Menu location: Data_Organizing_Sort_Create Sorted Variables.
StatsDirect enables you to create sorted copies of workbook columns or to manipulate data within a selected data range of a workbook. This section deals with creating new sorted workbook columns based on existing ones. See also workbook sort.
This function sorts workbook data you select and saves the sorted data into a new workbook column marked Sort: Name, where Name is the column label of the original data. Sorting may be ascending or descending. The sort may also be tied to other data, i.e. the data in column b may be sorted in the in the order of sorting the data in column a. Tied sorting can be repeated for any number of columns.
Test workbook (Nonparametric worksheet: First Born).
Sorting the following agressivity scores for a sample of firstborn twins in ascending order gives.
|First Born ----->||Sort: First Born|
Test workbook (Nonparametric worksheet: First Born, Second Born).
Sorting the following agressivity scores for a sample of second born twins by the ascending order of the scores for firstborn twins gives.
|First Born||Second Born ----->||Sr~Second Born~First Born|