How to Create and Customize Forms

Form allows you to capture data related to counted objects and export the data to a CSV file.
Your forms can include fields to capture data as a text input, options selected from a dropdown menu, automatic incremental numbering, checklists and many others.
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Create Form
1.1
Open the Settings window by clicking on the Settings icon (top right).
1.2
Click Forms
1.3
Click on New Form
1.4
Give it a relevant name and make sure to have Show on main screen and Set as Active options enabled.
1.5
Click on Add field button and add as many fields you need by clicking on symbol +.
    You can choose between:
  • Values to save data using textboxes, dropdown lists, to check expected count result, total count, number of images counted with Auto-Increment textbox, volume and diameter.
  • Buttons to activate/inactivate actions.
  • Radio groups and Checklist to create lists of options.
1.6
Click Edit to see the field's settings and start editing them (Description, Properties, Values, Sync, etc).
1.7
To change the order of the form elements, use the Up / Down arrows on the Move button.
1.8
After you have made all the needed changes to the form, click on Save & Exit button.
1.9
On Main screen, click the arrow button on the right side of the Main screen to show / hide the newly created form.
2
Save data from forms in a CSV file.
2.1
Open the Settings window by clicking on the Settings icon (top right).
2.2
Go to CSV/Export.
2.3
Check that the form is selected.
2.4
On Form Items, check Use All.
2.5
Click on Save button.
3
Count an image and save results.
3.1
Open image file.
3.2
Click Count
3.3
Based on the fields type you included in your form, some data will be automatically filled in the form and some data needs to be filled in by the operator (for example select element from a dropdown list, fill in a textbox, select an option from a radio group).
3.4
After the form is filled in, click Save .
3.5
To open the results saved, click green Saved button.
3.6
Open the CSV file from within the results folder to check the data saved.
The results are located on your desktop in a folder named CountThingsResults.
The results folders are structured by date: the top level folder is named by year, inside each year folder are folders by month, and inside each month folders are folders by day.
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