xpssFilter: Creates a FILTER subset

Description Usage Arguments Details Value Author(s) See Also Examples

View source: R/xpssFilter.R

Description

R implementation of the SPSS FILTER argument.

Usage

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xpssFilter(x,variable = NULL, filtervalue = 1)

Arguments

x

a (non-empty) data.frame or input data of class "xpssFrame".

variable

atomic character with the name of the variable.

filtervalue

atomic character or atomic numeric which contains the filtervalue.

Details

xpssFilter creates a subset of the actual dataset, without deleting the excluded variables, respectively without deleting the excluded values. After activating xpssFilter, only the subset will be used, the excluded data will be ignored for the following actions until xpssFilterOff terminates the filtering. As noted before those cases are not actually deleted and will be available after the filter is turned off.

Important:
All changes are used on the complete dataset, except for the function being an data exploring or data analyzing function

Type of Function Example Function Dataset Usage
Data Management xpssSelectIf Uses thecomplete dataset
Data Modifing xpssRecode Uses the complete dataset
Data Exploring xpssDescriptives Uses theworking dataset only
Data Analyzing xpssRegression Uses the working dataset only

Value

Output is a subset of the actual dataset under the predetermined condition of the filtervalue.

Author(s)

Bastian Wiessner

See Also

Related Functions xpssDoIf xpssFilterOff xpssSample xpssSelectIf xpssTemporary

Examples

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data(fromXPSS)

fromXPSS <- xpssFilter(x=fromXPSS, variable = "V3", filtervalue=1)

xpssDescriptives(x=fromXPSS, variables = "V6")

xpssFilterOff(x=fromXPSS)

translateSPSS2R documentation built on May 30, 2017, 4:31 a.m.

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