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Date:         Wed, 31 Jan 2001 16:02:57 -0500
Reply-To:     Mark Casazza <casazzam@ADELPHI.EDU>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Mark Casazza <casazzam@ADELPHI.EDU>
Subject:      Re: Create cases with number sequence
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I like that. I didn't know that loop could create the variable... removes two steps from my version.

Mark V. Casazza Senior Research Analyst Office of Research, Assessment & Planning Adelphi University Levermore Hall, #307 Garden City, NY 11530

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"Those who cast the votes decide nothing. Those who count the votes decide everything." -Joseph Stalin ----- Original Message ----- From: "Matheson, David" <dmatheson@SPSS.COM> Newsgroups: bit.listserv.spssx-l To: <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU> Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 3:36 PM Subject: Re: Create cases with number sequence

> Jan, > A couple of posts have mentioned the use of > compute id = $casenum. > which is fine if the cases already exist in the file. > To create 100k cases from nothing, with a variable called ID that runs from > 1 to 100,000, you can run an INPUT PROGRAM in a syntax window: > > input program. > loop id = 1 to 100000 . > end case. > end loop. > end file. > end input program. > execute. > > > David Matheson > SPSS Technical Support > > > > -----Original Message----- > From: Jan Ivanouw [mailto:ivanouw@POST8.TELE.DK] > Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2001 2:14 PM > To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > Subject: Create cases with number sequence > > > Sometimes it is very banale problems you can't solve. > > I would like to create, say 100,000 cases with one variable containing the > number sequence 1,2,3,4,5,6 etc. I am sure it can be done otherwise than by > hand, but how? > > Jan Ivanouw >

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