and zone configuration settings visit the Task Zone Tooling Reference Guide.

This zone can be localised: see the details of the Localisation Settings below.

Click Here To View The Localisation Settings Of The Embedded YouTube Zone

1) General Error text: (setting) .

Text to be displayed when any kind of error occurs, advising participant on how to proceed.

Any text can be typed in the (setting) to be displayed as an error message to the participant.

This will be prepended to the existing english error text, so it can still be available for easier debugging.