Date: Fri, 4 May 2007 18:47:06 -0400
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From: James Algina <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Output
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I have figured out how to create the string variable, but would
appreciate any help explaining how to create five cases.
On Fri May 04 18:27:30 EDT 2007, James Algina <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Hello All,
> I am attempting to translate a SAS program to SPSS syntax. The
> structure of the SPSS program currently is
> NEW file.
> INPUT PROGRAM.
> Loop ii=1 to 5.
> computation code goes here
> end loop.
> end case.
> END FILE.
> END INPUT PROGRAM.
> list variables=.... /cases=1/format=numbered.
> I want to be able to output results (to the SPSS data editor and
> the output window) at the end of iteration of the loop so that
> five cases are created rather than one and I want to create and
> output a string variable during each iteration.
> In SAS I would do this in a data step and would write
> string var name ='expression'; to create the string variable
> and put the keyword output; at the end of each iteration in order
> to output the results of the iteration.
> If anyone can provide an explanation of how to do what i am
> attempting to do I will appreciate it.
> James Algina
> Educational Psychology
> 1423D Norman Hall
> P.O. Box 117047
> University of Florida
> Gainesville, FL 32611
> Voice 352-392-0724 x 247
> Fax 352-392-5929
1423D Norman Hall
P.O. Box 117047
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611
Voice 352-392-0724 x 247