Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2006 00:49:37 -0700
Reply-To: Albert-jan Roskam <email@example.com>
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From: Albert-jan Roskam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Help using vectors and loops
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But as said, AGGREGATE offers the possibility to run
subsequent analyses on your data. But maybe OMS +
SUMMARIZE will be able do this as well.
--- "Beadle, ViAnn" <email@example.com> wrote:
> The MEANS procedure and the SUMMARIZE procedure are
> essentially the same thing under the cover and will
> do everything that AGGREGATE does except it produces
> a nice table.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Richard Ristow
> Sent: Thursday, October 26, 2006 10:36 AM
> To: Beadle, ViAnn; SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Cc: Vincent Louis
> Subject: Re: Help using vectors and loops
> At 08:56 AM 10/26/2006, Beadle, ViAnn wrote:
> >Seems to me that the means procedure can do this so
> much simpler with
> >industry used as a grouping variable.
> 'Twould exactly, though it looks like the sums are
> desired for later
> calculation, which suggests AGGREGATE rather than
> The problem, as I see it now, is that "industry"
> isn't a grouping
> variable, nor a variable at all. It looks like the
> data organization is
> 'wide', with each industry a set of variables within
> the record. (I
> don't know that the records represent. If they
> represent firms, it may
> well be that, usually, all but one set of "industry"
> variables is
> Going to 'long' organization, by the way, may be
> easier with LOOP/XSAVE
> than with VARSTOCASES.
> -Cheers, and onward,
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