Date: Sat, 16 May 1998 16:12:57 -0300
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From: "Hector E. Maletta" <hmaletta@OVERNET.COM.AR>
Subject: Re: How to delete a variable from the working data file?
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Henrik Aaboe Jensen wrote:
> I have a few variables i would like to delete using SPSS syntax.
> Is there a command to delete variables from the working data file?
> Something like: DEL VAR x1????
> Henrik Aaboe Jensen
Not any more. There was one such command in DOS versions of SPSS, but
was somehow lost, somewhere on the way up to Windows. Nowadays, one way
is to SAVE the file with the DROP subcommand, then GET the file again.
There might be some more direct way, but none I've heard of yet.
Universidad del Salvador
Buenos Aires, Argentina