[EpiData-list] transfer questionnaire created in Mac version (2) to same version in PC?

EpiData development and support epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Thu Jun 25 05:13:14 CDT 2015


That's great!  Thank you very much for your quick and comprehensive reply
:-)
Hilary

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On 25 June 2015 at 12:10, EpiData development and support <
epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca> wrote:

> The simple answer is:
> All project files (epx) work with NO changes btw. operating systems (Mac,
> Linux, Windows).
>
> But:
> Make sure you are using exactly the same EntryClient version on all entry
> stations. If you update to a newer client, then do it on all of the
> stations.
>
> Also: for all field studies it is good practice to make a pilot test for
> the whole sequence:
> a. You define the project
> b. You disseminate to all districts / local places
> c. They type in a few observations in the epx and send the epx file to you.
> d. You append the records in analysis
> read firstfile
> append /file=second.epx
> append /file=third.epx
> etc.
> e. You change any aspects not working
> f. You have v1.0 of the project.epx for dissemination.
>
> If any issue arises during the entry process make sure always to ask the
> user to include with their problem report which version of EntryClient was
> used (help menu "copy version").
>
> Also notice that there might be a need to export a related or encrypted
> file before reading in Analysis, you do this in Manager. Following export
> as single epx project files from a related structure you may combine them
> in Analysis by using the merge command.
>
> regards Jens Lauritsen
> EpiData Association
>
> Den 25. jun. 2015, EpiData development and support <
> epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca> skrev:
> > Dear friends
> > apologies for this is a very simple question - may be I missed it in the
> > documentation
> > I would like to create a questionnaire on my Mac then take it to the
> field
> > where there will be PCs. Will this work? Also using the data entry tool
> > for PCs with a questionnaire created in the MAC programme?
> > grateful for your advice
> > Hilary
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