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Date:         Tue, 26 Sep 2006 13:27:48 -0400
Reply-To:     Richard Ristow <wrristow@mindspring.com>
Sender:       "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From:         Richard Ristow <wrristow@mindspring.com>
Subject:      Re: restructuring data
Comments: To: "Raffe, Sydelle, SSA" <DRaffe@ACGOV.ORG>
In-Reply-To:  <D584AFE160F371489F66B181D6F7387902850401@US001EX04V.user.r
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At 08:09 PM 9/25/2006, Raffe, Sydelle, SSA wrote:

>I'm trying to restructure a data set with only 1 variable, a case id. >Instead of 3780 records with different values of caseid, I want 1 >record with the values of caseid going across. There would be 1 record >with 3780 case id fields.

I think CASESTOVARS is in 11.5. This is the simplest possible use of it. This is SPSS draft output.

LIST.

List |-----------------------------|---------------------------| |Output Created |26-SEP-2006 13:22:56 | |-----------------------------|---------------------------| CaseID

Alpha Beta Gamma Delta Epsilon Eta Theta

Number of cases read: 7 Number of cases listed: 7

CASESTOVARS.

Cases to Variables

Notes |--------------------------|---------------------------| |Output Created |26-SEP-2006 13:23:22 | |--------------------------|---------------------------|

Generated Variables |---------|--------| |Original |Result | |Variabl |--------| |e |Name | |-------|-|--------| |CaseID |1|CaseID.1| | |-|--------| | |2|CaseID.2| | |-|--------| | |3|CaseID.3| | |-|--------| | |4|CaseID.4| | |-|--------| | |5|CaseID.5| | |-|--------| | |6|CaseID.6| | |-|--------| | |7|CaseID.7| |-------|-|--------|

Processing Statistics |---------------|---| |Cases In |7 | |---------------|---| |Cases Out |1 | |---------------|---| |Cases In/Cases |7.0| |Out | | |---------------|---| |Variables In |1 | |---------------|---| |Variables Out |7 | |---------------|---| |Index Values |7 | |---------------|---|

LIST.

List |-----------------------------|---------------------------| |Output Created |26-SEP-2006 13:23:47 | |-----------------------------|---------------------------| The variables are listed in the following order:

LINE 1: CaseID.1 CaseID.2 CaseID.3 CaseID.4 LINE 2: CaseID.5 CaseID.6 CaseID.7

CaseID.1: Alpha Beta Gamma Delta CaseID.5: Epsilon Eta Theta

Number of cases read: 1 Number of cases listed: 1


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