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Sr. No.FieldDefinitionLink to know more
1HomeIt is the first field present on the menu bar. The home icon takes you to the the main dashboard/ homepage of the REDCap application. This page provides information about REDCap and its features
2My ProjectsThis page lists the REDCap projects that is created by a user. You can organize your projects in this page.Projects
3New ProjectAllows creation of new project.
4Help & FAQA page consisting of general FAQ's and point of contact in case help is needed.
5Training VideosShowcases basic training videos on how to use REDCap.
6Send itSend-It allows the user to upload data on a server and allow multiple users to download the same.
7DesignerIt is also known as the Online Designer. Within a project; instruments, forms, survey queue's, notification, ASI's, and settings can be managed in this section.Online Designer
8FieldA field is the section in which a user fills in the data that is requested.
9LoggingLogging consists of a list of all the changes that were made to the project. Logging
10RecordA record is a set of information that is filled by the user in a form.
11Data DictionaryA Data dictionary is a CSV file containing the structure of your form. Data Dictionary
12FormsA form is used to enter records/data by the user of the project. Forms Vs Survey's
13InstrumentsIt is a form or a survey created to collect data.Create an Instrument
14ArmsIt allows multiple events to be grouped together. Longitudinal Projects
15EventsIt allows multiple instruments to be grouped together to allow repetitions when used in a longitudinal survey.Longitudinal Projects
16Variable NameIt is also known as a field name and it is unique to each field that is created. This is defined in the online designer tab when a new field is being created within a form/survey. Variable names can be piped into other fields to enhance the survey and its user experience. Piping
17Data Access GroupsThis field can be found under the User Rights section. It is used to control the view and access of data for the users within the database.
18Project RoleProject Role consists of categories of different roles which are undertaken by users who work on a clinical research project collaboratively. 
19Invite ParticipantsResearchers can send an invitation to the users to take participate in a survey. Participant List
20Data Export ToolAllows data from an instrument to be exported to a file format as per user's choice.Data Exports
21Data Import ToolAllows users to import data collected from previous research/survey and inculcate the same into the ongoing survey/research projectProject and Data Management
22File RepositoryThe file repository consists of all the data exports that have been performed on your data set. Additionally, the user can export their project to an xml file, create user files and upload a new file.