Recent content by jh9384

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    string value too long

    I am recoding a lot of string variables using syntax. Many of the values (answers people have given to questions) are too long according to spss- it says I need to restrict the line length to 251bytes. but if i split it into 2 lines on the syntax then it doesn't recognise that this is one string...
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    carrying over values from one variable if missing in another

    I want to carry over (or copy) values from one variable to another, but only if they are missing values in the second variable. Could you tell me what syntax I should use? Is it if var2=99 var2=var1 ?? Thanks a lot