#### How to input data in SPSS (data analysis part-2)

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.**

**Manually****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 |

**then we have to go to the “Values” column and click on it. Then we can see a new box named value labels .**

Selecting value labels |

**Now we have to enter a value on that box and define the value by a label and click “Add”. After adding all values then click “Ok”.**

**Import Data from Excel:**

**-Open spss go to “Menu Bar” and select-**

“File”→“Open”→“Data”

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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