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PM60535: SUMMARIZE AND MISSING(VAR) FUNCTION DO NOT CORRECTLY RECOGNIZE USER-MISSING VALUES SPECIFIED FOR LONG STRINGS.

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • You have a long string variable defined (longer than 8 bytes)
    and you wish to define discrete values as user-missing.  The
    FREQUENCIES command (and others) correctly acknowledge your
    user-missing cases.  SUMMARIZE and the MISSING() function do
    not.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * All users of Statistics 20.0                                 *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * You have a long string variable defined (longer than 8       *
    * bytes)                                                       *
    * and you wish to define discrete values as user-missing.  The *
    * FREQUENCIES command (and others) correctly acknowledge your  *
    * user-missing cases.  SUMMARIZE and the MISSING() function do *
    * not.                                                         *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Apply Statistics 20, Fixpack 2 (20.0.0.2), or upgrade to     *
    * Statistics 21.0                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • Apply Statistics 20, Fixpack 2 (20.0.0.2), or upgrade to
    Statistics 21.0
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM60535

  • Reported component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Reported component ID

    5725A54ST

  • Reported release

    K00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2012-03-15

  • Closed date

    2012-08-22

  • Last modified date

    2012-08-22

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A54ST

Applicable component levels

  • RK00 PSN

       UP

  • RK00 PSY

       UP

  • RL00 PSN

       UP

  • RL00 PSY

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
22 August 2012