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Date:         Mon, 21 Feb 2005 10:00:34 -0500
Reply-To:     Art@DrKendall.org
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Art Kendall <Art@DRKENDALL.ORG>
Organization: Social Research Consultants
Subject:      Re: Time-series
Comments: To: "Baglioni, Tony" <ajb2t@comm.virginia.edu>, suggestions@spss.com
In-Reply-To:  <8AE883D86DBAAF4E9924E984A06927F20ADC44@mcintire6.comm.virginia.edu>
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Unless I just haven't come across it, one major drawback of using the tutorials (which otherwise are very good) is that they do not show the syntax that is generated. They also reinforce the bad habit of ending a menu via <ok> rather than <paste>. That being said you might run through the procedures and for each menu section <paste> the syntax. If you exit via <paste> you can go back to the menu and usually (always?) the specifications are "sticky" so you can then click <ok>.

Going through the menus does put the syntax in the journal.

SPSS should fix their tutorials to show the syntax Put the <paste> button above the <ok> button. and/or have an <OK & PASTE) button above the <ok> button and/or have an option in preferences to have <ok> also <paste>.

Art Art@DrKendall.org Social Research Consultants University Park, MD USA (301) 864-5570

Baglioni, Tony wrote:

>Are there examples of time-series syntax that show exponential or arima >models? I want to show some simple models in a class. > > > >TIA > >Tony > > > >A. J. Baglioni, jr. > >McIntire School of Commerce > >University of Virginia > >ajb2t@virginia.edu > >(434) 924-4961 > > > > > >


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