read_spss: Read an SPSS Data File

Description Usage Arguments Value See Also Examples

View source: R/read_spss.R

Description

read_spss reads data from a file stored in SPSS *.sav format. It returns data.frame and never converts string variables to factors. Also it prepares SPSS values/variables labels for working with val_lab/var_lab functions. User-missings values are ignored. read_spss is simple wrapper around read.spss function from package foreign.

Usage

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read_spss(file, reencode = TRUE)

read_spss_to_list(file, reencode = TRUE)

Arguments

file

Character string: the name of the file or URL to read.

reencode

logical: should character strings be re-encoded to the current locale. The default is TRUE. NA means to do so in a UTF-8 locale, only. Alternatively, a character string specifying an encoding to assume for the file.

Value

read_spss returns data.frame.

read_spss_to_list returns list of variables from SPSS files.

See Also

read.spss in package foreign, val_lab, var_lab

Examples

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## Not run: 

w = read_spss("project_123.sav") # to data.frame
list_w = read_spss_to_list("project_123.sav") # to list


## End(Not run)

expss documentation built on Jan. 8, 2021, 5:38 p.m.