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Excel Data Entry Form

Excel Data Entry Form

To help with updating data records in Excel, you may want to use Excel’s built in data entry form tool, (button image shown at left). In the screen shot below, you can see the button is available in the Quick Access Toolbar and in the Data Ribbon.  If you need help adding the Data Entry […]

Posted December 11, 2013 More
Help-FAQ

Help-FAQ

Helpful tips and frequently asked questions This page highlights the many useful tips and questions we have received since 2002. Many of the questions have come from the hospital data mangers who have regular contact with the Mass-DAC team.  Each set of questions is categorized based on the type of users who visit our site and how they interact with Mass-DAC.  Each question within a set is prefixed with an italicized sub-category tag that defines a focus area. Most answers in this FAQ are brief, so when more detail is required a link to a post with additional information is included.  If you can not find the answer to your question here please feel free to contact us using the contact form or directly using our e-mail address mass-dac@hcp.med.harvard.edu.  We are always happy to assist with your questions and any suggestions you have on your mind. Using the massdac.org website Contact: Who receives the e-mail sent to the massdac.org e-mail address? When you send e-mail to massdac@hcp.med.harvard.edu, this mail is received by the Project Assistant, Caroline Wood, Project Manager, Ann Lovett, and Senior Data Manager, Matthew Cioffi.  If your question needs to be directed towards another member or advisor, we will forward it to the appropriate person. RSS Feed: What is the RSS feed orange button at the bottom of most pages, or in the subscription sidebar? Why should I use it? RSS stands for Rich Site Summary or Really Simple Syndication. It is a format for delivering regularly changing web content (e.g., news headlines, post updates). An RSS feed includes summarized text, plus metadata such as publishing dates and authorship of recently updated pages. RSS solves a problem for people who regularly use the web, allowing them to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the sites of interested. RSS saves time by stopping the need to visit each site individually and ensure

Posted March 12, 2013 More