Reverse scale and value labels
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* (Q) I have a categorical variable (from 1 to 3), I need to create a new variable with reversed scale (1 becomes 3, 2 stays the same, 3 becomes 1). How can I automatically define correct value labels for the new variable? *(A) Posted to SPSSX-L by Jon Peck on 2004/12/10 . * This is a nice application of AUTORECODE. GET FILE='c:\\program files\\spss\\employee data.sav'. AUTORECODE jobcat /INTO reversedJobcat /DESCENDING.