Hi,
Can anyone tell me where can I download the package to install PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 19.
Thanks
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Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 19
20101105T14:53:16ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer.Look for the item
PASW Statistics PLS extension Module 18.0.0 and later
on Developer Central in Downloads.
You will also need to install the numpy and scipy libraries appropriate for your platform. You can find these at
http://www.scipy.org/Download
for Windows and Mac.
HTH,
Jon Peck 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110410T16:24:14ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20101105T14:53:16Z
Look for the item
PASW Statistics PLS extension Module 18.0.0 and later
on Developer Central in Downloads.
You will also need to install the numpy and scipy libraries appropriate for your platform. You can find these at
http://www.scipy.org/Download
for Windows and Mac.
HTH,
Jon Peck
/Henriette 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110410T17:17:18ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. HenrietteLucander
 20110410T16:24:14Z
Where can I find the PASW Statistics PLS extension Module 18. I have SPSS for Mac
/Henriette
(www.ibm.com/developerworks/spssdevcentral). You can find the collections from the downloads for IBM SPSS Statistics link at the top.
Be sure to read the installation instructions  you will need to download some thirdparty libraries.
HTH,
Jon Peck 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110411T13:53:09ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20110410T17:17:18Z
Look in the IBM® SPSS® Supplementary Modules  Statistical Tools Collection on this site
(www.ibm.com/developerworks/spssdevcentral). You can find the collections from the downloads for IBM SPSS Statistics link at the top.
Be sure to read the installation instructions  you will need to download some thirdparty libraries.
HTH,
Jon Peck
https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/wikis/home/wiki/We70df3195ec8_4f95_9773_42e448fa9029/page/Downloads%20for%20IBM%C2%AE%20SPSS%C2%AE%20Statistics?lang=en
doesn't seem to get us any closer to discovering PLS. Can't find any mention of it by search there.
Does that mean it doesn't exist any more, or I'm looking in the wrong place, or what? 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110411T14:02:29ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. ajs_rdg
 20110411T13:53:09Z
Downloads for IBM® SPSS® Statistics
https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/mydeveloperworks/wikis/home/wiki/We70df3195ec8_4f95_9773_42e448fa9029/page/Downloads%20for%20IBM%C2%AE%20SPSS%C2%AE%20Statistics?lang=en
doesn't seem to get us any closer to discovering PLS. Can't find any mention of it by search there.
Does that mean it doesn't exist any more, or I'm looking in the wrong place, or what? 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110411T15:22:46ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20110411T14:02:29Z
Do you see the Statistical Tools link on that page? That link takes you to all the statistical modules including PLS.
> That link takes you to all the statistical modules including PLS.
Ah! There we are. Much better than using the Search box. Thank you! 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110502T21:40:17ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20110411T14:02:29Z
Do you see the Statistical Tools link on that page? That link takes you to all the statistical modules including PLS.
I have download all the files that are on the page "PLS.zip" and tried all of the 6 versions but I always receive the following error :
>Erreur # 6887. Nom de la commande : BEGIN PROGRAM
>Echec du programme externe pendant l’initialisation.
>Cette commande n'a pas été exécutée.
Additional error message: spss.pth points to wrong plugin version.
>Erreur # 6887. Nom de la commande : BEGIN PROGRAM
>Echec du programme externe pendant l’initialisation.
Can you tell me why and how I can make this PLS regression work ?
Thanks a lot 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110502T22:04:42ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. PLSLOOKER
 20110502T21:40:17Z
Hi,
I have download all the files that are on the page "PLS.zip" and tried all of the 6 versions but I always receive the following error :
>Erreur # 6887. Nom de la commande : BEGIN PROGRAM
>Echec du programme externe pendant l’initialisation.
>Cette commande n'a pas été exécutée.
Additional error message: spss.pth points to wrong plugin version.
>Erreur # 6887. Nom de la commande : BEGIN PROGRAM
>Echec du programme externe pendant l’initialisation.
Can you tell me why and how I can make this PLS regression work ?
Thanks a lot
You only need the latest version of the download package.
The error message indicates a problem with the Python Essentials or Plugin installation. Have you installed this? What version of Statistics and what platform are you using?
You can test your Python installation by running this code from the syntax window.
begin program.
import spss
print 'ok'
end program.
Jon Peck 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110503T14:03:47ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20110502T22:04:42Z
Have you read the installation instructions included in the download?
You only need the latest version of the download package.
The error message indicates a problem with the Python Essentials or Plugin installation. Have you installed this? What version of Statistics and what platform are you using?
