bugPSPP - Bugs: bug #48896, print file doesn't print to a file


bug #48896: print file doesn't print to a file

Submitted by:  Harry Thijssen <unknown_one>
Submitted on:  Thu 25 Aug 2016 10:08:52 AM UTC  
Category:  System/Portable File I/O Severity:  3 - Ordinary
Status:  Wont Fix Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  None
Effort:  0.00

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Wed 29 Mar 2017 10:14:20 AM UTC, comment #4:

Yes. The output looks identical to what SPSS produced.

Harry Thijssen <unknown_one>
Wed 29 Mar 2017 05:18:21 AM UTC, comment #3:

Does this mean this item can be closed?

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Tue 28 Mar 2017 07:23:59 PM UTC, comment #2:

Unfortunately I can't recall where I got this from. It must be from a user.

I tested it again. EXECUTE is not necessary when used from a .sps command file.

print OUTFILE='test2.txt'.
gives as result a file which looks empty but has only
(hex) 20 0D OA
for every record. So a space for every line.

When I add /ALL I get the same output as from
print OUTFILE='test2.txt' TABLE /ALL.
This command gives visible output.

The current dataset is not changed between.

Harry Thijssen <unknown_one>
Mon 27 Mar 2017 05:36:02 PM UTC, comment #1:

I don't think it'll do anything unless you follow it with EXECUTE.

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Thu 25 Aug 2016 10:08:52 AM UTC, original submission:

On MSWindows:

PRINT OUTFILE='O:\2016 Jobs\305616\tabulation\305616layout.txt'

Gives no error in the output window and an empty file. I would say that is a bug.

PRINT OUTFILE='O:\2016 Jobs\305616\tabulation\305616layout.txt' TABLE /ALL.

Gives output in the output window and an empty file. I would say that is a bug.

Harry Thijssen <unknown_one>


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