[EpiData-list] SPSS v17 export problem

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Wed Mar 11 13:28:43 CDT 2009


I have recently "upgraded" to SPSS v17. My exports from EpiData to SPSS 
format no longer work.

The error messages I get in the SPSS syntax editor are:
14 DATA LIST Unrecognized text appears on the DATA LIST command where a 
variable name was expected.  Text: TO 
69 VARIABLE LABELS This command is not permitted before the beginning of 
file definition commands. 
137 execute This command is not valid before a working file has been 

Can someone suggest a resolution?

Thank-you kindly.
Stephen Drew
Health Data Analyst
Region of Waterloo Public Health

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