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st: Re: how to list variables vertically


From   "Michael Blasnik" <michael.blasnik@verizon.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: how to list variables vertically
Date   Mon, 8 Mar 2004 09:47:05 -0500

Try

-xpose, varname clear-
list....

You may want to -preserve- your data.  Also, this approach will not work
with string variables

Michael Blasnik
michael.blasnik@verizon.net

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "LACHENMAIER" <LACHENMAIER@ifo.de>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Monday, March 08, 2004 9:12 AM
Subject: st: how to list variables vertically


> Hi all,
>
> this might be a very simple question, but I have not found a solution
> yet.
>
> Is it possible to create a list or table with the variables appearing
> vertically and the observations horizontally?
>
> The output should look like
>
>       Observ1 Observ2 Observ3
> Var1   xx1     xx2     xx3
> Var2   yy1     yy2     yy3
> Var3   zz1     zz2     zz3
>
>
> This type of presenting the data would be very useful to compare two
> observations. Of course one can do it by copying the data to Excel and
> transpose the data, but this gets very inconvenient if the number of
> variables is larger than the number of columns in Excel (one has to
> paste it first horizontally before one can transpose it).
>
> Thanks a lot,
> Stefan
>
>
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