Epicollect5 Data Collection User Guide
What is Epicollect5
Create a Project
Edit Project Details
Add & Edit Entries
Import & Export Projects
Web Link to Add Entries
Import & Export Forms
Import & Export Possible Answers
Edit Possible Answers
Platforms and Media
Add Entries (Single Form)
Add Entries (Multiple Forms)
Save & Resume Entries
Adjust Font Size
Beta updates (Android)
Common Use Cases
Matrix Style Questions
Other, Please Specify
Users Working Groups
Excel and UTF-8
Child Forms vs Branches
A way to tag each entry on Epicollect5
Each entry you will add to your device will appear on a list.
To identify each entry, you can set some of your question answers to be part of the entry title (
up to a maximum of 3 for either a form or a branch
For example, let's say you have 3 questions:
What is your name?
What is your age?
What is your date of birth?
If you set all these questions to be a title, you will end up with a list of entries like:
Mirko 30 22/05/1977
John 18 24/01/1990
Remember, if you do not set any title at all, the entry unique identifier generated by the system will be shown instead:
Since it is not really readable, we highly recommend you select some questions as
Another place where the title is useful is when viewing entries on the server.
On the above screenshot, for the project
the question "What is the beer name?" is set as the
For the entry, the answer was "La Blanche" (a very good French beer) and as you can see, the title is set on the entry popup and in the left sidebar, as a header.
To set one of your questions as title, just select the question in the formbuilder and check the option on the right panel:
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