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Reformatting of The Composition of Foods supplement files - AN1049

The data in the computer files corresponding to the nine supplements to The Composition of Foods food tables will be converted to the data format used in the Food Table Viewer (AN1028) software and consolidated so that all data can be accessed directly using the Viewer program. Reformatting will be performed using an independently developed computer program, MWReader; this includes features to check the reformatting and these will be supplemented by manual checking. The Food Table Viewer program will be modified to support better user access to the increased volume and more variable content of the consolidated data.
1 To convert data for the supplements of The Composition of Foods into a format useable within the Food Table Viewer software and other PC applications. 2 To consolidate the data for the 5th edition and supplements of The Composition of Foods to facilitate direct access to the full set of data by the Viewer program. 3 To enhance and tailor the Food Table Viewer program to provide an effective means for MAFF staff to access the larger volume and greater variety of data present in the full set.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1997

To: 1997

Cost: £4,400
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Ian D Unwin Food Information Consultancy