Date: Sat, 19 Aug 2006 08:14:32 -0400
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From: Richard Ristow <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: DATA LIST error message
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Dear Marta and all,
At 03:10 AM 8/19/2006, Marta García-Granero wrote:
>Could it be the period at the end of the last line of data (before the
Oh, good grief. Thank you. Of course, that's it.
(What's the period doing there? The text is from
a VALUE LABELS command, and I wrote the DATA LIST
to read the VALUE LABELS text so I wouldn't have
to type new data lines. Midnight programming:
ingenious, but not clear-headed.)
>RR> I ran into this in code I wrote for another
>posting. Why the warning
>RR> message? It looks to me like the data is in
>complete cases. SPSS draft
>RR> NEW FILE.
>RR> DATA LIST FREE /ALLDEMO (A3) DemgName(A10).
>RR> BEGIN DATA
>RR> '1-1' 'Eth-Black' '1-2' 'Eth-Asian' '1-3' 'Eth-White'
>RR> '1-4' 'Eth-Filpno' '1-5' 'Eth-Hispan' '1-6' 'Eth-Other'
>RR> '1-7' 'Eth-NS'
>RR> '2-1' 'Sex-Female' '2-2' 'Sex-Male' '2-3' 'Sex-UNKN'
>RR> '3-1' 'Age <25' '3-2' 'Age 25-35' '3-3' 'Age 36-50'
>RR> '3-4' 'Age >50' '3-5' 'Age UNKN'.
>RR> END DATA.
And the same to you, with many thanks,