SPSS output usually looks terrible. However, it doesn't have to: you can manually style your tables and charts in the output window. The styles you apply such as colors, borders and fonts can be saved as SPSS chart templates and SPSS table templates. These can easily be reapplied to future output.
A little known trick -but a real life saver for some projects- is the OMS which allows you to convert one or many output tables into a new dataset. The simulation studies we used for explaining the chi-square independence test and ANOVA took us mere minutes by combining Python with the OMS.
These and other tutorials on SPSS output are listed below. Hope you like them!
SPSS Output Tricks
SPSS OMS (Output Management System) converts SPSS output tables into datasets. On some projects, this saves truly vast amounts of time and effort. Read More
Categories that are absent in your data don't show up in your output. However, you may want to include them with zero frequencies. This tutorial demonstrates how to accomplish just that. Read More
SPSS chart templates are files that tell SPSS how to style charts in the Output Viewer window. SPSS chart templates are easy to use and make your SPSS output look very professional. Read More
Setting the decimal places for output is not straightforward. One can exert some control by altering the variable formats. However, for full control, one needs Python Scripting or SaxBasic. Read More
SPSS table templates are files that tell SPSS how to style tables in the Output Viewer window. SPSS table templates are easy to use and make your SPSS output look very professional. Read More