If the variable labels contain one of the split
characters (*, !, @, #, $, %, ^, &, or +), the
labels will be split at the split character or
characters. For example, for a variable label
that reads "This is*a label" and the *
character is selected as the split character,
the column heading will read
You do not need to select both the Use
variable label as column headings and
Split labels options. The Split labels option
implies that you want to use variable labels.
Rows to list
specifies the number of rows to list in the
output. By default, all rows are listed.
Rank Data Task
About the Rank Data Task
The Rank Data task computes ranks for one or more numeric variables across the rows
in a table and includes the ranks in an output table.
For example, you might want to rank the sales for each product that your company
sells. In this case, the ranking variable would show the order of product sales. The
product with the highest number of sales would be ranked first.
Example: Ranking Students by Age and
In this example, you want to rank the students in your class by age and height.
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