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RE: st: sort


From   "Nick Cox" <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk>
To   <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: sort
Date   Wed, 29 Jun 2005 09:54:43 +0100

The essence of Florence's problem is that two (or more) variables
be sorted together. How would this -egen- function be used
to achieve that? 

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

philippe van kerm
 
> This query has been answered yesterday, but for the record, let me add
> that this is what _gclsort does.  _gclsort is available from the SSC
> archive (ssc install _gclsort).
>   
> sysuse auto
> egen price2 = clsort(price)
 
NEYMOTIN, FLORENCE
 
> > is there a way to sort just ONE variable without changing the 
> > rest of the dataset? i.e. I want to 
> > sort EACH variable seperately and leave the rest of the 
> > dataset the same...

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