Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2005 09:01:31 -0700
Reply-To: Michael Healy <email@example.com>
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From: Michael Healy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: CTABLES documentation?
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Thanks John, Your note was very insightful. The main problem I foresee
would be the data structuring which could be prohibitive in our environment.
on 4/6/05 6:35 AM, John Norton at email@example.com wrote:
> The best documentation I know of is the Tables course guide, available from
> SPSS. That documentation makes readily available the simplicity of the
> module, almost to the point of redundancy.
> However, having both used that module and taught the course, I know that
> frequently the core issue with the module is the structure - or more
> precisely, the restructuring - of the data. That usually requires some amount
> of learning, and is kind of an acquired approach to the data and the module.
> Thankfully there are other courses offered by SPSS, as well as the assistance
> available on this list to help with data restructuring.
> I hope that helps.
> John Norton
> Oncology Institute
> Loyola University Medical Center
> (708) 327-3095
>>>> Frederic Villamayor <firstname.lastname@example.org> 04/06/05 2:13 AM
> The instalation disc should contain the manuals of the software you are
> using, in PDF format. If properly installed, this manuals must be also in
> the SPSS folder, and should be accessible by the menu: Help>Syntax
> Guide>Custom Tables.
> Frederic Villamayor
> Unitat de Bioestadística
> Àrea de Desenvolupament Preclínic
> CIDF Ferrer Grupo
> Juan de Sada, 32
> 08028 - Barcelona
> E-mail: email@example.com
> Tel: +34 935093236
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> WWW: www.ferrergrupo.com
> "Sanity is not statistical"
> 1984 (George Orwell)
> michael healy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Enviado por: "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> 06.04.2005 00:32
> Por favor, responda a michael healy
> Para: SPSSX-L@LISTSERV.UGA.EDU
> Asunto: [SPSSX-L] CTABLES documentation?
> I think the CTABLES command is great and I'd like to proselytize it among
> other users at work who are not experts with SPSS. Can anyone recommend a
> light and accessible manual/tutorial that answers basic questions such as
> table formatting, nesting, using multiple non-nested categorical
> variables, data types, and sig testing and gives examples? I'm looking
> for something more basic than the syntax command reference.