Data file with grouped elements

It is often convenient to group elements in a facet for reporting or anchoring.

 

This is such a data file, KCTGDAT.txt:

 

1  111111100000000000 Richard M

2  111111111100000000 Tracie  F

3  111111111001000000 Walter  M

4  111100101000000000 Blaise  M

 

This data file, of the KCT test, has the examinees' sex specified by M or F in column 31. The sex is to be used as an element of the "Sex" facet, and also to group the examinees.

 

The Facform keyword file, KCTGkey.txt, to reformat this CSV file is:

 

; File: KCTGkey.txt

; This converts a "flat" data file into a Facets file (Comments start with ;)

; We want to group anchor on child Sex

 

$Input = KCTGDAT.txt                    ; the "flat" file

$Output = KCTGFAC.txt                   ; the file of Facets-formatted data

 

$Facets = 3                             ; three facets - children and tapping items

                                       ; and gender/sex

 

; labels for the facets

$Flabel = 1, "Children,G"               ; Children will be group anchored

$Flabel = 2, "Tapping items"

$Flabel = 3, "Sex"

 

; let's output the specifications that Facets needs:

$Spec = "Title = Knox Cube Test"

$Spec = "Output = kctgOUT.txt ;the Facets output file"

$Spec = "Models =?,?,?,D"

$Spec = "Positive=1,3     ; children & sex positively oriented"

$Spec = "Noncenter=3      ; sex facets floats"

 

; child's sex - for element in facet 3 and group in facet 1:

 

Sex=$S31W1       ; M or F

 

$If=(Sex="F")

    Group=1                            ; Females are group 1

$Elseif=(Sex="M")

    Group=2                            ; Males are group 2

$Endif

 

$Label = 3,Group,Sex                    ; Group facet

 

; person element number is child number in the "flat" file:

$Label = 1, $S1W2,$S23W9+",0,"+$Q(Group) ; Child number is column 1, width 2

 

                                       ; reset item numbering

Itemnum = 1                             ; define variable Itemnum with value 1.

           ;  This will be the item number.

 

; now go across the line for 18 items

$Do = 18

    $Label = 2, Itemnum                ; Itemnum has the item number

; at this point the current element in facet 1 and in facet 2 have been

                                       ; identified by $Label= keywords

    $Rating = $S(Itemnum+3)W1          ; first response: column 4 width 1.

                                       ; The reformatted rating is written to the $Output file.

    Itemnum = Itemnum + 1              ; increment for next response

$Again

 

 

The resulting Facets specification file, KCTGFAC.txt, is:

 

; FACFORM Version No. 1.23

; Run on 05-25-1993 11:42:24

; from Keyword file: KCTGkey.txt

Facets = 3

Title = Knox Cube Test

Output = kctOUT.txt ;the Facets output file

Models =?,?,?,D

Positive=1,3     ; children & sex positively oriented

Noncenter=3      ; sex facets floats

Labels =

1,Children,G

1=Richard M,0,2

2=Tracie  F,0,1

3=Walter  M,0,2

4=Blaise  M,0,2

5=Ron     M,0,2

6=William M,0,2

7=Susan   F,0,1

8=Linda   F,0,1

9=Kim     F,0,1

10=Carol   F,0,1

11=Pete    M,0,2

12=Brenda  F,0,1

13=Mike    M,0,2

14=Zula    F,0,1

15=Frank   M,0,2

16=Dorothy F,0,1

17=Rod     M,0,2

18=Britton F,0,1

19=Janet   F,0,1

20=David   M,0,2

21=Thomas  M,0,2

22=Betty   F,0,1

23=Bert    M,0,2

24=Rick    M,0,2

25=Don     M,0,2

26=Barbara F,0,1

27=Adam    M,0,2

28=Audrey  F,0,1

29=Anne    F,0,1

30=Lisa    F,0,1

31=James   M,0,2

32=Joe     M,0,2

33=Martha  F,0,1

34=Elsie   F,0,1

35=Helen   F,0,1

*

2,Tapping items

1=

2=

3=

4=

5=

6=

7=

8=

9=

10=

11=

12=

13=

14=

15=

16=

17=

18=

*

3,Sex

1=F

2=M

*

Data =

1,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

2,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

3,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0

4,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,0,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

5,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

6,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

7,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,1,0,0,0

8,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

9,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

10,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

11,1-18,2,1,1,1,0,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

12,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,1,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

13,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0

14,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

15,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0

16,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

17,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,0,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

18,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0

19,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

20,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0

21,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0

22,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0

23,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,1,1,0,0,0,0

24,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,1,0,0,1,1,0

25,1-18,2,1,1,1,0,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

26,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

27,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

28,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

29,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,1,1,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0

30,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

31,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

32,1-18,2,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

33,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,0,0,1,0,0,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0

34,1-18,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0,1,0,1,0,0,0,0

35,1-18,1,1,1,1,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0,0


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