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FAQs: Data Formats and Files

  1. How do I interpret a record from an ASCII data file?
  2. How do I use an SPSS setup file to import ASCII data?
  3. How do I use a SAS setup file to import ASCII data?
  4. I'm using SPSS on a Mac. I can't read ASCII data files using the SPSS setup file I downloaded. What do I do?
  5. I downloaded data from your site, but my statistics application issues an error message that the file cannot be found.
  6. What are setup files?
  7. What kind of data formats does the archive distribute? Do you have SPSS Portable files? SAS transport? Stata?