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help:variable_details [2010/09/30 16:53]
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help:variable_details [2017/04/05 04:15] (current)
admin [Setting variable details e.g. labels]
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   * Data Type.  The options are "​Nominal (names only)",​ "​Ordinal (rank only)",​ and "​Quantity (is an amount)"​. ​ This information lets SOFA present appropriate lists of variables for specific tests e.g. quantity variables such as age or height for histograms but not country or gender.   * Data Type.  The options are "​Nominal (names only)",​ "​Ordinal (rank only)",​ and "​Quantity (is an amount)"​. ​ This information lets SOFA present appropriate lists of variables for specific tests e.g. quantity variables such as age or height for histograms but not country or gender.
   * Value labels e.g. "​Male"​ for 1 and "​Female"​ for 2.  SOFA output will display the value labels.   * Value labels e.g. "​Male"​ for 1 and "​Female"​ for 2.  SOFA output will display the value labels.
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 +====== Starting a New Variable Details File ======
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 +To make a new var dets file you click on the "​Config Vars" button e.g. in the Charts window:
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 +{{:​help:​config_vars.png?​nolink|}}
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 +Enter the new name you want and click on the "​Apply"​ button:
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 +{{:​make_empty_var_dets.png?​nolink|}}
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 +And edit a variable in the data form by right-clicking the mouse on a variable header:
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 +{{:​edit_variable_into_new_var_dets.png?​nolink|}}
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 +which opens the following dialog:
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 +{{:​edit_variable_into_new_var_dets2.png?​nolink|}}
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 +and click the "​Update"​ button:
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 +{{:​saved_config_vars_to_new_vdt.png?​nolink|}}
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