[EpiData-list] Changing color of a field: Re: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 44, Issue 7

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Fri Jun 29 06:40:14 CDT 2007


The COLOR command does not accept field names. It will change colors for 
all DATA entered, all QUESTION text or the BACKGROUND only.
Jamie

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> Hi, i'm a new user of epidata, but already familiar with epi6. This is my
> first time replying to an inquiry, and hope to provide some tips or at 
> least
> initiate an idea to solving an inquiry.
>
> To change the color of a field, a noenter or otherwise, you can have it
> defined at the beginning of a check file using the BEFORE FILE command,
> specifying the name of a field, and the color you want:
>
> BEFORE FILE
> COLOR vname color
>
> (i'm out in a field right now,  i do not have access to my own pc, just
> using an internet cafe pc without epidata, so i can not provide more 
> details
> on the command.)
>
> Thanks. . .
>
> knowell
>
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>> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 21:25:21 -0300
>> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Subject: [EpiData-list] nonter field
>> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
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>> Hi epidata users !
>>
>> Please, how can I change the color of a noenter field ? I tried modify
>> it using the colour function into a before block, but it works for every
>> field except the noenter field.
>>
>> I also tried to change the epidata.ini file, but it doesn´t work anyway.
>>
>> Where is my mistake ?
>>
>> I´d like to change the grey colour to another stronger one.
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>>
>> Mauricio
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
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>> Message: 3
>> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 21:26:35 -0300
>> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Subject: [EpiData-list] noenter field
>> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
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>> Hi epidata users !
>>
>> Please, how can I change the color of a noenter field ? I tried modify
>> it using the colour function into a before block, but it works for every
>> field except the noenter field.
>>
>> I also tried to change the epidata.ini file, but it doesn´t work anyway.
>>
>> Where is my mistake ?
>>
>> I´d like to change the grey colour to another stronger one.
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>>
>> Mauricio
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 4
>> Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 19:34:40 -0400
>> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] nonter field
>> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Message-ID: <46786810.3080009 at sympatico.ca>
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>> Message: 5
>> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 09:35:05 +0200
>> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Subject: RE: [EpiData-list] nonter field
>> To: <epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca>
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>> Hi Mauricio;
>> The noenter function hides the field, so it is nor reachable. So, I 
>> doubt
>> there is a way to modify its color.
>> Gilles Delmas
>>
>> -----Message d'origine-----
>> De : epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca [mailto:
>> epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca]
>> Envoyé : mardi 19 juin 2007 11:40
>> À : epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Objet : [EpiData-list] nonter field
>>
>> Hi epidata users !
>>
>> Please, how can I change the color of a noenter field ? I tried 
>> modify it
>> using the colour function into a before block, but it works for every 
>> field
>> except the noenter field.
>>
>> I also tried to change the epidata.ini file, but it doesn´t work anyway.
>>
>> Where is my mistake ?
>>
>> I´d like to change the grey colour to another stronger one.
>>
>> Thank you very much.
>>
>> Mauricio
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 6
>> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 10:34:14 +0200
>> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Subject: [EpiData-list] Jumps in Epidata Entry
>> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Message-ID: <6.1.2.0.0.20070620101610.01d0bec0 at pop.socsci.ru.nl>
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>> Dear list,
>>
>> I have two questions regarding Jumps in EpiData Entry.
>>
>> 1) I want to jump to variable v10 if de score for v8 is 1 to 7. Of 
>> course
>> this works:
>> v8
>>    RANGE 1 9
>>    COMMENT LEGAL USE oplcat
>>    JUMPS
>>      1 v10
>>      2 v10
>>      3 v10
>>      4 v10
>>      5 v10
>>      6 v10
>>      7 v10
>>    END
>>    MUSTENTER
>> END
>>
>>   Is a shorter syntax possible and if so, how?
>>
>>
>> 2) Is it possible to make a jump defination that depends on the value
>> entered in a previous question?
>> For example:
>> After entering the value for variable v5 I want to jump to v8 if the
>> answer
>> on question v3=1.
>>
>> Kind Regards,
>> Pieter van Groenestijn
>> The Netherlands
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>>
>> Message: 7
>> Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2007 09:01:10 +0000
>> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] Jumps in Epidata Entry
>> To: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
>> Message-ID: <4678ECD6.1040708 at ird.bf>
>> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1; format=flowed
>>
>> Hi Pieter,
>>
>> You can use a "IF... THEN..." syntax instead of "JUMP".
>>
>>
>> For your examples:
>>
>> V8
>>   AFTER ENTRY
>>    IF (V8 > 0 AND V8 < 8) THEN GOTO V10
>>   END
>> END
>>
>>
>> V5
>>   AFTER ENTRY
>>    IF V3 = 1 THEN GOTO V8
>>   END
>> END
>>
>>
>> As you can see, this is pretty easy!
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Yves
>> -------------------------------------------------------
>> Yves MARTIN-PREVEL, Epidemiologist, MD, MSc, PhD
>> Nutrition Unit (WHO Collaborating Center for Nutrition)
>> Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD)
>> 01 BP 182 - OUAGADOUGOU 01 - BURKINA FASO
>> Tel: +226 50 30 67 37; Fax: +226 50 31 03 85
>> http://www.ird.bf/
>>
>> epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca a écrit :
>> > Dear list,
>> >
>> > I have two questions regarding Jumps in EpiData Entry.
>> >
>> > 1) I want to jump to variable v10 if de score for v8 is 1 to 7. Of
>> > course this works:
>> > v8
>> >   RANGE 1 9
>> >   COMMENT LEGAL USE oplcat
>> >   JUMPS
>> >     1 v10
>> >     2 v10
>> >     3 v10
>> >     4 v10
>> >     5 v10
>> >     6 v10
>> >     7 v10
>> >   END
>> >   MUSTENTER
>> > END
>> >
>> >  Is a shorter syntax possible and if so, how?
>> >
>> >
>> > 2) Is it possible to make a jump defination that depends on the value
>> > entered in a previous question?
>> > For example:
>> > After entering the value for variable v5 I want to jump to v8 if the
>> > answer on question v3=1.
>> >
>> > Kind Regards,
>> > Pieter van Groenestijn
>> > The Netherlands
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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