Date: Mon, 8 Jan 2001 08:47:01 -0600
Reply-To: John Kuster <KusterJ@TEN-NASH.TEN.K12.TN.US>
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From: John Kuster <KusterJ@TEN-NASH.TEN.K12.TN.US>
Organization: Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools
Subject: Re: sequential variable names
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Of course, but many questionnaires are labeled with letter responses.
The lengthy questionnaire mentioned may have a mix of letter and numeric
Allowing for both is the most flexible response since
recoding later is simple, while recoding on the fly is subject to error.
"S. Zitzer" wrote:
> John, your modification would make the variables all string variables.
> I doubt that is what he wanted.
> > data list /var1 to var80 1-80 (a).
> > begin data.
> > end data.
> > execute.