[EpiData-list] Re: EpiData-list Digest, Vol 129, Issue 9

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Wed Jul 30 11:46:32 CDT 2014


Torsten,

Seems you located the problem:-)

Funny though, the same phenomenon appears in Windows 7.

The "show all button" is greyed out, but the other fix - Selecting Edit -
Default windows position before I open any project, and then restart EDM
fixes the problem.

Glad if this testing can be useful.

Regards,
Vegard Høgli

Torsten Bonde Christiansen wrote:

> The reason why the program freeze at step 7) is because the window for
> "Define Key" appears
> outside your monitor. This happens due to a programming error from my side.
>
> You can see the window if you right-click the Manager icon in the dock
> and select "Show All...".
> ...



> An easy fix for this is to use the "Default window position" which will
> reset the position of ALL
> windows within EpiData Manager. Then the next time you click "Define
> Key" you should have
> the window positioned properly.
>
> Kind regards,
> Torsten Bonde Christiansen.
> EpiData Association.
>
>
>
> On 2014-07-22 23:48, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> > "Then set as key" - embarrassed to admit - Still don't get it:
> > Here's exactly what I do:
> > 1. Define new project
> > 2. Save as myfile (even tried without save first)
> > 3. click on Dataform 1
> > 4. Define field name IDNO Integer length 4
> > 5. Apply, then close field properties pane
> > 6. Select IDNO field with select tool (small boxes appear enclosing
> > selected field)
> > 7.  Click on Dataform button (or menu item) - then choose Define key
> > 8. Freeze - Nothing happens, not possible to define new dataform, not
> able
> > to save or edit field, have to kill process in program manager (windows),
> > small green plus sign when hovering mouse over field (OSX).
> >
> > Where do I go wrong? anyway: apparent program freeze should be replaced
> by
> > error message if I do something in the wrong order, like for example:
> when
> > I tried to add a child dataform first, i get the error message: must
> create
> > at least one key first.
> >
> > Vegard
> >
> >
> >> on Jul 22, Jamie wrote:
> >>
> > I have not had this problem (OSX-Mavericks). On Dataform1, I define an
> >> integer field. Then set as key. add a related dataform and my key field
> >> shows up on the new form. When you add a field to Dataform1, the Relate
> tab
> >> appears. You have to define a related dataform firstThen ; then the
> Relate
> >> tab shows up.
> >>
> >> Jamie
> >>
> >>
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