An early Christmas present from Verge Consutling

Christmas is almost apon us and before we know it , we will all be in holiday mode, sitting back relaxing. Anyway , as you already know , Verge Consulting is a company that works in the SPSS IBM Data Collection space offering a wide range of products and services. Just recently they sent eveyone they knew a present of some realy cool templates and special features. This article shows you a few screen shots of some of the things they are giving you for free. The full download can be found here. Thanks Verge and Happy Christmas Everyone !!!

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Learn HTML : The Image/Template Cache

We will always want to add images into our surveys to perhaps show a company logo or some items of clothing that you are running the survey about. To get images into your surveys you could upload the images onto your company website and reference them from there, but that would require help from your web administrator. A better way to use images is to use the Image Cache that mrInterview provides.

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Learn HTML : mrInterview Tags (mrProgressBar)

Often if your survey is long you, will want to give your respondent some indication as to how far they are in the survey. To help you with this, mrInetrview provides you with a tag call mrProgressBar that you can place in your template.

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Learn HTML : mrInterview Tags (mrNavbar / mrNavButton)

We have created our templates and added our question tags in them, the last thing we need to do is to give our users a way of navigating the survey. To do this we need to add the mrNavBar tag into out template. This article tells us all we need to know.

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Learn HTML : mrInterview Tags ( mrData )

There are several ways we can use the mrData tags to display our question information. You can have one tag that shows all questions on the page under each other or we can break them up into individual questions and place them where we want. The last method is to break the question up into 3 question text, Responses and then any error messages, this article show us how

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Learn HTML : mrInterview Tags ( General )

In the past we have learnt how to create our templates and position items in them. Now we need to know how to position the mrInterview tags so that we can see the questions and use the navigation buttons. This article shows us how to use the basic tags and what they do

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Learn HTML : Fixing errors in your template

So far we have learnt all the basic HTML tags that can be used to create templates for our survey.  One thing that we have not checked yet is to see if the HTML code we have written  will work with mrInterview. This article is all about the different ways you can validate your document and make sure that it will display correctly.

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Quick Post : Screen Resolution Question

Hello, Someone via messenger asked us the followinq question.

We need to show screen resolution in mrStudio. Please guide us on the same.
Currently i have implemented as below, but is not working.
Click for your screen resolution 

And the answer is ,put this code in you template ..

      Click for your screen resolution

what was wrong ? Well you where trying to add strings to numeric’s with the following code .. (res + ‘x’ + res1) .. res and res1 are numbers and you cannot add text to numbers without converting them first. Hope it helps.

Using Banners in mrInterview

In the scripting for mrInterview you can use the object IOM. This is a collection of all the properties of the current interview. Amongst the list of properties belonging to IOM there is a collection named “Banners”. In the routing of your intervew script (i.e. your MDD-file!) you can add elements to this collection. By doing this you just add a new banner to your interview screen. This banner will need to have a name and a text like:

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