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Select menu: Data | Ranks

Calculates the ranks of the values within a sample. Tied values are assigned equal ranks calculated as the mean of the ranks that would have been assigned had they not been equal.

  1. After you have imported your data, from the menu select Data | Ranks.
  2. Fill in the fields as required then click Run.

Available data

This lists data structures appropriate to the current input field. It lists either variates for specifying the data or factors for the groups. The contents will change as you move from one field to the next. Double-click a name to copy it to the current input field or type the name.

Ranking method

Specifies the method for the ranks. You can choose between ranking in Ascending or Descending order and whether to rank within groups.


Specify a variate containing the data.


Lets you specify a factor of groupings, so that ranks can be produced for each group within the factor.

Save in

Specifies a data structure to contain the resulting ranks.

Display in spreadsheet

Lets you display the results in either a new spreadsheet or an existing sheet. Selecting this option enables a list containing currently open spreadsheets and an additional item for a new spreadsheet. Select the spreadsheet you want to display the results in. The length of the results must match the number of rows in the spreadsheet, otherwise a new spreadsheet will be used.

Action Icons

Pin Controls whether to keep the dialog open when you click Run. When the pin is down  the dialog will remain open, otherwise when the pin is up  the dialog will close.
Restore Restore names into edit fields and default settings.
Clear Clear all fields and list boxes.
Help Open the Help topic for this dialog.

See also

Updated on May 2, 2019

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