[EpiData-list] input data in selected fields

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Tue Sep 2 08:29:18 CDT 2008


i would suggest the following procedure:
1. create a data entry file with all fields and add your checks for 81-85
2. HIDE all fields except 81-85
3. JUMP to 81 after opening a record
4. AUTOSAVE after 85

hope this helps,
Markus

epidata-list-request at lists.umanitoba.ca schrieb am 25.08.2008 19:08:
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> I have a database with about 2000 records, each 
> one with 90 fields. I want to input information 
> that is missing in fields 81 to 85. I would like 
> to use an entry screen that shows me only field 
> 81 to 90. This is because I have a chk file that 
> has command that produce information in fields 86 
> to 90, based on the information I input in fields 81 to 85.
> Is it possible to do that to make a simplified 
> entry screen to use only a fraction of the fields in the data base?
> I will appreciate your help
>
> Jose
> Mexico
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