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Increasing the Generality of SPSS Statistics Jobs: The SPSSINC SELECT VARIABLES Extension Command Community Blog
Traditional SPSS syntax jobs refer to specific variable names and are written with assumptions about what the variables mean. That is often fine, but you can sometimes accommodate variations in names or roles by using the properties and attributes of...
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Python IDEs for IBM SPSS Statistics Community Blog
The IDLE IDE (Integrated Development Environment) is installed with the Python language and can be used with SPSS, but I am often asked to recommend a better one. I'll tell you what I do and offer some tips on using it with IBM SPSS Statistics. This is not an...
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Data Management in IBM SPSS Statistics: ThreeandaHalf Ways to Skin a Cat Community Blog
IBM SPSS Statistics contains many tools for data management. This post discusses several different ways to solve an example data management problem using technology from different areas of the product. The purpose of this post is to help you decide where to...
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New IBM SPSS Statistics Extension Commands: SPSSINC SPLIT DATASET and SPSSINC PROCESS FILES Community Blog
JonPeck
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IBM SPSS Statistics provides several mechanisms for looping in transformations or over groups within a procedure. The new extension commands expand the looping capabilities. Using the standard capabilities, you can create loops in several ways. ...
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Python Programs for NonPython People Community Blog
Python programs written to run in BEGIN PROGRAM blocks are easy to write and add lots of functionality to IBM SPSS Statistics.Â Many users have learned to create these. More users, though, do not know the Python language. The extension command mechanism...
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A New Extension Command: SPSSINC SUMMARY TTEST Community Blog
JonPeck
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I have posted to SPSS Developer Central a new Pythonbased extension command, SPSSINC SUMMARY TTEST, that does t tests when you have only the summary statistics from the samples rather than the full data.Â Besides being useful in its own right, it...
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Translating IBM SPSS Statistics Python Extension Commands Community Blog
The Python language includes a general mechanism facilitating translation of text in Python code.Â The newest version of extension.py , the module that facilitates creating extension commands, exploits this to make output translation really simple. You...
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Developer Central Update: The CDB Community Blog
I have posted new versions of the SPSSINC MODIFY TABLES and SPSSINC MODIFY OUTPUT extension command dialog boxes to Developer Central.Â Functionality is unchanged, but the dialogs have been redesigned. The dialog boxes for extension commands (among other...
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Automating the Installation of Custom Dialogs in IBM SPSS Statistics Community Blog
Custom dialog boxes (created with the Custom Dialog Builder) can be installed interactively from the IBM SPSS Statistics Utilities menu (Install Custom Dialog in Version 17 or Custom Dialogs>Install Custom Dialog in Version 18).Â This works fine, but...
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SPSS Developer Central News Community Blog
JonPeck
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Well, now that SPSS is part of IBM, I suppose we will need a new name for Developer Central and this blog.Â In the meantime, though, here is news about recent items on Developer Central. With the release of Version 18 of IBM SPSS Statistics and the...
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