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 Anonymous posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2004 - 9:21 am
I'm doing a CFA with MPLUS v 3.0 and I have defined 2 item parcels for each of 7 factors. Each parcel is the mean of 2-3 binary items.
I do not get a solution. Either I get he message that there is not a positive definite residual covariance matrix or I if I let all the factor loadings be free and fix the factor variances to 1, the model does not converge. Any suggestions?

Also, how can I set the starting values to be the end values of the first analysis?

Thanks in advance.
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Tuesday, October 05, 2004 - 9:29 am
Please send the output to
 Kimberley Breevaart posted on Monday, June 27, 2011 - 11:32 pm
Dear Linda,

I have the same problem. What can I do to sort this out?

Thank you in advance!
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 5:37 am
Please send the output and your license number to
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