Alternatively, you can use the Interactive Graphics
scatterplot and ask for a regression line:
* GRAPHS-->INTERACTIVE-->SCATTERPLOT .
/X1 = VAR(x) TYPE = SCALE
/Y = VAR(y) TYPE = SCALE
/COORDINATE = VERTICAL
/FITLINE METHOD = REGRESSION LINEAR INTERVAL(95.0) = MEAN
= TOTAL SPIKE=OFF
/TITLE='Writing Ability' + ' as a Function of Spelling
/X1LENGTH = 3.0 /YLENGTH = 3.0
/X2LENGTH = 3.0
/CHARTLOOK = 'Grayscale.clo'
/SCATTER COINCIDENT = NONE.
I normally choose the normal probability plot and the studentised residuals
versus standardised predicted values plot.
The plots are fine apart from one thing - they have these really long titles
in large font across the tops. These titles are integral to the plot, so
when I copy the plot (to paste into Word, for example) the titles come too.
And that's my problem: the titles don't fit properly in the graph picture,
so when I paste I end up missing around half the title (the right hand
1. How do I suppress the titles? The plots are produced from the
regression menu and I can't see a "suppress titles" type option in the
2. If I can't suppress the titles, how do I reduce the font size? Normally
I title the graph in the external package (I give them a figure number, etc)
above the pasted picture, but in documents that are for my own use I
normally forgo that step and I'm happy to use the SPSS-generated title - if
only it would fit!
Help please :-)