Sorry I wasn't clear. SPSS 14 isn't out yet, but when it is released later this year, the syntax reference material will be integrated in the help system.
From: Will Bailey [Statman] [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 10:31 AM
To: Oliver, Richard; SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
Subject: Re: Re: Supporting Dale Glaser's comment on documentation
There is no V14. I think Rich means V12, as I recall, is where the manuals began to be available on the CD
On 2/14/2005 11:03:33 AM, Oliver, Richard (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Starting with SPSS 14, the syntax reference material will be included
> in the context-sensitive help system, as well as still available as a
> separate PDF document.
> As for the
> "diminishing amount of information per command at each successive
> I hope this really isn't the case. Although it's true that detailed
> statistical examples for Base, Advanced, and Regression Models
> procedures are no longer included in the manuals, examples are
> provided for most procedures in the Case Studies, available from the
> Help menu or by right- clicking any table produced by the procedure.
> Right-mouse context help is also available for many terms in tables.
> With the notable exception of removing detailed statistical examples
> from certain manuals, we have made no conscious/deliberate attempt to
> abridge any of our documentation. In many instances, I suspect it's
> more an issue of finding the information, since it's not all in one
> place -- an issue we're still working on. And one step in that
> direction is integrating the
syntax reference material with the help system.
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