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TitleQuantum User's Guide - Vol2
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Table of Contents
List of figures
About this guide
	Volume 1, Data editing
	Volume 2, Basic tables
	Volume 3, Advanced tables
	Volume 4, Administrative functions
	Symbols and typographical conventions
1 Introduction to the tabulation section
	1.1 Creating tables
		Creating the cells of the table
		Types of data in the cells
		Table text
2 The hierarchy of the tabulation section
	2.1 Components of a tabulation program
	2.2 Hierarchies of Quantum
	2.3 Defining run conditions
		Options on a, sectbeg, flt and tab statements
			Output options
			Data options
		Switching off options
	2.4 The default options file
	2.5 Sample tables
		Total percentages
		Cumulative column percentages
		Table of means
3 Introduction to axes
	3.1 Naming the axis
	3.2 Types of elements within axes
	3.3 Defining conditions for an element
		Special conditions
	3.4 Count-creating elements
		The n01 statement
			Simplifying complex conditions
		The n15 statement
		Creating a base
	3.5 Subheadings and extra text
		Statements for extra text
			Suppressing text-only rows
			Placing text in the body of the table
		Subheadings in the axis
			Nested subheadings for column axes
			Laying out subheadings
		Text continuation statements
	3.6 Netting
		Automatic indentation of element texts
		Text-only net elements
		Accumulation of suppressed elements by net level
		Percentaging with nets
	3.7 Axes within axes
		Defining subaxes
		Creating tables from subaxes
	3.8 Printing characters next to absolutes
4 More about axes
	4.1 The col statement
		Continuing col statements
		Dealing with don’t knows
		Conditions on col statements
		Bases on col statements
		Subheadings with col
		Text-only elements with col
	4.2 The val statement
		Testing for arithmetic equality
		Testing ranges
		Combining arithmetic equality and range testing
		Counting missing values
	4.3 Responses with numeric codes: fld
	4.4 Responses with numeric codes: bit
		When bit is better than fld
		Incrementing tables more than once per respondent
	4.5 Filtering within an axis
	4.6 Redefining a base
	4.7 Pagination
		Automatic pagination
		Manual pagination
		Repeating elements on continued tables
	4.8 Options on n, col, val, fld and bit statements
		Output options
		Data options
	4.9 Percentage differences
	4.10 Distributing records from one element across the axis
5 Statistical functions and totals
	5.1 Creating totals
	5.2 Statistical statements
	5.3 Averages
	5.4 The mean, standard deviation, standard error and error variance
	5.5 The n25 statement
		Using factors
		Using n25;inc=
		Weighted runs
	5.6 The sum of factors
	5.7 Creating percentiles and medians
		Percentiles from factors
			How Quantum interpolates percentiles from factors
			Factors in reverse order
		Percentiles based on numeric variables
		Interpolation with percentiles
			Special interpolation method
	5.8 Printing the effective base
	5.9 Formulae
		Sum of factors
		Standard deviation
		Standard error of the mean
		Sample variance of the mean
6 Using axes as columns
	6.1 Maximum width for column headings
	6.2 Fully automatic set-up
	6.3 Defining breakpoints in element texts
	6.4 Defining column widths with colwid=
	6.5 Manual set-up
		The banner text
		Spacing for groups of g statements
	6.6 Printing numbers in columns
	6.7 Underlining column headings
	6.8 Splitting large tables
7 Creating tables
	7.1 Creating a table
		Multidimensional tables
	7.2 Options on the tab statement
		Cross-tabulating data variables
	7.3 Multilingual surveys
	7.4 The and statement
	7.5 Combining tables
		Horizontal and vertical combination
		Adding tables
			Offsets with added tables
			Dummy elements with offset tables
		Dividing one table by another
	7.6 Printing more than one table per page
		A set of short tables that do not exceed the page width
		Short tables with wide breakdowns
		Paper saving
		Controlling titles, footnotes and bottom text
		Pasting one table underneath another
		Logical and physical page numbers
	7.7 Suppressing percentages and statistics with small bases
		What are ‘percentages’ and ‘statistics’?
		Requesting suppression
		How suppression works
8 Table texts
	8.1 Table titles
		Titles for T statistics tables only
	8.2 Underlining titles
	8.3 Printing text at the foot of a table
	8.4 Printing text at the bottom of a page
	8.5 Table numbers
	8.6 Page numbers
	8.7 Controlling justification for individual tables
9 Filtering groups of tables
	9.1 General filter statements
	9.2 Named filters
	9.3 Nested filter sections in table specs
10 Include and substitution
	10.1 Filing and retrieving statements
	10.2 Filing and retrieving non-identical statements
		Symbolic parameters for columns
		Symbolic parameters for codes
		Symbolic parameters for text
		Symbolic parameters for variables
	10.3 Assigning global values to symbolic parameters
	10.4 Grid tables
		Grid axes
		#def with grids
		Options in grid axes
		Cross-tabulating grid axes
		Grid axes in levels jobs
		Weighted grids
	10.5 Filtered columns in grid tables
	10.6 Exporting grid axes in Quanvert
		Reading non-standard data files
11 A sample Quantum job
B Error messages
	B.1 Compiler errors
	B.2 C Compiler errors
		Code segment too large
	B.3 Datapass errors
		Array dimension error
	B.4 Accum Errors
	B.5 Qout Errors
		nums ran out early
C Options in the tabulation section

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