You can test your Python installation by running this code from the syntax window.
begin program.
import spss
print 'ok'
end program.
Jon Peck
Thank you for your help. Nevertheless, i think that the downloads are really hard to find on this site. I had look a long time and tried the "Search" many times before to find the PLS that i needed.
Bye and thanks 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20110503T14:18:14ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. PLSLOOKER
 20110503T14:03:47Z
Well I've found the answer in an another topic. I had tried the trial of SPSS 19 and python was configured for this one.
Thank you for your help. Nevertheless, i think that the downloads are really hard to find on this site. I had look a long time and tried the "Search" many times before to find the PLS that i needed.
Bye and thanks
The PLS module is in the Statistical Tools Collection. Did you go through the wiki page and the Collections list? I would like to understand where your search went off the rails. Maybe we can make the structure clearer.
Jon Peck 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 20
20121107T16:31:19ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20101105T14:53:16Z
Look for the item
PASW Statistics PLS extension Module 18.0.0 and later
on Developer Central in Downloads.
You will also need to install the numpy and scipy libraries appropriate for your platform. You can find these at
http://www.scipy.org/Download
for Windows and Mac.
HTH,
Jon Peck
I have a copy of SPSS 20 for mac and I need to run PLS regression, so it told me to get the extension module.
I downloaded R version 2.15.2 and Python version 3.3 for mac (my OS is version 10.6.8).
They are installed in my computer.
I also found the pls.zip but I don't understand the instructions.
Do I have to open the R version and the Python separately? I dont know what to do with them.
Or I just install them and leave it.
I don't know how SPSS connects to this R and Python thing, if I am not mistaken is this the numpy and scipy thing. The IBM website, frankly, is not easy for people like me to understand especially when we don't know computer language (yes I am aware I should learn it eventually).
Please, how do I set it up? Where do I put the PLS.py and the plscommand.xml?
On my directory, when I go to "library/application support/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/20/Eclipse/"
I can see two folders, Configuration and temp.
I am struggling as I don't know computer programming language.
I only use SPSS solely for statistics I would be most grateful for your help.
thanks very much
from GoldMouse 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 20
20121107T18:05:21ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121107T16:31:19Z
Hi Jon, I have tried my best to read the posts in this thread for PLS extension module, I am struggling.
I have a copy of SPSS 20 for mac and I need to run PLS regression, so it told me to get the extension module.
I downloaded R version 2.15.2 and Python version 3.3 for mac (my OS is version 10.6.8).
They are installed in my computer.
I also found the pls.zip but I don't understand the instructions.
Do I have to open the R version and the Python separately? I dont know what to do with them.
Or I just install them and leave it.
I don't know how SPSS connects to this R and Python thing, if I am not mistaken is this the numpy and scipy thing. The IBM website, frankly, is not easy for people like me to understand especially when we don't know computer language (yes I am aware I should learn it eventually).
Please, how do I set it up? Where do I put the PLS.py and the plscommand.xml?
On my directory, when I go to "library/application support/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/20/Eclipse/"
I can see two folders, Configuration and temp.
I am struggling as I don't know computer programming language.
I only use SPSS solely for statistics I would be most grateful for your help.
thanks very much
from GoldMouse
 PLS has nothing to do with R. It is written in Python, so you need the Python Essentials that match your version of Statistics. Most Macs already have Python installed, but it would not be version 3.3. It needs to be 2.7, which is what Statistics 20 uses. If you do need to use R packages with Statistics for some other procedure, you need the specified R version, which would be 2.12 for Statistics 20
 The PLS.py module and xml files would go in the same location as other Python extensions for Statistics. I forget the location on the Mac, but if you install the Python Essentials, you will see other extensions in the same place.
SHOW EXTENSIONS.
That will tell you where you can put the files.
You will still need to install the appropriate versions of numpy and scipy that are consistent with Python 2.7 and the 32 or 64 bit version of the Essentials matching your Statistics version. There is information in the FAQ on this site about how to find those. They are not distributed by IBM.
HTH,
Jon Peck 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 20
20121108T19:16:22ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121107T18:05:21Z
You have several wrong steps here.
 PLS has nothing to do with R. It is written in Python, so you need the Python Essentials that match your version of Statistics. Most Macs already have Python installed, but it would not be version 3.3. It needs to be 2.7, which is what Statistics 20 uses. If you do need to use R packages with Statistics for some other procedure, you need the specified R version, which would be 2.12 for Statistics 20
 The PLS.py module and xml files would go in the same location as other Python extensions for Statistics. I forget the location on the Mac, but if you install the Python Essentials, you will see other extensions in the same place.
