[EpiData-list] EpiData Entry: export filter

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Thu Nov 15 13:05:26 CST 2007

One simple way is using EpiData Analysis:

read "origfile.rec"

select dategiven<date("14/11/2007")
savedata "newfile.rec" /replace

and then go back to EpiData Entry and export.


epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> I am hoping someone knows the answer to the following question:
> I am trying to export a selection of records from an EpiData rec file
> using version 3.1 to an Excel file, based on a date field. For instance,
> to select all records earlier than the 14th of November 2007:
> dategiven < "14/11/2007"
> in the filter box, but this yields an error (not a boolean expression)
> and the field dategiven is a <ddmmyyyy> field. I also tried without
> quotes and using the date function, with and without the day, month,
> year functions with the same result. I dare say there is a simple way to
> do it, but I can't see it, so if anyone can help, I'd be most grateful.
> Regards,
> Neville

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