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Starting UNICOM Intelligence Author
Starting UNICOM Intelligence Author
To open UNICOM Intelligence Author from the Windows Start menu, click All Programs > UNICOM Intelligence 7 > Author > Author.
Welcome dialog options
Create a new document
Opens UNICOM Intelligence Author with a new, empty questionnaire.
Create a new document from project template
Create a new document, based on a previously created template that has been saved as a .ptz file. A project template contains all of the artifacts for starting a new project (settings, resources, images, and so on) and an activation template to assist with project activation.
Open an existing document
Open an existing document. The list comprises recently opened documents, including both questionnaire .mdd files and IBM SPSS Statistics .sav files.
Open a Statistics file
Select, open, and import the data contained in IBM SPSS Statistics files. IBM SPSS Statistics files are imported into new, untitled .mdd documents with a .sav routing.
Open from UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin
Select and open an existing document from UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin. This option requires valid login credentials to UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin. For more information, see Working with questionnaire files that are saved in a UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin project.
Do not show this dialog in the future
Prevent UNICOM Intelligence Author from displaying the Welcome dialog every time the application is launched.
After selecting an option from the Welcome dialog, the UNICOM Intelligence Author window appears.
Starting UNICOM Intelligence Author Server Edition
1 Log into an UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server.
2 Select the project from the My Projects tree.
3 Click Author (in the Design section). The selected project’s .mdd file loads in UNICOM Intelligence Author Server Edition.
If this is the first time using the application, UNICOM Intelligence Author Server Edition downloads to your local file system before launching the .mdd file.
Next
Creating a questionnaire file
See also
Getting started with UNICOM Intelligence Author