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QDF Layout

At project start:

C C locationLwidth Card number location    
C D filename Default data file    
C E length Maximum length for entry names    
C F length IDF name (Reflect only)    
C G locationLwidth Job location    
C J jobname Job name    
C K length Digits for card number (default 2)    
C L length Record or card length    
C M minimum Minimum records to show in analysis    
C N controls Additional global controls:    
    (IFN) Individual locations for new entries
    (MFR) Fixed response locations for multi-coded
    (NEU) No export of unallocated (not text) responses
    (NSBS) No scan before save of project
    (NU) Names upper case
    (PAM) Paste as multi-coded variable (when pasting single-coded)
C O order Order of codes in binary data
C P {obsolete}    
C Q [name] title Project name and title    
C R card O Card number, followed by O if optional card    
C S locationLwidth Serial number location and width    
C T A from to ZZZSR responses for appointments only    
C T D from to ZZZSR responses for dead sample only    
C T E Input needs call end information    
C T H Hide telephone numbers    
C T M hours Hours before private appointment available    
C T P seconds Seconds to wait for PDS request    
C U usage Global options (fixed columns):    
    1 D data files exist (frozen data locations)
    2 L locations fixed (manual data locations)
    3 M Reflect file (only in a QRF)
    4 D double character (DBCS)
    5 T Thai {obsolete}
    6 U reject unallocated responses during data entry
    7 B or A, binary or ASCII data
    8 Q add question names to text for analysis
    9 T use entry names for mean score rows in analysis
    10 E set empty numbers as undefined (not zero), classic only
    11 F fixed record lengths {obsolete}
    12 S or M, single line records or card data format (multiple lines)
    13 R show data  locations during data entry
    14 F filtered numbers set to undefined (not zero), classic only
    15 {obsolete}
    16 W Use all digits for response keys
C V version Version number that created file    
C W Q filename Quota file name (relative)    
C W T filename Tables file name (relative)    
C X B A Add serial button disabled    
C X B P PDS button disabled    
C X B S Sample button disabled    
C X N pipename  {obsolete}    
C X P port Winsock dialler port    
C X Q address Winsock dialler TCP address    
C X S studyname Study name    
C X T pipetype {obsolete}    
C Y Q filename PRS file for questionnaire {obsolete}    
C Y R filename PRS file for reports    
C Y T filename PRS for tables    
S P C columns Questionnaire columns {obsolete}    
S P G width Grid column width {obsolete}    
S P L length Questionnaire length {obsolete}    
S P N lines Lines before question {obsolete}    
S P R length Report length    
S P S width Report width    
S P W width Questionnaire width {obsolete}    
S X F footnote Footnote for project    
       

In filters

F B Filter entry begins
F [name] text Filter entry name and text
L location Data location to store 0=false, 1=true
S N (EG,groups) groups are groupname,colour, repeated for each group that entry is a member of
T H Hold filter
Y definition Filter definition
F E Filter entry ends
   

In questions

Q B Question entry begins
Q [name] text Question entry name and text
B [filter] Same as B Q T
B Q T [filter] Filter must be true before question or filter is asked
B Q F [filter] Filter must be false before question asked
B R T [entry] Responses must be true before responses valid
B R F [entry] Responses must be false before responses valid
D text Base text if more than 1 filter
L locationLwidthRrepeats Data location start, number of locations, number of repeats (multi-coded only)
L locationLwidth Data location start, number of locations
L location Data location start (individual response locations)
S D decimals Number of decimal places (float questions only)
S E A [entry] Auto-select answer from entry
S E B Blank allowed
S E C Lock answer. Cannot be changed during input if contains data when record is loaded.
S E D Suspend input
S E E End placement for data locations
S E F Front placement for data locations
S E L Lower case text entered
S E M Move on when full (integer and character only)
S E O Start response keys with zero
S E P [entry] Pre-select answer from entry
S E Q Quota entry
S E R Randomize responses
S E S Sample point entry
S E U Upper case text entered
S E X name Name of program to execute: ProcessRecordname.exe
S E V low<>high plus plus Range of valid values and extra
S F B picture File name of picture to show
S N (EG,groups) groups are groupname,colour, repeated for each group that entry is a member of
S P {obsolete}
T C Character
T H Time
T I Integer
T M Multi-coded
T S Single-coded
T T None (interviewer text)
T V Verbatim
T W Float (weight)
T Y Date
X A text Extra text after {obsolete}
X B text Extra text before {obsolete}
X C [entry] Code verbatim to entry
X I (colour) text Interviewer text
X P text Extra text puncher {obsolete}
X Q [entry] Routing to entry (for printing only)
X R text Routing text, text can also be <close> or <ineligible>
Q E Question entry ends
   

In question responses

R text Response starts
B filter Filter must be true for the response to be valid
L location/code Data location and code (V-9) for response (individual response locations)
O B Base for following response
O E Rank end
O P Page throw
O R Rank begin
O S Suppress always
O V value Value score
O Z Zero suppress
S L {obsolete}
T D Suspend input
T F Fixed position when randomized
T I Ignore response filter
T K Refuse input
T P Print only {obsolete, use refuse instead)
T R Embedded reject response
T S Single, not allowed with other responses
T U Supplemental reject (user defined reject)
X A Extra text after {obsolete}
X B Extra text before {obsolete}
X P text Extra text puncher {obsolete}
X Q [entry] Routing to entry (for printing only)
X R text Routing text, text can also be <close> or <ineligible>
   

In variables

V B  
V [name] text Variable entry name and text
B [filter] Same as B Q T
B Q T [filter] Filter must be true before question or filter is asked
B Q F [filter] Filter must be false before question asked
D text Base text if more than 1 filter
S D decimals Number of decimal places (float variables only)
S E I Ignore case when testing character questions
S E Q Quota entry
S E S Sample point entry
S E Z Make zero if arithmetic is undefined
S N (EG,groups) groups are groupname,colour, repeated for each group that entry is a member of
S V F Allow forward references (for randomized entries)
T I Integer
T M Multi-coded
T S Single-coded
T W Float (weight)
Y definition Arithmetic definition (integer and float variables only)
V E Variable entry ends
   

In variable responses

R text Response starts
O B Base for following response
O E Rank end
O P Page throw
O R Rank begin
O S Suppress always
O V value Value score
Y definition Response definition (filter or T, F or R)
O Z Zero suppress
   

In program entries

P R B [name] Random questions begins
P R E [name] Random questions ends
   

In grids {obsolete}

G B [name] text Grid begins
T V Vertical
T H Horizontal
G Q Questions follow
E text Element
G R Responses follow
G E Grid ends