Preliminary Project Setup - Summary Tables

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This QScript generates a summary table for every question in the data file (excluding any that are marked as hidden).

Example

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How to apply this QScript

  • Start typing the name of the QScript into the Search features and data box in the top right of the Q window.
  • Click on the QScript when it appears in the QScripts and Rules section of the search results.

OR

  • Select Automate > Browse Online Library.
  • Select this QScript from the list.

Customizing the QScript

This QScript is written in JavaScript and can be customized by copying and modifying the JavaScript.

Customizing QScripts in Q4.11 and more recent versions

  • Start typing the name of the QScript into the Search features and data box in the top right of the Q window.
  • Hover your mouse over the QScript when it appears in the QScripts and Rules section of the search results.
  • Press Edit a Copy (bottom-left corner of the preview).
  • Modify the JavaScript (see QScripts for more detail on this).
  • Either:
    • Run the QScript, by pressing the blue triangle button.
    • Save the QScript and run it at a later time, using Automate > Run QScript (Macro) from File.

Customizing QScripts in older versions

  • Copy the JavaScript shown on this page.
  • Create a new text file, giving it a file extension of .QScript. See here for more information about how to do this.
  • Modify the JavaScript (see QScripts for more detail on this).
  • Run the file using Automate > Run QScript (Macro) from File.

JavaScript

includeWeb("QScript Selection Functions");
 
var data_file = requestOneDataFileFromProject(false, true);
var summary_group = project.report.appendGroup();
summary_group.name = 'Summary Tables';
 
for (var i = 0; i < data_file.questions.length; i++) {
    var q = data_file.questions[i];
    if (!q.isHidden) {
        var table = summary_group.appendTable();
        table.primary = q;
        table.name = q.name;
 
        var cell_stats = table.cellStatistics;
	var column_stats = table.columnStatistics;
	var row_stats = table.rowStatistics;
	var q_type = q.questionType;
	if (q_type == 'Pick One' || q_type == 'Pick Any' || q_type == 'Pick Any - Compact') {
	    cell_stats.push('n');
	    cell_stats.push('Base n');
	    table.cellStatistics = cell_stats;
	}
	else if (q_type == 'Ranking' || q_type == 'Experiment' ||
	         q_type == 'Number' || q_type == 'Number - Multi') {
	    cell_stats.push('Base n');
	    table.cellStatistics = cell_stats;
        }
	else if (q_type == 'Pick One - Multi' || q_type == 'Pick Any - Grid' || q_type == 'Number - Grid') {
	    row_stats.push('Row n');
	    column_stats.push('Column n');
	    table.rowStatistics = row_stats;
	    table.columnStatistics = column_stats;
	}
    }
}
 
log('A group of summary tables has been added to the project');


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