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From   "Dev Vencappa" <lexdvv@nottingham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re:
Date   Wed, 11 Feb 2004 13:12:16 +0000

gen newvar=.
replace newvar=4 if codevariable==1
replace newvar=3 if codevariable==2

etc



>>> mooresc2@cardiff.ac.uk 02/11/04 01:04pm >>>
Hello Statalist,

I am new to Stata and am trying to work out the solution to something
that probably has a simple solution.

I have data in a variable coded something along the lines of 1(very
happy), 2(happy), 3(not so happy) and 4(miserable).  All I want to do
is switch this around so that 1 becomes 4, 2 becomes 3 and so on.  I
realise that I could use recode but was wondering if there is a
remarkably simple solution that I cannot find.

Thank you in advance
Simon


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