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Re: Import / Export Functions and other features missing for academic an
Re: Import / Export Functions and other features missing for academic and office use in urban planning
Mon, 09 May 2011 21:21:46 -0700
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)
"Roman Seidl" <address@hidden> writes:
> The main problem of PSPP in our use is the limited import and export
> capabilities. Rather than needing sav or por file formats which not of
> any interest when not using spss we would need for things like dbf, xls
> and maybe odt. Aren't there some GPLed libraries somewhere which could
> be easily integrated?
I'm not sure what version of PSPP you are using. The latest
version supports saving output to ODT format, for example.
I see that Michel already mentioned that he is working on import
from XLS files.
> The second most annoying thing was PSPP's behavior to not warn you when
> you open another file when there is an unsaved dataset. This will lead
> to mistakes...
I agree that is a problem. However, I've recently fixed it. Now
PSPP will simply open a second window that contains the new
dataset. I'm working on a few refinements.