[EpiData-list] SPSS export issue

epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Wed Apr 22 07:03:24 CDT 2015


Hi.

What version of EpiData Manager are you using to export the sample file, 
and what version of SPSS are you using to import the data in?

Kind regards,
Torsten Bonde Christiansen.
EpiData.

On 2015-04-22 14:07, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
> Dear Jens and team
> I tried with the latest version
> When i try export to SPSS with the sample epx file in Epidata i get this error on running the spss file
>
>> Error # 4100 in column 3.  Text: ENCODING
>> Unrecognized text appears on the DATA LIST command in the file
>> specification section.  This text will be ignored.
>> This command not executed.
>
>> Error # 100.  Command name: VARIABLE LABELS
>> This command is not permitted before the beginning of file definition
>> commands.
>> This command not executed.
>
>> Error # 100.  Command name: VALUE LABELS
>> This command is not permitted before the beginning of file definition
>> commands.
>> This command not executed.
>
>> Error # 105.  Command name: EXECUTE
>> This command is not valid before a working file has been defined.
>> This command not executed.
>
>
>
> Dr Thambu David Sudarsanam MD, DipNB
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> Medicine Unit 2 and Clinical Epidemiology Unit
> Christian Medical College, Vellore
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> Can you be a bit more specific ?
> Which version of EpiData Manager ?
> If it is earlier than the current most up to date ( *v2.0.2.28)*, then
> get the latest and try again.
>
> What types of fields are in the files where it does not work ?
> regards
> /Jens Lauritsen
> EpiData Association
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> On 17/04/15 12:09, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
>> Dear Sir
>> The export of files to SPSS does not work all the time with the Epidata manager
>> Often no data gets exported
>> Perhaps i am doing something wrong?
>> Need help
>> regards
>> Thambu
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> Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:38:24 +0200
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> Subject: Re: [EpiData-list] Error opening the project in EpiData Entry
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> Any project which just once has been opened and saved by version 2 of
> EpiData Manager og EntryClient will have the file updated to version 3.
>
> The version mentioned refers to the structure of the XML file, not the
> version of the software.
>
> So someone in your organisation have opened and saved the file with the
> newest version. Which you should also use, since we have fixed many bugs.
> Manager: v2.0.2.28
> EntryClient: v2.0.2.13
>
> It will always be such that a later version of the software can open ANY
> earlier public release version. BUT also such that you should NEVER use
> the testing version of Manager or EntryClient found on
> epidata.dk/testing.php on real project data. Since during the testing we
> might have changes to the xml structure of the project which are later
> abandoned.
>
> Is there a reason why you would like to use v1.4.4.4 and not 2.0.2.13
> for your project ?
>
> Regards
> Jens Lauritsen
> EpiData Association
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> *On 15/04/15 14:40, epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca wrote:
>> Dear List,
>>
>> A project was developped in the field. Since recently, without any apparent
>> reason we can't open anymore the .epx with the database and continue the
>> data entry.
>>
>> The error message indicates:
>>
>> "project has incorrect XML. Max supported XML Version 2: Project XML
>> version 3???. The version we have is v1.4.4.4.
>> Although a different version was used in the past, I was always able to
>> open it with the v1.4.4.4 which is not the case anymore.
>>
>> Could you please specify what the error message means? or way forward to be
>> able to open the project again?
>>
>> Many thanks in advance
>>
>> Sophie Masson
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> Hello,
> Thank you to change link of "Course materials in French" in site
> (Download for Epidata Entry in Frenche and Epidata Analysis).
> The new link is : _http://www.epi-sure.com/ _
> Thank you.
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