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Re: error opening a pspp file

From: Dr. Oliver Walter
Subject: Re: error opening a pspp file
Date: Sun, 4 Feb 2018 22:25:50 +0100
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As I wrote at the beginning and in my answer to John Darrington: The problem had to do with umlauts in German variable names. These umlauts were there where you see question marks in the variable names, variable labels and variable codes.

Am 04.02.2018 um 22:19 schrieb Ben Pfaff:
On Sun, Feb 04, 2018 at 03:18:30PM +0100, Meimuna Kahf wrote:
yesterday i worked for the first time with pspp and i inserted all my
data for a seminar into pspp. A just saved it all the time and at the
end. It took about the whole day and today i wanted to open the file
and i became the error in the attachment. I also put the file in the
This data file is really weird because it was written by PSPP but PSPP
wrote it really badly, translating all non-ASCII characters into ASCII
as question marks.  Really it should have been written as ISO-8859-1 or
UTF-8.  What locale and character set do you have configured on your

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