Starting SPSSTo start SPSS left click the start button in the lower left corner of the screen and left click on IBM SPSS Statistics 19.Click on theRed Xthat appearsin the upper right corner of the screen to exit the SPSS tutorial. What appears next is a spreadsheet. Left click on Variable Viewin the lower left corner of the screen. A new spreadsheet will appear. While in Variable View, each row in the spreadsheet allows you to specify a potential new variable.Type a variable Name, no longer than an eight character width, no ‘illegal’ characters (:,/,+,_,etc), in the first cellof the spreadsheet. As soon as you click on any other cell, press enter, or type another data entry point in any other cell in the spreadsheet, SPSS will display default parameters in all the other cells in the row you are working in. Do not change any of these default parameters.You may type a longer name with multiple words under the Labelcolumn in the same row in which you typed the variable name.