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IBM SPSS Statistics Syntax II (0G416G)

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  • Syntax for file operations
    • Merging files
    • Aggregating files
    • Restructuring files
  • Syntax using functions in transformations
    • String functions
    • Date and Time functions
    • Statistical functions
    • Missing value functions
  • Powerful transformations
    • Repeating transformations across numerous variables
    • The LOOP command
    • The VECTOR command
    • Combining the LOOP and VECTOR commands
  • Macros
    • The idea of a macro
    • Debugging a macro
    • Using arguments
    • Loop structures
    • Conditional processing of commands
    • Working with string macro-variables
    • General recommendations on handling macros
  • The Production facility
    • Introduction to production jobs
    • How to run a production job
    • How to schedule a production job
  • The Output Management System (OMS) facility
    • Introduction to OMS
    • Using OMS to save output as a data file
    • Practical examples of OMS