If you’ve created variables, changed variable settings, run analyses, created workspaces, or done just about anything in a dataset, you can save all of that as a “Template”: 

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Then, just before you next load in data of the same structure, you can select that template to be applied to the data:

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The data must have the same columns as the data that the template was produced from.

Templates includes:

  • Filters
  • Workspaces
  • Analyses
  • Created/cleaned/hidden variables

If your dataset started with a template applied, and then you made more changes and saved that as a template, your newly saved template would include all the changes made both by the original template and by your additions.