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Invalid field error

Getting the following error when attempting to get data via data management. . . what do I do?

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No respondents can be accumulated from

C:\Users\jay\AppData\Local\Temp\MobileGame_combined_data.csv.

The file contains an invalid field '_OLD5_sys_pagetime_84.1'.  ERROR: Names cannot be blank.
asked Aug 29, 2015 by anonymous
reopened Aug 31, 2015 by Walter Williams

1 Answer

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When you see something like "OLD" in the data field header that usually means you are dealing with an old data field that was deleted or renamed or converted to a different question type. Rather that simply throw away the data, SSI Web will just move it to an "OLD" field in case you need it later on down the road.

Usually those fields are suppressed during data accumulation. Are you downloading straight from the admin module or trying to import a .csv file already downloaded from the admin module? If you are importing a .csv file then you can edit the file in Excel to remove the "OLD" fields, save a copy, and then import the copy without the "OLD" fields into SSI Web.
answered Aug 31, 2015 by Jeff Forkner Bronze (2,875 points)
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