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Date:         Tue, 4 May 2004 14:06:19 -0400
Reply-To:     Carol Jones <>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Carol Jones <>
Subject:      Re: syntax to change numeric to character
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Thanks to ... Gene Maguin, Becky Hetter, Jan Spousta, and Manny Strachle....... Excellent tips..........

-----Original Message----- From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Carol Jones Sent: Monday, May 03, 2004 3:19 PM To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: syntax to change numeric to character

I have two hundred and thirty fields in my dataset. I am using ver 12. I need to change all the fields from (F4.0) to (A4) - the field names need to remain the same. Can someone share some syntax to perform this task? Thanks

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