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Date:         Wed, 23 Feb 2005 07:43:46 -0300
Reply-To:     Hector Maletta <hmaletta@fibertel.com.ar>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Hector Maletta <hmaletta@fibertel.com.ar>
Subject:      Re: deleting single values
Comments: To: Lorenz Dobler <doblerl@uni-muenster.de>
In-Reply-To:  <000501c51994$7ac0d840$3c82b080@UPBC06>
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One possibility is ordering an impossible operation for those values, such as:

IF (VAR1=8)VAR1=LOG(-1).

As the logarithm of a negative number does not exist, the result will be system missing.

Hector

> -----Original Message----- > From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] > On Behalf Of Lorenz Dobler > Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 7:43 AM > To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU > Subject: deleting single values > > > Hello list, > > > > I want to delete single values from a numeric variable => > convert selected single values to system missing values. How > can I do that via syntax ?? > > > > Hope you can help > > > > Regards > > > > Lenz > > > > Dr. Lorenz Dobler > > Umweltprobenbank des Bundes - Teilbank Humanproben > > Domagkstrasse 11 > > 48149 Münster > > Tel.: 0251/8352307 > > FAX: 0251/55524 > > email: <mailto:doblerl@uni-muenster.de> doblerl@uni-muenster.de > > > > >


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