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st: using encode to order string distances

From   Tim Evans <>
To   "''" <>
Subject   st: using encode to order string distances
Date   Mon, 24 Oct 2011 16:35:58 +0100

Hi all,

I have distances stored in strings like:


up to 

I want to encode these to keep the current values as labels and replace the numbers behind them as 1-12.

When I encode and generate a new variable I end up with 100+ as the 3rd value rather than the 12th value.

How can I force encode to make sure 100+ is the 12th and not the 3rd value.

I'm using 

encode nearestcentre, generate(NRCENT)

Best wishes

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