Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2005 09:27:56 EST
Sender: "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: John Sauvé-Rodd <Johnrodd@aol.com>
Subject: Re: deleting double records
Content-Type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1"
Do you mean 'eliminate duplicate records'? If yes then v. 13 has an
'identify duplicate cases' option. It uses whatever variable(s) you choose to define
dupe, and makes one unique record 'primary' with a code 1 and the rest
secondary with a code 0. You can select and delete all but the primary / 1 records
if that is the solution you need.
I wish to delete double records in a variable. I need your
Director, Stephen Thomas Knowledge Centre
Suite 501, 184 Front St. East, Toronto M5A 4N3
Tel: 416 690 8801 ext. 247
Cell: 416 671 8642
'Making data come alive!'