You may have heard that using SPSS Syntax is more efficient, gives you more control, and ultimately saves you time and frustration. They’re all true.
I realize that you probably use SPSS because you don’t want to code. You like the menus.
I get it. I like the menus, too, and I use them all the time. But I use syntax just as often.
At some point, if you want to do serious data analysis, you have to start using syntax. [Read more…] about SPSS Syntax 101