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Re: st: RE: Getting list of current dataset's variables in order
Thank you for this great command. I have been looking for exactly
this for some time!
On 10/13/05, Nick Cox <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In addition to other solutions, note -ds-.
> 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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