The QPSMR Companion program and manuals are available from this website.



Latest release

Version 2018.1 is ready for download.

See Web manual, release details section for details.

Secure installation

You can use a ClickOnce install to download the Companion.  This should not need supervisor permissions, see separate website:

http://netmrinstall.org.uk/index.html

Known problems

In the Companion:

There was a problem with ineligible/close responses in input. Please use 2018.1.37 or above.

There was a problem writing the STP from a QTF.  Please use 2018.1.36 or above.

There was a problem with score values being saved incorrectly in countries using comma as the decimal symbol. Please use 2018.1.32 or above.

There were problem with the sample encryption, please use 2018.1.31 or above.

Functions in arithmetic can cause update errors.  Please use 2018.1.27 or above.

In input going "back" sometimes failed.  Please use 2018.1.26 or above.

Arithmetic in variables can cause errors loading a project.  Please use 2018.1.24 or above.

A number of problems were reported with early 2018.1 releases. Please use 2018.1.21 or above.

A number of problems were reported with data input in 2017.2.  Please use 2018.1.19 or above.

There was a problem pasting weights from Excel. Please use 2018.1.2 or above.

Early versions of 2017.2 repeatedly redraw the main window list of entries. Please use 2017.2.6 or above.

Early versions of 2017.2 had a problem with tables global. Please use 2017.2.3 or above.

Dates and times when output to Excel were a problem. Please use 2017.1.7 or above.

There was a spurious message (duplicate C S) when loading card projects. Please use 2017.1.4 or above.



Recent updates

Encrypt CATI sample telephone numbers

Ability to encrypt and decrypt telephone numbers in CATI sample data files.

Combinations report

A new report of all combinations in a multi-coded entry in a selected data file.

Fifteen digit numbers

Serial numbers and integers can now be up to 15 digits.

New CATI project settings

New options to control CATI input.  Also up to 3 telephone numbers can be used for each sample.

Pre-defined tables (QTF)

Ability to run a pre-defined tables file and convert tables to Excel.

Command Language (CL)

Ability to run a CL script (STP) and convert tables to Excel

GPS coordinates

For CAPI projects GPS coordinates can be collected at start of interview.

Drill Down

Drill down (tables) now includes global settings, t-tests, Z tests and many other enhancements.

Drill down (distinction) compares samples and lists responses that are significantly different between the two samples.

You can create an analysis file (qpsmran) for others to use this facility (no licence required).

Merge data

New facility to merge parts of data records together.

Input program

Separate free to use input program for those who only wish to enter data on paper or CAPI projects.

Improved options

New defaults in [Tools] [Options].

Convert variable to question

Variables with data locations can be changed into questions.

Min and Max functions

New arithmetic functions to get the smallest or largest value.

Value comparison

New logic tests to compare entry value as less than, greater than, or equal to another entry.



QPSMR Classic

Classic programs include Insight, CATI, Input, Telin, Reflect and CL.

Visit our Classic News page for information about the QPSMR Classic suite of programs.

See also User resources for macros to format tables.

Classic known problems

There was a problem with Far East character sets, Please use 2018.1t or above.

A number of problems were reported with early 2018.1 versions including CATI randomisation after Add serial was used.  Please use 2018.1k or above.

Early versions of 2017.1 give a suprious duplicate C S message for card projects,  Please use 2017.1d or above.

There was a problem with Minshow (Minimum records to show on tables) affecting stats in CSV tables output. Please use 2015.2b or above.

There was a problem with testing values in 2014.2.  Please use 2014.2e or above.

If you have pre 2013.2 Classic Unicode projects you should open them and [File] [Reopen as old Classic Unicode project] and then [Save].

Classic recent updates

Winsock link to PDS or dialler

Telin can now comminicate with a predictive dialler, see Winsock dialler connection.

Percentiles

Format ILE extended to give percentiles.