.SPQ File Extension
File TypeSPSS Database Query File
File format categories include Binary, Text, XML, and Zip. The format of this file type has not been determined.
What is an SPQ file?
File created by SPSS data mining and statistical analysis software; saves a query to a database; specifies the ODBC database type (e.g., MS Access, dBASE, Excel file), the data fields to extract, and transformations that write the data to the desired format.
SPQ files allow SPSS users to save queries so that they can be run repeatedly. This is useful for updating the dataset when the data in the source database changes.
SPSS query files can be run using thedialog. They can be created in the Database Wizard, which you can access from the application menu option.