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st: Re: merging panel datasets


From   "Michael Blasnik" <michael.blasnik@verizon.net>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   st: Re: merging panel datasets
Date   Fri, 1 Oct 2004 19:19:00 -0400

Please state the nature of the error more clearly-- "does not seem to work"
tells us very little.    -merge- certainly allows multiple variables.  Did
you sort both datasets on all of the variables listed?

Michael Blasnik
michael.blasnik@verizon.net


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "sarah smith" <sarah22209@hotmail.com>
To: <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Sent: Friday, October 01, 2004 6:52 PM
Subject: st: merging panel datasets


> Hi;
>
> I am trying to merge 2 panel datasets. But I want to use more than one
> variable, name and lastname year as merging criteria. I tried
>
> merge name lastname year using x
>
> but this does not seem to work. I will be very happy if you can help me.
>
> Thanks,
> S
>


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