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PM80465: STATISTICS MISREADING TIME/DATE DATA FROM EXCEL WHERE CELL CONTAINS A FORMULA

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • You have a formula defining the time/date value in your
    worksheet (e.g. "=IF(R2>L2,R2-L2,R2-L2+24)").  when you read
    this excel (XLSX) file into Statistics, some of the values are
    displayed with unrealistic values (e.g. "2:-29:-59 AM" instead
    of "1:30").
    

Local fix

  • This issue will be addressed in the next Fix Pack. Please refer
    to the Fix Pack schedule at
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21599157 for
    information on upcoming Fix Packs.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Statistics 21.0 reading excel time formatted data where the  *
    * underlying cell is a formula.                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * You have a formula defining the time/date value in your      *
    * worksheet (e.g. "=IF(R2>L2,R2-L2,R2-L2+24)").  when you read *
    * this excel (XLSX) file into Statistics, some of the values   *
    * are                                                          *
    * displayed with unrealistic values (e.g. "2:-29:-59 AM"       *
    * instead                                                      *
    * of "1:30").                                                  *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Upgrade to Statistics 21.0 Fix Pack 1.                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue has been addressed in Statistics 21.0 Fix Pack 1.
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM80465

  • Reported component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Reported component ID

    5725A54ST

  • Reported release

    K00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-01-11

  • Closed date

    2013-03-15

  • Last modified date

    2013-03-15

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Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A54ST

Applicable component levels

  • RL00 PSN

       UP

  • RL00 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: SPSS Statistics
Statistics Desktop

Software version: 20.0

Reference #: PM80465

Modified date: 2013-03-15