Date: Tue, 21 Jan 1997 19:33:10 +0000
Reply-To: Jeremy Miles <J.N.V.Miles@DERBY.AC.UK>
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From: Jeremy Miles <J.N.V.Miles@DERBY.AC.UK>
Subject: Re: data entry problem
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At 13:03 21/01/97 GMT, Edward Leddy wrote:
>I have a large ASCII file that is delimited by pipes ( ! ). SPSS does not
>appear to see the pipes and will not put the data into the columns desired.
>Instead it disregards the pipes and mixes the contents of different columns of
>data. How do I get my data variables to flow into the proper columns?
You could use something which has a more flexible ASCII reader (such as
Excel) to read in the data, and then read a file created with that with
SPSS, or you could load the data into a word processor, and do a search and
replace (be sure to save as text).
Jeremy Miles, Psychology Division, Derby University, DE3 5GX
Work: 01332 622222 x. 2173 email@example.com
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