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How to format an XML file in oder to import the variable labels in the MaxDiff Analyzer?


I want to upload the labels for the segmentation variables in the MaxDiff Analyzer. I need help with creating and formating the XML file.

asked Nov 7, 2012 by anonymous
retagged Nov 7, 2012 by Walter Williams

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If you are exporting your segmentation variables from SSI Web, then the labels file is created for you automatically.

If you are getting your segmentation variables from somewhere else, then you can upload them in a CSV file without the labels file.  In general, it is easier to import variables without the labels file and then add the labels manually than it is to create a labels file from scratch.

That said, if you still want to create the file on your own, we do have some documentation that will explain the format of the labels file.  Unfortunately, there is not a way to link it to this forum, so you'll have to email Sawtooth to get the file (support@sawtoothsoftware.com).  We also have a schema file that can be used with XMLNotePad (a Microsoft application) to easily create the labels file correctly.
answered Nov 7, 2012 by David Squire Silver Sawtooth Software, Inc. (5,830 points)