Re: [R] write.foreign and SPSS

From: Thomas Lumley <tlumley_at_u.washington.edu>
Date: Wed 06 Jul 2005 - 05:39:36 EST

On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Chuck Cleland wrote:
>
> In SPSS, open the syntax file "warpbreaks.sps". This syntax will
> read in the data and apply variable and value labels to variables that
> were factors in R. I find you often need to edit the syntax file
> created by write.foreign just a bit in SPSS.

In that case there is a bug and it would have been helpful to have a bug report. This was tested on a relatively old AIX version of SPSS that may be less fussy. I've added the extra punctuation.

         -thomas



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