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Re: st: Reshaping dataset


From   Maarten buis <maartenbuis@yahoo.co.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Reshaping dataset
Date   Fri, 16 Nov 2007 13:06:14 +0000 (GMT)

--- Apostolos Ballas <aballas@aueb.gr> wrote:
> My dataset is currently in the following format:
> 
> YEAR    VARIABLE_1_company1-VARIABLE_1_company190 VARIABLE_2_company1
> VARIABLE_2_company190 and so on for about 10 variables
> 2000
> 2001
<snip>
> Is there any way to reshape it, within STATA, in the format:
> 
> YEAR COMPANY    VARIABLE1 - VARIABLE10
> 2000 Company 1
> .
<snip>

Yes, see -help reshape-.

Hope this helps,
Maarten

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