Name: [16948] Grant Paton-Simpson
Member: 85 months
Authored: 17 videos
Description: Grant is a software developer and data analyst from Auckland, New Zealand. ...

SOFA Statistics Version 1 [ID:1291]

a series of video-tutorials by Grant Paton-Simpson

How to use SOFA Statistics version 1 to produce reports, tables, and charts, and run statistical tests.

Video Tutorials

1. SOFA Statistics Quick Taster

A quick run-through of the main features of SOFA Statistics.

2. Importing CSV data into SOFA Statistics

Demonstration of importing CSV data into SOFA Statistics. Shows options for separator e.g. comma, encoding e.g. utf-8, and whether the first row is a header or not.

3. Importing Google Docs Spreadsheets into SOFA

Demonstration of how to import Google Docs spreadsheets into SOFA Statistics.

4. Connecting to SQL databases in SOFA

Demonstration of configuring multiple SQL connections for SOFA Statistics.

5. Sharing SOFA output

How to generate and share output from SOFA Statistics. Analyses are run, the report file and support folder are zipped, sent, and extracted ready to be viewed in any modern web browser.

6. Making report tables with SOFA Statistics

Demonstration of making simple frequency tables, cross tabs, row summary statistics tables (mean, median etc), and data lists using SOFA Statistics.

7. Importing Open Document Format spreadsheets into SOFA

Demonstration of how to import into SOFA Statistics Open Document Format spreadsheets e.g. OpenOffice/LibreOffice Calc, Gnumeric, downloads from Google Docs etc.

8. Making data tables and editing data in SOFA

Shows how to design and populate a new data table in SOFA Statistics. Also shows that data from multiple different SQL databases (e.g. SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL) can be accessed from within the same SOFA project.

9. Making charts in SOFA Statistics

Demonstration of making different types of charts (Bar, Pie etc) in SOFA Statistics, configuring charts e.g. order of Pie Slices, changing chart styles, and making series of charts e.g. Pie Charts of Web Browser for each Country.

10. Help in SOFA Statistics for choosing tests

Demonstration of the help provided in SOFA Statistics (including integrated on-line help) for choosing appropriate statistical tests.

11. Filtering table data in SOFA Statistics

Demonstration of how to add and remove a simple data filter to a table in SOFA Statistics e.g. gender = Female.

12. Recoding data in SOFA Statistics

Demonstration of how to recode data in SOFA Statistics e.g. age to age group or likert scale values into numbers with labels.

13. Installing SOFA Statistics in Windows

Demonstration of how to install, and reinstall, SOFA Statistics on Windows.

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