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Can anyone explane how to use the scrips and the tags for the challenge checkers?

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I didn't know how to use the scrips and tags for the challenge ckeckers. What does scrips and tags mean and why are they usefull?
asked Sep 1, 2015 in (OBSOLETE) Checker announcement by The Travelcacher (630 points)
Thank you for clarifying.

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A script is the actual program which checks details of your (finds/hides/trackables).

Tags are configuration for the script, so that the same script can be used for different caches.

For example, there's a script for checking the length of your longest streak (days in a row with finds). That same script can have different tags to be used as a checker for a cache with a challenge of a 100 day streak and another cache with a challenge of a 365 day streak.

Edited to add:

If you're wanting a checker for a new challenge cache, the first step is to search to see if there is a script already which can handle the conditions of the cache. If there is, a tag can be created on that script. If not, a new script will need to be created and then a tag can be created on the new script.
answered Sep 2, 2015 by sumbloke (Expert) (32,320 points)
selected Sep 2, 2015 by The Travelcacher
Thank you very much! Now it's clear! Thank you very much!
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