[EpiData-list] New test versions of EpiData Manager and EpiData EntryClient

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Sat Oct 26 11:57:30 CDT 2013


In addition, vertical bar is obtained directly only on QWERTY keyboard, it
may cause problems on AZERTY keybord...

Gilles

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2013/10/26 <epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca>

> It might be useful to have an option in Manager to specify the delimiter,
> rather than force the use of a vertical bar. While this might seem to be a
> character that would never be used, it could be entered by mistake in a
> text field. This would be easy for an experienced SPSS user to track down,
> but an annoyance to the more casual user. <tab> as a delimiter would make
> sense, but that would make editing the .txt data file problematic.
> Jamie
>
> On Oct 25, 2013, at 3:54 PM, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
>
> > It would be good to know if the other SPSS users having problems with
> previous versions still have problems.
> >
> > The data list command format in the sps file now looks like this:
> > DATA LIST
> >  FILE = "/home/jens/data/bromar.1.3.txt"
> >  ENCODING="UTF8"
> >  FREE ("|")
> >  RECORDS = 1
> >  / _DoubleEntry(F1) id(F4) sex(F1) error(F1) km(F3) kmgrp(F1) age(F2)
> agegrp(F2)
> >    dectime(F6.4) decgrp(F1) runok(F1) .
> >
> > for the example bromar file. Notice, that the {} are no longer there.
> >
> > regards Jens Lauritsen
> > EpiData Association
>
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