Launch the Platform
To begin a time series analysis, choose the Time Series command from the Analyze > Modeling submenu to display the Time Series Launch dialog (Figure 9.1). This dialog allows you to specify the number of lags to use in computing the autocorrelations and partial autocorrelations. It also lets you specify the number of future periods to forecast using each model fitted to the data. After you select analysis variables and click OK on this dialog, a platform launches with plots and accompanying text reports for each of the time series (Y) variables you specified.
Select Columns into Roles
You assign columns for analysis with the dialog in Figure 9.1. The selector list at the left of the dialog shows all columns in the current ...