Re: [Rd] re ading SPSS .sav files (PR#13509)

From: HBaize <>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 14:26:05 -0800 (PST)

Correction to my earlier post. The SPSS file that I was accessing was not produced by SPSS 17.0. It was from 13.0, specifically:

SPSS DATA FILE MS Windows Release 13.0 spssio32.dll

My R version info:

platform       i386-pc-mingw32             
arch           i386                        
os             mingw32                     
system         i386, mingw32               
major          2                           
minor          8.1                         
year           2008                        
month          12                          
day            22                          
svn rev        47281                       
language       R                           
version.string R version 2.8.1 (2008-12-22)

## The version of foreign used:

               Information on package 'foreign'


Package:       foreign
Priority:      recommended
Version:       0.8-30
Date:          2008-12-22
Title:         Read Data Stored by Minitab, S, SAS, SPSS, Stata,
               Systat, dBase, ...
Depends:       R (>= 2.6.0), stats
Imports:       methods, utils
Maintainer:    R-core <>
Author:        R-core members, Saikat DebRoy <>,
               Roger Bivand <> and others: see
               COPYRIGHTS file in the sources.
Description:   Functions for reading and writing data stored by
               statistical packages such as Minitab, S, SAS, SPSS,
               Stata, Systat, ..., and for reading and writing .dbf
               (dBase) files.
LazyLoad:      yes
License:       GPL (>= 2)
Packaged:      Mon Dec 22 08:06:26 2008; ripley
Built:         R 2.8.1; i386-pc-mingw32; 2008-12-23 10:21:24; windows

I am trying to be diligent in reporting. Hope this helps.

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