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GetInitialValue returns the value of an answer before the script was executed.
The initial value for the question, as a string.
GetIntialValue returns the value for the question before the user started executing the script. This value is usually empty unless the value came from a business component field or was set up as a Default Answer in the SmartScript Question Administration view or by Siebel VB or Siebel eScript in a Script_Open procedure. It is declared as a string.
GetCurrentValue and GetPriorValue.