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RE: st: reshaping data


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: reshaping data
Date   Wed, 30 Mar 2005 13:20:31 +0100

Notwithstanding my earlier posting, this 
solution is just a long detour without 
the attraction of pleasant scenery. 

. reshape long var, i(id) j(time) 

Nick 
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk 

Christian Hunkler
 
> there might be smarter solutions, but why don't you just 
> separate the data
> into different files, e.g.
> use data
> drop if time==1
> save datatime1
> 
> use data
> drop if time==2
> rename variables ...
> sava datatime2
> 
> and then merge it using your id variable... (see -help merge- 
> for this).
> 
> At 12:04 30.03.2005, you wrote:
> >Hello
> >
> >I would like to reshape some data. Now it looks something like this:
> >
> >id    time    var
> >1     1       x
> >2     1       y
> >1     2       z
> >2     2       w
> >
> >I would like to change it to
> >
> >id    var_t1    var_t2
> >1     x         z
> >2     y         w


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