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2.6.8 Case Limit

The limit on cases analyzed by a procedure, set by the N OF CASES command (see N OF CASES), is stored as part of the dictionary. The dictionary does not, on the other hand, play any role in enforcing the case limit (a job done by data analysis framework code).

A case limit of 0 means that the number of cases is not limited.

These functions are rarely useful, because the data analysis framework automatically excludes from analysis any cases beyond the limit.

— Function: casenumber dict_get_case_limit (const struct dictionary *dict)

Returns the current case limit for dict.

— Function: void dict_set_case_limit (struct dictionary *dict, casenumber limit)

Sets dict's case limit to limit.