2.7.51 impSPSS


Menu Information

Data: Import from File: SPSS (SAV)...


If you do not see this file type, choose Data: Import from File: Add/Remove File Types...

File Import Add Menu.png

To add drag & drop support for a file type, see Import Filter Manager.

This X-Function supports file re-import. See this topic for details.

Brief Information

Import SPSS File

Command Line Usage

1. impSPSS fname:="c:\test.sav";

2. impSPSS fname:="c:\spss_test.sav" options.sparklines:=0 option.bSaveFileInfo:=1;

Variables

Display
Name
Variable
Name
I/O
and
Type
Default
Value
Description
File Name fname

Input

string

fname$
File name of the file to be imported.
File Info trfiles

Input

TreeNode

<unassigned>
This is used in the dialog for displaying the basic information of the file.
Import Options options

Input

TreeNode

<unassigned>
This is used to tweak the import options in the dialog. Please see the Description part of this document for details.
Output orng

Output

Range

<active>
This is used to specify the output range.

See the syntax here.

Repeat Import reimp

Input

int

0
Specifies whether or not reimport is allowed.

Description

This X-Function is used for importing SPSS data files.

Details on Some Dialog Options

  • Import Options(options)
Please see this page for more details.

Examples

The following example shows how to import the SPSS data file (c:\spss_test.sav).

  1. Create a new project. Select Data: Import from File: SPSS... from the Origin menu. This opens the SPSS file browser. The SPSS menu item is default hidden. To show it to the Import menu list, you will need to select Customize... to turn it on.
  2. Select C:\spss_test.sav' and then click the Add File(s) button. Make sure that the Show Options Dialog check-box is selected.
  3. Click the OK button to close the file browser. The Import and Export: impSPSS dialog should now open.
  4. Expend the File Information : spss_test: Variables branch, select all the check boxes to import all columns.
  5. Change Output to <new>.
  6. Click the OK button to import spss_test file.

Related X-Functions

impFile, impinfo