[EpiData-list] Default behaviour in EntryClient during entryentry - and simplification

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Thu Nov 20 09:16:45 CST 2014

These all make perfect sense.
Jamie Hockin

On Nov 20, 2014, at 7:51 AM, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:

> 1 backup after entry:
> Until now the backup files (e.g. Clinical_Example_2014-10-28_0.epz) would be placed in the "home" dir of the EntryClient user (e.g. for user jla = c:\documents and settings\jla\documents\EpiData\backup) . This resulted in a complex demand to handle a large number of combinations of operating systems and user rights.
>> From now on the backup file will be placed in a subfolder to the folder where EntryClient opens a given epx/epz file for entry. If the user want the backup placed in another folder this must be defined with a startup option.
> 2 Which status of addition/editing of records in EntryClient
> Aspects of this has been defined in preferences for EntryClient.
>> From now on EntryClient is assumed to be adding records to projects always. But obviously in such a way that if a given dataform has a key and that key is typed in, then the user will be informed and given the opportunity to jump to the relevant record.
> 3 For related systems the order of activation of "child" forms is part of the project epx file. Not a "preference" setting.

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