This is an introductory text designed to show readers how to try using syntax themselves and to then support them through its use. It is ideal for those who are experienced in using SPSS through the usual button menu-driven graphical interface (GIF), but who are novices regarding syntax.

Syntax for Manipulating Numeric Variables

All examples in this chapter work with SPSS sample datasets



This chapter will explain the syntax commands that enable the user to recode from existing data variables into both existing and new variables, to count values in existing variables, and to compute new variables. Some of the options available ...

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