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See User resources for macros to format tables and other useful information.

Warning: Tables (QTF) files created in 2016.1 or above will need 2016.1 or above Reflect or the "2016 filters" turned off in tables global.

Note: CATI Projects with more than 1 TELNUM need Telin 2018.1b or above.

Unicode QDF files saved by versions 2013.1 and earlier were not stored correctly. If you have pre 2013.2 Classic Unicode projects you should open them and [File] [Reopen as old Classic Unicode project] and then [Save].

The QPSMR Companion should be used for:

  • To set up projects (QDF)
  • For data entry of paper and CAPI projects
  • To handle data files
  • To apply weighting
  • For imports and exports
  • Data drill down

The Companion has two important features that can be used without a licence:

  • Use a qpsmrinp file to input CAPI/paper data.
  • Use a qpsmran file produce simple tables and distinction analysis with Data Drill Down.

2018.1 release

  • Tests against the total (SHG0) and other columns (SHG1-3) can be done at the same time (SGH11-13).
  • Up to 15 digits can be used for integers (use DJ instead of DI in CL if more than 9 digits)
  • Up to 3 telephone numbers can be used to retrieve CATI sample records using a Winsock dialler.

2017.2 release

  • CSV tables with separate row for column identifiers now show additional (+...+) columns beings tested.

2017.1 release

  • Unicode projects will generate a Unicode (not UTF8) STP.
  • Improvements to the CATI predictive dialler protocol.
  • Improvements for CATI records with multiple telephone numbers.

2016.2 release

  • New options on tables worksheet to show all filters applied to table.
  • New CL PP command [*ask(m) outputds=inputds] which allows multiselect; outputds contains 0 or 1 for each item in the list.
  • Decimal places for weight entries used in carry forward text and data storage (set in QPSMR Companion).

2016.1 release

  • 2016.1f. Option to hide telephone numbers and have up to 3 numbers per record.
  • Filter as rows (and columns) now moved to table worksheet.  Additional filters can be added to these automatic filters.

2015.2 release

  • Format UPC (upper case) now works in CSV tables output.

2015.1 release

The 2015.1 Classic programs enhancements included:

  • New CL RCP SHORTCHARTEST to allow cvar tests not full size.
  • Winsock communication for dialling connection.

2014.2 release

The 2014.2 Classic programs enhancements included:

  • New MIN and MAX functions.
  • New logic tests to compare entry value with another entry value.

2014.1 release

The 2014.1 Classic programs enhancements included:

  • Format PNS now honoured in CSV output.

2013.2 release

The 2013.2 Classic programs enhancements included:

  • Does not list qpsmrpr and qpsmrin files in the recent projects list.  These file types are only used by the QPSMR Companion.

2013.1 release

The 2013.1 Classic programs enhancements included:

  • Serial number in imported files can be up to 18 digits.
  • New ZZZ entries for data input session.
  • New skeleton QDFs.
  • Up to 30,000 responses in single-coded and multi-coded entries.

2012.2 release

The 2012.2 Classic programs enhancements included:

  • TAPI 3 used for dialing
  • Format ILE100 to give percentiles

2012.1 release

The 2012.1 enhancements included:

  • 2012.1b. New format DPW decimal places for list all rows of weight entry.
  • 2012.1b. Improvements to CSV tables output including format HAL.
  • The data history file is now created in a sub-folder and contains more information.
  • Question responses keys can now be numbered from 0 instead of 1.
  • Question response keys can be set globally to use the full data width.

 

Please see individual product news pages for further details:

QPSMR Classic Menu news

QPSMR CL News

QPSMR Reflect news