In data analysis, data entry is the first step. There are various software for analyze data but we can easily input data in spss which is a simple data analytics software.
How can we input data in SPSS?
We can enter data in spss by using two different ways.
- Import data from excel
Manually input data in spss
|Manually entering data|
- After open spss software , at first we have to write the variable name in the “Name” column.
- click on “Type” and select the variable type.
- then we have to write the variable description in the “Label” column.
If we want entering a string variable or nominal data, then we have to select the variable type as “String”
|Selecting variable type|
|Selecting value labels|
Import Data from Excel:
-Open spss go to “Menu Bar” and select-
|Open new data set|
–Now there open a new box named “open data” and we have go to the “Files of type” and select as “Excel(*.xls,*.xlsx,*.xlsm)”
|selecting excel data set|
Then select your target Excel file and click “open” and there open a new box named “opening excel data source”, now we have to click on “continue”,
|Opening excel data source|
And finally our excel file is imported in spss,
|Imported data set|
By using above process we can easily entering our data in spss manually .
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