SHOW EXTENSIONS.
That will tell you where you can put the files.
You will still need to install the appropriate versions of numpy and scipy that are consistent with Python 2.7 and the 32 or 64 bit version of the Essentials matching your Statistics version. There is information in the FAQ on this site about how to find those. They are not distributed by IBM.
HTH,
Jon Peck
thanks very much for your reply. This time I have downloaded and installed:
numpy_1.7.0b1_py2.7_python.org_macosx10.3
scipy_0.11.0py2.7_python.org_macosx10.3
I am so sorry to have to ask you to explain everything stepbystep.
please could you explain in detail when you said to open a syntax window to run the command Show extensions.
Where can I find the syntax window? Is it terminal? I don't know where to look.
so if I can find where to put the pls.py and .xml files, I can run partial least squares regression on spss?
thanks very much again
from GoldMouse 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 20
20121108T19:48:20ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121108T19:16:22Z
hi jon
thanks very much for your reply. This time I have downloaded and installed:
numpy_1.7.0b1_py2.7_python.org_macosx10.3
scipy_0.11.0py2.7_python.org_macosx10.3
I am so sorry to have to ask you to explain everything stepbystep.
please could you explain in detail when you said to open a syntax window to run the command Show extensions.
Where can I find the syntax window? Is it terminal? I don't know where to look.
so if I can find where to put the pls.py and .xml files, I can run partial least squares regression on spss?
thanks very much again
from GoldMouse
As for a syntax window:
File > New > Syntax
To run the commands you enter, use the Run menu in the syntax window. 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 20
20121108T20:13:21ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121108T19:48:20Z
I think you would benefit from spending some time doing the Tutorial on the Help menu.
As for a syntax window:
File > New > Syntax
To run the commands you enter, use the Run menu in the syntax window.
thanks very much for your reply
I didn't realise that you meant a new syntax on SPSS.
OK I will put the .py amd .xml where it says to go /Library/Application Support/IBM/SPSS/Statistics/20/extensions
will post again
from GoldMouse 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 20
20121108T20:26:11ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121108T19:48:20Z
I think you would benefit from spending some time doing the Tutorial on the Help menu.
As for a syntax window:
File > New > Syntax
To run the commands you enter, use the Run menu in the syntax window.
please help me
I don't see extensions folder when I looked for it; is SPSS asking me to make my own extensions folder?
when I found the IBM folder, next SPSS, next Statistics, next 20, next Eclipse
and inside Eclipse is configuration and temp.
where do the pls. files go? 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 20
20121109T13:58:46ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121108T20:26:11Z
hi again Jon
please help me
I don't see extensions folder when I looked for it; is SPSS asking me to make my own extensions folder?
when I found the IBM folder, next SPSS, next Statistics, next 20, next Eclipse
and inside Eclipse is configuration and temp.
where do the pls. files go? 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20121126T17:21:39ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20110502T22:04:42Z
Have you read the installation instructions included in the download?
You only need the latest version of the download package.
The error message indicates a problem with the Python Essentials or Plugin installation. Have you installed this? What version of Statistics and what platform are you using?
You can test your Python installation by running this code from the syntax window.
begin program.
import spss
print 'ok'
end program.
Jon Peck
Error # 6890. Command name: BEGIN PROGRAM
Configuration file spssdxcfg.ini is invalid.
Execution of this command stops.
Configration file spssdxcfg.ini is invalid because the LIB_NAME is NULL.
Error # 6887. Command name: BEGIN PROGRAM
External program failed during initialization.
Any clue on how to get this resolved? 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20121126T17:31:22ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121126T17:21:39Z
When I run a PLS I am getting the following error:
Error # 6890. Command name: BEGIN PROGRAM
Configuration file spssdxcfg.ini is invalid.
Execution of this command stops.
Configration file spssdxcfg.ini is invalid because the LIB_NAME is NULL.
Error # 6887. Command name: BEGIN PROGRAM
External program failed during initialization.
Any clue on how to get this resolved?
If you believe that the plugin (Python Essentials) is installed, try another Pythonbased extension command such as SPSSINC CREATE DUMMIES (Transform > Create Dummies) to see if you get the same error message.
