[EpiData-list] how to share epidata files?

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Fri Oct 8 04:38:03 CDT 2010


Am 08.10.2010 10:29, schrieb epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca:
> Dear epidata-list members,
>
> I'm a new member and I'm quite new also in the use of Epidata. I need
> some support.
>
> My team is coordinating a multicentre study. At the beginning of the
> study we prepared a database (files .qes, .chk and .rec) and sent it to
> all centres; during the study they send back to us regularly the updated
> .rec files with the records. We have problems in receiving via e-mail,
> as attached documents, epidata files (especially files .rec with
> records, but also without records). We sometimes are not able to open
> the files, or sometimes we manage to open the files but the records are
> not there. We realised it depends also on the e-mail server used by
> every centre, and on other variables too.
>
> I wonder which would be the best way to share epidata databases.
>
> Many thanks
>
> Alessandro
>
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You can solve the problem when you zip the rec-files before you send 
them as a email-attachment.

Juergen

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