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Date:   Thu, 1 Oct 2009 09:45:33 -0700
Reply-To:   "Pirritano, Matthew" <>
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From:   "Pirritano, Matthew" <>
Subject:   Issue Exporting to Excel or Access
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I've identified an issue in exporting to excel or access. I very often restructure data from cases to variables. This results in variables such as var.1, var.2 etc. The '.' doesn't work for excel or access because it has a special meaning for them. Unless I'm missing something it would seem that SPSS/PAWS should include an option in restructuring, or perhaps a default, to use the '_' underscore instead of the '.'.



Matthew Pirritano, Ph.D. Research Analyst IV Medical Services Initiative (MSI) Orange County Health Care Agency (714) 568-5648

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