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RE: st: RE: Data manipulation |

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Thu, 25 Mar 2004 12:44:12 -0500 |

What are these extra tricks you speak of? I have 78 countries > > Nick > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > > -----Original Message----- > > From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu]On Behalf Of > > jdubas@nd.edu > > Sent: 25 March 2004 17:26 > > To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu > > Subject: Re: st: RE: Data manipulation > > > > > > The countries were listed as variable names in the original > > data set. When I > > stacked the data, I was left with only the stack variable, > > and the data stacked > > with only one variable name. > > > > Justin > > > > Quoting Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>: > > > > > Please tell us how country names were held originally. > > > > > > Nick > > > n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk > > > > > > jdubas@nd.edu > > > > > > > > I am trying to manipulate my data in the following way: after > > > > stacking my data > > > > (and losing the data in memory), I am trying to recover the > > > > country name. So > > > > anytime the stack variable is 1 in the dataset, I want to > > > > input a string into > > > > another variable called "country", when the stack variable is > > > > 2 in the dataset, > > > > I want to input a different string in the "country" variable. > > > > > > * > > > * For searches and help try: > > > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > * > > * For searches and help try: > > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > > > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/support/faqs/res/findit.html * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**RE: st: RE: Data manipulation***From:*"Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>

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