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Date:         Mon, 14 Oct 2002 18:12:20 +0100
Reply-To:     David Lindsay <>
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From:         David Lindsay <>
Subject:      Re: Compatibility of different versions of .sav files
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On 14 Oct 2002 at 18:39, Asesoría Bioestadística wrote:

> Hi: > > As far as I know, "sav" files are compatible from version 5 to 11. "Spo" > files are another issue.

> > Over the next few months I am going to join that happy bad of SPSS > > users who have had their OS upgraded from Win98 to Win2000. At the > > same time SPSS will be upgraded from Version 10 to Version 11. > > > > A few colleagues have already made the move. Unfortunately this > > includes someone who sends data to me on a regular basis. So, here I > > am to ask about the implications. > > > > (1) Can Version 11 read version 10 datasets? > > (I assume this will be taken as read.)

I have had problems with .sav files, certainly saving the data set as .por (portable) seems to iron out the problems between versions.

-- David Lindsay Significantly Different! Research, Reading,Berks. GB Market Research Services & Consultancy

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