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Creating a merged data file using UNICOM Intelligence Data Merge
1 Click Programs > UNICOM Intelligence > UNICOM Intelligence Reporter > UNICOM Intelligence Data Merge.
2 On the first pane:
choose whether you want to add cases or variables.
select the data file to use as the first source file.
Merging cases
1 On the next pane, select the data files that you want to merge.
2 Create or select a variable to add to the output file to distinguish between the data that has come from each of the source data files.
To select an existing variable, click Use Existing, and then select the variable.
To create a new variable, type a name for the variable, and then add a description for each survey data file.
Merging variables
1 On the next pane, select the file containing the additional variables to add.
2 On the next pane, select a variable from each file that contains the same information.
3 On the next pane, select the variables from the second data file that you want to include in the output file.
Merging cases or variables
The remaining steps are the same for both types of merge.
1 On the Output File pane, choose a language for the resulting output file.
2 Select the output file format that you want to use. Additional details are required for some output formats. For more information, see UNICOM Intelligence Data Merge: Specify Output File pane.
3 Specify a name and file path for the file that will contain the merged data.
4 Click Next.
5 When the merge is complete, click Next to move to the final pane, and then copy the file path.
Opening the file in UNICOM Intelligence Reporter
1 In UNICOM Intelligence Reporter, click File > Open.
2 Paste the file path into the Open dialog.
See also
UNICOM Intelligence Data Merge
UNICOM Intelligence Data Merge panes