## Load

This enables you to load data directly into Genstat from a variety of sources, as follows:

- ASCII files where data are specified in columns
- Resume – Genstat Save File (.gsv) where data has been saved previously using the Save command.
- Data files – Genstat spreadsheet (.gsh), other spreadsheet and data formats.
- From Clipboard where data are in column format on the clipboard.
- ODBC Data and Retrieval files
- From URLs

## Save

This lets you save the current Genstat data as a .gsv file, allowing you to reopen it later and continue where you left off. You can load data in this format back into Genstat using **Data | Load | Resume**. Note that the data are saved using a RECORD statement.

## Clear All Data

This deletes all current data structures from Genstat, by issuing an ENDJOB command. Data in open spreadsheet windows can be restored to Genstat using the **Spread | Update** menu.

## Calculations

Calculates new data using any general expression.

## Transformations

Transforms a data variate according to a transformation chosen from a list of common transformations.

## Interpolation

Interpolate to predict values at intermediate points in (X,Y) data.

## Unit Conversions

Performs standard unit conversions for different types of measurements.

## Matrix Calculations

Performs matrix calculations using a subset of functions from the general Calculations menu.

## Set Calculations

Performs Boolean arithmetic on sets contained within variates.

## Probability Calculations

Performs probability calculations for a range of discrete and continuous distributions.

## Table Calculations

Performs calculations with tables to create new tables.

## Table Slice

Takes a slice of a table to produce a new table with a subset of the levels of the original table.

## Table Combine Levels

Combines levels in a table to produce a new table with fewer levels.

## Table Sort

Sorts levels in a table to produce a reordered table.

## Generate Random Sample

Generates a random sample from a chosen distribution.

## Random Permutations

This performs a random permutation of the units for a set of factors and/or variates.

## Ranks

Calculates the ranks of values within a sample.

## Text progression

Form a text progression where the items in a text are created by a sequence of characters with a common offset (e.g. AA, AB, .. ZZ).

## Form Groups (Factors)

Converts data from a variate or text into a factor.

## Form Multiple-response factors

Produces multiple-response factors from a set of variates or text structures coding individual responses.

## Form Similarity Matrix

Forms a symmetric matrix containing similarities between each pair of

observations based on data contained in a set of variates.

## Append

Appends a set of vectors of the same type (factor, text, or variate) into a single vector of the same type.

## Subset

Forms a new vector containing a subset-menu of the values of an existing one.

## Reshape

Reshapes a data set with classifying factors for rows and columns,

into a reorganized data set with new identifying factors

## Display Data in Output

This opens the Display Data in Output menu that allows the output of selected structures to the Output window.

## Games

**Play Bingo**– play a game of Bingo.**Play Fruit Machine**– play a game of Fruit Machine.**Play Life**– play a game of Life.**Play Noughts and Crosses**– play a game of Noughts and Crosses.

## See also

- ASCII file format menu.
- Supported spreadsheet formats
- Calculations menu.
- Transformations menu.
- Interpolation menu.
- Unit conversions menu.
- Matrix calculations menu.
- Probability calculations menu.
- Set calculations menu
- Generate random sample menu.
- Random permutation menu.
- Ranks menu.
- Form groups menu.
- Form multiple-response factors menu.
- Form similarity matrix menu.
- Append menu.
- Subset menu.
- Reshape Data menu.
- Display Data in Output
- Play Bingo menu.
- Play Fruit Machine menu.
- Play Noughts and Crosses menu.
- Play Life menu.
- Data View menu.