Importing, Exporting & Saving your Data
Jamovi makes it incredibly easy to import data. Jamovi supports all the file formats you would expect. Here is a list of the formats supported:
Excel Files (.csv; .txt; .xlsx)
SPSS Files (.sav; .zsav)
R Files (.RData; .rds)
JASP Files (.jasp)
Stata Files (.dta)
You can also easily export your files to any of the above formats. In addition, you can easily export just your results in the following formats:
This allows you to easily share just your results with others
What you will learn here:
How to import a file into Jamovi.
How to save your files.
Below are step-by-step guides on how to import your data into Jamovi and save for future use.
Open a Jamovi File
Folder > File
Opening a Jamvi file is very easy. All you have to do is navigate to your file and double-double click on your file. This will open up your file in Jamovi.
If you are using a Mac to open a Jamovi file for the first time, follow the steps below.
Open files on Mac
If this is the first time you are using Jamovi on your Mac the double-clicking on the file will lead to an error. Follow the steps below to set Jamovi files to open when you double-click on the file.
Right-click on file > Open With > Other
In the pop-up menu under Enable select All Applications.
Now find Jamovi on the list and select > open.
Now when you double-click your Jamovi files they will open directly from your folders.
Video: Import your Data Step-by-Step
Importing your Data
Go to the menu in your top left-hand corner Menu > Open
Note: You can open files from your computer (This Computer) or sample files (Data Library)
This PC/Data Files > Browse
Navigate to This PC/Data Files > Browse> Select your files>Open
Note: You can check what formats are supported by selecting the Data Files option at the bottom of the menu screen.
Exporting your Datasets
Export your Data/Results
Jamovi makes it incredibly easy to export your file. It is also really easy to copy your results into a word document too.
Menu > Export > Browse >Export
Now select the format you want. There are lots to choose from. If you just want to save your results to share with someone, then save them as HTML or a PDF.
All the other formats will save your entire dataset in the format you have choosen.
Export using the results pane.
To save your results as a PDF or .HTML site follow the following steps
Results Pane > right-click on Results at the top > All > Export
Now name your file and click Export.
Saving a Table / Graph
Results Pane > right-click on the table/graph you want to export > image/table > Copy
You can now paste the image/table into word or excel. Tables can be modified in Word/Excel
Save your Data
Go to the menu in your top left-hand corner Menu > Save As
Save As > Browse > Save
Navigate to Save As > Browse > Name File
Now Select your files>Save
Note: If you have opened a Jamovi file, you can use Save instead of Save As. This will save any work you have done.