Converting Other Files Types into SPSS or CSV Data Files
|Related Online Training modules|
|Saving as a .sav File|
|Generally it is best to access online training from within Q by selecting Help > Online Training|
Once a data file has been read into Q it can be saved as an SPSS
.sav data file or CSV file by selecting Tools > Save Data as SPSS/CSV File.
This can be useful when you need to delete cases/variables from raw data due to customer request or you need to deliver a modified .sav file to the client. More detail on how to do this is on our blog post how to save a modified spss file. When you save as an SPSS data file, information contained in both the original data file and the Q project is saved, with any changes made in Q being “hard coded” into the new data file. A list of what will occur is shown once you select Save Data as SPSS/CSV File.
Further reading: SPSS Alternatives