Are the variables labeled “Core” under the Select Data -> Select Variables menu from the ASEC or the March Basic Monthly? If my samples include all the ASEC samples but have not selected the March Basic Monthly samples, will I still get these variables?
Does the March Basic Monthly include additional variables beyond the list in Core plus ASEC? If so, is there a straightforward way to get just the Basic Monthly variables incremental to the Core, omitting any variables that are duplicated?
Id also like to observe that there are groupings under the Core and the ASEC that have the same name, and that references to variables in these groupings are somewhat confusing and ambiguous. See, e.g., “WORK VARIABLES – PERSON,” whicch is the designation of both the fourth group under Core and the first group under ASEC.