[R] Basic SPSS commands in R ?
ben at zoo.ufl.edu
Sat Sep 8 17:08:40 CEST 2001
On Sat, 8 Sep 2001, C. Schulz wrote:
> i'm newbie of R and think it is a really good alternative to SPSS.
> But i have more problems using elementary things comparable with using advanced methods.
1. make your variable into a factor, then set the levels
(see ?factor, ?levels)
> (1) How can i value label i.e the variable X in data.frame DATA
> with the labels ( 1=very good ) (2=good).
> spss syntax when DATA is in Spreadsheet is:
> value labels X
> 1 'very good'.
> 2 'good'.
2. Look at ?split, ?tapply, ?table
> (2) How can i split the data set dependent from one variable and
> give a special output i.e. frequencies.
> spss syntax:
> SORT CASES BY countryg .
> SPLIT FILE
> LAYERED BY countryg .
> VARIABLES=X Y Z
> /ORDER ANALYSIS .
> Thanks in advance
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