[R] read.spss warning: unrecognized record type??

Raphael Schneider rasch at med1.med.tum.de
Fri Aug 27 09:35:07 CEST 2004

On Friday 27 August 2004 02:55, Michael Jerosch-Herold wrote:
> When using read.spss (library: 'foreign') I get the following warning
> message:
> Warning message:
> E:/R4win/mesamri.sav: Unrecognized record type 7, subtype 13
> encountered in system file.
> I don't see anything wrong with record #7 in the database I am trying
> to read in, but I suspect that the warning message does not refer to a
> specific record, but a "variable" type. Is this correct? And what does
> "subtype 13" mean?
I get the same message but it seems that all data is read correctly. My 
impression is that this message shows up only reading datasets stored with 
SPSS12. At the moment I have no dataset where I know exactly this was stored 
using a SPSS version below 12.


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