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Hello, I have a huge, complicated dataset which I need to transform using a Python plug-in. I read in a Python Reference Guide and noticed there are in fact two classes providing an access to a dataset cases'/variables' values – spss.Cursor and spss.Dataset. Both of them look pretty similar for me but I don't know what are the main differences between (hence – advantages/disadvantages). I would be very grateful if anyone briefly explained it to me. Thanks!
Hello John, thanks for your answer! I can't find 'spssdata' in a reference. Did you mean spss.DataStep or spss.DataDoc?
Regarding a difference between Cursor and Dataset – I guess you recommend the first one due to efficiency reasons, right?