REDCap How to Guides

REDCap How to Guides

You will find downloadable PDF documents to advise how to do varying different functions within a REDCap project. If the information you are looking for is not here please email Support to request the new guide.

Document TitleGuide Outline
Renaming a RecordRename an existing record to a new record number
Branching LogicBranching logic enables the hiding of questions until they are required based upon the response of previous questions within the project.
SPSS Import not workingUse the data quality rules and SPSS export settings
PipingPiping is used to be able to show already collected information from one instrument onto another instrument without the need to repeat the collection of this data.
Creating a Public Survey linkCreate a standard or custom public survey link for your project
Creating a Data DictionaryProjects within REDCap are able to have their data dictionary exported as a backup or to used to create additional fields and instruments or to create a new project
Creating a new REDCap project from an existing projects Data DictionaryAn exported data dictionary of an existing REDCap project can be used to create a new project that has similar requirements
Enabling SurveysREDCap is able to have surveys enabled to send to participants
Copying an existing REDCap project to create a new REDCap projectIf an existing project is similar to one you want to create, you are able to copy the project with or without the data and make modifications to suite the needs of the new project.
Adding HTML Tags into Instrument FieldsREDCap enables the use of HTML tags with the fields on an instrument to enhance the usability of the forms.
Exporting REDCap Project Logging fileREDCap logs all activity within a project, this audit logging is able to be exported as a CSV file
Code book and data issues register examplesThis is a sample of a code book and how to have an issues register within the data collected. This helps with the analysis and interpretation of the data by all those involved.
Backing up a project CSV or XML fileWithin REDCap you can export your data dictionary as a CSV or export your project as a XML file with or without the data.