[EpiData-list] RE: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 124, Issue 5

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Dear Jens
Tried the current version-1.4.4.2-does not export to SPSS-did not try SAS
Another appeal to you to make a podcast of your classes!
Thanks
Thambu

Dr Thambu David S
Professor and Head
Medicine Unit 2
Christian Medical College, Vellore
632004, India

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Dear Jens
I hope it is ok to ask this
Can you make some podcasts of your classes so we can all learn more about the manager and client?
It would be of immense benfit to many students around the world-serious!
Thanks in advance!
Thambu

Dr Thambu David S
Professor and Head
Medicine Unit 2
Christian Medical College, Vellore
632004, India

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An updated version of Manager and EntryClient is now available from the Http://www.epidata.dk/download.php page

Following the major release last week it turned out that the following errors existed:

1. Handling long path names on some Windows variants (Windows 7 in particular) - and also in some other situations.
2. Export to Stata created to a certain extent faulty files - in particular on Windows 32 bit versions.
3. Setup of where backup files with date added to the name are saved. (the release 1.4.4.0 did not save in the correct path).

Additionally we have clarified captions and texts to make sure:

A. Double Entry in Manager and EntryClient is NOT simultaneous entry with compare during entry. But instead separate entry with control after full entry in second file.

B. Specification of
Compare Duplicate Files (was validate duplicate files)
- in which field by field is compared btw the two files based on key variables indicated.

Data Content Validation
- which will control a given file for internal consistency in accordance with specifications in that file. E.g. if values included conform to all range or value labels are

Renaming Fields etc.
On the project detail part in Manager you may now rename all fields, sections and headers sequentially from the top, such that fields are e.g. V1 to V34

The errors above were found while I was teaching a class of 30 ph.d. students using various versions of Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems.

regards
Jens Lauritsen





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Date: Sat, 08 Feb 2014 14:47:17 +0100
From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] RE: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 124, Issue 4
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As part of the course I am doing just now, there are a number of
podcasts under way. So the question is by no means malplaced. I have not
decided whether it is a complete recording or just minor parts. I tend
to draw a lot on the blackboard, so it is very flexible and dynamic -
and therefore depends a lot of the specific course. But obviously it can
be recorded for general access - I will think about a technical solution.

I will tell more about that and add updated instruction materials in
about a month, when the course is completed.

I am also sure that the course will reveal some details of "insufficient
function" or need for minor adaptations. So even though we have released
now 1.4.4.2 for general use it is still important that all users discuss
on this list. The number of possible combinations of operation systems
(windows, linux, mac) and the versions of each of these make for quite
many possible bugs, that we have had no chance to capture in the
in-house testing.

Regards
Jens Lauritsen

On 07-02-2014 18:57, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> Dear Jens
> I hope it is ok to ask this
> Can you make some podcasts of your classes so we can all learn more about the manager and client?
> It would be of immense benfit to many students around the world-serious!
> Thanks in advance!
> Thambu
>
> Dr Thambu David S
> Professor and Head
> Medicine Unit 2
> Christian Medical College, Vellore
> 632004, India
>
> ________________________________________
> From: epidata-list-bounces at lists.umanitoba.ca [epidata-list-bounces at lists.umanitoba.ca] On Behalf Of epidata-list-request at lists.umanitoba.ca [epidata-list-request at lists.umanitoba.ca]
> Sent: Friday, February 07, 2014 11:30 PM
> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> Subject: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 124, Issue 4
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> Today's Topics:
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>     1. Updated version 1.4.4.2 (Manager and EntryClient)
>        (epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca)
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>
> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 07 Feb 2014 11:35:34 GMT
> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> Subject: [EpiData-list] Updated version 1.4.4.2 (Manager and
>          EntryClient)
> To: <epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca>
> Message-ID: <1391772934141.18174.41288 at webmail6>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8
>
> An updated version of Manager and EntryClient is now available from the Http://www.epidata.dk/download.php page
>
> Following the major release last week it turned out that the following errors existed:
>
> 1. Handling long path names on some Windows variants (Windows 7 in particular) - and also in some other situations.
> 2. Export to Stata created to a certain extent faulty files - in particular on Windows 32 bit versions.
> 3. Setup of where backup files with date added to the name are saved. (the release 1.4.4.0 did not save in the correct path).
>
> Additionally we have clarified captions and texts to make sure:
>
> A. Double Entry in Manager and EntryClient is NOT simultaneous entry with compare during entry. But instead separate entry with control after full entry in second file.
>
> B. Specification of
> Compare Duplicate Files (was validate duplicate files)
> - in which field by field is compared btw the two files based on key variables indicated.
>
> Data Content Validation
> - which will control a given file for internal consistency in accordance with specifications in that file. E.g. if values included conform to all range or value labels are
>
> Renaming Fields etc.
> On the project detail part in Manager you may now rename all fields, sections and headers sequentially from the top, such that fields are e.g. V1 to V34
>
> The errors above were found while I was teaching a class of 30 ph.d. students using various versions of Windows, Linux and Mac operating systems.
>
> regards
> Jens Lauritsen
>
>
>
>
>
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