Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 05:43:28 -0800
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From: David Marso <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: reading csv - MySQL files (Point - Comma Problem)
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It likely has to do with your locale settings. IIRC you probably have yours
set as German?
Mr NoH probably knows precisely. My caveman version doesn't have these
*BUT* is there a SET LOCALE, SHOW LOCALE? check your current syntax
> SPSS 20
> we try to read csv-files from (MySQL-) sources who use comma instead of
> semicolon and points as decimal. Is there a command in SPSS which I could
> set at the beginning of the syntax to let the program know that decimals
> are points not comma and separators of variables are comma instead of
> semicolon (if possible only temporary since most of the files come with
> comma instead of point as decimal).
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