X-13ARIMA-SEATS input specification files (spec files) are text files; editing them one at a time is simple and can be done with any text editor. However, making changes to multiple spec files can be time-consuming. X-13-SAM lets you quickly make changes to many spec files at one time.
With X-13-SAM you can:
All the changes that can be made with X-13-SAM are detailed in Section 4 of the X-13-SAM documentation.
X-13-SAM was designed to modify X-13ARIMA-SEATS spec files. It's best not to overwrite the current spec files in case the program does not perform as anticipated or if you need the original spec files for other purposes.
New features in Version 1.1 include:
Contains all files for X-13-SAM as well as documentation for X-13-SAM, all within an x13sam subdirectory.
Last update: June 15, 2020