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Re: st: RE: Reading multiple observations per line
Can it be done using a dictionary?
On 9/29/05, Nick Cox <email@example.com> wrote:
> . infile str1 sex v1-v3 using fraser.dat
> This really is well covered by the online help.
> Raphael Fraser
> > I would like to read a series of variables; group, x, y, and z, where
> > there are several sets of observations per line. Here are some sample
> > lines of data.
> > T 12 22 1478 F 18 20 1278 F 13 28 1077
> > T 11 33 1789 T 17 29 1122 F 19 39 1557
> > How can this be done? I tried using the dictionary but I don't know
> > how to tell Stata that the second observation starts at column 14 and
> > the third starts column 27.
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Raphael A. Fraser, MSc
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Sickle Cell Unit
Tropical Medicine Research Institute
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University of the West Indies
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