Note that if you are on Win 7 or later, you need to install the Essentials using Run As Administrator. 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20121127T09:07:17ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121126T17:31:22Z
This indicates that the Python plugin is not installed or not installed correctly. It is required for the use of PLS.
If you believe that the plugin (Python Essentials) is installed, try another Pythonbased extension command such as SPSSINC CREATE DUMMIES (Transform > Create Dummies) to see if you get the same error message.
Note that if you are on Win 7 or later, you need to install the Essentials using Run As Administrator.
How do I ensure a clean install of Python plugin? Other installs numpy and scipy have gone through fine. 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20121127T14:21:49ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121127T09:07:17Z
Yes, there was an error in installing Python plugin: It said "Error reading from file....PASWPYTHON1800.msi..." though the msi file was there in the appdata/local... folder and I was running it as administrator. So I manually extracted the files from PASWPYTHON1800.msi using lessmsi and copied them in resective Python and SPSS folders. But that does not seem to work. :(
How do I ensure a clean install of Python plugin? Other installs numpy and scipy have gone through fine. 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20121128T15:53:53ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121127T14:21:49Z
It sounds like you have a defective copy of the plugin. It needs to be run, not just to copy files, since it needs to update some ini files. You didn't say what version of SPSS or platform you are on, but please retrieve the appropriate plugin and try again. Make sure that the destination folders are writable (maybe you need Run As Administrator depending on the platform).
I've followed this thread and the instructions therein but still am having problems. For my SPSS 20.0.0 for 32bit windows version, I have downloaded the 'PLS.zip' from the "Statistical Tools" link. Also, the 'numpy1.6.2win32superpackpython2.7' and 'scipy0.11.0.tar' files. These three files are saved in the "extensions" folder as directed by the "SHOW EXTENSIONS" syntax command in SPSS. I have also installed 'Python27', though this is not saved in the SPSS extension folder.
I have also downloaded the 'SPSS_Statistics_PythonEssentials_20001_win32' and 'SPSS_Statistics_NetPlugin_20001_win32' application files. When running the former, I get the following message: "The installer has detected that the version of IBM SPSS Statistics is not match with this installer. Please update it to the corresponding version or contact technical staffs."
Is this error due to the version I've downloaded (I've seen the following: "The Essentials and Plugins for IBM SPSS Statistics Version 20 for Python and .NET are available here. They have been updated to version 20.0.0.1 but are compatible with 20.0.0.0. NOTE: if you have the 20.0.0.0 version of the Essentials installed, you must uninstall them before installing this update."  However, I do not see that I have the previous version on my PC to uninstall).
Please help! 
Re: PLS Extension Module for IBM SPSS Statistics 18
20121128T16:43:23ZThis is the accepted answer. This is the accepted answer. SystemAdmin
 20121128T15:53:53Z
Hi,
I've followed this thread and the instructions therein but still am having problems. For my SPSS 20.0.0 for 32bit windows version, I have downloaded the 'PLS.zip' from the "Statistical Tools" link. Also, the 'numpy1.6.2win32superpackpython2.7' and 'scipy0.11.0.tar' files. These three files are saved in the "extensions" folder as directed by the "SHOW EXTENSIONS" syntax command in SPSS. I have also installed 'Python27', though this is not saved in the SPSS extension folder.
I have also downloaded the 'SPSS_Statistics_PythonEssentials_20001_win32' and 'SPSS_Statistics_NetPlugin_20001_win32' application files. When running the former, I get the following message: "The installer has detected that the version of IBM SPSS Statistics is not match with this installer. Please update it to the corresponding version or contact technical staffs."
Is this error due to the version I've downloaded (I've seen the following: "The Essentials and Plugins for IBM SPSS Statistics Version 20 for Python and .NET are available here. They have been updated to version 20.0.0.1 but are compatible with 20.0.0.0. NOTE: if you have the 20.0.0.0 version of the Essentials installed, you must uninstall them before installing this update."  However, I do not see that I have the previous version on my PC to uninstall).
Please help!
2. Installing the Python Essentials installs Python as well as the plugin code, if it isn't already there, so you don't need to install Python separately.
3. You should be able to install the V20.0.0.1 Python Esssentials with Statistics 20.0.0.0, but there is a fixpack for Statistics that you might want to get anyway. If you can't get past the version mismatch message, you will need to contact Technical Support.
4. The numpy and scipy packages have to be installed, not just copied. You need the exe file versions of both. You have the numpy exe. For the scipy exe, get it from
http://sourceforge.net/projects/scipy/files/scipy/0.11.0/