In VisualStat there are several data types. You can easily convert between the data types using the Change Data Type command. By default, all new variables are assumed to be null.
Displays the variables in the datasheet.
Data type to be convert
The type of data that is desired. The available data types are:
Suppose VisualStat identifies a column named Gender as null, and you want to change it to a factor column with two levels, one for each gender.
1.Open the DataBook summary.vstz
2.Select the sheet crosstab
3.Choose the tab Transform, the group Compute and the command Change Data Type
4.In Variables, select Gender
5.In New Type, select Factor