[EpiData-list] Re: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 84, Issue 5

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Sat Oct 9 03:40:49 CDT 2010


Alternatively you can ask each site to create an updated folder containing
the updated rec.file then  zip the folder before emailing it.
Hope this will help too.

Tieble

On 8 October 2010 18:01, <epidata-list-request at lists.umanitoba.ca> wrote:

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> Dear epidata-list members,
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> 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.
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> I wonder which would be the best way to share epidata databases.
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> Many thanks
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> Alessandro
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> Date: Fri, 08 Oct 2010 11:38:03 +0200
> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] how to share epidata files?
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> 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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