Preliminary Project Setup - Summary Plots

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Create a chart for every variable set in the data set (excluding hidden and text variable sets)

This QScript creates a chart for every question in the data file (excluding hidden questions and questions that are Text or Text - Multi).

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

// also imports QScript Utility Functions for inDisplayr
includeWeb("QScript Selection Functions");
includeWeb("QScript Functions to Generate Outputs");

const is_displayr = inDisplayr();
const data_file = requestOneDataFileFromProject(true);
// From here a user will have selected a file or only have one possible file in the document.
let questions = data_file.questions.filter(q => !q.isHidden && q.questionType.indexOf("Text") == -1).map(q =>
    ({primary: q, secondary: "SUMMARY"}));
let page_names = questions.map(q => q.primary.name);
let report = createReport("Summary Plots", questions, page_names,
                          null, null, [], false, Infinity, false, true);

if (report.subItems.length == 0)
    log('No plots were created as there are no non-hidden variables in the data file');
else if (!is_displayr)
    conditionallyEmptyLog('A group of summary plots has been added to the project');

See also