Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2000 14:23:14 -0700
Reply-To: "Suzanne E. Perumean-Chaney" <perumean@UNR.EDU>
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From: "Suzanne E. Perumean-Chaney" <perumean@UNR.EDU>
Subject: Re: merging files
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Thanks for the advise. It turned out the character width wasn't the same.
On Tue, 1 Aug 2000 Ian.Straus@viainfo.net wrote:
> The variables may be in different formats (that is, one's text and the
> other is numeric).
> To troubleshoot, you might try importing the smaller files to SPSS and
> comparing the fields in question.
> Ian Straus
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Suzanne E. Perumean-Chaney [SMTP:perumean@UNR.EDU]
> > Sent: Monday, July 31, 2000 3:31 PM
> > To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> > Subject: merging files
> > I have several Excel files that will eventually be merged into one
> > large
> > SPSS file. I am adding cases and have been successful in merging some
> > of
> > the files. However, there are two files which will not allow the
> > column
> > (subject name) to be merged into the master file. I have check that
> > these
> > file columns are set up the same as the ones that merged in fine. Any
> > suggestions as to what might be going on?
> > Thanks.
> > Suzanne Perumean