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 Sehrish Shahid posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 3:59 am
Hi I am a new user at Mplus. My actual sample size is 358 observations however while running my .dat file in Mplus, I get 357 observations.

Then I tried to convert my spss file to csv to check whether data has been transferred correctly. In this case, I get the following error message. Please tell me what should I do?

Entering data from excellfileemployee.csv file;
File is "C:\Program Files\Mplus\excellfileemployee.csv";
Names are
Comp WU Gend Age Educ Depart ManagRep Supten
Orgtenure Wtenure WholeWten PeopleM PeopleW TF1-TF20
TR1-TR16 AL1-AL16 SL1-SL14 T1-T10 Psy1-Psy24
Usevariable are WU Gend Age Educ Depart;
Type = basic;

Non-missing blank found in data file at record #359, field #: 2
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 - 6:51 am
You must have a blank in the data set. This is not allowed with free format data. SPSS sometimes uses blank as missing. Look at record 359 field 2. If you can't figure it out, send the output, data set, and your license number to
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