[EpiData-list] work-arounds for data entry on more than one computer

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Wed Feb 28 16:32:50 CST 2007

Dear Kristine:

How about making use of EpiData Analysis to append files with the same 

erase "allcombined.chk"
erase "allcombined.rec"

copyfile "a.chk" "allcombined.chk"

read "a.rec"
append "b.rec"
append "c.rec"
append "d.rec"
append "e.rec"
savedata "allcombined.rec"
read "allcombined.rec"



epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> Epi-Data users:
> What strategies have you used to get around the limitation of only being
> able to input the data on one computer?  We are thinking of splitting the
> file into two - with Type A respondents in one file/on one computer and Type
> B respondents in another file/on a different computer and then combining the
> resulting datasets in Stata.  Will this work?  Are there other/better
> strategies?
> Thanks,
> Kristine Hopkins
> khopkins at prc.utexas.edu

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