Object Reference : Object View and Procedure Reference : Alpha
  
 
makemap
Create a numeric classification series and valmap from alpha series.
Syntax
alpha_name.makemap(options) ser_name map_name
creates a classification series ser_name and an associated valmap map_name in the workfile. The valmap will automatically be assigned to the series.
Options
 
prompt
Force the dialog to appear from within a program.
nosort
Do not alphabetically sort the alpha series values before assigning the map (default is to sort).
Examples
stateabbrev.makemap statecodes statemap
creates a series STATECODES containing numeric coded values representing the states in STATEABBREV, and an associated valmap STATEMAP.
Cross-references
See “Alpha Series” for a discussion of alpha series. See “Value Maps” for a discussion of valmaps.