Colectica can import CASES survey instruments. CASES is a product of the Computer-assisted Survey Methods program at the University of California, Berkeley.

You can import a CASES instrument using the import wizard.

  1. Click the Import CASES button from the Import ribbon tab.

  2. The Import wizard will open. Click the Choose input files button to select the QFILE or *.q file that contains your survey instrument’s data model. Click the Next button.

  3. Colectica will read your files and show you a summary of the imported contents.

  4. Click the Finish button.

  5. Colectica will import your data. Depending on the size of your instrument, this may take a few minutes.

  6. Colectica will display a metadata package with your imported information.