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Include both STAR JOIN and MERGE DATA in menu

In SPSS version 25 the STAR JOIN function was removed from the menu. STAR JOIN still works, but can not be found anymore in the menu under Data – Merge Files – Add Variables as in previous versions of SPSS.

Under Data – Merge Files – Add Variables you can now find MERGE FILES. This function does the same as STAR JOIN but MERGE FILES lacks several useful aspects compared to STAR JOIN. 

SUGGESTION: Make both STAR JOIN and MERGE FILES available in the menu.


   └ Merge Files

                └ Add Variables

                             └ Merge Files

                             └ Star Join

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  • Dec 14 2018
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  • Bettina Weber commented
    December 14, 2018 17:59

    Vote for it as well

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