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  • Accessing a study for data entry

    Accessing a Study In this article, you will learn how to access a study for data entry. When logging into Castor, an overview is displaying a list of all studies available to this account: A study can...

  • Data entry

    Records are required for data entry in Castor. If you have not yet created any records, you must first create a record - this article explains how to create new records in Castor. You can also find th...

  • Import study data

    You can find this manual item also in our workshop. Click here to open the workshop video. Here you will learn how to import data, either per record or for multiple records at a time.  Before you star...

  • Enter report data

    Here we will explain how to add a report to the record. You can find this manual item also in our workshop. Click here to open the workshop video. The reports tab in Data Entry To start  access a reco...

  • Import report data

    It is possible to import report data.  In order to import report data the csv-file must contain: a Record ID, a phase (if any), a report and a custom name. Make sure the custom names are unique for ev...

  • Delete or archive a report

    This article shows how to delete a report. It is only possible to delete a report when your study has not been set to live. Click on the cog wheel next to a report In the data entry view, go to the re...

  • Mark fields and steps as missing

    Mark a field as missing If a value is not available for some reason, the user can choose to define the data that is missing. You can do this by clicking on the cogwheel next to the field and selecting...

  • Add a reason when you change a value (GCP)

    When changing already saved data, Good Clinical Practice (GCP) requires you to indicate a reason why a field's value is changed (after an initial value was already set).  Enable GCP features To enable...

  • Add a comment to a field

    To add a comment to a field open the tools menu for the field by clicking on the cogwheel to the right side in the field: A dialog window will appear in which you can enter your comment. It is possibl...

  • Export data

    Data can be exported in SPSS, Excel, and CSV formats. This means that once the data is exported, it can be easily imported  into SAS, Stata or R. Please note that multiple variable names beginning wit...