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Importing and exporting data

  • Can I import existing data into Castor?

    You can import existing research data in Castor using the CSV file format. You first have to create your eCRF to contain the fields with the same variable names as in your data sheet. For a more in de...

  • What are the limits for importing data?

    For performance reasons import cannot contain more than 25000 data points (rows * columns). If you would like to import the data set which contains more than 25000 data points, there are several optio...

  • Can I import reports into Castor?

    Yes, you can import data for reports into Castor. Please see our article about Importing Spreadsheet Data for more information....

  • Can I import email addresses to which I will send surveys?

    Yes, you can! You can import a csv file with email addresses. You need to prepare the file accordingly, with your record IDs and email addresses in separate columns. Please read this article for more ...

  • Can I import 'User Missing' data?

    Yes, it is possible to import study data with missing information. To assign data as missing before importing, you can enter the value ##USER_MISSING_99## in the appropriate cell.  This will import th...

  • How do I export Castor data into SPSS?

    Export Castor data into SPSS To export your Castor data into SPSS you will need to follow a few steps, explained in the video below: A short summary of the steps: Create an export file.  When you want...

  • How can I merge study and report/survey data files in SPSS?

    Before you follow the steps in this article, please make sure you have exported your data properly. See here how you can export to SPSS. Save your .sav files, e.g. 'studydata.sav' and 'reports_bloodpr...

  • How can I export and merge data in R?

    There are two ways to export data from your study to R: Export data in CSV format and read the CSV file into R (see below) Retrieve data with the R package castoRedc After that, there are two ways to ...

  • Can I export the audit trail?

    At the moment you cannot export the audit trail yourself. However, we can export it for you against a certain fee.  The full export contains the following information: record created and archived data...

  • Can I export a data dictionary for my study?

    When you click on the Export button in the Records tab, you will be able to get an overview of all the variables used in your study, including option groups and dependencies. A separate data dictionar...