Input Files Index

These can be accessed from the Edit Menu. They are specified in your Control File or at Extra Specifications.

 

CFILE=

scored category label file

CLFILE=

codes label file

DATA=

name of data file

DIF=

person label columns for DIF

DPF=

item label columns for DPF

EDFILE=

edit data file

EQFILE=

code equivalences

GROUPS=

assigns items to rating scale or partial credit groupings (same as ISGROUPS=)

IAFILE=

item anchor file

IDFILE=

item deletion file

ILFILE=

item label file

IPRFILE=

change codes for blocks of persons and items

IREFER=

identifying items for recoding

ISRANGE=

category range of a rating scale

ISUBTOTAL=

subtotal items by specified columns

IWEIGHT=

item (variable) weighting

MFORMS=

reformatting input records & multiple forms

MODELS=

assigns model types to items

PAFILE=

person anchor file

PDFILE=

person deletion file

PIVOT=

structure anchoring (backwards compatibility only)

PSUBTOTAL=

subtotal persons by specified columns

PWEIGHT=

person (case) weighting

RESCORE=

controls response recoding

SAFILE=

structure-threshold anchor file

SDFILE=

structure deletion file

SPFILE=

supplemental control file

TFILE=

input file of table numbers to be output


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