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 This is a slightly longer answer. For those who are not aware, the output for a two independent-sample t-test contains three hypothesis tests.   First, there is Levene's test for homogeneity of variances and this is the "F" that Elias refers to.  To the right there are TWO rows:  a t-test performed assuming equal variances and a second row showing the same test conducted NOT assuming equal variables.  The PSPP output presents this exactly as SPSS does. My students are confused by this output; but it's probably largely due to them being novices. I think experienced users expect the output this way and are not confused. I think the current labeling is clear, but I would suggest a slightly different change with a header like (as Elias suggests) "Are equal variances assumed?" and then having values in the rows of "Yes (equal variances ARE assumed)" and "No (equal variances are NOT assumed)" But it might be even clearer (if less compact) if Levene's test were presented in an independent "box" and the t-tests were presented in their own "box".  This is how SPSS presents Levene's and Box's tests for multivariate tests. Most clear of all would be to output something more textual that more closely matches how you would report the t-test... For example, if Levene's test were significant, then report the result NOT assuming equal variances and report it in a format more like what they should report: "Levene's test was significant (F = 10.1, p < 0.01; Var(1) = 10.2, Var(2) = 100.1) so the t-test with adjusted degrees of freedom was interpreted and found to be significant (t(37.48) = -5, p < 0.001; M(1) = -2.34, M(2) = 60.12)." Or if Levene's test were not significant, then just report the standard t-test: "The t-test was not significant (t(39) = -0.3, ns; M(1) = 52.34, M(2) = 60.12)." Maybe those should have effect sizes and confidence intervals as well.  To do this, you would have to assume (or add a subcommand for the user to specify) an alpha level. Or, I guess, with just a little more coding you could report if the t-test were significant at the 0.05, 0.01 or 0.001 levels, as those are fairly standard. BTW, someone might want to know this:  Levene's test is not considered very good because it is itself very sensitive to it's own assumptions. If you have equal samples sizes in the two groups, you may want to simply ignore Levene's test and the adjusted t-test and report the "standard" version (that assumed equal variance). -Alan On 1/4/2016 7:09 AM, Elias Estatistics wrote: Dear PSPP users, i wanted to suggest the following one: "  I want to suggest an edit on ttest tables on how equal variances      are presented!           Because i have made a million such tables, and every time they      are very hard to be fixed in a writer document,      and every-time i do the same thing!           I suggest that there is an empty cell above the position that      "equal variances are assumed" is placed.      There, this title can get (before "F"), and then in the position      of "equal variances are assumed" and "equal variances are not      assumed" be replaced by a Y or N. Much nicer i think. " I am waiting your comments on this idea. However, i suggest that a Table feature will be the best option (to select how a table will be presented and what features will be displayed)! I know, PSPP is missing a lot of things, yet, however, i hope in the future, that will be enriched a lot! sincerely, Elias Tsolis "EstatisticsEU" On 04/01/2016 02:59 μμ, John Darrington wrote: On Mon, Jan 04, 2016 at 02:42:37PM +0200, Elias Estatistics wrote:             I want to suggest an edit on ttest tables on how equal variances       are presented!             Because i have made a million such tables, and every time they       are very hard to be fixed in a writer document,       and every-time i do the same thing!             I suggest that there is an empty cell above the position that       "equal variances are assumed" is placed.       There, this title can get (before "F"), and then in the position       of "equal variances are assumed" and "equal variances are not       assumed" be replaced by a Y or N. Much nicer i think.       Thanks for the suggestion. Can you run the idea by people on address@hidden before we change it.   It may be that other users have different ideas. J'       _______________________________________________ Pspp-users mailing list address@hidden https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/pspp-users ```-- Alan D. Mead, Ph.D. President, Talent Algorithms Inc. science + technology = better workers +815.588.3846 (Office) +267.334.4143 (Mobile) http://www.alanmead.org Announcing the Journal of Computerized Adaptive Testing (JCAT), a peer-reviewed electronic journal designed to advance the science and practice of computerized adaptive testing: http://www.iacat.org/jcat```