How to use major features
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- Can I automatically reconnect to the database used for Database Lookup?
You can reconnect a form template to a database if the database is moved or renamed after setting up database lookup region. This eliminates the need to setup the entire connection again for the region in the Template Editor. Here is how this feature works: 1. If you open a form template in th ...
- Can I customize my toolbars?
In Remark Office OMR version 7 and above and in Remark Classic OMR version 4 and above, the toolbar is customizable. You may choose what toolbar buttons to display, whether to display them as images or text, and what text to include. You may also drag toolbars using the mouse to the desired loc ...
- Can I detect duplicate entries in my processed data (e.g., if a form is scanned twice)?
In Remark Office OMR 7 and above and in Remark Classic OMR 4 and above, you can review your data to check for duplicate forms by using the Review Duplicates feature. The Review Duplicates feature allows you to choose any region in the Data Center spreadsheet grid in which to search for duplica ...
- Can I name my image files based on data collected from my form?
In Remark Office OMR version 7 and above, a Name Builder has been added to the Read Wizard that can be used to create dynamic image names and paths (folder names) based on data output from regions on your filled in forms as they are processed (For example:student IDs, exam identification, confe ...
- Can Remark Office OMR provide a ranking question type in my survey?
Yes. A ranking question type was added to the OMR region types so that you can have respondents rank items in a list. When you create an OMR region, select Rank under OMR type. By default, only one response can be chosen for each item in the ranking list. If a respondent chooses more than one ...
- How can I create additional barcode types for use with Remark Office OMR?
In Remark Office OMR version 7 and above, the software is able to process additional barcode types. Here is a list of the barcodes Remark Office OMR recognizes (Indicates the barcode types supported in earlier versions): • Code 3 of 9 (Code 39): Alphanumeric (in versions 6 and earlier) ...
- How can I return all the Template Editor Preferences settings to the original settings the software came with?
In Remark Office OMR version 7 and above, it is possible to roll back all Template Editor Preference settings to the original settings with one click. To return all general and region settings to the way they were when the software was installed do the following: 1. Open the Template Editor and ...
- How do I create a database lookup on a linked region in Remark Office OMR?
In Remark Office OMR, the region properties for a linked region does not display a link for setting up Database Lookup. However, it is still possible to set up the Database Lookup by doing the following:1. Begin by unlinking the region parts. 2. Once they are unlinked, open the region properties ...
- How do I review all image regions after the forms are processed? Should I make the questions required?
No, you would not need to make the questions required in order to 'force' all image regions to be reviewed for handwritten content. The best way to accomplish this task is to modify the handwriting detection setting in the form template. To modify the form template:1. Open the desired form temp ...
- How do I use Review Exceptions to clean or validate my data?
The Review Exceptions feature is provided as a method to clean or validate data. You may use the Review Exceptions feature to review the following exception cases: blank responses, multiple responses, form errors, barcode errors, database lookup errors, OCR regions, required items or data entry ...
- How do I use Spell Check in Remark Classic OMR and Remark Office OMR?
Remark Office OMR and Remark Classic OMR have a spell check feature that can be used to check spelling on region names, question text and labels in the template regions. You can specify the dictionary to use by clicking Tools|Preferences|File Storage Locations. To use spell check in either prog ...
- How do I use the Batch Header feature?
The Remark Office OMR Data Center includes a batch processing feature that allows you to process batch header forms along with your regular forms. Batch header forms can provide further information about the group of forms being processed that will make your data more meaningful. For example, i ...
- How do I use the Respondent Detection feature?
Remark Office OMR includes a facility for determining which respondents’ forms have been processed, as well as locating duplicate respondents. This feature, called Respondent Detection, is used in conjunction with Database Lookup. If a region is linked to an external database using Databa ...
- I added a toolbar command to the wrong group. How do I remove it?
In Remark Office OMR version 7 and above, you can customize your toolbar to meet your needs. Once you have added a command to a toolbar the way to remove it may not be obvious at first. There are two ways to remove a command from the toolbar: 1. When you are in customize mode, you can drag ico ...
- I want to export data from Remark Office OMR using the ODBC option. Will I be able to update my data?
Yes, if you are using Remark Office OMR version 6.0.4 (or higher) you will be able to update an existing ODBC database. To see which version of the software you are currently using, look in Help / About.The ability to update an existing ODBC database was added with the 6.0.4 update, and is avail ...
- I would like each row of scanned data to have a sequential number indicating the questionnaire number that was scanned. Is there any way to do this?
For users of Remark Office OMR version 7/8: Yes. There is a way to have the software output an incrementing number that will be in a separate column in your data set. 1. To set this up, simply create an Image region as the first region on your form. It does not matter where the image region app ...
- Is there a way to rename my prescanned image files as I process them?
A Name Builder that allows you to rename prescanned images as they are processed is included the Read Wizard in Remark Office OMR version 7 and above. When used, this feature will display a dialog that can be used to create dynamic image names and paths based on recognized data. You can also ad ...
- Is there a way to skip or get rid of the flags in the data grid areas I have already reviewed?
Yes. In Remark Office OMR version 7 and above, you can use a feature called Clear exceptions after they have been reviewed to remove the color coding once an item has been reviewed. There may be times when you are reviewing exceptions and the exceptions are legitimate. For example, when a resp ...
- Not Applicable (NA) Answer Choices in Remark Office OMR
If your question has a "Not Applicable" (NA) answer choice and you do not want the NA responses to be included in the Remark Quick Stats statistics (e.g., means), choose the appropriate label from the NA Label drop-down list. This list is automatically populated with the labels you defined in th ...
- Using OCR (Optical Character Recognition) in Remark Office OMR
Remark Office OMR includes the ability to recognize machine printed text. This means that you can pre-print information on your form and have the software recognize it. This functionality is called OCR, or optical character recognition. The software can read characters, such as ID numbers and n ...
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