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Re: st: Another resphaping problem


From   Sascha Robert <sascha.robert@iew.unizh.ch>
To   STATA List <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   Re: st: Another resphaping problem
Date   Sat, 16 Apr 2005 16:08:04 +0200

Hi Svend,

It works just fine!

When it comes to problem solving in STATA, I seem to lack the necessary foresight. Hopefully with time I will improve my respective abilities...

Thankyou very much,
Sascha

Svend Juul wrote:

> Sascha,
>
> No, it is not ridiculous - but it is solvable.
> Each pair of observations must have an unique id, and if your data are as regular as claimed, you can create the id by:
> generate id=int((_n+1.1)/2)
>
> Adding 1.1 instead of 1 makes sure that rounding
> errors don't mess things up. It goes like this:
>
> clear
> input group var strategy
> 1 11 0
> 1 12 1
> 1 13 0
> 1 14 1
> 2 15 0
> 2 16 1
> end
> generate id=int((_n+1.1)/2)
> reshape wide var , i(id group) j(strategy)
> list
>
> Isn't that what you wanted?
>
> Svend
>
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