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PM90797: EXCEL (.XLSX) FILE WILL NOT IMPORT WITH USER-DEFINED DATES

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • You have an Excel (.xlsx) you wish to import into Statistics
    21.0.  However, the file does not import and you see an error:
    
    >Error.  Command name: GET DATA
    >(2063) Error reading information for sheet.
    >* Sheet Name: "Edgewood"
    >Execution of this command stops.
    EXECUTE.
    
    If you omit the columns with user defined date formats, the file
    imports.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * Users of SPSS Statistics reading user-defined dates from MS  *
    * Excel                                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * You have an Excel (.xlsx) you wish to import into Statistics *
    * 21.0.  However, the file does not import and you see an      *
    * error:                                                       *
    *                                                              *
    * >Error.  Command name: GET DATA                              *
    * >(2063) Error reading information for sheet.                 *
    * >* Sheet Name: "Edgewood"                                    *
    * >Execution of this command stops.                            *
    * EXECUTE.                                                     *
    *                                                              *
    * If you omit the columns with user defined date formats, the  *
    * file                                                         *
    * imports.                                                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * Update to SPSS Statistics 21.0 Fixpack 2 (21.0.0.2)          *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue has been resolved for SPSS Statistics 21.0 Fixpack 2
    (21.0.0.2)
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM90797

  • Reported component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Reported component ID

    5725A54ST

  • Reported release

    L00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-06-10

  • Closed date

    2013-11-27

  • Last modified date

    2013-11-27

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A54ST

Applicable component levels

  • RL00 PSN

       UP

  • RL00 PSY

       UP

  • RM00 PSN

       UP

  • RM00 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: SPSS Statistics
Statistics Desktop

Software version: 21.0

Reference #: PM90797

Modified date: 27 November 2013