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Rank cases


Allows to create a new variable containing the rank numbers of the data in a numeric variable.

Required input

Rank cases - dialog box

  • Column: the column in which you want to place the rank numbers.
  • Options
    • List empty columns only: if this option is selected, only empty columns are listed in the column selection box.
    • Clear column: the selected column will be cleared prior to generating and storing the rank numbers.
  • Header: the header (top cell) for the selected column.
  • Data: select the numeric variable and a possible filter.

Click OK to proceed. The selected column in the spreadsheet is filled with the rank numbers of the selected data.

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