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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. Please note that...

  • 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...

  • 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 variable list ...

  • Can I perform a bulk export of uploaded files?

    Yes - uploaded files can be exported in bulk, into a zipped file.  To export files from the study: Navigate to the Records tab. Click the 'Export' button.  Choose 'All Records' to export files from al...

  • Can I import data into surveys in Castor?

    Currently, it is not possible to import data into surveys. It is possible to import data into study forms and reports. If you want to enter data into surveys manually (e.g. if you have collected surve...