Starting the Program

To open the program, simply double click on the AM software icon. The AM program has a main menu bar and three windows:

The program looks like this when it first opens:

The first step to using the program is getting data into the program. Right now, there are six ways to get data in:

Once the dataset is opened, you can recode your variables using the facilities described under "Manipulating Data," many of which appear on the Variable Menu.

When you are ready, you can select the statistical models you'd like to run from the "Statistics" option on the main menu bar. For help on the statistics, highlight the statistical procedure in which you are interested, and press F1.