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In Need of Recommendations on How to Easily/Efficiently Fill In/Import Missing Data on CommCare Application

I have a CommCare application that our team has already launched for data collection. During the first round of data collection, we realized that we wanted to collect a few more variables and ...
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Questions Regarding Advanced Case Search

I am reassigning cases to different case owners by using the advanced case search method referenced in this wiki here: https://wiki.commcarehq.org/display/commcarepublic/Advanced+Case+Search. Is it ...
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In Need of Help on How to Link GPS Coordinates on a Pre-Loaded Case List to a Map Application, such as OsmAnd or Google Maps, in CommCare

I uploaded a case list using the "Import Cases from Excel feature" referenced in the article here: https://confluence.dimagi.com/display/commcarepublic/Creating+New+Cases+-+1.+Setup+Excel+...
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Having Issues with Getting Pre-Loaded Case List to Load on CommCare Application

I created a CommCare application with the following surveys: Household Survey Child Nutrition E. Coli Test Results MUAC Serology Bacteriology The case types for the aforementioned surveys are the ...
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In need of help regarding to create and utilize a count variable such that a set of questions only repeats for every 10th household in CommCare

I want to go about a CommCare survey such that a set of questions only repeat for every tenth household/household member that opens the form. What functions should I be using to go about doing this?
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In Need of Help Troubleshooting Issues with Repeated Questions on the Child Form Not Showing Up in CommCare

I created a child survey form under a new case list (Image 1). I made it such that the Household Form would create an child case if the answer to the survey question, "Are there any children ...
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Possibility of Saving Hidden Value in a Repeat Group as A Case Property in CommCare?

Is it possible to save a hidden value as a case property, especially if the hidden value is a repeated value? I have attached a screenshot of what the derivation of the field that I want to save as a ...
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CommCare : how can I avoid registration participants that are in a pre defined blacklist?

I have a list of people that I don't want the enumerators to register in CommCare registration form (like a blacklist). So my registration form will ask the enumerators to add the first name, last ...
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Display condition error in repeat group controlled by user-input question

I'm getting the following error, and I know where it's coming from but I'm unsure of how to resolve it while also continuing to use the functionality I want: Display Condition Error: Error in ...
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How can I filter a case list to display only cases that the mobile user's location owns?

My application has a parent case with 3 child cases. Locations own cases, but sometimes the location only owns the parent case and one child case. How can I filter the parent menu so that no parent ...
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Error message in CommCare when trying to record audio

I am seeing the following error message: No activity found to handle: audio capture when attempting to record a sound: Does anyone know what is causing this?
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Auto Sync Frequency in CommCare

Wondering how the auto sync frequency setting in CommCare works in a bit more detail. For example: Does daily mean once every 24 hours, or 24 hours after the list full sync? Will CommCare trigger a ...
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Selecting options by importing Excel sheet on CommCare

We have a list of respondents from our baseline survey along with basic information on an Excel sheet. I need to bulk upload this list on CommCare for the ease of doing an endline survey so that ...
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Archived forms and the export tool

When using the CommCare export tool and pulling forms in a form export, are forms that are archived included, or are they excluded?
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Are scheduled email reports encrypted?

My project uses scheduled email reports to email case lists to field workers, and the case lists include sensitive data. Are the emails and the data they send out encrypted? Also, can I password-...
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When configuring a custom web user role in CommCare, can I restrict data access by location/organization?

I am configuring a custom web-user role in CommCare and I would like to restrict this web user's access to data by their location/organization designation in the organization structure. How can I ...
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How to Automate Adding Rows of Analysis for Excel Dashboard Feed Integration

I am trying to integrate an Excel dashboard feed through the CommCare dashboard feed link. The dashboard already has multiple sheets and many formulas to process the data entry, which up until now has ...
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Is it possible to selectively sync lookup tables based on user location in CommCare?

I've seen this documentation on assigning lookup tables/fixtures to specific locations in CommCare. My question is if I assign every lookup table to a location using the above docs, can I assure ...
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Can I load case_id into a registration form?

Can I reference the case_id of the case I'm trying to create in a registration form? When I use instance('commcaresession')/session/data/case_id in my registration form I get an error.
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Time discrepancies in a form export

In my form export, I see three meta data times: 1) started_time 2) completed_time 3) received_on I understand that 3 is when the form reaches the server, which can be delayed depending on when the ...
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Lookup table not ordering alphabetically

In my lookup table I have options A, B, C, D, Other (in that order) but as multiple choice answers they appear Other, A, B, D, C. I assume that it is ordering the choices alphabetically based on the ...
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Does a CommCare app copy from the latest saved state or the latest deploy?

If I copy a CommCare application from one project space to another, will the copy of the app represent the latest saved state of the original application or the latest deployed state of the ...
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Difference between flat and hierarchical fixtures in CommCare

What’s the difference between hierarchical location fixture and flat location fixture in CommCare?
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How to reference a specific column in a look up table in the display condition

I have a question in my form that references a lookup table. If the user chooses a a specific answer from that multiple choice question, I would like to conditionally display a text entry question for ...
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Is there a limit to the number of cases that can be bulk uploaded at a time?

