[R] reading Systat into R

Robert W. Baer, Ph.D. rbaer at atsu.edu
Fri Oct 8 21:49:41 CEST 2004

> The SPSS *.SAV file, when I opened it, proved not to have any data in it.
> It only contained the "variable view" not the "data view."  But the Excel
> file appears to contain the data.

My experience with getting spss files suggests that you might actually be
seeing the file as a list.  Look at help for
?read.spss.  The most usable format to get a data frame is:


See if this doesn't do what you expect.

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