Downloading the SPSS file

Exporting a .SAV file to use with SPSS

To download a .sav, go to:

  1. Login » Surveys » Manage Data » Export >> Statistical Package Export
  2. Turn on the Include Open-Ended Text Data. By default, open-ended text data is not included in the report. Checking this box will include that data.
  3. Turn on the Display Question Code instead of Text if you want to Display Question Index Instead of Variable Name. By default, the question numbers appear as variables (var1, var2, etc.). Checking this box will replace var1 with Q1, var2 with Q2, etc.
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The SPSS file download is not supported for multilingual text data. If you are conducting surveys in language(s) other than English, then please use the Excel option for downloading.
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Note: For SPSS report the limit is set to 500 characters for a comment box question type, and 255 characters for other open ended question types.

Additional Note:

The duplicated question codes are not supported by SPSS. If there are duplicates in the survey a prompt will be displayed to rename mentioned question codes.

As seen in the image below question code will be highlighted on the prompt.

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This codes can be renamed like P4210_1, P4220_1 and P4230_1. After making these changes report should download properly.

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License

This feature/tools described here are available with the following license(s) :

Corporate Edition and above- Buy Now - $75/Month