Uploading data to SPSS

4 years 11 months ago #79292 by Marihilli
Good Morning all.

I have a problem by uploading my data to SPSS.

First I downloaded the data and syntex file from limesurvey
Second I Opened the syntex file and I can see a lot of information but I seriously don't know what to do with it. I did copyed the exact location of the data file into the syntex file, but now I am stuck.
Is there an manual how work with this syntex file? Or is there somebody how can explain how I need to fix this problem?

Kind regards,


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4 years 10 months ago #79396 by Mazi

this is a SPSS problem, so rather ask at an SPSS forum (and then update our manual :-) )

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4 years 9 months ago #80982 by atavei
Sorry for this late answer.

1. Put both files in the same directory.
2. Open the syntax file in SPSS.
3. Adjust data file name and path on the syntax file.
4. Select all lines (syntax file)
5. Click the > icon (Run all)

It will produce an SPSS data file. Just save it with the .sav extension.

6. Close all
7. Open the newly created SPSS .sav file in SPSS.

Good luck.

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