Re: [R] read.spss (package foreign) and SPSS 15.0 files

From: Charilaos Skiadas <skiadas_at_hanover.edu>
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2007 12:45:22 -0400

On Apr 6, 2007, at 12:32 PM, John Kane wrote:

> I have simply moved to exporting the SPSS file to a
> delimited file and loading it. Unfortunately I'm
> losing all the labelling which can be time-consuming
> to redo. Some of the data has something like 10
> categories for a variable.

I save as csv format all the time, and it offers me a choice to use the labels instead of the corresponding numbers. So you shouldn't have to lose that labelling.

Haris Skiadas
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science Hanover College



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