Meta data

What is meta data?
Meta data is all information regarding the data, except the numbers or text which can be referred to as the data itself. When we refer to meta data, think a...
Fri, 21 Dec, 2018 at 11:16 AM
Can I change the meta data during the import?
Creating new Meta Data Transformation (MDT) Metadata transformation enables you to change meta data, assign mandatory variables to your file and apply the ...
Thu, 20 Dec, 2018 at 12:12 PM
How to create a respondentID?
The data import expects the mandatory variable to identify the respondents. If the variable is named “Respondent Id” the system will automatically detect th...
Tue, 16 Jun, 2020 at 12:33 PM
How to create a respondent date?
When using the built-in functions for a time series, the ResponseDate is used as a base in the calculations. The data import expects the mandatory variable ...
Thu, 13 Dec, 2018 at 8:53 AM
How to convert a string into a date variable?
The Meta Data Transformation Tool can convert a String variable to a Date variable. To transform a String variable when metadata transformation opened place...
Fri, 17 Apr, 2020 at 11:53 AM
How to create a weight variable?
The import expects a variable to identify the weight on each respondent. If the data is un-weighted, the value “1” should be applied to all respondents. If ...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 3:39 PM
How to inactivate variables during the import?
Metadata transformation provides option to exclude variables from the import, that you don’t want to show in your reports. You can also select several varia...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 3:44 PM
How to group multiple choice variables?
This option will visually group all multiple-choice questions into one individual multiple-choice question with answers, rather than one row per answer. The...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 3:44 PM
How to change question codes (variable names) and labels?
In case you need to change the Question code or Question text, use the built-in function which you can find in metadata transformation menu. A short label c...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 3:46 PM
How to move the question text to the answer text?
Use this function when you need to overwrite the existing value label with your variable label. This is especially useful in multiple-choice questions that ...
Tue, 11 Dec, 2018 at 3:48 PM