This article lists different ways to create numeric variables in Q. Click on the links for more information on how to use each method.
Numeric Variables can be created by:
- Copying Variables or Questions (see: How to Create a Second Version of a Variable) and then recoding them by changing Question Type and editing Value Attributes
- Creating new variables using Excel-Style Formulas. These are designed for less technical people to create variables using Excel-style syntax and by pointing and clicking.
- Creating new variables using the Ready-Made Formulas menu (e.g., if wanting to create a new variable which is the average or sum of other variables).
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