Date: Fri, 4 Sep 1998 10:05:35 +0800
Reply-To: Joanna <email@example.com>
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From: Joanna <jsmith@SPACE.NET.AU>
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Subject: automating value labels
If someone has an answer to this, it will make my life a lot less tedious. I undertake a lot of surveys in the course of my work and many of them tend to use rating scales with anchors such as: strongly agree, agree, undecided, disagree, strongly disagree.
I use SPSS version 8 to analyse the data and consequently I need to enter a lot of value labels. As many of the variables usually have identical value labels, I have the repetitive task of entering the same value labels for each variable.
Is there any way that I can automate this process? That is how can I instruct the program that the value labels for variable 1 are to be used for variable 2?
Any suggestions will be much appreciated.
Quality Improvement Officer
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