Date: Tue, 5 Mar 1996 11:06:37 +0600
Reply-To: Harold Knight <hvknight@NETDOOR.COM>
Sender: "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: Harold Knight <hvknight@NETDOOR.COM>
Subject: Re: spss system file formats
At 05:39 PM 3/4/96 GMT, Loren Miller wrote:
>Do any of you have experience taking a SPSS system file that was
>created with SPSSX version 3.1 on VAX/VMS and reading it into SPSS
>version 4.0 on HPUX? I have some files like this and have troubles
>getting SPSS 4.0 to grok them. Note that I do not have access to SPSS
>3.1 on a VAX/VMS system, just the data files from it, which have been
>ftped from the university of chicago.
>If the answer is to update SPSS on HPUX I can deal with that, but I
>can't find anything in the documents I have about how to take these
>SPSS system files from one platform and read them on another.
>Loren Miller <email@example.com>
>Working my butt off and wishing I had the time and the equipment to
Loren: Have you tried to convert the spss system files into portable files.
After this conversion use the .por file instead of a .sav file on the PC.