[EpiData-list] EpiData Analysis v0.9 build 16 released

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Fri Dec 17 19:22:06 CST 2004

Build 16 of analysis has  been uploaded.

Added or modified
  update shows which values are changed with if statements.
  if started with a pgm file, that file will be executed.
  internal representation of float variable changed from double to  extended

Testsystem improved (e.g. try startnist.pgm)

Bug removal and modification:
   String variables of length 1 are saved correctly
   negative values in result variables fixed
   lre() function corrected for negative values
   Calculation of 10,25,75 and 90 percentiles corrected
   recode function corrected to include limits btw. groups
   Various interface problems
   Adapted Commands.htm and Howto.htm file.

Download from Http://www.epidata.dk/testing.php

Remaining issues before release as v1 are:

Implementing a system to handle incorrect data when reading (e.g. years 
like 0203)
Some aspects of reading dbf files - report errors.
Table command - simplifying output for stratified tables
Printing can be a problem accross printers - report problems.
Defining Boolean variables impossible (<Y>) due to interference 
with html language, use integer instead.

But for many standard types of analysis and basic graphs it works quite 


Jens Lauritsen
Coordinator and initiator of EpiData
EpiData Association, Odense, Denmark

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