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From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: PSPP-BUG: Bug in DATA LIST
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 20:29:47 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Thu, Jun 07, 2018 at 03:21:10PM +0000, Valter Sundh wrote:
> Hi.
> The attached pdf file demonstrates an error that occured when I imported data 
> from an ascii-text file.
> Page one show the version of PSPP I am using, and beneath it is the code I 
> wanted to run.
> Page two show the output from PSPP, and I have framed the error message it 
> produced in red.
> It is obviously that the interpreter gets confused when it tries to execute 
> my code,
> and that it thinks I have requested an MANOVA analysis.
> Page three show a list of the variables on the data file thar was created, 
> and the data on the file seems to be OK,
> except that the variable labels defined after the point of the error message 
> are not inserted.
> If you need the data file involved, I can send it, but this program bug seems 
> to depend only on
> how PSPP interpretes a certain line of code.

SPSS has two modes for interpreting syntax files.  By default, PSPP
tries to guess whether a given file is written in one mode or another.
It fails in this case.  You can avoid the problem by rearranging the
syntax so that "MAN" is not the first word on a line.

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