[R] read.spss (package foreign) and SPSS 15.0 files

Charilaos Skiadas skiadas at hanover.edu
Fri Apr 6 18:45:22 CEST 2007

On Apr 6, 2007, at 12:32 PM, John Kane wrote:

> I have simply moved to exporting the SPSS file to a
> delimited file and loading it. Unfortunately I'm
> losing all the labelling which can be time-consuming
> to redo.    Some of the data has something like 10
> categories for a variable.

I save as csv format all the time, and it offers me a choice to use  
the labels instead of the corresponding numbers. So you shouldn't  
have to lose that labelling.

Haris Skiadas
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Hanover College

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