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Re: PSPP-BUG: Windows 10 Pro PSPP Output error Crosstabs syntax error at

From: Friedrich Beckmann
Subject: Re: PSPP-BUG: Windows 10 Pro PSPP Output error Crosstabs syntax error at 'PIVOT'
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 08:55:18 +0100

Hi Ben, hi Alexandra,

the nightly builds for the windows version are available from the buildbot. The 
new version ā€ž1.5.3-g797d4cā€œ which should contain the bugfix from today should 
be available tomorrow. The builds are available here:



> Am 13.01.2022 um 06:53 schrieb Ben Pfaff <blp@cs.stanford.edu>:
> I fixed the bug in the PSPP source code. I imagine it will be some
> time before anyone makes updated binaries available for Windows.
> Thanks again for the bug report.
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 1:27 PM Ben Pfaff <blp@cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
>> Thanks for reporting the bug. I see the problem, and we can fix it.
>> Until then, you can just delete the word PIVOT from the syntax and rerun it.
>> On Wed, Jan 12, 2022 at 1:16 PM Alexandra Younger
>> <youngeralexandra@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> I recently downloaded PSPP on my Windows 10 Pro to conduct some statistical 
>>> analysis on data for my job. The project involves a stone tool analysis 
>>> performed comparing attributes of the flakes that are produced as a result 
>>> of stone tool production in order to illustrate the process of reduction 
>>> and infer behaviors through identified patterns. The purpose was to conduct 
>>> a Chi-Square Test of Independence utilizing the Crosstabs function on the 
>>> software. When I run the Chi-Square test under "Non-Parametric Tests", I 
>>> get immediate output. However, I needed to conduct a Test of Independence 
>>> through Crosstabs under the "Descriptive Statistics"  tab, following which, 
>>> the Crosstabs output produces the following error:
>>>                  /TABLES =  Material     by       Texture
>>> 3.31-3.35: error: CROSSTABS: Syntax error at 'PIVOT' .
>>>                 /FORMAT=AVALUE TABLES PIVOT
>>>                 /STATISTICS=CHISQ
>>> My data set is primarily a set of categorical variables using numeric 
>>> values. I believe I have my values correctly labeled based on my previous 
>>> experience with SPSS and consulting the tutorials. I have also tried the 
>>> test with other variables in my data, including scale data, and I receive 
>>> an identical error in the output as above. I even tried adjusting the 
>>> Crosstabs settings, unchecking and checking boxes, to see if those affected 
>>> the outcome.
>>> I utilized the search option for the online GNU forum to seek out keywords 
>>> related to this problem. I also tried Stack-Overflow, Google, and Reddit. I 
>>> have not located any topics that may lead to a solution to my problem. 
>>> Because the error in my output box identifies a syntax error, I believe 
>>> there may be a coding error, which is what led me to report this as a bug 
>>> in the software, rather than consult the mailing list. If this was in poor 
>>> judgment, please let me know and I will try the mailing list instead. If 
>>> you need more information from me, I will be happy to provide.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Alexandra Younger
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