[EpiData-list] Major news : Rewritten EpiData Analysis v1.0, updated versions of EpiData Manager and EntryClient

EpiData development and support epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Thu Jun 14 10:25:56 CDT 2018

¡Thanks! That's great.


El 08/05/18 a las 12:30, EpiData development and support escribió:
> For all EpiData Users.
> Today we have taken a major step forward with the release of a 
> rewritten EpiData Analysis in version 1.0 and version 4.4 of Manager 
> and EntryClient. The ability to use relational structures, encryption, 
> user logging and other complex aspects has been implemented.
> We do hope that users will find this an important step forward. It 
> will not be long before further functionality is available in 
> Analysis. In the test versions we have already a functional aggregate, 
> and tables is next step.
> Get the new versions for Linux, Mac and Windows from:
> www.epidata.dk/download.php
> Read the introduction documents for each software from the help menu 
> after you start the software.
> As always when versions of software change be particularly critical to 
> ensure backup copies of all data in a secure place before updating.
> Analysis is ready as v1.0 in terms of:
> - read project files  (epx/epz including encrypted files),
>                   but also Stata dta, CSV, Rec+Chk files)
> - data management
> - combine files (merge, append)
> - saving, exporting and archiving data files
>      (epx, dta, csv, ddi-3.1) including metadata
> - frequencies, count, means
> - validation of files and other aspects
> For Windows there is a combined installer for all three types of 
> software - regardless of whether you have a 32 or 64 bit computer.
> All three EpiData software tools use an updated data file structure. 
> Once you have read and saved an epx file it will not be possible to 
> open it in a previous version of the software. So make sure to update 
> all copies of the software that you are using, e.g. if you have local 
> data entry.
> All example files are now located in a specific user specified folder, 
> which you may choose during installation. In that folder example pgm 
> files for analysis and pdf introduction documents are contained.
> Observation: on some restricted systems (eg. in a hospital) the user 
> might not be asked to decide the folder position during installation 
> or other user specifications. We cannot apparently control the 
> installation completely.
> As always discuss function on this list and contact us in case of 
> serious or reproducible data errors occurring due to system 
> functioning on info (at) epidata.dk
> We wish to express as well thanks for inspiration and help from in 
> particular Jamie Hockin and Hans Rieder, but also received funding 
> from The Union (DFID fund) and other funding bodies.
> Torsten B. Christensen and Jens Lauritsen
> EpiData Association
> Denmark
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