QPSMR Companion uses readable character data layouts for the main project files. In addition, you can view and update these files using Microsoft Notepad, WordPad, or similar editor.
Companion’s QDF files contain all the information about the entries (questions) in your project, these files can be used with either the Companion program or the Classic programs. In addition, QDF files are UTF-8 encoded with BOM. To see the Companion QDF and QRFX layouts, please follow the link below:
Companion QDF & QRFX layouts
Companion’s QTF files can also be used with either the Companion program or the Classic programs. The QTF files contain global information that affects all tables in the set and information for each table. To see the Companion QTF layouts, please follow the link below:
Companion QTF layouts
Tables produced by Companion will be in Excel (OpenXML) format, with a table of contents. However, you can also produce an intermediary CSV file, this you can open with Excel or other spreadsheet program. A CSV file is a readable plain text file where each column is separated by a list separator or delimiter: usually a comma or a tab character. To see the Companion CSV tables layout, please follow the link below: