# Compute

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##### Rcmdr Compute Dialog

The compute dialog is used to compute new variables.

Keywords
manip
##### Details

The name of the new variable must be a valid R object name (consisting only of upper and lower-case letters, numerals, and periods, and not starting with a numeral). Enter an R expression in the box at the right. The expression is evaluated using the active data set. You can double-click in the variable-list box to enter variable names in the expression. The expression must evaluate to a valid variable, which is added to the active data set.

Arithmetic