spss syntax

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3 years 6 months ago #99484 by first
Can someone please tell me what F7 , F1,A19,A16 means.. if it is brief then please let me know or provide some link where I can read more.
SET UNICODE=ON.
SHOW LOCALE.
PRESERVE LOCALE.
SET LOCALE='en_UK'.
GET DATA
/TYPE=TXT
/FILE='survey_135344_SPSS_data_file.dat'
/DELCASE=LINE
/DELIMITERS=","
/QUALIFIER="'"
/ARRANGEMENT=DELIMITED
/FIRSTCASE=1
/IMPORTCASE=ALL
/VARIABLES=
V1 F7
V2 A16
V3 DATETIME23.2
V5 A19
V6 F1
V7 F1
V8 F1
V9 F1
V10 F1
V11 F1
V12 F1
V13 A1
V14 F1
V15 F1
V16 F1
V17 A1
V18 F1
V19 F1
V20 F1
V21 F1

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3 years 6 months ago #99532 by tpartner
Those are the SPSS variable formats. You should be able to find more info on them in the SPSS help.

Cheers,
Tony Partner

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