HLINES= heading lines in output files = Yes

To facilitate importing the IFILE=, PFILE=, SFILE= and XFILE= files into spreadsheet and database programs, the heading lines can be omitted from the output files.

 

HLINES=Y  Include heading lines in the output files (the standard)

  In IFILE= and PFILE=, specifying HLINES=Y also puts ";" at the start of missing, deleted and extreme lines.

  For simulated data files, SIFILE=, HLINES=Y puts the person generating value in each data line.

HLINES=N  Omit heading lines.

 

Example: I want a tab-separated score-to-measure file, without the column headings:

  SCOREFILE=mysc.txt

  HLINES=NO

  CSV=TAB

 

0 -6.46 1.83 .28 217 85 1 2.9 1 2.9 1

1 -5.14 1.08 .81 278 50 0 .0 1 2.9 3

2 -4.22 .86 1.29 321 40 1 2.9 2 5.7 4

 

with column headings, HLINES=YES, the standard:

 

";" "KID" "SCORE FILE FOR"

"; TABLE OF SAMPLE NORMS (500/100) AND FREQUENCIES CORRESPONDING TO COMPLETE TEST"

";SCORE" "MEASURE" "S.E." "INFO" "NORMED" "S.E." "FREQUENCY" "%" "CUM.FREQ." "%" "PERCENTILE"

0 -6.46 1.83 .28 217 85 1 2.9 1 2.9 1


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