Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 22:43:31 -0500
Reply-To: Ian Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sender: "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
From: Ian Martin <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: v17 performance issue
I had this problem in V.16.0.2 as well. Trying to change cell
formats in a pivot table or even select a range of them sometimes
took 5 minutes or more before responding. This was a partial
correlation table about 15 X 15.
Hope you find a resolution soon.
Ian D. Martin, Ph.D.
University of Waterloo
Dept. of Environment & Resource Studies
On 11 Feb, 2009, at 2:47 PM, SPSS Support wrote:
> This issue will indeed be fixed in Release 17.0.2. To clarify what
> the issue is, it's when you activate a pivot table, select
> Format>Cell Properties, select the Format Value tab and make
> changes to cell formats. In some cases Release 17 is taking much
> longer than prior releases to apply the new formatting.
> David Nichols
> From: SPSS Support
> Sent: Monday, February 09, 2009 8:56 AM
> To: 'Dennis Deck'; SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: RE: [SPSSX-L] v17 performance issue
> Dennis, thank you for reporting this. We've been able to replicate
> the issue internally, and we are looking into trying to get it
> resolved in the 17.0.2 Release, scheduled for March.
> David Nichols
> From: SPSSX(r) Discussion [mailto:SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU] On
> Behalf Of Dennis Deck
> Sent: Thursday, February 05, 2009 1:21 AM
> To: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Subject: [SPSSX-L] v17 performance issue
> I have been producing some large tables summarizing survey item
> Currently I make a couple tweaks to the table and cell formats in
> Pivot Tables before copying to Word.
> Today I reran a job in v17 but discovered that in changing the cell
> format in a large table (~150+ cells) it became a terrible slug.
> SPSS appeared to lock up for several minutes while it executed the
> formatting change.
> Reformatting the very same table in v15 took only a second.
> Dennis Deck, PhD
> RMC Research Corporation
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