SPSS for Windows: Some basics

What is SPSS?

For the following instructions:

To start the SPSS Program: * "Start" button (lower-left hand of screen on Windows) Move cursor over to "Programs" & then over to "SPSS for Windows"

The program will open an empty datafile window. There are many other windows in SPSS, many of which will be described in these brief tutorials. The datafile window is where your data is stored.

Elements of the SPSS Screen

SPSS File Management

Data Management

Entering data

Transforming data