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Working with questionnaire files that are saved in a UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin project
You can work with questionnaire files that are saved in a UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin project. You can also open files from a hard drive or network drive.
1 Click File > Open from Interviewer Server Admin.
If you are not logged into an UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin server, the Login dialog displays. Select an existing (or enter a new) UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin URL, and then and provide the login credentials.
2 In the UNICOM Intelligence Login dialog, specify the following information:
Destination Server or UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin URL: Type the name or URL of the server where UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin is (for example, http://server_name/SPSSMR/DimensionNet/default.aspx). Use this to connect to a server by using an internet or intranet link.
User name and Password: Type a valid Windows or UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin user name, and their password.
Authentication: Select UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin Authentication or Windows Authentication (if UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin is configured for Active Directory).
Login using my Windows Account: When selected, the User name, Password, and Authentication fields are unavailable, and your current Windows login credentials are used.
3 Click Login. If the login credentials are valid, the Activate - Current Project Open from UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin dialog appears.
By default, the project files that you have activated are displayed. They are under Root > My Folder > Projects.
Other project files that you are authorized to view are under Root > Shared Folder > Projects.
See also
Toolbar buttons
To check out a file
To check in a project file
To undo a project file check out
Default UNICOM Intelligence Author roles and activities
Project templates
UNICOM Intelligence Author window
UNICOM Intelligence Author: Design pane
UNICOM Intelligence Author: Toolbar buttons
Changing the layout of the window
Undoing and redoing actions in UNICOM Intelligence Author
Previewing the printout
Printing a questionnaire
The UNICOM Intelligence Author user interface
Toolbar buttons
Button
Description
Refresh toolbar button
Refreshes the connection to the server and updates the file status if any changes were made since you last refreshed.
Toolbar button to move focus up rhe directory tree
Moves focus up the directory tree.
Toolbar button to check out a project
Checks out the selected project .mdd file and locks the associated project in UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin. Other users cannot modify the file while it is checked out.
Toolbar button to check in a project
Checks in the selected project .mdd file and unlocks the associated project in UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin.
Toolbar button to negate the project’s checked out status
Negates the selected file's checked out status. The file is not saved and is returned to its state prior to being checked out.
1 Select the appropriate .mdd file. File information, such as the file name, status, and check out status, is provided.
2 Click Open. A dialog asks how you want to open the file.
Read Only opens the file in read-only mode. You cannot change read‑only .mdd files.
Check Out and Edit checks out the file, locks the associated project in UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin, and then opens the file for editing. Other users cannot change the file while it is checked out.
See also
Opening questionnaire files
To check out a file
1 Click File > Check Out (or press Alt+F, C). A dialog asks if you want to check out the file.
2 Click Yes to check out the file.
Checking out a file locks the associated project in UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin, and opens the file for editing in UNICOM Intelligence Author.
See also
Opening questionnaire files
To check in a project file
1 After applying the appropriate changes to the .mdd file click Save, or press Ctrl+S.
2 Click File > Check In (or press Alt+F, I).
A dialog asks if you want to check in the file. You can also keep the document checked out after checking in the current version (this enables you to check in changes and continue working on the file).
3 Click Yes to check in the file.
You can also check in files by using the Open from UNICOM Intelligence Interviewer - Server Admin dialog: see To check out a file.
See also
Opening questionnaire files
To undo a project file check out
Undoing a file check out cancels the selected file's checked out status. The file is not saved and is returned to a read-only state.
1 Click File > Undo Check Out (or press Alt+F, U). A dialog asks if you want to undo the file check out.
2 Click Yes to undo the file check out, or No to return to UNICOM Intelligence Author.
Checking additional files in or out
If you want UNICOM Intelligence Author to check in/out additional files (except the project’s questionnaire file), add the appropriate file extension names to the list in the CheckoutExtensionList key in the web application's web.config file (in C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\SPSSMR\AuthoringWebService). Separate extensions by semicolons. The default value for this key is:
<appSettings>
  <add key="CheckoutExtensionList"
       value=" *.htm;*.html;*.xml;*.gif;*.png;*.jpg;*.jpeg;
               *.mov;*.css;" />
</appSettings>
See also
Opening questionnaire files