Winsteps SPSS error codes

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SPSS Error Codes:

0

OK: No error

1

FILE_OERROR: Error opening file

2

FILE_WERROR: File write error

3

FILE_RERROR: Error reading the file

4

FITAB_FULL: File table full (too many open SPSS data files)

5

INVALID_HANDLE: The file handle is not valid

6

INVALID_FILE: File is not a valid SPSS data file

7

NO_MEMORY: Insufficient memory

8

OPEN_RDMODE: File is open for reading, not writing or appending

9

OPEN_WRMODE: File is open for writing, not reading

10

INVALID_VARNAME: One or more variable names in list are invalid

11

DICT_EMPTY: No variables defined in the dictionary

12

VAR_NOTFOUND: One or more variables in list were not found in dictionary

13

DUP_VAR: There is already a variable with the same name

14

NUME_EXP: At least one variable in the list is not numeric

15

STR_EXP: The specified variable has numeric values

16

SHORTSTR_EXP: The variable is a long string (length > 8)

17

INVALID_VARTYPE: Invalid length code (varLength is negative or exceeds 255)

18

INVALID_MISSFOR: Invalid missing values specification

19

INVALID_COMPSW: Invalid compression switch (other than 0 or 1)

20

INVALID_PRFOR: The print format specification is invalid or is incompatible with the variable type

21

INVALID_WRFOR: The write format specification is invalid or is incompatible with the variable type

22

INVALID_DATE: Invalid date

23

INVALID_TIME: Invalid time

24

NO_VARIABLES: Fewer than two variables in list

27

DUP_VALUE: The list of values contains duplicates

28

INVALID_CASEWGT: The given case weight variable is invalid.

30

DICT_COMMIT: spssCommitHeader has already been called

31

DICT_NOTCOMMIT: Dictionary of the output file has not yet been written with spssCommitHeader

33

NO_TYPE2: File is not a valid SPSS data file (no type 2 record)

41

NO_TYPE73: There is no type 7, subtype 3 record present (warning).

45

INVALID_DATEINFO: The date variable information is invalid

46

NO_TYPE999: File is not a valid SPSS data file (missing type 999 record)

47

EXC_STRVALUE: The value is longer than the length of the variable

48

CANNOT_FREE: Unable to free because arguments are illegal or inconsistent

49

BUFFER_SHORT: Buffer value is too short to hold the value.

50

INVALID_CASE: Current case is not valid.

51

INTERNAL_VLABS: Internal data structures of the DLL are invalid. This signals an error in the DLL.

52

INCOMPAT_APPEND: File created on an incompatible system.

53

INTERNAL_D_A:

54

FILE_BADTEMP: Error accessing the temporary file

55

DEW_NOFIRST: spssGetDEWFirst was never called

56

INVALID_MEASURELEVEL: measureLevel is not in the legal range, or it is SPSS_MLVL_RAT and the variable is a string variable

57

INVALID_7SUBTYPE: Parameter subtype not between 1 and MAX7SUBTYPE

70

INVALID_MRSETDEF: Existing multiple response set definitions are invalid

71

INVALID_MRSETNAME: The multiple response set name is invalid

72

DUP_MRSETNAME: The multiple response set name is a duplicate


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