VARIABLE ROLE /role var_list [/role var_list]…
VARIABLE ROLE sets the intended role of a variable for use in
dialog boxes in graphical user interfaces. Each role specifies
one of the following roles for the variables that follow it:
An input variable, such as an independent variable.
An output variable, such as an dependent variable.
A variable used for input and output.
No role assigned. (This is a variable’s default role.)
Used to break the data into groups for testing.
No meaning except for certain third party software. (This role’s
meaning is unrelated to
The PSPPIRE GUI does not yet use variable roles as intended.