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Status Not under consideration
Workspace SPSS Statistics
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 7, 2016

Text output line functionality in SPSS version 23 and later when using Macros

After being in contact with your technical support it turns out that in previous versions -- eg, Statistics 21.0 -- the text output line was produced with each and every procedure when using a Macro function.

In Statistics version 23 and 24, this only happens on the first procedure after changing the active DataSet. This is problematic for some applications we are using to differentiate a series of tables.

We would like to see this behavior changed so that the desired line of output is seen again with each procedure.

Technical support suggested to open a Request Functional (product) Enhancement (RFE).

Example files are attached to this request.