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Date:   Thu, 15 May 2003 14:36:14 -0400
Reply-To:   lmk@unc.edu
Sender:   "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:   "Louis M. Kyriakoudes" <lkyriako@EMAIL.UNC.EDU>
Subject:   Re: Exporting SPSS to SAS
In-Reply-To:   <5.1.0.14.2.20030515093341.032d2518@postoffice.mail.cornell.edu>
Content-Type:   text/plain

Someone may have already mentioned this, but DBMS Copy does a great job translating between different statistical packages. SAS-SPSS-STATA translations work well, preserving value labels, variable labels, etc...

Best, Louis Kyriakoudes Carolina Population Center UNC-Chapel Hill

Quoting "Richard J. Reeves" <rr223@CORNELL.EDU>:

> Hi Jakob, > > I did not see a response yet so here is how I do it. > > When I move from SPSS to SAS I save the SPSS file as a *.por in the > files > of type (SPSS portable file format). The import command for SAS > looks like > proc convert spss=save out=LIBRARY.NAME; > filename save 'D:\SPSS\DATA\SPSSFILE.por';; > > SAS does a decent job of documenting this in their help file. The > portable > file format saves labels and may even do values (can't recall). > > Rich > > > At 04:10 PM 5/14/2003 +0200, Jakob Fiellau-Nikolajsen wrote: > >Hi > > > >Question has probably been asked before, but couldn't find it. > >Does anyone know if its possible to save in SAS format from SPSS or > save in > >a way that will enable SAS to open data? > > > >Med venlig hilsen / Best regards > >Jakob Fiellau-Nikolajsen > > > >E-mail: fiellau@wilke.dk > >Tel: +45 70 10 20 80 > >Fax: +45 70 10 20 81 > >Dir. tel +45 63 13 33 24 > >URL: http://www.wilke.dk > > > >Wilke Markedsanalyse A/S > >Vindegade 53, 1. > >DK-5000 Odense > > > >***************************** > > > >This message contains privileged and confidential information > intended only > >for the use of the addressee named above. If you are not the > intended > >recipient of this message you are hereby notified that you must not > >disseminate, copy or take any action in reliance on it. If you have > received > >this message in error please notify Wilke Markedsanalyse A/S > immediately. > > > >***************************** >

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