Feature requests: partial correlation and search function

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by hjkoz318 » Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:00 am

Hello,

I am an SPSS user now trying out Jamovi. And I found Jamovi really intuitive and helpful, thanks so much for providing this amazing tool!

But there are some features that I would love to see on this program:

1. Partial correlations: I know this could be done using the GAMLj, but sometimes, I want to check the correlations between several variables at once, controlling for covariates. I realize that to do this I need to go back to SPSS to check the correlation matrix table for partial correlations. So I think it would be really helpful if I can see the (partial) correlation matrix table in Jamovi as well.

2. Search function: I maybe missing this, but is there a search function that enables me to find a variable? In SPSS, I just do cmd + f to look up the variables, but I could not do this on Jamovi. It would be great if there's some search functions for variables when selecting the variables for analyzing.

Thanks so much!

Best,
Jin
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by dropmann » Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:05 pm

The search function is something that is on our list.
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by hjkoz318 » Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:25 am

Great! How about the partial correlations?
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by SvenHeimbuch » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:06 am

There is an experimental module on GitHub, you could try: https://github.com/sjentsch/PartialProximity

So far, it seems to do the job and works as intended. :-)
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by hjkoz318 » Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:15 pm

Awesome! Thanks so much :)
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by MAgojam » Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:51 am

Hi, @SvenHeimbuch.
Thanks for reporting the link.
Built the module and tested it with jamovi v1.2.2 without problems.
This sounds good.

Cheers,
Maurizio
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by seol » Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:06 am

Hi @ SvenHeimbuch

How can I try to run your module in your github ? Could you tell me how to install your module in my computer?

Thanks in advance

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by SvenHeimbuch » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:55 pm

seol wrote:Hi @ SvenHeimbuch

How can I try to run your module in your github ? Could you tell me how to install your module in my computer?

Thanks in advance

Seol


Hi, this is not my module. It is provided by Sebastian Jentschke (https://github.com/sjentsch). To use the module, you have to compile it for yourself within R.

1. You need to clone the GitHub repository
2. In R, you need to install jmvtools
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install.packages('jmvtools', repos=c('https://repo.jamovi.org', 'https://cran.r-project.org'))

3. Switch to the downloaded repository in R and set it as working directory
4. jmvtools:install()

You might need additional dependencies to compile the module. This depends on your OS.
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