[EpiData-list] Re: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 103, Issue 7

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Sun May 27 11:04:55 CDT 2012


Hi Hans
This also doesn't work.
I also exported the file, 1065 records, into excel and when I tried to copy
and import  it into epidata analysis immediately, the software shut down
immediately. It only works with 50 records.

Thanks
Mohammed

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> Mohd:
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> Have you tried to start everything again from scratch, ie, doing a
> reinstall of EpiData Analysis? I know, last-resort proposal, but it
> doesn't seem that anything else anybody proposes is fixing it, thus
> let's hope it is just some corrupt file.
>
> Hans
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> On 23-May-12 19:08, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> > Hi Rod
> > There are no deleted records
> >
> > Thanks
> > Mohd
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> Date: Thu, 24 May 2012 14:31:42 -0400
> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
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> It is worth having a look at the file in an editor. If you are not going
> to save it again, even Word will do, but change the font to Courier.
> You should see the header information all lined up and then the data all
> lined up with maximum 80 characters per line. It is pretty easy to see if
> the file is corrupted (e.g. it got only partially copied from somewhere or
> was edited with something like Word.
>
> I do this all the time if I have a problem with a data file and the
> problem has always been one of the following:
>
> 1. The data came from EpiInfo - EpiInfo forgives a lot of errors in data
> sets and won't tell you about them
> 2. There is garbage part of the way through the file - indicates a disk
> error or that the computer was shut off before the file was completely saved
> 3. There is an extra blank line at the end or the very last line is not
> complete or has extra spaces at the end
>
> Of course, if any of those are true, Epidata Entry won't read the file
> either.
>
> The other potential problem is a corrupt .chk file, although there is a
> pretty clear error message about that in my experience.
>
> Good luck...
>
> (by the way, a few of us are quite able to diagnose a .rec file problem,
> but that means sending your data to a stranger)
>
> Jamie
>
> On 2012-05-24, Hans wrote:
>
> > Mohd:
> >
> > Have you tried to start everything again from scratch, ie, doing a
> reinstall of EpiData Analysis? I know, last-resort proposal, but it doesn't
> seem that anything else anybody proposes is fixing it, thus let's hope it
> is just some corrupt file.
> >
> > Hans
> >
>
>
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> Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 12:56:45 +0200
> From: epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] Relational databse
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> On 05/23/2012 07:22 AM, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> > Which command should I use so that when the "child" record opens, it
> > automatically opens a new blank record (child).
> >
> > Walter
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> Depends on your definition of relate. But Ctrl+N should make a new record.
>
> If your relate is a 1-1 there can be only one record in the child file
> per id.
>
> regards
> Jens Lauritsen
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