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Re: st: RE: Getting list of current dataset's variables in order


From   Alan Neustadtl <alan.neustadtl@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: RE: Getting list of current dataset's variables in order
Date   Thu, 13 Oct 2005 13:48:13 -0400

Thank you for this great command.  I have been looking for exactly
this for some time!

Best,
Alan


On 10/13/05, Nick Cox <n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk> wrote:
> In addition to other solutions, note -ds-.
>
> Nick
> n.j.cox@durham.ac.uk
>
> Joseph Coveney
>
> > After altering the variable order, such as with a -merge-, is
> > there an easy
> > way to re-order the variables in their original order?  I'm
> > doing it now in
> > a round-about way (below).  There must be a more direct way.
> > I've looked
> > through Stata's extended functions and -creturn list-, and
> > searched with the
> > keyword _all, but came up empty-handed.  There's probably
> > something that
> > I've stared directly at, but didn't see.
> >
> > program define allem, rclass
> >     syntax varlist
> >     return local all `varlist'
> > end
> > allem _all
> > [commands that change variables' order]
> > order `r(all)'
>
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