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Re: st: programming help


From   Seb Buechte <sfbuechte@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: programming help
Date   Tue, 22 Feb 2005 16:12:11 +0100

Philippe, a godd suggestion, but it does not work if you need to
preserve the order of the values in X and Y. I guess working with
matrices is the solution here,


On Tue, 22 Feb 2005 15:39:57 +0100, philippe van kerm
<philippe.vankerm@ceps.lu> wrote:
> 
> The -clsort- EGEN function (findit _gclsort) might be your friend here,
> if, as Scott suggests, you have the data stored as variables. You could
> go
> 
> gsort - Y
> egen Xnew = clsort(X)
> replace Xnew = Y if Y>Xnew
> 
> You need to check but that should be near what you want if I understand
> correctly.
> 
> Hope this helps,
> 
> Philippe
> 
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