Colectica for Excel

Description: 

Colectica for Microsoft Excel is a free tool to document your spreadsheet data using the open standard for data documentation. Document Variables and Datasets: Colectica allows documenting of Variables, Code Lists, and Data Sets directly from within Microsoft Excel. Metadata is Embedded: Colectica saves your standards-based metadata directly in the Microsoft Excel file. If you email or share your file, the metadata will still be attached. Publish Documentation: Colectica for Excel can generate documentation for your Variables, Code Lists, and dataset in PDF, Word, HTML, and XSL-FO. Import Stata to Excel: Colectica for Excel allows direct importing and documenting of Stata data files, with a file extension .dta. The variable names, labels and code lists in the Stata file will also be imported and added to the stored documentation automatically. Import SPSS to Excel: Colectica for Excel allows direct importing and documenting of SPSS data files, with a file extension .sav. The variable names, labels and code lists in the SPSS file will also be imported and added to the stored documentation automatically. Create DDI-Lifecycle Metadata: Export your data documentation to an XML file in the DDI metadata format, the standard for data documentation. Open and edit it from Colectica Designer, Colectica Express, or other DDI applications.

DDI Versions: 
3.2
3.1
Tool Purpose: 
DDI from software
Editor
Transformation
Availability: 
In production
Other system requirements: 
Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, or 2013
License: 
Freeware
Creator(s)
Name(s) of institution(s): 
Colectica
Contact email: 
support@colectica.com
Operating system requirements
Supported Operating Systems: 
Win32
Win64
Latest Version: 
4.1
Support Available: 
Free, for limited time
Imports DDI XML: 
Unknown
Exports DDI XML: 
Yes