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RE: st: sort


From   Richard Williams <Richard.A.Williams.5@ND.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   RE: st: sort
Date   Wed, 29 Jun 2005 12:14:28 -0500

At 05:48 PM 6/29/2005 +0100, Nick Cox wrote:
Quite so. Thanks,

Nick
n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
Your -cosort- routine is easier if a bunch of variables are involved. This seems to do the trick too:

foreach var of varlist * {
egen s_`var' = clsort(`var')
}

This preserves the original data, if for some reason you need both the original and sorted data together in the same file. (Not sure why you would though, other than maybe the convenience of having one file rather than 2).


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