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Re: st: Maximum number of options in graph line


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Maximum number of options in graph line
Date   Fri, 24 Aug 2007 16:05:57 +0100 (BST)

--- Davide Cantoni <davide.cantoni@gmail.com> wrote:
> The only drawback is that I would have to change the format of my
> dataset to a panel with each -dtosynth_*- variable appended
> vertically instead of having all the -dtosynth_*- variables merged
> horizontally one next to the other. 

Moving between wide and long format is very common with this type of
data, and Stata has a tool that facilitates this, see: -help reshape-. 

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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