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Date:         Fri, 28 Jul 2006 18:17:36 +0100
Reply-To:     Michael Pearmain <Michael.Pearmain@tangozebra.com>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Michael Pearmain <Michael.Pearmain@tangozebra.com>
Subject:      Re: Maximum value of a variable move into a new variable
Comments: To: Siraj Ur-rehman <Siraj.Ur-rehman@Ipsos-ASI.com>
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Hi Siraj

You can use the aggregate command

COMPUTE dummy = 1 . EXECUTE . AGGREGATE /OUTFILE=* MODE=ADDVARIABLES /BREAK=dummy /XYZ = MAX(abc).

Mike

-----Original Message----- From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On Behalf Of Siraj Ur-rehman Sent: 28 July 2006 17:55 To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU Subject: Maximum value of a variable move into a new variable

Hi Guys I want to calculate a new variable (XYZ) based on the maximum value of (ABC). e.g. if ABC has the maximum value 250 then XYZ has 250 for all observations. Thanks and have a nice weekend.

Siraj

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