Is there a limit to the number of cases that can be bulk uploaded at a time? Please advice.
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Can you create child cases from a repeat group in advanced modules in CommCare?

In CommCare, when using normal modules, you can create an unspecified number of child cases from a repeat group in a form. Instructions here under "Opening Child Cases from a Repeat Group": https://...
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Lookup table vs. multiple choice questions [closed]

I want to add municipality and town to my form exports to be able to use them as data disaggregates in my analysis. I don't have a large number of options (four municipalities and ten towns). I would ...
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I want all pregnancy_pp cases whose grandparent case_id is the same as my family_id

We are trying to get a warning label to display if someone is registering a pregnant client in a family that already contains a pregnant woman. Clients are child cases of family cases. Pregnancy cases ...
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How to control the width of columns in Case list in CommCare

I'd like to make the width of a column in a case list wide enough to make the column header appear on one line. This column has icons in it, is there anyway to control the width of the column via ...
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Default values for a checkbox question

Looking to set default values for a checkbox question (want the user to see most of them selected). How should the choices be loaded into the default value box? I've tried comma and space separated ...
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How to conditionally display questions based on lookup table answers?

How can I conditionally display labels depending on the answers selected in a series of multiple choice lookup tables (similar to the filter with Xpath to do this with lookup tables)? Can I use the ...
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Is there Custom User Data equivalent for Locations / Organizations in CommCare?

Is there an equivalent to Custom User Data for Locations / Organizations in CommCare?
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Displaying parent case name in a child case export in CommCare

Is there an easy way to display the name of a parent case in the child case data export?
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Is there a way to re-assign cases to a particular location (organization) in CommCare HQ?

I'd like to reassign cases in bulk to a new location/organization in CommCare HQ, what is the best way to do this?
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How to see beyond last 10 updates in case imports in CommCare?

How can I see more than 10 case imports in the "recent uploads" window in the CommCare import tool?
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How to display how long it takes to complete a form in CommCare by displaying a now() function

I'd like to display how long it takes a user to complete a form within the form. Can I use the double (now()) in a hidden value to capture a timestamp? If I do, what timestamp does it actually capture?...
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How to translate outcomes of hidden value calculations in multi-lingual application

I am translating an app that is currently in English into Spanish and am unsure of the best practice to translate outcomes of hidden value calculations into other languages. The form is a compliance ...
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"Cannot convert to multiple nodes" error message in CommCare

I'm working with repeat groups. As soon as I input a number of repeats for the repeat group to run over, I get this error: cannot convert multiple nodes to a raw value. Refine path expression to ...
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Mesh network for CommCare functionality for CommCare?

Is there a functionality in CommCare that would allow devices to exchanged data (specifically cases) in a "mesh" network mode or by bluetooth instead of purely by a data or wifi connection?
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Opening a closed case by editing a form submission

Within a workflow for a program, there is a chance that a beneficiary is interviewed and can trigger a case close, but later receive treatment that would require additional forms to be filled out. Is ...
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Different appearance for different GPS pins in CommCare's map reports

I am developing a map report in CommCare's report builder. I would like the different GPS points on the map to have a different appearance depending on a filter. For example, if the client at the GPS ...
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Triggering a CommCare SMS reminder every time a form is filled

I want to trigger an immediate CommCare SMS reminder every time a particular question is answered in a form. If I set case property trigger = "OK", it will be triggered the first time I fill that ...
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Retrieving Patient's History

I am using Commcare to develop Electronic Medical Records system but can't figure out how in the Consulting room the clinician would have access to the patient's history since the data would have been ...
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How can I trigger CommCare to create user cases

I need to have the commcare-user case type exist for all my users in my domain so I can export their location ids. Is there a way to trigger commcare to create the commcare-user cases for existing ...
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How to identify users who previously had an older app version

I am trying to configure a screen that should only display for users who previously had an app version below a certain threshold (for example, for users who had an app version <= 100). This will be ...
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Can a supervisor see the last time a worker synced their device?

I am working on a supervisor app that uses user configurable reports (UCRs) to show aggregate data of the workers the supervisor oversees. Supervisors see worker performance data as well as ...
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How can I see what case/report/user data a CommCare user has access to on mobile?

When you sync CommCare on mobile, what data is included in that restore file? Is this data dependent on what user I'm logged in as? On what app I'm using? On what build of that app the user has ...
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Is there a way to customize the width of the header for the icon as a case property column?

I am using the icon as a case property feature in my case list and want to add a label to the icon. When I add a header to the case property, the text is bunched up and does not expand beyond the ...
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How can I count answers to a question in a repeat group in CommCare?

I created a repeat group and I want to build logic to count the number of times a user choses certain answers to a specific question during the x number of times a repeat group repeats over itself. ...
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How to get the reference ID of an extension case during a case export?

I am using a series of extension cases in my application (structure shown below) and need a way to associate the extension cases with each other after doing a case export. Extension case structure: ...
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