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2×4 Data Collection Interviewer Server Backup Application

I have been on holiday for the last few weeks and during that time I managed to get some articles written. Whilst on holiday I was asked by 2×4 if I wanted to have a play with their backup tool and of course I excepted. This article is about that app and it shows you what it can do and how you can do it in the first release. To be honest , and I get nothing for saying this , I think this will turn into a “Must Have App” for all those users out there , and I know a few , that struggle with or do not even do backups. With a couple of clicks you have backed up a project or restored it. No Complicate procedures , just a few clicks and you are done. Anyway , here is what I did and the screen shots that go with it.

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Terminate an interview

When we create surveys our aim is to collect valid answers on a particular subject from a valid respondent. We are not actually interested in some respondents answers because they might not fit the profile of the survey. For example if we were running a survey on women’s makeup we would not really want any men to fill in the survey. In this article we will see some ways in which the survey can be terminated so that we do not waste peoples time answering questions that are not really for them.

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Browser IP Address, Latitude & Longitute information gathering

For a while now , i have been pondering how this could be done and if the results would be any use. What i am talking about is getting the users Latitude / Longitute & IP address that is running the survey. Now the first thing to mention is that it would not realy be their IP address, but the IP address or location of the machine that is used to connect to the internet. Anyway this is the code i came up with and i am sure it will be of use.

Another thing to mention is that if you are trying to run this on an intranet then it would not give you the results you wanted. It should be possible to design something similar and we may leave that for another article.

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Linking your surveys to your protal.

Lots of users have the need to link their surveys to other systems or portals. In this article we discuss some of the things that you can do to get all this to work. We will look at linking surveys to particular people, how we can get their existing database information into the survey data and how we can have one link that can decide what surveys they should be running, reducing the need to continually change the link they click on.

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Elapsed Time

Recently we did a review of the searches that have been entered into our website and noticed that someone was searching the site using the words “Elapsed Time”. When we saw this we assumed they were looking for a way to work out how long a survey has taken. So in this article we will look at some of the things that you can do record how long a survey takes.

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Debugging Quotas

When writing quota scripts one of the hardest things to do is to figure out if they will work or not. For a while the only way to test them was to Activate the survey onto the server but very quickly it was realised that a new method was required. In this article we will show you how to set your professional up so that you can debug your quotas scripts on your local machine.

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