Exporting tracking data

I am experiencing a problem when exporting data to SPSS and/or ASCII:

Tracking studies are projects that run periodically, there are minor changes made to the project/script after each month. After a typical export to SPSS or ASCII the data will now need to be analysed, I use a map file to export the data to ASCII. My problem arises when I need to add a question to the survey that is the middle of the script, when I now do the export to ASCII all the data positions change/shift after the question that I added. Is there any way that I can maintain the original column positions? Hence the only change to the map would be the new question added and all else remain unchanged.

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  • Excuse me.My name is ruttakorn.I come from thailand. May I ask about export to ASCII file. Can surveytogo export to Ascii file right? If yes and how? We have many and many project tracking studies too.

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  • Hi Pear,

    The easiest way to export to plain ASCII is to export to Excel and then do a "Save As" to one of the ASCII formats.
    We will also have a native ASCII export option in future versions.


    Best Regards,

    Daniel

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  • Hi there,

    We have the same situation as Ruttakorn. The problem is we must follow the datamap receive from client when we export ASCII file.

    Therefore, we cannot use the way on excel to do that. So when ACSII option is available in future version, please kindly help to develop a function for us to define which column our data should be there.

    BR,

    Dan

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  • we cannot use the way on excel to do that. So when ACSII option is available in future version, please kindly help to develop a function for us to define which column our data should be there. <<< That's rightttt and now i will attend to wait new future version :)

     

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  • Hello - Do we have a solution to the problem?

    I do not want my data map in the quantum export to move when i add a question in between in the future waves

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