[R] Assistance with data import from Statistica

Gabor Grothendieck ggrothendieck at myway.com
Sun Feb 1 14:16:01 CET 2004

Unfortunately the dataload web site is down because
dataload is no longer longer being offered.  There is
a commercial offering called Stat Transfer (see
www.stattransfer.com) but I have never used it so don't
know more.

Date:   Sun, 1 Feb 2004 11:10:45 +0100 
From:   Christian Schulz <ozric at web.de>
To:   <Steve_Burgess at worldonline.co.za>, <R-help at stat.math.ethz.ch> 
Subject:   Re: [R] Assistance with data import from Statistica 

oops , sorry i'm misreading you mean statistica not stata.
So i only have the notice that the command-line utility
dataload is very usefuel.

One possible download is here:

,but i remember there exist a newer version which
could handle *.Rdata files, too , but isn't downloadable from the original 
site at present!?

cheers, christian

Am Sonntag, 1. Februar 2004 09:39 schrieb Steve Burgess:
> I am a new R user attempting to convert files from Statistica to R. I
> can export from Statistica to SPSS .por format, but not to the SPSS .sav
> format. Is there a procedure for easily accomplishing this, which will
> allow me to keep variable short and long labels (big surveys LOTS of
> time to replace all this work).
> Many thanks for sharing your time and knowledge.
> steve
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