first of all: I think Gretl is great. Just what I had looking for my students and myself. Clean, fast, easy, powerful but – most of all – a nice user interface. That’s what R is missing. That said:


I am new to this list so I am not sure if this is the right place to report bugs. But since I didn’t find any other place to do so, I will just start:


The menu item for compacting series does not work correctly. Although the option “last” is specified in the attributes, another method to compact is used. In contrast, if you use the command line interface, everything works fine.


If you want to try out yourself, just try to compact these two files via the menu to a frequency of 1 year. A lot of data gets lost at the beginning of the series.


Kind regards and thank you for your help